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Rustik Tavern

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, , American
471 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205-4410
+1 347-406-9700
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  • Average5%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
Opens in 26 min
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Bar, Pub, American
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
471 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205-4410
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1 - 10 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Met a family friend here for lunch while visiting the area. The food was amazing, and our waiter/bartender was super awesome and took great care of us. Would definitely visit again!

Thank Sydney M
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We were there on a beautiful summer evening so sat in the back patio. Lovely! Had great service and the food was delicious. We had the fried chicken, the pasta and the steak. No complaints. Enjoyed happy hour drinks to 8 pm. A great value...More

Thank Edith L
Reviewed 15 May 2017

First Mothers day without my Mum my Father took me there. I chose this restaurant because it is black owned (we have to start supporting at our own). I had salmon burger with fries and an L.I. Icetea. Which was delish, the bun was made...More

Thank Donnavee
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We decided to stop for dinner after a long day of work meetings. It was Wednesday, March 8, a day without a woman, so the service was quite slow. The bartender was waiting tables. My colleague mentioned the Day Without a Woman protest after he...More

Thank KatWomanNYC
Frantz M, Owner at Rustik Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2017

Thanks for coming to see us for dinner! Though the service was a bit slower than usual, we're glad you had such a great time with us, and we appreciate you reaching out here with your support. Can't wait to see what you think of...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Visited with a friend who wanted a quick bite. Reviewed this site previously. We had wing appetizers, burgers this time. Only problem was there was only one server that evening, and the place filled very quickly after our arrival. Will return.

Thank T L
Frantz M, Owner at Rustik Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2016

We're glad TripAdvisor steered you in our direction! Happy to hear your burger and wings were spot on, and we appreciate your patience during a busy time. Looking forward to having you back for another bite soon. All the best, Rustik Team

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Great experience: everything about this brunch was good. The waitress, the drinks, the food, the ambiance...i recommend you try this spot. Hopefully, you will have the same great experience I had.

Thank MrDujour
Frantz M, Owner at Rustik Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2016

Thanks for making our day! We're excited to have you back for another excellent experience. Cheers! -Rustik Team

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Rustik Tavern has a comfortable interior with a nice outdoor space though I don't like eating outside. The food was good, had the catfish and home fries, my friend had the quiche with salad. Both plates were cleared well, smile! The server was pleasant, overall...More

Thank SisterSage718
Frantz M, Owner at Rustik Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2016

Thank you for stopping by with your sister! We're glad to hear our food, service, and vibe impressed you two enough to make you want to write such a kind review. Hope to see you for more catfish soon! Cheers! Rustik Team

Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

My friend had a surprise birthday brunch party here on a Sunday afternoon and everything was great. There was 15 of us and we were well taken of. We had an assortment of dishes and took advantage of the $30 unlimited mimosas, bellinis,and screwdrivers,everything was...More

1  Thank candygirl70
Frantz M, Owner at Rustik Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2016

A surprise birthday brunch is such a cool way to celebrate your friends! Thanks for letting us know how much fun you all had. We're glad we could soothe your soul with our bottomless drinks and laid-back vibes. We're just as excited for you to...More

Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

The chicken and waffles was great! Crispy but still juicy. The cinnamon waffle was soft and spongy but a bit crispy, just right. Also great syrup and hot sauce to mix and match. My sister had the Kent (chicken) Sandwich which was delicious and came...More

1  Thank Emily G
Frantz M, Owner at Rustik Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2016

Emily, it sounds like you had the perfect seat outside for that meal! Delicious brunch in the springtime sun with chirping birds? We're ready for the weekend already. Thanks for letting us know what you loved -- we're really excited to have you back! Until...More

Reviewed 10 January 2016

We ate here on Christmas Eve and it was the perfect spot for our small group. The food was great and the drinks were especially potent. If you're looking for a place with great atmosphere, good food, excellent service and reasonable prices, this is it....More

Thank Verve
Frantz M, Owner at Rustik Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2016

Holidays call for light spirits, heavy pours, and food that's just right. We're glad to hear we could make your holiday trip a memorable one. Please come back soon! Our brunch will have you singing carols in May. Take care! -Rustik Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 471 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205-4410
    (Franklin & Kent Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: G train @ Classon Ave
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 347-406-9700
Whether you seek a weekly brunch spot or a night filled with libations, live beats, Rustik is your one stop shop for a good time. Simply put, Rustik's beer selection is outstanding. With IPA's, microbrews, rotating draft lines, and a large selection of bottle beer from around the world, you're sure to find a beer that pleases your palate. Set in Brooklyn's eclectic Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, blocks from Pratt University, Rustik Tavern offers something for everyone. Its plush couches, fireplace and brick wall laced with 70's music memorabilia creates a nostalgic atmosphere. Add our impressive bar selection and sophisticated American eats and you have a living room away from home. Our TV screens are always on your favorite game and our patio is open year round. Looking for a good happy hour? Check us on Tuesday - Friday from 4 - 8PM for special deals on cocktails, wine and draft beers. Lunch specials run 11AM - 4PM where you can get a burger and a beer for $12. "Live music weekly", is Rustik's mantra. Rustik hosts some of the best local talent that Brooklyn has to offer. Rustik pulls its live band pool from many different genres of music. Rock, R&B, jazz, folk, hip hop, reggae, and soul, Rustik has it all. So grab a seat and stay a while...slow sippers allowed.
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