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The Commodore

Map & Directions 366 Metropolitan Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
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718-218-7632
  • Bar Food, Mexican, New American
  • Sun, Sat 3pm-4am, Mon-Fri 4pm-4am
  • All Major Credit Cards
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wifi Access
  • Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • Not Necessary
  • No Parking, Street

Description

Village Voice's Description

This dark corner bar specializes in retro cocktails at retro prices, and, believe us, they're strong. What comes as a bigger surprise is the bar food that issues from the kitchen via Pies 'N' Thighs veteran Stephen Tanner. Sure he's got a great fried chicken sandwich, but even more impressive is the compact hamburger, a simple assemblage of great ground meat, raw onions, mayo, lettuce, and tomato, and little else. There are often tacos and a green-chile pozole - though note that the menu continues to evolve. Then there are a few farmers' market plates that include such things as ramps, asparagus, baby lettuces, and organic eggs, depending on season. This is bar food? You wonder as you eat them.

 
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  • nymag on 07/06/10

    Black Betty's been reborn into this kitschy, nautical spot with four-star bar food. Per the Underground Gourmet, try the fried chicken - "among the best in town" - and the "adult cheese" sandwich.

  • Time Out New York on 07/29/11

    This nautical dive has some of the city’s best bar food, including a knockout cheeseburger with mayo and sliced half-sour pickles tucked beneath an amply salted LaFrieda patty.

  • nymag on 12/26/10

    Taste the best in Southern-friend Brooklyn here with the chicken and biscuits or pork special of the day. Featured in Where to Eat 2011!

  • Mike B. on 08/15/11

    The weirdest restaurant in the city, order a boat drink and some fried chicken from the bar. Find a place to sit and wait (for a while) and work on your sugar hangover.

  • Brooklyn365 on 09/04/10

    A burger for $6 or three pieces of fried chicken w/ biscuit for $10? Lone star beer for $3? Bliss.

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