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Yemen Cafe and Restaurant

176 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5656
+1 718-834-9533
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
176 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5656
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As soon as we walked into this very unpretentious restaurant & smelled the amazing aromas emanating around us, we knew we were in for a treat - we were not disappointed. Who could ask for anything better - an amazingly delicious dinner served by friendly...More

Thank Iris_L_13_13
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

While we have eaten lots of Middle Eastern food before, never food from Yemen. This is a lovely cafe with a friendly staff and terrific food. Reasonably priced, as well. Don't miss the lamb. Soup and bread are both delicious.

Thank KayakDC
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This place is quite something!! Fresh food, delicious fresh water served ice cold in chilled silver glasses (great on a hot summer day) . . . authentic Middle Eastern cuisine! When you walk in you are met with the smell of delicious spices, freshly baked...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Authentic Yemeni food. Don't be put off by the no-frills décor. Friendly staff, boisterous atmosphere (at least on a Saturday night when we went). And the food! They start you off with marag, a wonderful lamb broth (and I don't even like lamb) and clay...More

Thank 100Cranberry
Reviewed 15 February 2017

On a cold, windy day we were greeted with a complimentary cup of delicious hot soup and warm brick oven bread. This was a great start to a return lunch visit to this family owned restaurant in Brooklyn Heights Arab section. .In addition to Yemeni...More

Thank SoAmertransplant
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Where do I start? First the atmosphere is welcoming and friendly. The staff goes out of its way to explain the different foods. The other diners were mostly Yemeni natives, but they made us feel like part of the family. I am used to grape...More

Thank Enrique N
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant with delicious food . It's one of the greatest restaurant I ate and he is the best Arabic restaurant in New York

Thank Abdallah M
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Outstanding home style cooking. Copious portions including freebies. I just upgraded this app and it keeps going out on me so I am short on details. Terrific meal an highly recommended.

Thank Queensguy730
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place to hang out with friends. Fast food and beverages are very good. Sitting was awesome. Must visit.

Thank Darshit123
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Eating here is the closest you will get to being transported to an eating house in the souks of Yemen. The majority of the visitors are from the middle-east, many of the women dressed in hijabs. I thought that we may be made to feel...More

Thank englishmaninmidtown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-5656
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-834-9533
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