Toby's Public House

686 Sixth Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11215
718-788-1186

Details

  • Sun, Thu 4pm-2am, Mon-Wed 4pm-1am, Fri-Sat 4pm-4am
  • $$
  • Delivery, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Full bar
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
This new pub-slash-brick oven pizza joint has an immensely appealing neighborhood coziness. Its location, near where Sixth Avenue dead-ends into the Greenwood Cemetery, makes it inconvenient for all but neighborhood folk. But that's key to its charm. British brews like Old Speckled Hen are on draft ($5 a pint), and soccer or baseball is on the television. "Pub red," the house wine, is surprisingly good, and affordable, too. The brick oven flickers warmly, just a few feet from the bar. (One imagines it will be too toasty in the summer, although on a chilly day it was very pleasant.) The menu is simple: pizzas, salads and cold antipasti. The pizzas are small, so allot one per person. The thin crusts sport lovely char marks and are dressed with a sprightly, fresh-tasting tomato sauce. You OCD pizza perfectionists out there should know that heavily topped pies do sag a bit in the middle when the toppings outweigh the delicate crust.

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    Toby's Public House has ensconced itself on the quiet block where Sixth Avenue runs into Green-Wood Cemetery. You might expect the crowds to be sparse, but the restaurant is always humming, full of neighbors and warm from the glow o...

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