Black Flamingo

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$30 and under
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Latin American
Black Flamingo is an intimate restaurant and venue space in Brooklyn, NY. The kitchen is open until 11PM Tuesday through Saturday and 10PM on Sunday.
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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome place. Will be back.

n
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

sooooooooooo great. we were ready to order more of everything almost immediately. if there is anything to be unhappy about, it's that there is only 1 dessert option.

AT
1 review
Dined on September 8, 2019
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Service was anemic, unfriendly, depressing. Food was great but the service made me want cry. Such a cute place but again....service makes all the difference.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience5

My boyfriend and I have been wanting to go here for a while now. We’ve become somewhat of vegan foodies throughout our relationship and love to try vegan spots we haven’t been to yet. With that being said, our experience at Black Flamingo was good but not great. We left disappointed.

We ordered a few tacos each and ordered a main entree each. All of the tacos were amazing and delicious, and for $4 each during Happy Hour we loved it. However, the same can not be said for our entrees. My boyfriend ordered the Flutas and upon our first few bites we realized it needed A LOT more seasoning and spice then what we were served. The Flutas tasted bland and nothing near Vegan Spanish food we have had at other restaurants, but hey, maybe that’s Black Flamingo’s interpretation and we just didn’t agree with it. I had a lovely arepa but it was a very small plate for this dish to be considered an entree. If there is a next time I’d get a burrito so I feel full and satisfied.

Overall, if I were to come back here it would be for the tacos and drinks.

D
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We came to celebrate my fiance's birthday and mother's day with his family - everything went so well! Fiance and I are vegan; his family is not. Still, no plate went unfinished and not a drop was left in our drinks. Must haves from our meal: Tostones (especially the chimi; this is a big compliment coming from a Dominican family), Esquites (order them as a side with main dish), and The Jam tacos (the BEST thing on our table IMO!).

We also ordered the Coliflor Frito, Empanadas (both seitan and spinach), The Savory Shroom and Al Pastor tacos, "MOM" tacos, the Flamingo bowl, Wild Mushroom Quesadilla, Sweet Plantain Arepa, and The Chili Cheese burrito. Everything was good, general consensus was we wanted more tacos, and the chimi was kept on the table for the entire meal! However, my fiance and I both felt the burrito lacked intrigue; our server said it was one of the most popular menu items but it just fell flat for us, kind of one-dimensional.

The vibe is lovely, feels like an upscale Latin-Caribbean hideout with its lush deep green and gold-accented decor. We didn't see the dance area but I imagine it's a fun time there too.

Birthday boy and Mom were both extremely happy at the end of the meal, though we sadly had no room for dessert. Would definitely return! Note there's a Taco Tuesday special and Happy Hour on Wednesdays to Fridays from 6-8pm! Go get your party on!

FE
Houston
4 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Fun and vibey place!

k
1 review
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Possibly the best tacos (vegan or with meat) that I have ever had.