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Bar Tabac

128 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6258
+1 718-923-0918
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (13 reviews)
“moules frites” (6 reviews)
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French, Bar
$$ - $$$
128 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6258
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I stopped at this lovely french restaurant this past Sunday for a brunch after we finished to work. We loved the ambience and the live band that was playing jazz, blues and the classics really topped it all. I had an amazing...More

Thank anencioni75
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Bar Tabac seems to be a well-known secret when we asked around for recommendations for our NY visit. Even our morning coffee barista in one of Chelsea’s hippest hotels lit up enthusiastically when I mentioned where we were going. In France, a “Bar Tabac” evokes...More

Thank TooFrequentTraveller
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I can't think of any other place that can beat the atmosphere of bar tabac for brunch. I find myself always bringing my friends here every time and if I'm on the first date it's my first suggestion every time. Atmosphere is Lively with live...More

Thank Kim O
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Good food, nice atmosphere- feels like a long-time old Brooklyn dive that has survived by adapting to new Brooklyn ways - without selling out. It’s not amazing, just solid when you haven’t booked or casual when you want to relax for a meal.

Thank tbdempsey
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We liked the atmosphere and the staff. The menu offered standard bistro fare. The shrimp ceviche and escargot were good. The steak frites was not an impressive cut of meat - even cooked rare it was chewy and not tender and disappointing. There were other...More

Thank Gaggy1
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This was a great place, delicious food and nice atmosphere. Had good jazz music, although not live on Saturdays.

Thank Anonymous11235
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Our party of five included our 8 month old grandson so it was great to be able to sit outside--plenty for him to look at, and people to charm. While he made friends we had a delicious brunch. I enjoyed the avocado toast, topped with...More

Thank LizEllicottCity_MD
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Enjoyed the Stinky Brooklyn cheese plate w/ charcuterie, great local produces on the plate. So we had to return the next evening, had a great authentic Nicoise. The tuna was just perfect. Great atmosphere, very professional and courteous staff, who managed very well although the...More

Thank PM_Nordic_traveller
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

My niece .. the tour guide for all of us .. had not been here before, even though she lives around the corner. This Sunday brunch before a big day of sightseeing will always be my favorite of all time! My son and I both...More

Thank LovesTravel0728
Reviewed 15 September 2017

It's not the food or the wine — it's the people! I got back here three times out of seven nights I spent in NY <3

Thank Dina M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6258
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-923-0918
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