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171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
+1 718-643-7003
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (27 reviews)
“green eggs” (9 reviews)
“tapas” (19 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The best restaurant in Clinton Hill! People very friendly, lovely mood and the most delicious food! Recommended!

Thank Bruna M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a warm and welcoming restaurant in the heart of Fort Greene, with an eclectic menu. The four of us all ordered different dishes and each was absolutely delicious. The wine list is limited, but varied. Be prepared for a wait - no reservations...More

Thank AedPj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brunch done right! Great drink choices and Brunch specials. Lamb hash was soooo good! Chocolate crossiants were so good. Will go back. Kid friendly place as well.

Thank William M
Reviewed 27 September 2017

I've been living in Brooklyn for almost 20 years, and ate at Olea's for the 1st time on my birthday in August!!! At the suggestion of a friend who lives in Queens, mind you! We met for dinner and I ordered tapas and a salad,...More

1  Thank Mary L
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Very good tapas joint. Good sangrias, good lamb meat balls appetizer and great Farrah vegetable pesto. I was very pleasantly surprised and highly recommend ‘this restaurant.

1  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Have stopped going to this place because the service is so "spotty" Bar service slow, but food is tasty, out of the ordinary. Love the orrechiete with brocoli rabe and sausage. A big portion to be shared.

Thank LittleRicky
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had a wonderful dinner, multiple courses, for less than 200 for 4 (before tip). The restaurant is beautiful. This is a tapas place with many unusual and interesting dishes, a sundae with macademian nuts, a beet spread, deviled eggs. Chef takes regular tapas dishes...More

Thank HalGordon
Reviewed 2 September 2017

For our stay in NY , we opted to rent an apt in Brooklyn as it was much better value than the hotels we looked at online in NY. I researched restaurants in Brooklyn for our stay as we felt that at night after a...More

Thank Brenda R
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This a a tiny place that typically has a wait. We had a 90 minute wait and we arrived at 8:00pm. We started with the Almond-Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Dates. The bacon was very crispy. This was the perfect blend of salty and sweet. We also...More

Thank DeAnna S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Two couples met at Olea for an early Sunday night dinner. The restaurant says it's closed from 4-5:00, but when we arrived about 4:40, patrons were still finishing drinks and food. We liked seeing that as it says that the place won't rush you out...More

Thank nyccouple2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-1019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-643-7003
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