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Al Di La Trattoria

248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
+1 718-636-8888
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“pasta” (29 reviews)
“tripe” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small, intimate with old world ambiance. Very good staff and service who met the needs of our 18 month old. The food was a taste treat (try the spaghetti vongole with clams!) It was a bit loud but quieted some as our meal progressed. Definitely...More

Thank tomd1948
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic Italian dishes and a good selection of wine, with attentive service, made our meal very pleasant. The salmon was perfectly cooked.

Thank mareaj2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of our daughter's favorite neighborhood restaurants. We made a date for Fathers' Day with the immediate family. Started with a pasta ragu dish that was marvelous. I followed this first dish with the veal chop with polenta special. The chop was good...More

Thank dplevin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went early at 5:30 when they open. They don't take reservation and it was a Saturday night and the restaurant filled up fast. The food is Tuscan with a hint of Venice (squid pasta). Excellent and creative salads, appetizers, entrees and desserts; reasonable prices...More

Thank sometime_traveler_9
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I love it here. This restaraunt is why I say food is better in Brooklyn than Manhattan. The atmosphere is charming. The service was friendly and prompt.

Thank nikkalooo
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

A Tagliatelle lunch, Spaghetti Chitarra lunch and a Funghi e Polenta lunch with a beer. Excellent service and food made our day

Thank Mars1964
Reviewed 15 May 2017

What a great restaurant! We had a diverse range of dishes, from mussels to pork, veal to duck. The special duck ragu with papardelle was the best duck dish I have ever eaten. Subtle flavours, perfectly seasoned and very more-ish. Wines are not too badly...More

Thank Daniel O
Reviewed 9 May 2017

There are so many unique, delicious sounding dishes that it was difficult to decide! After finally deciding on my meal choices, the waitress made several wine pairing recommendations that were welcomed and great matches. The Casunziei was delicious, and the seasonal Rhubarb Panna Cotta was...More

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Our son lives nearby and always wants us to take him to Al Di La when we visit. This was our first Sunday Brunch. I could have eaten just the sausage and been happy. But we also had a great dish of poached eggs and...More

Thank DMcKK
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Very cozy (and busy) but worth any wait. The mussels were amazing: the flavors took me back to Cinque Terre!

Thank GAWS533
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Malka D
5 September 2015|
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Response from Anne G | Reviewed this property |
Dear Malka, Happy Birthday! If you enjoy Northern Italian cuisine, you will like this restaurant. The atmosphere is comfortable. My family has celebrated at "Al di La" and had a very good time. You may wish to contact the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-1201
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-636-8888
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