Academy Restaurant

69 Lafayette Ave (at S Elliott Pl)
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(718) 237-9326
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm
6:00am - 7:00pm



  • Yes yes yes yes
  • Egg platter with fresh roast turkey and french fries
  • Pancakes, waffles, french toast. Everything is good. Ok, they might not have a lot of space for strollers BUT they are very kind and ALWAYS make room for yours. Great music and very kind service.
  • There is a plugin next to the last booth and table in the back.
  • The best blueberry Muffins ever
  • They are cash only.
  • Consistently Good
  • The waffles are so good!
  • Reliably the best soup n grilled cheese on a budget in a neighborhood with continuous price increases on food & bev. Please don't ever change!
  • Turns out, after all this time, the split pea soup is vegetarian!
  • They got an "A" and food is excellent!
  • if you come here, pea soup is a must with possibly the best croutons in the world. yep, you heard it here.
  • Its been my #1 spot for years great people
  • best split pea soup in the whole world, probably
  • turkey and bacon club sandwich on rye with onion rings
  • No-frills diner with slightly gruff but quick & attentive waitresses. Get the grilled cheese sandwich! If you get one of their eggs or omelette platters, ask for cheddar grits on the side.
  • No no no no
  • Get there before 11am and you can get 2 eggs, homefries, sausage, toast, coffee AND oj all for $5.95.
  • Leave a good tip - you treat them right, they treat you right!
  • My go-to spot in Fort Greene. Get grits with the omelettes! The coffee is good, but for some reason it puts me to sleep afterwards.

Nearby places

139 Flatbush Ave (at Atlantic Ave)
Washington Pk (btwn Myrtle & DeKalb Ave)
30 Lafayette Ave (btwn Ashland Pl & St. Felix St)