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Ortobello Restaurant

6401 Bay Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11204-3930
+1 718-236-9810
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (3 reviews)
“red sauce” (2 reviews)
“old school” (2 reviews)
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6401 Bay Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11204-3930
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

We visited friends who are Brooklyn natives and asked them to take us to an "authentic" neighborhood Italian restaurant. Ortobello could not have been better. The menu is about as traditional as can be, and everything was superbly prepared--and LARGE servings, so anticipate leftovers. The...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I had no expectations, but when i left Ortobello I was a true fan...and very full. Great old school, family style Italian restaurant. We shared a bunch of dishes...each one was fabulous.

Thank DogDoggie
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I wish there was a 'very' average choice for overall rating. The appetizers were ok. The veal entrees we had were incredibly bland. The entrees took almost 45 minutes to be served and there were only three other tables occupied in the restaurant. I have...More

Thank MrM283
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This family run restaurant features specials and fine Italian dishes. Also a four course menu that is excellent. Very good sauces for all dishes. Staff aims to please and wants you to enjoy and feel welcome. It's all good food. House wine is good as...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 30 December 2016

What a surprise to find this lovely Italian Restaurant in Brooklyn. We were a large party and they were kind enough to hold a reservation for 12 of us. The place is small but very cozy and is run by a local family. They were...More

Thank Regina R
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I have driven passed this little corner restaurant hundreds of times, over the years, and never thought to try it. Its faded sign always seemed like an bad omen. Well, what a delicious surprise I had last night! My friend said he would like Italian...More

Thank barry p
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This place came highly recommended from some people in my inner circle of foodies. Most portions are family style which would have been nice if the waiter told us. I tasted most of the dishes at my table and there was about 7 of us....More

Thank adam r
Reviewed 22 June 2016

If you want a real NY Italian experience go to this restaurant. We were staying near Wall Street but the metro made it easy to get there. We had called earlier in the day to make a reservation and the woman said walk ins only....More

Thank rmc81714
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Service was excellent, Food terrific. Mussels outstanding. Feels like you are at a family gathering. Good people, good food.

Thank TapTheBrakes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

All food home made while you wait. Mussels are outstanding. Family run and quality abounds. Option to order as you like or a soup thru dessert option that is phenomenal. Veal, eggplant or seafood all choices are first rate. Daily specials available. Very good house...More

Thank James P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6401 Bay Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11204-3930
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-236-9810
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