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About Blue Ribbon Brooklyn

At Blue Ribbon Brooklyn you will find a warm, knowledgeable and friendly staff, an extensive wine and specialty drinks list, and a something for everyone menu, including steaks, chops, seafood, and raw bar. We have received awards for "Best Restaurant in Brooklyn, “Best Fried Chicken,” and "Best Kid Friendly Restaurant in NY” among other awards. Blue Ribbon Brooklyn is perfect for a special occasion or any night of the week. A Brooklyn original in Park Slope, near the new Barclay’s Center and Brooklyn Academy of Music cultural district.
Blue Ribbon Brooklyn is open 7 days a week for dinner.

280 5th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 12:00am, <

Saturday & Sunday: 4:00pm - 12:00am

Cross Street:
Between Garfield & 1st Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(718) 840-0404

Website:
http://www.blueribbonrestaurants.com/rests_brass_b

Public Transit:
R Train - Union Street (& 4th Avenue Stop)
F & G Train - 9th Street (& 4th Avenue Stop)

Executive Chef:
Bruce & Eric Bromberg

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Takeout, Wine

Blue Ribbon Brooklyn Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.2

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (17)
Casual (14)
Special Occasion (13)
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Neighborhood Gem (13)
Good for Birthdays (12)
Comfort Food (11)
Bar Seating (9)
Cozy (8)
Good for Groups (8)
Good for Anniversaries (8)
Romantic (7)
Authentic (6)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Late-night Find (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Fun (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Notable Wine List (4)
Hot Spot (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Great for Lunch (3)
Business Meals (2)
Great Beer (2)
Tapas (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Great for Brunch (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Healthy (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
People Watching (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Service overall was amazing and our waiter could not be more attentive and awesom.

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·Dined 2 days ago

The male manager was amazing. Sorry can’t remember the name, we made reservations for a different amount of ppl than who came and he was very accommodating and easy to talk to... thank you

Tags: Scenic View, Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent Service, great beer selection and quality food!

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·Dined 5 days ago

Great place! The service was pretty good and my meal was delicious. I would definitely recommend it!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on February 10, 2018

I have been coming to this restaurant for many years and always enjoy the food an ambiance whenever I eat here. As usual, very good music and food!

Tags: Authentic, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on February 9, 2018

Had the best rack of lamb in many a day along with a delicious and fresh beet and goat cheese salad. My fiancé received a nice cake with a candle too. All in all a nice meal

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·Dined on February 2, 2018

Ordered friend chicken. Skin was little overdone and meat was very dry. Oysters good

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·Dined on January 30, 2018

Great food and ambiance! Will definitely go back! The fried chicken is amazing!!!

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·Dined on January 27, 2018

This was our second time eating here together. Everything was perfect. Food was amazing. Service from the host to the server was amazing. Such a great place to have dinner. Thank you for a great night!

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·Dined on January 12, 2018

Solid spot, prefer the vibe of soho location, but will be back

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·Dined on January 11, 2018

Restaurant half empty and we had to look constantly for service. Beer was sour and when returned we were told it was the bottom of the keg and we could wait for a new one — all with few apologies and no recompense offered off the bill. Fortunately the food was very good

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

I was less than impressed by Blue Ribbon. My party of 4 stood at the front of the restaurant for 10 minutes without being greeted by anyone. I had to seek a manager to get seated. It took 35 minutes to get our first drink...which, by the way, came to the table one at a time. Food was good. Service was lacking. Will not return.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

I have eaten here many times and always had top notch meals and service. But this New Year’s Eve there was something off. First I spilled my drink without a taste and they charged me for a replacement. Not cool. Then after appetizers a second server came up to our table saying he was now our waiter. WHAT???? Not cool either. Then I noticed as we were finishing our appetizers the busboy running around with our dinner on his tray looking like a list deer in the headlights. Are you kidding?? I called him over to leave the dinner on the table. I had scallops which were good but such a small portion not worthy of the price. Anyway my fiancé and I were disappointed at our experience and left a little bewildered by what happened to this once fine restaurant

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

The people who worked there always made sure things were good and the food was great, which it was. They were very accommodating. A bit pricey, worth it for the once in a while dinners.

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·Dined on December 29, 2017

The food was prepared well, lots of flavor and the salmon arrived properly hot (which is a problem I feel with lots of seafood places) the service was prompt and attentive. The decor/ambiance won't win any awards, but still a good option if looking for seafood.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on December 22, 2017

Wonderful Birthday Dinner. No complaints. Food timing was perfect. I have nothing bad to say. I will go back sooner than later. The oysters were to die for!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Healthy
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·Dined on December 22, 2017

Great service and food. Mgr made sure food was too my liking each dish that came out. Friendly environment etc.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 21, 2017

We were late and Timothy was super accommodating. The food was fabulous as always and we had a great time. The drinks and wine list is great. Love this place.

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·Dined on December 18, 2017

will definitely dine here again. we each enjoyed our meal.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Tasting Menu, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual
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·Dined on December 14, 2017

Great food and atomsphere. I already recommended the place to someone for great food and service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Fun, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

The fried chicken was amazing. Very friendly management and staff

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·Dined on December 9, 2017

It was a wonderful time. I always like to go to this place for a good meal. Fair price point and the service is always great and attentive to the patrons

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·Dined on December 9, 2017

I went with my husband and another couple and we all really enjoyed our meals. I started with the fried oysters and then had a seafood soup for my entree (which was one of the specials that night) and I thoroughly enjoyed them both. So much so that when the night was done I still had a cup of soup left and I packed it up and took it home. I wanted to enjoy every bit of it. I heated it up the next day on the stove and it was still just as delicious as it was the night before. I would definitely go back to this restaurant to try out some other dishes.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Good for a Date, Casual, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Once again, totally enjoyed the Awesome food and Great service provided by our waitress (Alyssa). I have dined here several times now and have never been disappointed by the food quality and the attentive service. Definitely one of my “ Go to”spots.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

The service was terrible. Some of the food we ordered was not good.

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Restaurant was full of screaming children.

We ordered the seafood paella and was told it was good for 2 people with a little extra and then later after we finished was told it was suitable for 4 which was annoying because it was expensive.

Probably won’t go back here.

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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Delish as always but so crazily pricey . It's always tasty and reliable but when it's time to pay there's very often sticker shock.

Tags: Fun
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Been going to Blue Ribbon for a decade and am never disappointed. This is the way a dining experience should be, with the food quality always high and the servers always knowledgable and attentive.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

One of the best meals out in a while! We visited the website before deciding where to eat and took a gamble. Great food and fantastic attentive service! If you are in New York City this restaurant is amust!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

I had heard quite a lot about Blue Ribbon Brasserie over the years - all great reviews, so maybe I was expecting too much. It was my husband's 50th birthday and we wanted to celebrate with a great meal. When we arrived, we weren't greeted in a friendly manner - in fact, we weren't greeted at all. We stood around for a few minutes while restaurant staff just walked on by. A young woman finally said that someone would be right with us, then an older woman (who appeared to be a manager or head hostess) walked by brusquely, frowning. We were finally shown to our seats and waited quite a long time for the waiter to come and take our orders (the waiter was very nice though). Food was delivered at different times so we weren't able to begin our meal together. Food on the children's menu was atrocious - ordered the pasta with chicken but pasta came without chicken. By the time someone finally brought my son the (EXTREMELY tasteless & unseasoned) chicken, his pasta was cold. Definitely not what I expected given Blue Ribbon's reputation and especially for the price-point. I will not be returning.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Came here on Saturday night for my birthday dinner with some friends. It was easy making a reservation via OpenTable. Had to add another person to the party and just called the restaurant directly - no issues what so ever. The ambiance is very relaxed. Good for group dinners or date nights. The fried chicken is a MUST here!

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

The fried chicken is amazing. Appetizers are always perfect and delicious. We get the calamari and the steamed clams. So good! Great service and ambiance. Love this place!

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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·Dined on November 9, 2017

Good, generous shrimp cocktail and escargot portions. For a restaurant which doesn't specialize in steak, it was very good and tender. Great bread, too! I would definitely return.

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·Dined on November 6, 2017

I've dined there on many occassions. I love their food and I am a Chef so I am hard to please. The waiter knew the menu from top to bottom. That was impressive to me! I see a Michelin Star heading Blue Ribbons way!

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Fun
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

The escargot was amazing. The sirloin was seasoned well and cooked to perfection.

Tags: Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

The food was amazing! My only complaint is about our server, he may have been new. We waited around for a very long time for him to bring is our check. Often saw him standing around socializing with his colleagues which was a bit frustrating.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Made reservations, had to push it an hour and the host was very helpful with that. The ambiance was nice for the date I was on and the service was excellent as the servers and the individual assisting with the choice bottle of wine were attentive. The food was good, the mash potatoes that accompanied the catfish was nothing too special. The fried chicken sandwich came highly recommended and I did enjoy that. Overall, the experience was memorable and I will be back to try other platters.

Tags: Romantic, Casual, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

Blue Ribbon does a great job with all the basics, and sometimes that’s just what you need to make life softer and better...an ice cold martini, a juicy burger on a perfectly soft brioche bun, exquisitely crispy and salty fries, etc. We have plenty of other new American restaurants in Park Slope, but as far as I’m concerned, no one does it better than Blue Ribbon. I’m glad they are still going strong after all these years.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Comfort Food
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Good place for casual dining , good ambience, good service , food very tasty. Would recommend.
We had fried oysters was very good .

Tags: Casual, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

What made my visit so pleasurable? Somehow, with the combination of two drinks, great food, and a good friend, a regular Friday night became a grand evening.

Tags: Cozy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food
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