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Brooklyn Heights Wine Bar

#277 of 4,506 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Wine Bar, Delicatessen, Pub
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50 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1338 (Formerly Uncommon Grounds)
+1 718-855-5595
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri 12:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Brooklyn, New York
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737 reviews
520 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice staff, good selection, happy hr specials. Good place for appetizers and drinks not over crowded

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Thank LAFAMILLEG11231
Nederland
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great wine, bad food. Poor service. Mandatory maximum gratuity put on the bill. What a waste of money.

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Thank MLSchouten
Sydney, Australia
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276 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely little wine bar. We enjoyed a nice glass of chardonnay out in the sun after a long walk through the area. It is really a lovely area to walk through.

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Thank Tanya M
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Service is slow for food and cocktails other than wine. Servers need to let people know when food will be delayed and do a better job managing tables so that parties can receive their orders in a more timely fashion. I waited over half an hour for a margarita.

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Thank Melissa B
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

The drinks came quite quickly, however we waited forever for a Quiche, Crostini & Brezels. The appraised Bavarian mustard was just regular mustard and I do not think they ever have seen how crostini and quiche really look like...would not recommend this restaurant again. Staff did not like our feedback at all and was not friendly...

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Thank Agos T
Manchester
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Really nice cool little wine bar and cafe. Excellent selection of wines and really nice food. The burger and truffled mac 'n' cheese was excellent. Worth a visit for a nice relaxed lunch!

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Thank Alidas
Brooklyn, New York
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213 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The idea is 100%, the execution in the 90's. I had two glasses of wine both nice selections and reasonable ($10 and $11). They have cheese and meats and a few small plates. We got the shaved brussel sprout salad - perfect. White bean and lemon crostini - the topping was too cold and overwhelmed the bread that was sliced... More 

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Thank Oskar-Brooklyn
Potomac Falls, VA
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The service was great. Mac and cheese was tasty. Wine choices were good and while I misread the menu, the chef made my request and it may be a new addition to the regular menu. All that I shared with raved about the maple bourbon bread pudding with a bacon cage. Yumm

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Oslo, Norway
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179 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

After walking around in Brooklyn, I stopped by this place for lunch. The waitress was delightful. The food (I ordered a bacon and cheese burger) was very good (especially the homemade crisps!). The place is small, quite cozy and has large windows, perfect for watching people passing by.

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Thank MamCandig
Coalville, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Stumble across this place after a long, hot walk all the way from Central Park...and it was great. We popped in for a light lunch and a beer and were not disappointed. Very welcoming waiter/bar tender and a very pleasant atmosphere at lunch time. There was a larger party in for lunch and the waiter was distracted and forgot to... More 

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Thank Paul0966

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Wine Bar, Delicatessen, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11201-1338 (Formerly Uncommon Grounds)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-855-5595

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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