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Ambiance Caribbean Restaurant - Closed

9413 Ave. L Brooklyn, NY 11236 | Canarsie | 718-272-1787

Location Description:

This roadhouse, with a glitzy banquet room in back, offers a greatest hits of Haitian cuisine. The entrees are voluminous, well-plated, and exquisitely prepared, and note that there are no appetizers, sides, or desserts. Ambiance means business! Top of the charts is the griot, a confit of pork chunks marinated in citrus and shallots, then fried to crispness in the rendered lard. Though it means simply "vegetables" in French, "legumes" is a splendid cook-up of green leaf vegetables and meat, demonstrating the African underpinnings of Haitian food. The fried chicken is as good as any in Brooklyn, decorated with a few lonely onion rings. All entrees come with an introductory salad and your choice of various combinations of rice and beans.

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  • Cuisine(s): Haitian
  • Hours: Sun 10am-2am, Mon 4pm-12am, Tue-Fri 1pm-12am, Sat 10am-1am
  • Price: $$
  • Serving: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Not Accepted
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: MasterCard, Visa
  • Features: Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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    The ambiance at Ambiance can be summed up in one word: green. The walls glow lime green, the wainscoting dark marbleized green, while the bulbs that race around the coffered ceiling shine...

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