Your Guide to Dine in Brooklyn, March 20-30, 2017

Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams is kicking off Dine In Brooklyn 2017 in partnership with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Explore Brooklyn. Dine In Brooklyn will feature local restaurants throughout the borough and celebrates the five-star flavors that make Brooklyn a ‘must-taste’ destination.

From high-end, trendy restaurants to low-key, diverse eateries, from pizza pies to ramen noodles – from northern Brooklyn to southern Brooklyn – take this opportunity to try a new cuisine or restaurant.

“We know great food starts in Brooklyn, so, it makes total sense to ‘Dine In Brooklyn’ and support local economic development by eating and drinking in the borough. We want people to expand their horizons – if you live in Williamsburg, why not try something new in Sunset Park,” Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Andrew Hoan said in a statement.

Dine in Brooklyn 2017 will take place from Monday, March 20 through Thursday, March 30 with prix fixe dinners at $28, not including tax or gratuity; $15 lunch and $12 brunch specials will also be available at some eateries.

Visit dineinbk.com for a complete list of participating restaurants and be sure to use #dineinbk on social media when chowing down at your new favorite food joints. Also, see below for some insider tips and suggestions for a few of the participating eateries.

Rustik Tavern (Bedford-Stuyvesant)

Bedford-Stuyvesant is a historic neighborhood that boasts both pristine brownstones and unkempt storefronts. Generations-old Bedford-Stuyvesant residents share their streets with newcomers, hip kids and, of course, delicious food. Rustik Tavern is among the great breakfast and brunch restaurants located in Bedford-Stuyvesant. This American eatery is fit for foodies, and we suggest you try the Chicken & Waffle.

Rustik Tavern’s chicken and waffles / Photo: Rustik Tavern Facebook
Rustik Tavern’s chicken and waffles / Photo: Rustik Tavern Facebook

Bogota Latin Bistro (Park Slope)

Looking to go to Colombia, but don’t want to travel that far – check out Bogota Latin Bistro in Park Slope. This restaurant is known as New York’s great Latin restaurant in Brooklyn, full of professionalism, pride, team work and service, respect for diversity and great food. According to reviews, you can’t go wrong with anything on the menu!

Bogota Latin Bistro’s grilled skirt steak with green aji sauce and plantains / Photo: Bogota Latin Bistro Facebook
Bogota Latin Bistro’s grilled skirt steak with green aji sauce and plantains / Photo: Bogota Latin Bistro Facebook

Hill Country BBQ Market (Downtown Brooklyn)

Texas in Brooklyn? Hill Country BBQ Market smoke their barbecue low and slow over Texas post oak. Meat is carved to order to your specifications, and wrapped in butcher paper, just like it has been done in Texas for generations. Sides and sweets are made daily with the freshest ingredients. From All You Can Eat Monday, Tuesday Hog Night & Live Band, and Wednesday Chili Rubbed Wings – Hill Country takes you back to Texas without paying the flight ticket!

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Hill Country BBQ Market’s brisket, kreuz sausage, spare ribs, market chicken, crackers, pickles, and banana pudding / Photo: Hill Country BBQ Market

Cebu Bar & Bistro (Bay Ridge)

Cebu is inspired by the classic notion of a bistro – great food, great drinks, and great friends. Chef Carlos has taken these classic elements and has delivered them in a new and exciting way, adding bold and complex flavors to the dishes you have come to know and love. Cebu Bar & Bistro has it all with their diverse menu, and they are open till 3 AM!

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Cebu Bar & Bistro’s Bloody Mary Sangria / Photo: Cebu Bar & Bistro Facebook

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