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451 Carroll St, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1010 (Nevins St & 3rd Avenue)
+1 718-852-7800
11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Brooklyn, New York
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95 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant has limited seating so make a reservation or go early. We were there for a family dinner and had several dishes family style. Their pizza was good. Servers were friendly and helpful.

Thank Mary Y
Lenox, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tucked away in a section of Brooklyn that is old and industrial, is this wonderful oasis. Established in 1907, this place continues to be family run and well run. No wonder it was a "Rat Pack" favorite and was used in the film "Prizzi's Honor" for interior scenes. It is charming, with exposed brick walls, candle light, and an antique... More 

Thank LinZlenox
Brooklyn, New York
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414 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic Italian food. The old school Italian restaurant has great meatballs and entrees are all outstanding. Great wine selection and the desert is outstanding. Expensive but worth it.

Thank James C
New York City, New York
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Chosen by our son in law as the venue for his birthday celebration (well, the one we were invited to) this renovated establishment based on an old Brooklyn restaurant offers excellent fresh pizza, not the 'Coke and Slice' kind. That it is a favorite amongst a huge choice of local eateries for our daughter and husband who visit often says... More 

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298 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The oldest restaurant in Brooklyn... a great place with history and atmosphere. We came in for a weekday dinner on a night that was not at all busy. We sat at the "rat pack" table. We started with arrancini, a pizza and some salads. Everything was delicious. After starters we had veal, and pasta dishes. Everything was cooked perfectly. It... More 

Thank mcmonScotland
Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Monte's has been around forever and it should stick around. The pizza is delicious and served on a raised long contraption that makes it fun to eat with a group. Other dishes are old school Italian and tasty.

Thank 921marke
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

This restaurant is rather popular so the food must be pretty good. I had a pizza, salad and some broccoli. I wasn't thrilled with any of these items. My family seemed to really enjoy their pizza-- so maybe it was just an off-night for me. So I need to return and order some of the other items on their menu... More 

Thank sweetsue5454
Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This was my first visit to Monte's. I took my girlfriend for her birthday dinner and we had a wonderful evening. The restaurant has a nice ambiance to it, but more importantly, our dinner was delicious. The service was great and I haven't experienced such an attentive staff in quite a while. They aimed to please! My girlfriend was surprised... More 

Thank Paula M
Boston, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We traveled from Massachusetts, and stayed in Brooklyn for 3 days. We ordered take out 2x from this restaurant. I cannot comment on the atmosphere of this restaurant, as we had the food delivered to a near by hotel that we were staying. The food was excellent. We ordered mussels, baked clams, the Quattro formaggi , and prosciutto and arugula... More 

Thank Sing15
Brooklyn, New York
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309 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015

Monte's proudly notes that it is one of the oldest restaurants in the city, founded in 1906. It is located on a side street in Gowanus, a mostly industrial neighborhood near better-known Park Slope. If you want a taste of old-school Italian, Monte's is the real deal. It exudes charm but is not really old-fashioned. It has a great menu... More 

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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 15 - USD 20
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 Carroll St, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1010
    (Nevins St & 3rd Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: F/G to Carroll Street and R to Union Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-852-7800

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