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Vinegar Hill House

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$$ - $$$
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72 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1222 (Water & Front)
+1 718-522-1018
Today
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
Sat - Sun 10:30 - 15:30
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Orbetello, Italy
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Suggested by friends from NYC. Excellent food (no matter what you like and choose, it is evident the quality of food, here, is top-standard, as well as its preparation). Excellent wine (my partner is French, and I am Italian: we do know what we are talking about). Excellent service (smart, educated, competent, friendly, young). Excellent "ambiance" (good lighting, good music,... More 

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New York City, New York
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88 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Walked across Manhattan bridge through this Brooklyn neighbourhood to meet an old friend and could NOT believe I had never been there. Loved the atmosphere, loved the food and loved to explore after. A must do.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

The menu is limited here but you can't go wrong with the pork chop. Absolute perfection. Top quality meat grilled to just the right temperature. The rillette appetizer was excellent too, although more of a pork pate in style. The pear and fennel salad was surprisingly good. Others had pasta and chicken, all of which were fine, but the chop... More 

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Davis, CA
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Wow! What a killer dinner we had at Vinegar Hill House. We started with charcuterie - home made, of course. Moved on to the roast chicken (someone else was ordering or I'd never have tried that). It was scrumptious. We also had a pasta dish and the squash side. Everything was super tasty, the service was perfect and the atmosphere... More 

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Mountainside, New Jersey
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32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

First visit to this very unique restaurant. We had a pre-wedding brunch there with our son and family. All of the offerings were great - as we like to share. Sourdough apple pancakes are awesome, as well as the eggs benedict, and the specials of the day. Comfortable atmosphere and good staff/service. A place to go when in Brooklyn, New... More 

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hong kong
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275 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

A friend highly recommended here! Full of people during dinner time! Need reservation in advance. Interior decoration is average. Very strong oily smell in the restaurant! Waitress is no very pleasant! The glasses had very strong detergent smell! Food is average! Price is average!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Vinegar Hill is not easy to find for non-New Yorkers. We even had to direct the cabbie by phone GPS. Locate it, we did, however. Like many neighborhood venues, the restaurant is small and was crowded. Reservations are certainly a good idea. The menu was focused with locally sourced items, all of high quality. We started with a radish based... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I was in Brooklyn anyway that day and I'm glad I stayed on the other side of the river for dinner. It's a characterful little neighbourhood restaurant and it felt like a relaxed local crowd. Very hospitable and the food was enjoyable. I thought the chocolate Guinness cake was a bit cakey for a restaurant dessert, but I can't say... More 

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Walton, Kentucky
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful dinner. The cast iron chicken is to die for and the waitstaff was very friendly. Fun night

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Thank Nancy R
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13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Its a good place to visit for a Sunday brunch ! Very relaxing and fun to be. Good price ! Enjoy the eggs Benedict !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 15:30
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:30
Saturday
18:00 - 23:30
10:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Hudson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1222
    (Water & Front)
  • Public Transportation: York Street off of the F train
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-522-1018

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