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#111 of 4,430 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar
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509 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205-2621 (Ryerson & Grand)
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 22:30
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 12:00 - 15:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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South Ozone Park, New York, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival the staff said it would be an approximate wait of 45 minutes. They actually seated us in roughly 30 minutes. So needless to say our visit started off well.Now,once we were seated is where things went haywire.The seating arrangements were very cramped.Like most restaurants they start u off with a glass of water.The water was very warm as... More 

Thank Derrick A
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173 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The gumbo was fantastic. The fried chicken very good. A great down home place in what's now getting chic Fort Greene Brooklyn.

Thank AllanChg
New York City, New York
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The title of my review should catch your attention immediately! Their food is southern with a twist, and I mean in a good way. Didn't lose that southern taste, just better. Their cocktail menu is also worth checking out, really great drinks with a kick.

Thank AyenNYC
Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Found this on Google maps having just arrived in Brooklyn. It was the only one near by that had any decent rating so thought we would try it. Very different menu, made such a change from burgers with everything. Food was excellent as was the service. Very reasonably priced. Not the most comfortable seating in some places especially when busy.... More 

Thank TrevorLLeeds_
Princeton, New Jersey
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

So many neat places to brunch in Brooklyn...and space inside is always an issue. SoCo makes really good food. Chicken and Waffles were good; waffle wasn't the best I've had. The shrimp and grits, mac n cheese, mussells...all very good. Only issue is space...feels tight, people bumping around near the entry way and bar area...makes you feel like you should... More 

Thank TheCorts
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

For tasty meal this is my spot. Serving portions are good so you can share. I have had everything on the menu and love them all!!!!

Thank jschleifer
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Several friends have told me about this restaurant and I decided that I must try it for myself. My husband had the a pork sandwich (which for some reason I don't see the name of it in the menu) Nevertheless, he stated it was good and a wonderful taste and was filling. I had the Chicken and Waffles. The waffles... More 

Thank Celeste T
Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome as usual. Love this place. I don't know who the owner is, but keep up the awesome work. It will only get better. If you decide to expand please don't lose the quality of the food and continue to keep and hire the experienced, and most professionals I've ever seen in the Brooklyn restaurant that I have been to.

Thank prosperity16
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I decided to stop in this southern eatery for the red velvet waffle and chicken. Made 6pm reservations but I arrived 20 mins earlier and was seated right away in the rear air conditioned patio. The crowd was light. Moderate energy. My server friendly and attentive. I must say that I wasn't impressed by the red velvet waffle. The presentation... More 

Miami, Florida
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went for their brunch and were blown away. Yes they have the chicken with waffles only the waffles are red velvet! And the pancakes (sweet potato) were amazing as was the strawberry shortcake french toast. Exceptional flavors. Service was incredible. There was a line outside BEFORE they opened so I strongly recommend making revervations!

Thank Carola B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205-2621
    (Ryerson & Grand)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?