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Walter's

#144 of 4,385 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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166 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1475 (Cumberland)
+1 718-488-7800
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Today
11:00 - 01:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 01:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 01:00
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Edinburgh
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Landed in JFK and came straight here! Burger and beers! Amazing and just what we needed after a long flight! The menu did other stuff which all looked great but I'd say try the burger!!

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Thank Mcdonald79
Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We got there about 6 pm on a Friday night and were quickly seated. However, the waitress was a bit slow to take our drink order which we saw sitting on the bar waiting for her to pick up. After she served out drinks (by the way, DON'T order the iced tea! Really nasty taste!) she then chatted away with... More 

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Thank FrankB211
Quito, Ecuador
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71 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always thought it was the best place for oysters, except this last time. Some of the oysters (from Maine I believe) tasted really bad and fishy. The rest was ok but I was disappointed.

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Thank LilyRoseUIO
quito
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31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you are looking for fresh oysters, Walters is a classic you should not miss. best oysters in Brooklyn, no doubt.

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Thank xantiabermeo
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a local. She said it was a walk but it was worth it. And we agree the salad with tuna grilled and fish tacos later we are content. The waffles and chicken looked tempting.

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Thank YolandeaW
London
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I was taken here by a friend and it was super busy on our arrival but the staff were very accommodating, taking our names and asking to enjoy a drink at the bar whilst we waited for a table. We didn't have to wait long and we were shown to our table. The service was very attentive and nothing was... More 

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Thank mk1983
Avon, Connecticut
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We chose Walter's on a recommendation from a friend and he was right! Great food and cocktails with very attentive staff! The Steamed Duck Buns appetizer was so good that we ordered another!! Our party had the fried chicken, Fisherman's stew and French Dip! Everyone enjoyed their meals and the portions were good sized. We completed the meal with the... More 

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Thank Marianne G
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Food and staff should share the same top billing here. Food is better than what I hoped for with a menu not so big that it was hard to make a decision. Started with the watermelon feta salad - so fresh and light. Fried shrimp and grilled octopus appetizers were amazing. The octopus was the best EVER eaten. The seafood... More 

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Thank Mary B
New York City, New York
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We loved the brunch at this spot. We tried the French Toast and the Smoked Salmon Benedict and they were amazing. The service was great and the interior has lots of natural light so it doesn't feel cramped. It looks like they have a great happy hour too.

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Thank Steph G
New Richmond, Ohio
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241 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We arrived in Brooklyn on a Thursday afternoon. My husband was searching for nearby restaurants and Walter's came up. On arrival it was a bit fancier then expected. The staff was really nice. There was a wait and luckily a reservation no showed so we got their table. My husband got the fried chicken which he really enjoyed, both kids... More 

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Thank Christy C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-1475
    (Cumberland)
  • Public Transportation: C Train to Lafayette
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-488-7800

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