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Al Di La Trattoria

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248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
+1 718-636-8888
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Today
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:30
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Fri 18:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 15:30
Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Madison, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all opted for the salad of oranges, onion, fennel and pomegranate seeds followed by polenta with mushrooms and greens topped with a poached egg, and we were delighted with the beautiful full flavors and subtle combinations in our selections. Portion size was excellent, but they were so tasty that we felt it necessary to try a couple of desserts... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Never dissatisfied at this quaint spot. The food is simply well done! Portions aren't large but well appointed. Flavors are full & rich. Seasonal menu, not a huge selection however it works. Wish there was a larger variety of reds by the glass. Cocktails are up to par. The space is warm and cozy with dim candlelight,great for date night.... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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352 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

This restaurant gets very busy on the weekends, but it is well worth a wait! The ambiance is lovely, and our waiter was friendly, attentive, and patient in describing the menu and specials. We shared the mussels, which were large and served in a fabulous sauce. Homemade pasta is excellent here, and we usually opt for the special of the... More 

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Gibsons
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199 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Brooklyners favourite place to dine. Go early to get a table! Cozy interior with lively family-style ambiance. Chef Anna Klinger offers authentic Northern Italian cuisine with plenty of menu options plus daily specials. Share a pasta dish to start (tantalizing butternut squash ravioli when in season), prosciutto layered pork with crushed golden roasties and Brussels sprouts or fresh sea bass... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant offers original Italien food. The restaurant has a nice and friendly atmosphere and the stuff is knowing their food and drinks. Perfect for a nice Dinner.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

On a busy streetcorner in brooklyn sits al di la---actually two of them. One is a standard restaurant with a great brunch menu. We sampled two of the dishes ( polenta with funghi, pork belly hash) and were blown away. Around us others ate pasta, sandwiches and salad, each with a bit of flair. The second al di la adjacent... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Very small restaurant with a nice atmosphere. We had a difficult time choosing from the menu. The mussels in a white wine sauce were very good. The Risotto with quail was exceptional. The kale salad was just right. The ravioli with butternut squash was wonderful. We chose a red blend wine which was very good. We just happened by and... More 

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Wilton, Connecticut
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230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

On one of our weekend trips to visit our daughter and dine at one of the many wonderful restaurants in Brooklyn, we found Al Di La Trattoria. It was a beautiful day so we decided to walk around the area near her apartment and she indicated that some of her colleagues had said it was terrific. They did not lie... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I was very impressed with this place, and so I wrote, over a year ago but as the song says "Things they are changing..." I went there again, recently, and was annoyingly surprised - I specifically asked our waiter "How much wine in your "glass of wine"? - which cost there as much as a bottle - and he pointed... More 

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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were visiting friends who live in Brooklyn and they suggested this restaurant which was a short walk from their apartment and Prospect Park. The food and ambiance was excellent and I would definitely recommend to others.

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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$ 31 - US$ 40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-636-8888

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