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171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
+1 718-643-7003
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (27 reviews)
“green eggs” (9 reviews)
“tapas” (18 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Oleo has a warm, inviting atmosphere with hanging plants and an eclectic blend of music. We arrived in time for the tapas menu featuring soft pitas, marinated olives, and spicy cauliflower pickles. The mixed pea salad of raw broccoli, red onion, and olives with a...More

Thank Chaz C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Normally I never hand out 5 stars, but the overall value for money, the welcoming staff and atmosphere is simple awesome. We tried the vegan burger (first time and very skeptical) but it really tasted great and a very good alternative to beef ! (Did...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Came fro brunch on sunday and it was amazing, really busy and a great atmosphere in this place, the service is very attentive and yet still friendly. Really good spot.

Thank Mrfinnjaradd
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Everyone in our party loved their food. There was praise for the French shrimp, Arctic Char and vegan paella. The entrees were of adequate size and bordering on the slightly small. Two of us shared the paella, which is probably a little small for two....More

Thank Grumo
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

This is an adorable neighborhood restaurant in Clinton Hill. We came before a concert at BAM. We started with a specialty martini, Buda - very tasty! My husband and I shared a Greek salad, which was a little spicy. We shared paella with fish, with...More

Thank DrKatieRN
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant in Clinton Hill! People very friendly, lovely mood and the most delicious food! Recommended!

Thank Bruna M
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This is a warm and welcoming restaurant in the heart of Fort Greene, with an eclectic menu. The four of us all ordered different dishes and each was absolutely delicious. The wine list is limited, but varied. Be prepared for a wait - no reservations...More

Thank AedPj
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Brunch done right! Great drink choices and Brunch specials. Lamb hash was soooo good! Chocolate crossiants were so good. Will go back. Kid friendly place as well.

Thank William M
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I've been living in Brooklyn for almost 20 years, and ate at Olea's for the 1st time on my birthday in August!!! At the suggestion of a friend who lives in Queens, mind you! We met for dinner and I ordered tapas and a salad,...More

1  Thank Mary L
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Very good tapas joint. Good sangrias, good lamb meat balls appetizer and great Farrah vegetable pesto. I was very pleasantly surprised and highly recommend ‘this restaurant.

1  Thank Michael S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-643-7003
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