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Vinegar Hill House

72 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1222
+1 718-522-1018
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“pork chop” (17 reviews)
“cornbread” (14 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
72 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1222
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

FABULOUS! Wonderful menu - though portion sizes may not be huge. Asparagus salad was fresh, flavorful & well seasoned. Cast Iron Chicken was incredibly juicy with delicious sides. The chicken liver mousse with toast tasted WONDERFUL!! We will be back!

Thank lovethat
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Don't let the outside fool you...this place is great! Excellent food and service. Love the ambiance. Outdoor seating as well. Highly recommend!

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Reservations for 8 of us. Location of restaurant is in an unassuming neighborhood of Vinegar Hill. In fact you will need gps to find front door as there is no large sign. Inside you find an eclectic, classy, cozy environment with attentive wait staff. We...More

Thank Betsy C
Reviewed 8 May 2017

From start to finish Vinegar Hill House is a fantastic experience. The service is smart and friendly. The menu is limited but includes all ... meat , poultry , seafood and pasta . The cocktails are expertly crafted with a nice wine list . The...More

Thank vimatravel
Reviewed 18 April 2017

This place was a great find. My kind of restaurant - a small menu with lots of daily specials, in a great setting. The house seems to be a colonial-era home, set out of the way of the tourist throngs that mob Dumbo, in a...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

I found this after walking over the Brooklyn bridge and needed somewhere for a drink and warm up. I sat at the bar as it was busy, 1130 on a Sunday morning, I ended up having the pear sourdough pancakes with bacon. It was great,...More

Thank Megan G
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Located on the northern fringe of DUMBO, Vinegar Hill House is still where DUMBOers go to get away from the tourists and real estate bottom-feeders who have invaded the neighborhood. Named by a 19th century developer as a way to attract Irish immigrants to the...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Zagat says this place is a "hipster magnet," but that was not our experience. On a recent Sunday night it was full of just regular, but not particularly hip looking, Brooklyn types. Very much a neighborhood place. Small, attractive, friendly, somewhat funky, and hard to...More

Thank PrinceConsort
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at Vinegar Hill House on another occasion and had an excellent meal, otherwise I would give this place 1 star. New Year's Eve here was awful. It was crammed full of people. Wait service was surly and non existent. The food was...More

Thank SherrieS
Reviewed 7 February 2017

It's something that I still look forward to every time I go back to NYC. The food is very delicious, the place is very clean and best of all the staff are very helpful. It's amazing. The ribs are to die for.

Thank PirateSixtyniyn
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Sue B
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I'm not aware of their Thanksgiving menu....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
10:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1222
    (Water & Front)
  • Public Transportation: York Street off of the F train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-522-1018
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