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Rucola

190 Dean St. (Bond St.) Send to Phone
718-576-3209 | Menu
Friendly farm-to-table Northern Italian near Barclays Center.


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Open
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
Open late
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Rucola, Brooklyn, NY


Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.


Rucola Restaurant Review

: Family-run Rucola fits into its Dean Street location as snugly as a brownstone, welcoming families (and babies) for early meals. The farmhouse-style restaurant also caters to Brooklyn’s food-loving hipsters with a fresh farm-to-table menu of Italian bounty and vegetables. Chef Joe Pasqualetto keeps it simple with branzino crudo lightly dressed with Ligurian olive oil; brook trout adorned with lemon, olives and chili flakes; and a tender roast chicken. Create your own vegetable antipasti plate with marinated olives, balsamic roasted beets, eggplant caponata and fried cauliflower. Wines are mostly Italian, with a few French selections. Ask your knowledgeable server for a recommendation. The crowd shifts after sunset. Plan a visit before or after a concert at the Barclays Center.





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