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El Almacen

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557 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2920
+1 718-218-7284
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri 17:00 - 12:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

All the flavors on point. Staff extremely accommodating and welcoming. Can't wait to go back!!!! Corn, tacos, skirt steak, paella, sausage, crape, margarita. Happy thank you more please. So so so great!!!

Thank ngettes
Level Contributor
30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived without a reservation and the restaurant was full. Been a small restaurant there is no seating area so waited outside for a couple of minutes on the steps of a neighbouring property. Been in New York we wanted the American steak experience. Something that is hard to find in the U.K. Our waitress was lovely – efficient, charming... More 

Thank Erdingtonjohn
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I always visit this place wen visiting our daughter in NYC. Cozy atmosphere, great service and amazing food. The BEST morcilla outside Argentina! Great selection of wines, but nothing goes better with your asado than a good Malbec. A bit of a wait even with reservations, but worth the wait. Love it!

Thank marco r
Somerville, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome, great atmosphere and the food is awesome. We had paella and tacos. The paella was possible the best I've ever had, the seafood was cooked to perfection and so tasty. Next time I'm in NYC I want to go here!

Thank Chris R
Rome, Italy
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stayed in New York for 4 days and we had, by far, the best dinner ever at El Almacen. The tapas melted in my mouth and the rest of the food was so delicious we almost stopped talking. The staff was magnificent andso cheerful. We hadn't made an reservation but the staff quickly arranged a place for us to... More 

Thank Anna Å
Brooklyn, New York
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Best place in all Brooklyn.. beast of a rib eye steak.. ribs are amazing too.. very romantic and cozy place..I been there over 10 times last year..service is great and atmosphere always amazing.. order the skirt steak and you make your stomach very happy

Thank allous5
Gothenburg, Sweden
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116 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Even though I don't eat meat myself, I went here together with my traveling companions in order to please their cravings for good meat. We were all more than pleased and satisfied with the food. The meat was very well prepared and the vegetarian Aji Relleno was also very tasteful. Good wines, excellent service and nice atmosphere makes this a... More 

Thank Ellinor E
Noerresundby, Denmark
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The steaks are Big and tasty. Fair prices and good service. Very good place if you are looking for great steaks.

Thank Buttlerbirgit
Retford, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

I rang to book and was told for tables of 2 there would be no problem so we turned up and were seated straight away, the waitress was fantastic with a great sense of humour! A couple of the steak dishes were sold but not a problem still plenty of choice, we have the octopus to start as recommended on... More 

Thank tonikb39
New York City, New York
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Recently I went to a top steak house in NYC and paid a small fortune for the food, which I was very disappointed by the following weekend I came to El Almacen. Although I've been here before it's been quite some time. Service was good, restaurant is small but that's my type of place, but the food wow, I travel... More 

Thank Simon L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Argentinian, Steakhouse, Latin, Spanish, South American
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 557 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2920
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-218-7284

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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?