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70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-4111
+1 718-388-5100
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (17 reviews)
“pasta” (15 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-4111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely dinner al fresco for my daughter's birthday. The food was wonderfully prepared country Italian ... delicious homemade pasta. There was as torrential rain storm during dinner, but the garden is well protected with an unobtrusive skylight awning as well as clear...More

Thank lucy021482
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great friendly Italian food, great outside seating. On the pricy side (or maybe iy is just high Dollar :) )

Thank Sanna S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great local style restaurant (in Italy) in the heart of Brooklyn. Service was warm and friendly and felt like many local residents eating there as well. Very laid back atmosphere in a cute courtyard perfect for warm nights. My group of 3 enjoyed all...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

My husband and I recently went for dinner at Aurora. It was a summer's evening, and we were seated outside. The atmosphere in the restaurant is similar to what you'd find in Italy - there's a real buzz! The wine selection was good, but what...More

Thank Natalie O
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We had such a wonderful experience at the Aurora Restaurant recently. The food was exceptional as was the service. My son and his new bride count it as one of their favorite restaurants which is why they chose to have their reception there. The garden...More

Thank Shelley L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

The side open courtyard is perfect for an early Summer lunch. The small menu has fresh and tasty Italian dishes and the service is fast and efficient.

Thank rnarisetti
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Aurora is a gem! The PASTA IS LIKE ITALIAN DREAM OF DELICIOUSNESS. A bit dramatic, but seriously - they have Gnuddi (naked ravioli)!!!! That is such a rare dish to find in general and then place it in BK. Pretty much everything there is yummy....More

Thank Lynn F
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Small menu but very well selected. Calamares and octopus were very good. We shared a lot of plates. Gazpacho was a highlight. Cosy place, unpretentious, good cocktails and lovely staff. Highly recommended

Thank Mario G
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Fab Italian restaurant. Great wine list. Service is friendly and easy. One of the best burgers I've had in a while. Tried all the desserts and could not pick a favourite.

Thank Rocketman780
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Went here with a large group to celebrate a birthday. Heard a lot of positive things about the restaurant and was impressed with the images posted on their website (as well as images on Yelp as well). Upon our arrival, the host was not very...More

Thank Harandy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11249-4111
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-388-5100
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