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El Gran Castillo de Jagua

345 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4301
+1 718-622-8700
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
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Latin, Caribbean, Spanish
345 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4301
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

El Gran Castillo de Jagua is a local restaurant on Flatbush Avenue in Park Slope. The Dominican food is very tasty, the service excellent. I have gone there for early dinners with a group of friends and we all enjoyed our stay there very much...More

Thank JoyChristena
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

My wife had chicken steak I had baked chicken leg and thigh. Both dishes were great, well cooked and seasoned. We'll definitely go back again.

Thank smollica2
Reviewed 6 May 2016

My colleagues and I order from here at least once a month. The food is delicious! My favs are the fried chicken, tostones and salad and the shrimp scampi with rice and beans. I'm getting hungry just thinking about it and think I'll order just...More

Thank QueenieD69
Reviewed 20 July 2015

El Gran Castillo is an "authentic" Dominican restaurant in Brooklyn which serves very bland food. This was my first foray with Dominican food, but I doubt that's the way it's meant to be tasted. Salad was inedible, fish fillet swam in oil and I still...More

Thank GameServer
Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

The bread was hot and nicely buttered. Ordered arroz con pollo and lechuga, tomato y aguacate. In other words chicken with rice, and lettuce, tomato and avocado. The salad was so fresh and plentiful. Definitely two could share. The rice and chicken had great spices....More

Thank Re27k
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Three of us went there on a Sunday for breakfast and had poached eggs toast, mofongo with chicken, and a Dominican breakfast. It was all good. The service was excellent. We enjoyed it much more than the fancy brunches common in "new" Brooklyn.

Thank physbiz
Reviewed 8 August 2014

We were looking for a nice place for breakfast, not muffins, not bagels (I know, in Brooklyn and not eat a bagel?) and we happened to find this cute little place on Flatbush Ave. It was a very modern, clean restaurant with standard breakfast menu....More

Thank pulmqueen
Reviewed 11 July 2014

EL GRAN CASTILLO DE JAUA On Flatbush Avenue near Grand Army Plaza is a small restuarant that serves authentic Dominican food. The restaurant has 10 booths and 9 tables. Several ceiling fans and old light fixtures gives the impression of traditional cafe in the Carribean....More

Thank Gregg H
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Inexpensive, un-fussy Spanish and American food. This place caters to local immigrants rather than tourists, so what you are getting is the real cuisine rather than something that has been gussied up or watered down. Totally authentic. Don't order a cheeseburger -- reach for something...More

Thank Steamrabbit
Reviewed 23 June 2012

We LOVE this place, for dining in or taking out to eat at home. NO it's not Le Bernadin, but huge dinners at under $10!!!

Thank Steve007NY
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US$21 - US$30
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07:00 - 23:45
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 345 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-4301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-622-8700
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