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  3. Distance: 0.49mi
  4. Distance: 0.60mi

About Brooklyn Cafe

The Brooklyn Cafe offers Contemporary Neighborhood Cuisine, with Boutique wines and friendly service. Locals rave about the Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Shrimp Tacos, and Jack's Creole. There is truly something for everyone here!

220 Sandy Springs Circle
#101
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm.

Cross Street:
Mt Vernon

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(404) 843-8377

Website:
http://www.brooklyncafe.com/

Executive Chef:
Mike ''Shooter' Horosh

Additional:
Bar Dining, BYO Wine, Cafe, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Brooklyn Cafe Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.7

ambience

4.3

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (78)
Casual (53)
Great for Lunch (48)
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Good for a Date (39)
Notable Wine List (37)
Good for Birthdays (35)
Fun (35)
Fit for Foodies (34)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
Bar Seating (28)
Great for Outdoor Dining (25)
Cozy (24)
Special Occasion (24)
Comfort Food (23)
Creative Cuisine (21)
Authentic (20)
Business Meals (19)
Worth the Drive (19)
Local Ingredients (18)
Healthy (15)
Good for Groups (13)
Vibrant Bar Scene (12)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Happy Hour (9)
Romantic (9)
People Watching (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (8)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Great for Brunch (7)
Hot Spot (7)
Quick Bite (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Seasonal (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Afternoon Coffee (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Organic (2)
Tapas (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Disabled Access (1)
Great Beer (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Scenic View (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 2 days ago

Always good food and good service. A real neighborhood gem!!

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined 3 days ago

This lively restaurant never disappoints. It is our neighborhood gem and go to place when we have friends and family to visit. The food, wine/drinks, service and ambiance are outstanding. We were lucky on this trip as there was a special lobster stuffed with lobster and crab meat in a light sauce on the menu. Delicious!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Romantic, Bar Seating, Fun, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined 6 days ago

Nice people, good service and very good food.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 17, 2017

One of my favorite restaurants. Our server was fabulous. The only negative is ever time I come, I feel like the hostess is annoyed with us - even with reservations I felt like we are in the way. I've heard if you are not a regular then it is hard to get a table. We only waited a couple of minutes for our table but felt like we were imposing. Maybe we just need to become one of BC's VIPs! Otherwise, LOVE this place!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Romantic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 16, 2017

always great!! Can't get enough of the crab cakes and the fig salad

Tags: Cozy, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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·Dined on November 15, 2017

food was great and service was stellar. Except for a few pairs of staring patrons, our meal was great!

Tags: People Watching, Cozy, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 15, 2017

The ONLY negative to the Brooklyn Cafe is the parking problem! I spent over 10-12 minutes circling for a spot.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 12, 2017

I love this place! Always delicious food. Love their wine and the service is great! Keith is a wonderful waiter. I enjoy bringing friends to lunch. Many things on the menu at dinner that I could choose. Love the lamb chops. A true neighborhood gem.

Tags: Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Seasonal, Great for Lunch
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Brooklyn Cafe is our favorite restaurant. The wait staff is friendly and very attentive. Their crab cakes are the best I've ever had in Atlanta.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, People Watching
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Excellent food and service as always....love this place.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Never had a bad meal here! Always great food and service!

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Food is always great. The restaurant was noisy because of the construction on the adjacent wall. Service was slow

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Always a good meal. We enjoy going here either for lunch or dinner. Solid!

Tags: Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Very good food and very good service. Moderate noise.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Brooklyn Cafe is always delicious and a great value

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 30, 2017

I have always liked this spot as a great local spot with good food, value, and atmosphere. Was there for a birthday event with friends, 5 in our party. We had brought wine to celebrate the event, and as a group of wine collectors, were fairly special bottles. The restaurant had always been great in the past about accommodating corkage for wine brought in. We were informed upon arrival that the they had changed their policy a week ago and only allowed one bottle of wine per table to be brought in, no exceptions. We had already purchased one bottle from the restaurant before we were apprised of this change. Despite, that, and our willingness to pay a corkage fee. They refused and we left the restaurant and went elsewhere. Very poorly handled by the restaurant, and will not be going back - they lost at least five good customers in the process of this very bad example of customer service.

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Eat there regularly for lunch or dinner. Food is always fantastic, service is great (Paul is always entertaining and very accommodating). Great wines at great prices.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Consistent. Never disappoints. Food is also well prepared and well presented.
Good value for money.
Nothing fancy but definitely good.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Casual
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great food, very good service. Good local restaurant.

Tags: Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Very tasty food, very quickly made! The menu is seafood centric, but choices for meat eaters a delicious and very satisfying. If you are looking for that loud New York vibe, you can check that box here. The service was great and this is definitely worth the drive. We cannot wait to return!

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Worth the Drive, Quick Bite, Fun, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Comfort Food, People Watching, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 24, 2017

Four friends celebrating with 'Birthday Girl' choosing restaurant. We were all pleased she chose Brooklyn Cafe. The appetizers are so fine that three of us chose 2 appetizers instead of a main entree. I even brought some delicious smoked salmon home and shared with a neighbor at cocktail time the next night!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Fish Tacos were fabulous! Had a very long lunch today and add always service was wonderful and very patient!!!

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The bar tender was great. I did not know which wine to order so he gave me a sampling of 3 to help me choose. The bar tenders are very friendly. The restaurant is very loud. The tables are on the perimeter of the room, not much ambiance. The outside patio is on the street. The food was very good. I had the grouper and my husband the short ribs. I would recommend they add some more appetizer type foods to the menu. It was very limited. Overall a good experience and we will be back.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 21, 2017

The atmosphere is friendly, as is the wait staff. The smoked salmon is THE Best I have ever had - bar none! The restaurant is small which lends to the ambiance - but make sure you get a reservation (lunch or dinner) as it is always packed. Always wonderful!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Another delicious dinner at Brooklyn Cafe our neighborhood restaurant. We're lucky to have such quality in Sandy Springs.

Tags: Authentic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Food was very good but server was in a bit of a rush throughout the meal

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Our sever Kendra was awesome. We will ask for her again.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 20, 2017

My husband and I love dining at Brooklyn Café for special occasions. The food is always incredible and the service is great as well.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 20, 2017

We come here often but they seem to be a little stuck in their ways when it comes to the food. I atmosphere is great and the waitstaff is usually excellent. The specials are usually underwhelming and the food is getting boring. The food is more comfort food vs fresh and healthy. They cook with a ton of butter and it’s heavy on the meat and potato side. They don’t ever have green vegetables at all as specials or on the menu. So much potential, I just think they have become complacent. Fresh, farm to table, healthy and gourmet are the new comfort foods. This place could step to a whole new level if they wanted to.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 18, 2017

All FIVE stars, as always - never disappoints - a truly wonderful dining experience. My guest and I had different entrees - we tasted each other's choice - WOW equally terrific dishes!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Always an excellent meal... and the service exceptional... never disappoints!

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vip
 (Orlando)·Dined on October 14, 2017

I have never been disappointed at Brooklyn Café. Food was great as was service and all at a fair price.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

The food was out of this world and the wine was so affordable that I had to take a second look. Alexander Valley Silver Oak was $68! It was served slightly chilled and decanted....fantastic.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Our favorite neighborhood spot! The food and service is consistently wonderful.

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 (Savannah)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Brooklyn Cafe consistently provides excellent food, wine and service!

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Always a fav in the hood, good choices, nice preparation, no rush service

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 11, 2017

Brooklyn Café is a great spot. The food is wonderful and the wine list is one of the best in town and very affordable. Jeff is killing it!!!

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Casual
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 10, 2017

We had a great meal & good service. We've always had a good experience at this restaurant

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

Brooklyn Cafe has a great variety of unique dishes. Great Wine list, very reasonable prices.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Wonderful fish tacos!

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