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About Convivium Osteria

Convivium Osteria is a romantic and transporting Italian restaurant featuring traditional northern, central and southern cuisine. Three dining rooms, perfect for large gatherings or small intimate romantic dinners, is the perfect environment to taste authentic cuisine featuring local and organic. You may dine in our wine cellar and select a wine from our list of over 300 Italian, Spanish or Portugal handpicked wines.

68 5th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:

Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:30pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Between Bergen and St. Marks

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(718) 857-1833

Website:
http://www.convivium-osteria.com/

Public Transit:
ALL TRAINS TO ATLANTIC PACIFIC STATION.

2 AND 3 TO BERGEN ST.

Executive Chef:
Carlo Pulixi

Private Party Facilities:
We offer our Wine Cellar, which holds up to 35 guests for private parties. We also have our Back Room which can seat up to 16 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Michelle Pulixi Privateevents@conviviumosteria.com: (718) 450-2428

Additional:
Beer, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Convivium Osteria Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.4

ambience

4.5

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (30)
Romantic (30)
Special Occasion (29)
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Authentic (26)
Neighborhood Gem (26)
Cozy (25)
Fit for Foodies (23)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Worth the Drive (15)
Casual (12)
Notable Wine List (12)
Good for Birthdays (11)
Quiet Conversation (9)
Good for Groups (6)
Fun (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Business Meals (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Healthy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Local Ingredients (2)
Organic (2)
People Watching (2)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

This place was really excellent. The decor makes it seem like you're walking into a Tuscan wine cellar. The food was really first-rate. The service was very personable and professional. The price point was very reasonable. We would definitely go back!

Tags: Casual, Good Vegetarian Options, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

This will always be my favorite place to eat. This is a gem in park slope. Service is impeccable and the food is amazing.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

This was a New Years Eve Dinner at 9:15PM. By 11:15pm we were basically done and left half hour before midnight.
My food was fine-- my partner's steak was so overcooked that he left 1/3 of it. He ordered medium rare. The table we were sitting was in the middle of the main transit for all the restaurants' activity and practically on top of a corner table. I was asked to move, while having my meal, in order to let people come in. Was told to, please move, but not given a moment to put my fork down, while the table is wisked out of the way. No apologies.
"Lets feed them and throw them out" seemed to be the message here. $145.00 per person with tax/tip
Not again.

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·Dined on December 30, 2017

My specific instructions I left on opentable was this is a "birthday dinner". We could have been walk ins and received the same service. The waiter didn't even go over any wines for us when the wine selection is triple the size of the menu. We planned to stay after dinner for drinks as she had friends coming to wish her a happy birthday but we decided to go else where as the service there was ice cold. (We had great service the first time we went there) Overall the food is excellent and consistent! Too bad the service doesn't equal to the chef's effort.

Tags: Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Everything was delicious. Loved the polenta, the pastas, the lamb.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Eating here feels as if one is transported to a rustic Italian village. It is warm, cozy, romantic, rustic! Food also very good! Service excellent!

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·Dined on December 19, 2017

First time I ever ate rabbit! Was very tasty. Definitely recommend

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Extremely warm, welcoming atmosphere. We ate downstairs in wine cellar and enjoyed quiet space and very attentive, engaging waitress. Food was excellent, creative and tasty. Wine list has bottles under $40 and food prices are reasonable. My out of town, sophisticated friends enjoyed everything about experience as did I.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Entrance was a little disconcerting. But once inside and the food arrived: WOW!!! amazing and absolutely delicious!! I wanted to order another dinner instead of a dessert...it was that good!! a gem of a place and our waiter was excellent and all were very attentive...The food was superb!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2017

We waited a long time to be served, actually a couple that came well after us had their order taken first. And the food, sadly, was sub par. My ragu was so watery, and my husband’s shrimp pasta had just a few pieces of cut up shrimp - in all probably 2.5 actual shrimp were cut up in his pasta. We were left a bit hungry for the super small portions.

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·Dined on December 14, 2017

Nice quaint little restaurant

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·Dined on December 13, 2017

Irene our waitress was just lovely! The food was delicious!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2017

The roasted quail appetizer with figs in a port wine reduction is to die for. There were 3 of us and we split two of them 3 ways. The flavor is off the charts delicious. My Mom is 90 and eats very little so we always share a main course. We ordered 2 red snappers. The fish was grilled to perfection and beautifully plated with a delicious fish broth, capers, olives, heirloom tomatoes, spinach and boiled potato slices. Although the restaurant is often categorized as Italian, the food seems to have a very upscale Portuguese flavor. This restaurant is a hidden gem in Brooklyn. It was my Moms birthday and they kindly brought dessert with a candle. The flourless chocolate cake was a decadent pleasure.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Wonderful neighborhood restaurant. The red snapper is always delicious. Excellent rack of lamb. My husband has special requirements, always met with a smile.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2017

The food here is always very tasty. I try to get my friends to go here as often as I can. One thing on the menu that is not common: chicken livers. It is Iberian, not strictly Italian. Portions are more modest than at some "family" Italian places, but ingredients are also more upscale.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Basement grotto was lovely. Service was outstanding and the food authentically and excellently prepared.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Beautiful restaurant. Food , service and ambiance was amazing I had such a great birthday dinner date with my husband.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

I took my staff here for our end of the gardening season dinner. I like to choose an elegant place with delicious food for a special celebration. Convivium did not disappoint in any area!
We shared many delicious appetizers and all had different entrees and desserts. Only downside: no cocktails but no one seemed to mind.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Cozy, Fun, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Casual, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We’ve been going to this wonderful restaurant for years and it is always a great experience. Everything was delicious. We were six people so we were in the small room in the back which was perfect for our group. We will be back.

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Dinner

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·Dined on November 22, 2017

Our slice of heaven. One of my favorite places for dining.

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Great atmosphere and awesome service. The food and wine selection is outstanding.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Polite staff. Easy sitting. Fast service.

Small portion of the main. 2.5 small pieces of rabbit for $30 is overly priced for a homemade-type meal.

Given the price list, a few more bottles open for by-the-glass service would be welcome.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Service, ambiance were excellent. Food was good, not excellent. Was really excited about Spinach Gnudi, but didn't quite live up to expectation. Entrees were a little pricey for BK.

Tags: Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food was delicious! Service was great! The only bad part was circling around for 45 minutes looking for a parking spot.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Exceptional menu and wine list. Amazingly comsistent after many years.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Nice place lovely staff, good food recommend it easy to get there with the new Q line

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 6, 2017

A real treasure in Park Slope. Great ambiance, very creative and delicious food. The homemade pasta is incredible. And the desserts were incredible.

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Very cozy..lovely spot...food delicious though disappointed by my entre portion size which was much too precious.Excellent service

Tags: Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Creative dishes expertly prepared with fresh ingredients along with great service.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

What a gem! Cozy with attentive staff. Seafood salad was so fresh and ravioli was lovely. A perfect spot before any Barclays Center event but definitely make a reservation!

Tags: Good for a Date
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 26, 2017

The food was excellent, but the service was even better. Would definitely go again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2017

I have been dining at Convivium for many years and they are always consistent. Although spirits are no available, their wine list is great. I highly recommend this restaurant if you are looking for a place with good food, wine, friendly staff and good ambiance.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 21, 2017

My wife and I have been to Convivium Osteria half a dozen times. We live in the neighborhood. Very authentic Mediterranean food. Waiters know their menu and are very helpful with wine recommendations.
Love the place!

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

I have been there numerous tines, it never disappoints.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on October 17, 2017

An excellent place for a romantic evening. Limited menu but everything is delicious. No liquor and only Stella Artois for beer. Might be a deal-breaker for some. Very attentive staff .

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Delicious, savory Italian food in a rustic, authentic setting. The wine cellar was a bit noisy--the laughter of one large party bounced off the brick walls--so if you are going for quiet conversation you might want to choose your seating carefully. Also, many of the appetizers were quite heavy--liver, sautéed garlic shrimp, etc.-- and could almost serve as a small main course. For a cozy autumn or winter meal, though, this is a great choice.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Paleo Friendly, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

We had a great experience at Convivium. The burrata was soooo good - melt-in-your-mouth fresh. Two of us had different pasta dishes and one had short ribs on polenta - all of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals. For dessert we shared a blueberry pie with coconut in the topping - a unique and tasty combination. We shared a bottle of white rioja that was exquisite. The atmosphere is cozy and the service knowledgeable and just attentive enough. I look forward to a return visit.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Delicious dinner, wonderful food, lovely evening! Service slightly slow and music a little too loud for our older crowd, but a very enjoyable meal overall.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Such a wonderful restaurant. The food is always exceptional and their hospitality is outstanding.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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