Rocher D'Horeb - Closed

2281 Nostrand Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Rocher D'Horeb

Joe Karandy


  • $$
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Thrill to the divine combination of French and African cooking that is Haitian cuisine in this trim, well-decorated restaurant near Brooklyn College. While the possibly endangered conch ("lambi" on the menu) is rarely available, there is plenty of wonderful pork (pick the citrus-marinate and fried "grillot") and goat (available fried or fricasseed). Anything in Creole sauce is good, and the globular salt-cod fritters are divine. Complete two-course dinners are mainly priced at $7 to $10, and include green salad, entrée, rice, and red beans. Sunday the wonderful djon-djon rice is available, flavored and colored with miniature black mushrooms.

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  • Got Goat
    Tuesday, January 23, 2007 at 3 a.m. by Robert Sietsema

    The restaurant stands primly on its Midwood corner, the words Rocher D'Horeb ("Rock of Horeb") emblazoned across the facade. The name refers to Exodus 17:5-7, in which Moses smites a boulder in the Desert of Sin and a spring of wate...

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