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Dear Bushwick

41 Wilson Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11237 | Brooklyn | 929-234-2344

Location Description:

An otherwise gloomy stretch of Wilson Avenue feels more like a London high street thanks to the English bar and restaurant Dear Bushwick. Chef Jessica Wilson’s food is a bright spot here, smart and flavorful and never fussy. Start with a tangle of salt-and-vinegar-dusted fried potato peels ($4) or messy smoked eggs ($6) with creamy yolks and horseradish. Try the slab of crispy-skinned pork belly on wilted beet leaves ($12) or an excellent pork chop on a sharp brussels sprouts salad, and you’ll get the sense that contemporary British cooking isn’t so bad after all. The service is a little scatterbrained, but the restaurant’s team is genuinely warm and friendly, so settle into the evening under vintage birdcages and knickknacks, and be sure to order the English-inspired cocktails. Desserts at Dear Bushwick aren’t worth the effort, but sometimes it’s good to end an evening with a spot of tea (we suggest ginger). --Tejal Rao


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Details

  • Cuisine(s): English
  • Hours: Mon-Fri 5pm-11pm, Sat-Sun 11am-11pm
  • Serving: Dinner
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Parking: Street
  • Payment Types: All Major Credit Cards

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