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Faros Restaurant

4.5
199 reviews
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$30 and under
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Greek
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  • Good for a Date
  • Sunday Lunch
  • Casual
Faros’s environment provides each patron with an authentic Greek dining experience, ensuring great service. Our food is prepared fresh with high quality ingredients and we take pride in offering large portions at reasonable prices.

With 2 floors, offering seating inside and outside, Faros is a great venue for private and semi-private functions of all sizes. We look forward to serving the community of Brooklyn and the surrounding towns for many years to come.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Greek
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Hours of operation
Monday: 4:00pm - 9pm
Tuesday: 4:00pm -9pm
Wednesday: 4:00pm -9pm
Thursday: 4:00pm -9pm
Friday: 4:00pm -10pm
Saturday: 10:45am -10pm
Sunday: 10:45am -10pm
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Phone number
(718) 623-2767
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Please contact us for more information.
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Catering
Faros Restaurant now delivers. We cater and set up your entire event. Faros Special Event Coordinator will be very happy to create a unique menu for your event.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Union Street and Berkeley Place
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2,3,4,5,F,G,B,Q,D,N,R trians
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 199 People Are Saying
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4.3
food
4.2
service
4.3
ambience
4.1
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Another delish dinner at the Faros. Went there for a mother’s day with a family. Food
Was amazing!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

Great, authentic food made with all fresh ingredients. Everyone loved all the appetizers on the menu; lamb shank for main course was amazing. The only complaint - our table was very narrow as the restaurant itself is narrow. We had a table for 11 so it was difficult to fit the plates, but everything was eaten so fast that the plates would leave the table so it was not a huge problem.

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We dined here on a busy Saturday night. Though the place was full, service was reasonably attentive. And every dish was perfect -- from octopus and squid appetizers to the lamb shank special. We stayed longer than planned so we could have dessert. Will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on May 6, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our vegetarian meal, from starters to salads to entrees...and only regret that we were too full to try desserts! Attentive service and welcoming, calm environment made for an altogether excellent experience.

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4.0Dined on May 6, 2018

This is just a good ol' greek place with a comfortable setting. You can't go wrong and the food is very good.

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4.0Dined on May 1, 2018

Food was very nice. Staff tired and anxious to go home. It showed.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

We had a large group that descended on Faros over 30 mins late for our reservation (we called but the delay was outside of our control.) They could not have been nicer and more accommodating. They made us feel welcome and valued. And the food was spectacular. From flamed cheese table-side to assorted humus and spanikopita to entrees of moussaka, lamb shank (special), and fish - everything was superb!

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

The food and service were excellent. The restaurant ihas a nice ambiance. Overall a very good place.

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3.0Dined on March 16, 2018

Good neighborhood restaurant with an adequate representation of Greek Cuisine.

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5.0Dined on March 11, 2018

It was great and very authentic

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Had a good experience for a birthday with a large group.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

We love Faros. It's the rare restaurant these days where you can have a wonderful meal and actual conversations with friends without shouting over loud music. Thank you, Faros.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Great food and ambiance . We highly enjoyed our meal

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4.0Dined on February 13, 2018

WE NEEDED A NIGHT OUT AND THIS WAS THE PERFECT SPOT. FRIENDLY GREETING, EXCELLENT SERVICE, DELICIOUS FOOD, AND QUIET AMBIANCE

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4.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Very good food, drinks, and service.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Nice homey restaurant. Everyone was very nice. Food delicious especially the lemon potatoes. Good find

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

The food was by far the best authentic greek food I've ever had. The waiter was vey attentive and the service was excellent. The decor was very pleasing to look at as well. Perfect for a low key date night.

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Great options for vegetarians, great food, great service, and no complaints.

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5.0Dined on December 3, 2017

Great Greek food like mother's cooking. Nice wine selection.

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5.0Dined on November 25, 2017

Constantin our waiter was great and suggested all sorts of good veggie food

Excellent food. Excellent service

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5.0Dined on November 19, 2017

They Were very kind to our kids, we enjoyed the food

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5.0Dined on November 7, 2017

Great food and awesome service. I got the moussaka and my friend got the lamb chops. Would highly recommend both.

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5.0Dined on October 7, 2017

Everything we ordered was fresh and tasty! Faros is one of my local favorites and service by wait staff is always good. I always bring friends to dine here and feedback is always positive!

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3.0Dined on September 30, 2017

Clean spacious restaurant. Great service. Very attentive staff. However food was below average. The entrees were very bland and the food was way over cooked. Not impressed.

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5.0Dined on September 2, 2017

Great service!! The food was exceptional. We had such a great time.

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4.0Dined on August 10, 2017

Not Greek to me....Back again after a month with a large greek heritage family group celebrating a rare get together at a somber occasion. This time the appetizers were not as spectacular. The meatballs were dry and overbaked and when called to the waiters attention he checked with the chef and said they had to be fully baked as they are make with pork---not a good answer. They were not dry last time. The saganaki was a bit too oily. The big greek salad is spectacular and very fresh loaded with greens, cucumbers, tomatoes, feta, olives . The orzo with lamb was terrific, just enough tomato based sauce and lamb pieces. The moussaka was layered with eggplant and rich sauce and the pastitsio had rich sufficient sauce with the pasta layers. Only trouble was getting our favorite table next to the window as we had 4 children of various ages and that is not the ambiance they want to portray, I am quite sure. We did manage to get it though.

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4.0Dined on July 28, 2017

Food was good and nice portions, just enough. We just picked it through OpenTable because of price and location not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised. Everything was good!

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4.0Dined on July 27, 2017

Faros is a very dependable neighborhood place. Good food, decent prices, very attentive service. Maybe it's not one of the greatest Greek restaurants in New York, but I could happily go here once a month.

The main dishes are very good (especially the vegetarian moussaka), but for me the appetizers are the standouts. Saganaki, spanikopeta, grape leaves, and other essentials of Greek food. The wine list is decent, containing several Greek wines.

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4.0Dined on July 11, 2017

Greek specialties at high quality....As a Greek heritage family we are always looking for well prepared greek food. This local spot on 7th Ave in Brooklyn just fits the bill. The portions are generous and you can have a wonderful variety of greek dishes by choosing 4 or 5 small appetizers. The keftedes (greek meatballs) were tender and juicy as is the flaming saganaki, eggplant and traditional avgolemono soup, to name a few... Moussaka is flavorful and very well seasoned, with the right touch of cinnamon. Definitely worthy a visit.

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1.0Dined on July 6, 2017

A horrible experience of being totally ignored by the wait staff, while other diners who arrived after us were tended to out of order. We waited more than 10 minutes with no more attention than water, got up, and left after seeing that they were clearly understaffed, and the outdoor guests took precedence over the few inside guests like us. Terrible management.

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4.0Dined on July 3, 2017

Great go-to neighborhood restaurant
Consistently good food
Always delicious mezes, fish, and Greek salad
Friendly, helpful servers

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5.0Dined on June 16, 2017

My sister and brother in law who with dined with us have been to Greece and said the food was very authentic. Their moussaka is the definition of comfort food and was excellent. There are vegetable and meat options of the moussaka which is also nice. The Lamb shank special with roasted potatoes was also superbly seasoned and prepared. Service was very good. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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3.0Dined on June 6, 2017

We had a delightful evening. Considerate service, generous portions of tasty food , and a quiet atmosphere – so we were able to have a real conversation. We look forward to dining here again.

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3.0Dined on May 19, 2017

The service was good mostly (see below) and the place is pleasant but I was disappointed in the food. A friend and I shared a simple salad which had some goat cheese, much less than restaurants usually provide. The greens were fresh but the salad wasn't special. The main disappointment was the entree. Bronzino was a special that day and usually Greek restaurants make great fish. We both ordered it. I expected a great grilled taste but the fish was plain without much flavor. The waiter asked if we wanted it deboned and we said yes, but they didn't explain that would be $8 extra. Surprises aren't fun in eating out. Also, pilaf is listed on the menu accompanying entrees, so I expected pilaf with the fish but we were kale, which I don't like. I should have asked them to substitute pilaf but was hungry and just at the fish. Again, surprises aren't fun.My friend seemed happy and ate everything, so to each his own.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2017

great food, great service!! food came fast! came here for my boyfriends birthday and it was a great time!!

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2017

It was super delicious. Only downside was we were seated in the upstairs area which had less of a warm ambiance than downstairs, it felt almost like a function hall for events. But I think it's because we arrived late to our reservation.
I would definitely come back here, very good place.

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5.0Dined on April 28, 2017

Tasty and authentic

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1.0Dined on April 23, 2017

We had shrimp on a bed of linguine and the lamb shank special. First was an oily mess. Latter was browned too long so that the outer part was like eating a mix of wood and paper. The inside had no flavor and I don't even know what the sauce was supposed to be. Side of green beans was like it came out of a can. Just bad.

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5.0Dined on April 23, 2017

We walked into Faro 1/2 hour early (6pm) following a Sunday afternoon concert at Brooklyn Library. The staff were welcoming, They suggested a table to the side - perfect for two friends chatting over a birthday dinner. The menu selections discussed we chose salads and a main course. My grilled octopus was tasty! Because it was my birthday we finished with a tray of various pastries that were thoughtfully presented. Accepting the server's suggestion we took home a bonus of grapes and orange slices decor from the dessert plate! We enjoyed the dinner made pleasant by the attentive but not intrusive service. Bravo!

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2017

We had a great experience here. The food was delicious, and we loved the cozy ambiance!

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