Thistle Hill Tavern

441 Seventh Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215


  • Daily 5pm-12am, Sat & Sun 11am-4pm
  • $$
  • Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Vegetarian Friendly, Wheelchair accessible
  • Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
On a recent night, Thistle Hill's handful of wooden tables was full as dusk filtered in through the place's large windows. The restaurant cooks in the farm-to-table new American style that has become as familiar as a corner slice joint. The place is admirably comfortable and friendly, and is owned and run in part by folks formerly of Einoteca. The dishes are not travel-worthy, but they are expert and delicious, befitting a neighborhood restaurant. We especially loved grilled octopus with crunchy fried artichokes, kalamata olives, and a pool of creamy polenta, and crisp panko-breaded Alaskan halibut with asparagus.

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