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Miss Favela

#1,792 of 4,681 Restaurants in Brooklyn
$$ - $$$, Latin, South American
57 S 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-5106
+1 718-230-4040
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible20%
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Brazilian, Latin, South American
$$ - $$$
57 S 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-5106
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Live music,no cover charge, no room to get close enough to the bar, to order a drink. No table to sit out, to order food. I might suggest eating at another restaurant, there are plenty in the neighborhood, then coming to stand outside the open...More

Thank Stan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Miss Favela, the perfect place to live a favela experience, located by the emblematic Brooklyn Bridge in New York. You’ll dance all night long with the beautiful sound of the live band playing Brazilian music. The food and the caipirinha were very. I personally recommend...More

Thank Vianka V
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Had a grilled ham and cheese sandwich that was horrible. How do you mess up a ham & cheese sandwich? Followed by chicken croquettes that were inedible. The rice and beans was the only thing I ate. The waitress was very un-Brazilian. No smiles or...More

Thank Icchok
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We went for a birthday party (15 of us) for dinner and were having a good time. None was drunk or annoying, some of us we were just chatting on the balcony until they had to close it and told us we could move outside...More

Thank Fedeliffa
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The waiter was really rude. He told us we could only sit outside if we ate, and two of us did and the other two were just drinking. He was really annoyed, but he could have just told us to please sit inside. But then...More

Thank ironmaider
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Short and simple amazing food. Waiter slacking big time. Forgot a main course took forever to get it. Then leaving asked for checked waiting over 15 mins. And FYI cash only! Was never disclosed nor posted.

Thank Jcxny
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Place is super small. Bar area is timy and get packed quick! Must say was a bit disappointed with the caiprinahs. Tons of sugar but not muddled all that well. Yes I know its a sugar based drink but the sugar wasnt even dissolved? I...More

1  Thank thelookforless
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

walking from brooklyn to williamsburg, excellent stop. live brazilian music. enthusiastic bartender. didn't eat just drank, but the food looked spectacular. but bring cash, no credit cards, at least at the bar.

1  Thank grisel23
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The favela decor theme is really striking -- they have done a really great job with it. My lunch was the potato and onion soup with collard greens and a dish of croquettes. Everything tasted fresh and home-made and excellent. I also enjoyed the pomegranate...More

Thank rh24
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere is really amazing - you feel in Brazil and the live band is great. The food though is average and 20% gratuity was added to our bill whereas we were only 3. The service wasn't worth 20% for this reason I am not...More

Thank Nadia L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Brazilian, Latin, South American
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 S 5th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-5106
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-230-4040
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