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Cafe Luluc

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214 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6437
+1 718-625-3815
08:00 - 00:00
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Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, the ambiance, the service, the prices- this place is my favorite for brunch. It is a long-standing business in a neighborhood that has seen so much turn over and change. The Eggs Benedict or Eggs Florentine are the best I've had- and with a delicious side salad and crispy frites- it's satisfying every time!!!

Thank quarchias
Brooklyn, New York
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Luluc is amazing! The food is fantastic, the service is fast and excellent! Brunch, lunch, dinner... any time! A must visit.

Thank Briana A
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Unpretentious but high quality. Went for a later dinner, and was pleasantly surprised to see they were serving a "late night mini brunch"! But you can't go wrong with the pasta dishes which are delicious and reasonably priced. Only draw back is that it is cash only, but a lot of places in this neighborhood are the same.

Thank Liam G
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We read a blog post about the best brunch places in Brooklyn and while there are a few to choose from, the best pancakes in Brooklyn were apparently served here! Oh boy this did not dissapoint! The pancakes were light and fluffy and served with all sorts of toppings, the classic was maple syrup and cream and fresh fruits. As... More 

Thank kuku_princess
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Every time we are in Brooklyn, a visit to Café LuLuc's is an absolute must. For easy and chilled atmosphere, wonderful hamburgers and cheery staff at very reasonable NYC prices, I don't think it gets any better. Don't expect sophistication, but do expect a great meal and service. You won't be disappointed. There is also seating outside for good weather... More 

Thank Eleni W
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

One of the best onion soups in recent memory. Thick, rich, not shy on garlic and gruyere. Perfectly seasoned. For main I had the Gorgonzola and bacon ravioli - just the right amount of cheese and again, perfectly seasoned. The reason it gets three stars instead of four is the cash only policy. Very inconvenient when you are a tourist... More 

Thank Sura54
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The pancakes may quite possibly be the best I've ever had. Cafe Luluc bakes their pancakes, giving it a uniqueness that is unsurpassed. We visited on a Saturday around 2pm and the wait time stated to us was 20-30 minutes. However, we waited for 65 minutes. Cafe Luluc only has a few tables and the hostess said that folks simply... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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789 reviews
490 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We really enjoyed our breakfast here - omelette with cheese and bacon anda grilled chicken and avocado sandwich were delicious. The hole style fries with cheese were hard to resist. Coffees were acceptable given the quality of the food, but I wouldn't come here just for the coffee.

Thank Riddoch88
Niskayuna, New York
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155 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We met a friend here for brunch and enjoyed the spot very much. Because the weather was unseasonably warm we were able to sit outdoors. Otherwise, the wait would have forced us to choose another spot. If I wanted to eat here again I would go very early. The menu was varied and prices were good.

Thank TravelingLily2014
Antwerp, Belgium
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46 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Went there on Sunday for brunch with a bunch of friends. We didn't know what to pick so we had 5 different dishes. The Nutella French toast : amazing The croque monsieur: we were a little sceptic coz it's a French specialty , but the Americans can make a pretty good one ... it came with fries with was a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
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Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-6437
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-625-3815

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?