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El Almacen

557 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2920
+1 718-218-7284
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“empanadas” (8 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
“relleno” (2 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Argentinian, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
557 Driggs Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11211-2920
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

we've had the rabas for starter; best calamari i've had in a long time!! after that i had the entraña, which was absolutely fantastic as well! service was excellent. can't wait to go again!

Thank liliane_ku
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small, cozy and busy restaurant. Need to book in advance and be ready to squeeze as tables are small. Great quality meat, wines and lovely starter salad, worth the extra $$. Friendly service, although turnaround is too fast and staff don't have time to give...More

Thank IceCapricorn
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I went for dinner with my housband in July. The location is great in the middle of Williamsburgh. The place is nice and charming, romantic illumination. Food was really good, especially the empanadas, which were amazing. Maybe a bit overcharged. I'd recommend it to meat...More

Thank Sara M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Outstanding atmosphere, this place has a real buzz. Hard to get a table so we ate at the bar (probably best to reserve in advance). Great service, tremendous steak perfectly cooked, good wine list Hard to beat

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The food is simple and tasty. The best items on the menu are the steaks and straight forward grilled vegetables. The service is a bit uneven, sometimes it's friendly and helpful, but when things get busy your server will often forget about you. Finally don't...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I've been to El Almacen many times, in small groups and in large groups, and just to sit and have a steak at the bar. The food is outstanding; the service is fabulous; and the setting is bustling and festive with a great crowd. You...More

Thank SRMbrooklyn
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

This was an excellent find on our first night and within walking distance of our airbnb. The building seems small and unassuming from the outside but once inside it stretches back into a hive of genial activity and welcoming foodie smells. The restaurant filled up...More

Thank Auberiginas
Reviewed 19 March 2017 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
Reviewed 24 February 2017 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...More

Thank Erdingtonjohn
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...More

Thank marco r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
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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