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“Nice Saturday Morning Brunch in Park Slope”
Review of Al Di La Trattoria

Al Di La Trattoria
Ranked #12 of 6,643 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$40
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Reviewed 19 June 2018

My wife and I had Saturday brunch in this very cozy corner spot last weekend. To our surprise, we were seated without a wait. Our server, Brianna, was quick and friendly throughout; we had menus, bread and our drinks in just a moment.

The menu is not very extensive, but good enough for both both of us to find something we enjoyed. I had the waffle with a generous amount of maple syrup. My wife's hash featured what she just told me were "big, delicious chunks" of pork belly that were quite different from the traditional chopped up hash presentation. She loved it.

One caveat for brunch. When we were eating, most of the other tables were families with young kids. We certainly had no problem with this; we have our own young grandchildren, and I suspect that when you're in Park Slope -- which is obviously very kid-centric -- little ones in restaurants are something that simply "comes with the territory." If a little noise and disorder are going to bother you on a weekend morning, this might not be the place for you. Otherwise, I certainly recommend it.

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Dinner here was a wonderful start to our weekend getaway to New York. The menu choices and the specials made deciding difficult, but sharing easy. The mussels were our least favorite, not bad, just we've had better elsewhere, but the pasta and the steak entrees were phenomenal. Even the side arugula and our additional vegetable did not disappoint. The wait was shorter than anticipated and stated, so attempting drinks nearby was not necessary. The service was excellent, and the ambiance was an ideal introduction to the neighborhood. We'll be back.

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Reviewed 13 June 2018

We went here for dinner after hearing good things. And we now agree. The restaurant is cozy but not congested. The service was friendly and unintrusive. And the food was the star. The vegetables in particular were outstanding. The swiss chard with some anchovy flavoring was great as was the mixed broiled mushrooms. We were pleased with the saltimbocca and the hangar steak as well. All five of us gave positive reviews. Better get a reservation as there were people waiting outside in the rain.

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Thank Barry17149021
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

If you like italian food , that`s a nice place to visit.
Familiar and nice restaurant.
Good portions.
Recomended

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Thank EduSaoPaulo
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Reviewed 25 May 2018

This is one of the best Italian restaurants in Brooklyn. The ambience, food and services were all very good. The only complaint was that they do not take reservations except for groups over 6. You need to get there early or be prepared to wait.
For the food, we started with Seppia and Oxtail and the Spring Salad. The Oxtail, cuttle fish and creamy polenta was so good. The spring salad was so fresh!
For entrees we had the braised rabbit with creamy polenta, out of this world! The whole fish of the day was sea bream and it was also very good. The pasta special with boar ragu was good, but could have used a little more ragu. But, all three meals were excellent.
We will be back..

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