Tapas, New American
$ $ $
229 S 4th St (btwn Roebling & Havemeyer St)
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(347) 844-9578
6:00pm - 12:00am
6:00pm - 12:00am
6:00pm - 12:00am
6:00pm - 1:00am
6:00pm - 1:00am
6:00pm - 12:00am



  • Get the scallops. OMG.
  • The bacon doughnuts here are a cant miss dessert. Featured in Where to Eat 2011!
  • Tuna tartar was amazing. Perfect combination of sweet, savory, spicy, crunchy and smooth.
  • bacon donuts!
  • sit at the bar if there are no tables free. shorter wait and really great service - the bartenders will take your food orders + answer any questions you may have
  • Most of the snacks on chef Jason Marcuss often-changing menu are $10 or less. Snag a table on the lush back patio, & feast with the knowledge youre filling your belly without emptying your wallet.
  • The fried chicken with dumplings and gravy is off the charts
  • Allison is legit the best server ever. If you have her waiting on you tonight, considered yourself blessed. Oh and get everything .
  • They should rename this place Troof! Best tuna tartare I've ever had and the short rib sliders/sweet potato fries combo completely blew our minds. One of the best restaurants in Brooklyn.
  • Not a single complaint to make about even one of the 9 dishes we ordered. You need to get the ribs, fois gras, tuna tartare, bacon doughnuts and everything else on the menu like yesterday ago.
  • Do the chef special if it's your 1st time. They take good care of you.
  • The name translates to forbidden in Yiddish. Try Jason Marcus' eclectic pork and shellfish creations for dinner or brunch. Closed Mon. - Green Guide Editor
  • Get any cocktail.
  • Exciting pork driven menu. Traif (meaning the opposite of Kosher) puts together an affordable menu of small and large plates that are so unique in cuisine style.
  • You will likely forget about the sacrilege once your table is covered with plates of the deliciously unclean eggs scrambled with lobster and mascarpone ($14), a few pork dishes and bacon doughnuts.
  • You can't really go wrong here. But don't leave without getting the bacon doughnuts.
  • I'm still dreaming of the meal I had here last weekend. Dishes that stood out were the tuna with tempura Japanese eggplant, the baked muenster, pork belly, ribs, the seared scallops. Get everything!
  • Can't go wrong with the menu. Sit at the bar for an awesome view of the chefs. My red pearl cocktail was baller.
  • Omg key lime pie. Like no other.

Nearby places

298 Bedford Ave (btwn S 1st & Grand St)
388 Union Ave (btwn Ainslie & Powers St)
382 Metropolitan Ave (btwn Havemeyer & Marcy)