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Petite Crevette

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144 Union St, on Hicks, Brooklyn, NY 11231-2908
+1 718-855-2632
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
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24 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New York City
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Corn crab chowder at $10 a bowl was nothing more than bland cream soup, hardly a taste of crab. Sautéed snapper was ok but at $28 not exceptional. Haricot salad was no big deal. Doubt that I'll give this one a second try.

Thank Gypsygirl65
Brooklyn, New York
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737 reviews
520 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Small cafe origianl used to be on Atlantic years ago. Nice menu choices. Friendly owner and staff. Hidden location on HIcks.

New York City, New York
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2015

If you're looking for an authentic, local experience with fresh and amazing fish, this is the place. In a very quiet neighborhood, this place is a hidden gem. Worth the trek

Thank jayjayjayjay2015
Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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99 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Located just over the BQE from Carroll Gardens, this miniature fish restaurant is a can't miss for us. The fish is extraordinarily fresh, the service thoughtful and pleasant, and the bill incredibly reasonable! And, best of all, it's BYO! But boy can it be tight seating, especially in the front! You can order with complete confidence across the menu. No... More 

Thank Quenames
coral gables, florida
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65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I went back to this restaurant and brought some special friends with me. We had another wonderful experience. I was so excited as they had the soft shell crab and that is my favorite along with one my friend's favorite. We ordered the soft shell crab and the salmon. For dessert we ordered the cherry tart and the berry tart,... More 

Thank mir6934
New York City, New York
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49 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

My husband and I went to Petite Crevette for a special celebration and we were not disappointed. The restaurant is very small, does not take reservations, is B.Y.O.B. and is cash only! With all of those elements, it's affordable, but often hard to get into, with lines of folks outside waiting to get in. We were lucky and walked right... More 

Thank Topolobopo
New York City, New York
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115 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

I really wanted to love this place; it is so quaint and cute! It's a BYOB, so don't forget the wine! In a nutshell: the menu was rather limited and food was average. It also wasn't the traditional French food that I was expecting. The place is tiny and very cramped. Service was good. I can't say I hated the... More 

Rhinelander, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

The food was very good but I would not say excellent. The service was excellent . Brooklyn has so many choices fine dining it is hard to separate yourself from all the other great places. The restaurant is very small and some would say intimate. It was slightly noisy. The mustard encrusted salmon was wonderful but the highlight was the... More 

Thank 57heinz57
Brooklyn NY
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171 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2014

We have loved dining at this charming, intimate restaurant since the day it opened. The personable chef/owner is always on hand for friendly conversation. The food is delicious. The fish is fresh. There are always wonderful choices. With restaurant wine prices so high these days, the BYOB policy is definitely a plus.

Thank BrooklynBubbe
Brooklyn, New York
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

My husband and I were very excited about trying this place because of the reviews. Restaurant was extremely hot cause the place is extremely tight if you are claustrophobic this is not your place, the menus are in the walls written very small and almost impossible to read we have to go online to read it. We had the fried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 25
French, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Union St, on Hicks, Brooklyn, NY 11231-2908
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-855-2632

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