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Convivium Osteria

68 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2021
+1 718-857-1833
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“ravioli” (10 reviews)
“gnudi” (5 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
68 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2021
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

My family and I were in town for a burial at the Green-Wood Cemetary (another amazing place to visit) and were looking for a place to host a dinner with those who attended. Since I was coming in from out of town and unfamiliar with...More

Thank KimC112016
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I've been here twice and the food is always great here. The staff is quick and attentive. Artichoke and octopus are great to start and then the ravioli with the duck ragú sauce is to die for!

Thank Yarleny
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Have been to this restaurant a couple times and each time was better than the last. The staff is knowledgeable and attentive and the food is outstanding. The wine list is never ending with some great finds at reasonable prices. Well worth the visit,enjoy

Thank Pierre B
Reviewed 7 December 2016

A lovely little restaurant. Very cozy and intimate. It was my birthday and we got a nice little table by the window. We ordered a bottle of cava and the waiter, after checking, regretfully informed us they were out. He recommended a more expensive bottle,...More

Thank BrooklynBarMan
Reviewed 6 November 2016

A very attentive staff and well prepared dishes help to make this a pleasant, and even romantic experience. The cellar was more subdued than upstairs. Either one would have been good.

Thank rslesq
Reviewed 30 October 2016

It's all very well to have been one of the first decent places in the area, but these days they have the Barclays Center around and many places are upping their game. Quit ramming customers all together and behaving so blasé, especially when charging this...More

Thank hogiebear33
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The place is super nice and the food and wine was great! Just one problem, we were at a party in a room which seated 20 people, it was so tight that the waiter must of hit my back at least 20 times, than the...More

Thank marianna70
Reviewed 15 August 2016

My friends chose this place because it is near Barclay Center. They got there before I did and told me they were treated horribly when it came to getting a table we had reserved. We were squished together. Then came the service. We ate on...More

1  Thank Sheryl T
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We came across this place by chance but were so glad we found it. The decor is rustic and charming. The staff were very warm and attentive. The food was delicious. We like portuguese food (the menu is a mix of Italian, Spanish and Portuguese),...More

Thank MatthewCogan
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

While staying in Brooklyn just a few steps from Park Slope we happened onto the TA reviews for Convivium. Naturally, we gave it a whirl. Unfortunately I must say that the service was average and the food was utterly unacceptable given the price and reputation...More

1  Thank Lonnie W
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Joy L
3 August 2016|
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Response from Barry A | Reviewed this property |
Don't think so.
Rosemarie M
22 July 2015|
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Response from steve128SL | Reviewed this property |
I really don't recall specifically but I don't think they do. But even though I like a martini if I am dining out, this was such a good experience that the next time I am in NYC and in the same area, I am sure I will go back.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2021
    (Between Bergen and St. Marks)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-857-1833
  • E-mail
Convivium Osteria in Parkslope Brooklyn offers the best authentic Italian cuisine in a transporting, romantic setting. We have three dining rooms. The spacious and rustic Mainroom, the hidden and romantic Wine Cellar, and the quiet elusive Backroom/covered patio. Featuring the best local and all natural ingredients in dishes such as Roman braised artichokes, baby octopus salad, gnudi of spinach, ricotta, and asiago, and our famous 48 oz ribeye for two. Visit our full menu at our website
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