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Cafe Paulette

4.5
4.5
356 Reviews
$31 to $50
French

Cafe Paulette is Fort Greene's Parisian Bistro serving authentic french food paired with a well-curated wine list of natural and organic wines, in a warm and cosy friendly atmosphere.
We're located right across the street from landmark Fort Greene Park, and 3 blocks away from BAM and Theatre for a New Audience.
Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch, brunch and dinner.

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Menu

Organic Eggs

  • Chakchouka$13.00

    2 baked eggs, ratatouille (zucchini, yellow squash, eggplant, red peppers, onion and tomato

    • Œufs Bénédicte$16.00

      2 poached eggs on english muffin, french ham, hollandaise sauce, french fries and salad

      • Œufs Florentine$15.00

        2 poached eggs on english muffin, Spinach, hollandaise sauce, french fries and salad

        • Œufs Norvégiens$18.00

          2 poached eggs on english muffin, house cured salmon gravlax, hollandaise sauce, french fries and salad

          • Steak Aux œufs$19.00

            Black Angus steak, eggs any style, French fries and salad

            • Omelette du Jour$14.00

              Omelette of the day, french fries or salad

              Specials

              • Croque Monsieur$14.00

                French ham, gruyère, béchamel, on house-made brioche, french fries or salad

                • Kale César$13.00

                  Caesar salad, organic kale, spicy croutons, marinated anchovies, Parmegiano Reggiano

                  • Burger Paulette$18.00

                    In house grounded brisket, caramelized onions, house pickle, aioli, house challah bun, salad and organic pommes frites

                    • Toast D'Avocat$15.00

                      Avocado toast on toasted country bread, soft boiled organic egg, cherry tomatoes, micro greens

                      • Waffles$14.00

                        Belgian waff1es, caramelized apples, seasonal fresh fruits, grade-A maple syrup

                        Sides

                        • French Fries$7.00

                          • Fruit Salad$9.00

                            • Mix Greens$6.00

                              • Bacon$6.00

                                • Avocado$4.00

                                  • Salmon Gravlax$6.00

                                    Featured Drinks

                                    Soy, Almond milk, Iced drink +$0.50

                                    • Fresh Squeezed Oj$8.00

                                      • House Lemonade$5.00

                                        • Coca-Cola (Mexico)$4.50

                                          • Evian$8.00

                                            • Perrier$4.00

                                              Variety Coffee

                                              • Coffee$3.00

                                                • Espresso$4.00

                                                  • Cappuccino$5.00

                                                    • Latte$5.00

                                                      Bellocq Tea

                                                      $4

                                                      • English Breakfast

                                                        • Earl Grey

                                                          • Jasmin Green

                                                            • Camomille

                                                              Drinks

                                                              • Bellini

                                                                white peach or rasperry

                                                                • Glass$10.00
                                                                • 0.5l$28.00
                                                              • Mimosa (OJ)

                                                                • Glass$10.00
                                                                • 0.5l$28.00
                                                              • Bloody Mary (Sake)

                                                                • Glass$10.00
                                                                • 0.5l$28.00
                                                              • House Organic Wine

                                                                red, white, rosé

                                                                • Glass$10.00
                                                                • 0.5l$28.00
                                                              • Draught Beer (Meteor, France)$8.00

                                                                Pilsner/Blonde Ale

                                                                Desserts

                                                                • Pot de Creme au Chocolat$10.00

                                                                  • Creme Brulee$9.00

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                                                                    What 356 people are saying

                                                                    Overall ratings and reviews

                                                                    4.5
                                                                    4.5 based on all time ratings
                                                                    • 4.4Food
                                                                    • 4.4Service
                                                                    • 4.4Ambience
                                                                    • 4.3Value

                                                                    NoiseModerate

                                                                    95% of people would recommend it to a friend

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                                                                    1. A

                                                                      Ab519

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on November 2, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      The staff is excellent and the food is great as well. Highly recommend this place. Very intimate and personable! Really love coming here!

                                                                    2. t

                                                                      tjeanmurray

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      6 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      6 reviews

                                                                      Dined on October 20, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Great food; attentive staff.

                                                                    3. IK

                                                                      IgorK

                                                                      Philadelphia

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on October 19, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Perfect French food and service restaurant experience.

                                                                    4. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      Dined on October 18, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Great food, exemplary service, fantastic wine at a reasonable price, perfect lighting, acoustics, vibe.

                                                                    5. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      San Francisco

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on October 16, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      We loved this little bistro! So quaint and cozy with lovely views of the nearby park. It was charming inside with French music playing and the food and wine was wonderful. We were thoroughly pleased with our dinner here and will be back soon!

                                                                    6. G

                                                                      Garth

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on October 10, 2019

                                                                      overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                      Paultette is a gem! I only wish they had a liquor license as it would be a very nice place to have a cocktail - as someone who isn't that into beer or wine.

                                                                    7. D

                                                                      Dave

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      Dined on October 4, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      A little bit of France in Brooklyn. Very typical French bistro run by all Parisians. Service was friendly and terrific as was the food.

                                                                    8. L

                                                                      Lsjx3

                                                                      Tampa

                                                                      19 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      19 reviews

                                                                      Dined on October 2, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                      Ate here before Madonna concert. Very friendly and helpful staff. Had the halibut special, delicious. Liked the continental, corner restaurant vibe. Would eat here again.

                                                                    9. MT

                                                                      MichaelT

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on October 1, 2019

                                                                      overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                      Charming. Good food. We would go again if we lived nearby for sure. Convenient walk to BAM. Friendly Staff.

                                                                    10. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      25 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      3.0

                                                                      25 reviews

                                                                      Dined on September 30, 2019

                                                                      overall3food3service4ambience3

                                                                      The music was way too loud to have a converstation and also there was barely enough light to read the menu.

                                                                    11. 3

                                                                      304pms

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      4 reviews

                                                                      Dined on September 28, 2019

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      Great little French cafe near Theatre for a New Audience and BAM. I felt I was in paris the Sunday morning I was there

                                                                    12. AE

                                                                      AnnieEats

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      10 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      10 reviews

                                                                      Dined on September 23, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      This is my go to French spot now. The wine selections is amazing and the food options are always delicious. My friend had just come down from rural New Hampshire and was absolutely thrilled. I cannot recall our waitress's name but all I can say is Thank you!!!

                                                                    13. SF

                                                                      StirlingFoodie

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      6 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      6 reviews

                                                                      Dined on September 22, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Quaint and friendly neighborhood restaurant in a park setting. Had a lovely 2 hour meal - delicious gazpacho, savory merguez couscous, and beautifully cooked trout almandine. The cheese board was an amazing dessert. We enjoyed the atmosphere very much!

                                                                    14. J

                                                                      Jcondo2

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      28 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      28 reviews

                                                                      Dined on September 22, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Love this place. Every neighborhood should have a little French Bistro like Cafe Paulette!

                                                                    15. CM

                                                                      ChrisM

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on September 22, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      New favorite spot. Food was delicious and service was excellent.

                                                                    16. SU

                                                                      SUNHEEG

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      14 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      4.0

                                                                      14 reviews

                                                                      Dined on September 18, 2019

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      I adore this place and I go there often! They even had a chamber music-duo last night, so fun. But they forgot to mark with Opentable that I kept my reservation and was there last night practically until closing of the kitchen. Kindly correct and clarify, thanks!

                                                                    17. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      53 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      4.0

                                                                      53 reviews

                                                                      Dined on September 17, 2019

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      Great service & delicious food! Went here the other night before a show at BAM!

                                                                    18. B

                                                                      2Beat

                                                                      San Francisco

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on September 15, 2019

                                                                      overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                      Nice atmosphere, good food. A great resource after BAM. Very comfortable.

                                                                    19. f

                                                                      fifthhigh

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      10 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      10 reviews

                                                                      Dined on August 23, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      If I lived in the hood I’d eat there at least once a week! We’ve already sent friends!

                                                                    20. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      vip
                                                                      2.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on August 18, 2019

                                                                      overall2food3service3ambience3

                                                                      It was way too hot, their AC was dismal. We had to leave.

                                                                    21. p

                                                                      pickyeater

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      4.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on August 15, 2019

                                                                      overall4food3service5ambience5

                                                                      Very pleasant, very French. Great choice if you have an evening planned at BAM.

                                                                    22. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      2 reviews

                                                                      Dined on August 4, 2019

                                                                      overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                      Family visiting out of state

                                                                    23. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      Washington DC

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on August 2, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Cafè Paulette is a gem, a special place with the ambiance of a secret meeting place for lovers, close friends and artists.

                                                                    24. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      13 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      13 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 24, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Food was so fresh and delicious and it’s such a lovely, relaxed atmosphere. We adore it!

                                                                    25. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      Richmond

                                                                      6 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      6 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 20, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Great ambiance, good traditional French food. Couldn’t ask for more.

                                                                    26. JM

                                                                      JaniceM

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      5 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      5 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 16, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Terrific French Cafe & great choice for before/after performances at BAM complex. Always pleasant experience - this time the bouillabaisse was especially notable - very "light" with delicious sauce and aioli on crusty bread. Nice wine selection.

                                                                    27. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 13, 2019

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience3

                                                                      Third time th

                                                                    28. PS

                                                                      PamelaS

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 11, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Went for s birthday dinner and the meal could not be better.

                                                                    29. m

                                                                      manhattanmarg

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      22 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      22 reviews

                                                                      Dined on July 10, 2019

                                                                      overall4food4service5ambience4

                                                                      The place is lovely but loud. Not great for having a quiet conversation. Food was delicious, especially the moules frites. Staff was exceptional! Merci beaucoup!

                                                                    30. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on June 30, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Lovely French Bistro. Excellent choices and relaxed friendly vibe. Delicious food.

                                                                    31. CA

                                                                      CarltonAvGuy

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      14 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      14 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 22, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                      I like the food, the ambience, and especially the service. All staff are polite and attentive. Nickolai is superb and gets my highest rating for recommendations, service and friendliness.

                                                                    32. CF

                                                                      CherrieF

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      3.0

                                                                      3 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 22, 2019

                                                                      overall3food3service3ambience4

                                                                      Glasses were dirty Mental was too limited

                                                                    33. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      7 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      7 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 22, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Love the food and preparation. Sweet little spot. Nice touch service!

                                                                    34. i

                                                                      iluvfrance

                                                                      Philadelphia

                                                                      5 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      5.0

                                                                      5 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 21, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      the food was so cute in this little brasserie ! and the ambiance is perfect for francophiles and more :) high high recommend

                                                                    35. JA

                                                                      JuAnneN

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      3.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on June 16, 2019

                                                                      overall3food5service3ambience4

                                                                      Our party of 5 was squeezed into a table for four. Meanwhile a table of 6 was empty for most of our time there and then later occupied by two people. It would've been a much nicer experience if we had space to sit comfortably.

                                                                    36. B

                                                                      Buckaroo

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      6 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      6 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 16, 2019

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience5

                                                                      This is a surprisingly great restaurant in an unlikely place, but close enough to BAM to make it an excellent choice for dining after a performance.

                                                                    37. g

                                                                      genef1943

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on June 14, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      We've been coming here for six years when we come to visit our grandchild. This is our oasis and time for us.

                                                                    38. t

                                                                      transported

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      10 reviews

                                                                      vip
                                                                      4.0

                                                                      10 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 13, 2019

                                                                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                      A pleasant spot my third time there. Service attentive. However, put off my happy hour limited to bar. We sat for full dinner and had to pay double what barstools were paying just a few feet away? Not cool.

                                                                    39. SD

                                                                      SD2NY

                                                                      Berlin

                                                                      11 reviews

                                                                      4.0

                                                                      11 reviews

                                                                      Dined on June 13, 2019

                                                                      overall4food4service5ambience5

                                                                      A terrific place to go pre-theater for TFANA or BAM.

                                                                    40. OT

                                                                      OpenTable Diner

                                                                      New York Area

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      5.0

                                                                      1 review

                                                                      Dined on June 2, 2019

                                                                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                      Excelent food, wine and beautiful space

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