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Provence en Boite

) #39 of 216 Bakeries in Brooklyn #705 of 4,906 Places to Eat in Brooklyn ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, Cafe, European
263 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-4740
+1 718-797-0707
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Cafe, European
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
263 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-4740
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 20 March 2017

Provence makes the best French toast, in my opinion, accompanied by a raspberry sauce and fresh fruit. Other options are delicious as well; sweet and savory crepes, several egg dishes. Large bowls of cafe au lait, as well as cappuccino, regular coffee, are excellent. Huge...More

Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The waiter could barely speak English and had no French, no bread was available, foul-tasting tap water was served in dirty jugs. This used to be a good bistro-type cafe but the owners appear to have deserted it.

Thank worldtrotter2009
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff. Nice breakfast spot. My wife and I had a relaxing breakfast outside enjoying Brooklyn on a sunny Saturday morning. I do need to add that I do live in Brooklyn.

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Regularly have breakfast here when visiting friends in Brooklyn. The food is good. The baked goods can be amazing. The outside tables give a nice French café ambiance. We have been able to sit for 2 or 3 hours at a time without being hassled,...More

Thank 12trvlgirl
Reviewed 18 April 2016

Nothing like having a glass of french rosé, seating outside a bistro, eating quiche and getting a bit of sun on your face. Head to Provence en boite, on Smith street, and enjoy simple French fare and delicious pastries, also available to take home...

Thank Francois L
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I was hoping to see Provencal dishes in the brunch menu of the restaurant (salade nicoise, Mediterranean vegetables, etc.) but, apart from the decorum, there is not much from Provence in there... Dommage.

1  Thank RemiCotignac
Reviewed 11 November 2015

My friend and I were looking for a late lunch place on Smith Street and happened upon this French bistro. We ordered two different quiches and mushroom and onion soups. We also had coffees and dessert - a fruit tarte. The food was delicious, but...More

Thank Scottishchef
Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

Cosy, good coffee and tartelette. But.... far too expencive. It's cheaper even at Camps Ellysees in Paris.

Thank CrilleE
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We had a light lunch and a drink on Labor Day. A multi-generation family restaurant and was the perfect spot for the two of us.

2  Thank rcarter0920
Reviewed 7 September 2015

One of my favorite things about this restaurant is how they serve the cafe au lait in bowls, brings back memories of a trip to Quebec City! Portions are large and food is delicious. Wonderful choices for brunch, lunch or dinner, and dinner specials each...More

2  Thank SuzyQu15
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 263 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231-4740
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-797-0707
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