The Brookdale

4.6
136 reviews
$30 and under
American
Open for Lunch 11:30am-3pm, Dinner 3pm-10pm. Happy Hour only at the Bar Area is Monday - Friday from 3-6:30pm. All Bar area seating is first come, first serve.

Brunch is Saturday & Sunday from 11:30am - 3:30pm

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Contactless payment available
What 136 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.3
Service
4.4
Ambience
4.3
Value
Noise · Moderate
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vipAmandaB
Raleigh
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience2

We love everything about the Brookdale except the super loud music even early in the evening. I understand there is a bar but the music doesn’t have to be deafening at 6 PM. That would be my only complaint.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2022
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It’s my second visit and consistently great! Great place for family and friends!

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vipMAS2013
New York Area
113 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Made a reservation for Thursday, December 23, as their website said closed for 3 days of repairs. They said they would reopen on Thursday, December 23. We showed up and sign read closed until December 27.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing! Had high hopes for this place and was not disappointed. Will most definitely be coming back.

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vipMichaelG
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Fun place with a nice vibe. Great bar with plenty of TV's for game day. Home made potato chips are OUTSTANDING!!

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missPRS
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 5, 2021
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience4

Good food. Forgot our appetizer. Forgot condiments, forgot drink refill. So service was poor (think he was new or nervous) def will go back.

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FrankG
1 review
Dined on December 2, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place, great food, great service. First time in, won’t be the last…

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Paulina
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 29, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was great! Beautiful decorations for the holidays and food was delicious.

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SusanB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience2

Hot, loud and dark. If I wanted a nightclub atmosphere then I would just go to a nightclub. This was at 6:30 on a Saturday night - so how bout you let the families and older couples enjoy their meal before cranking the party up? Food was ok and the service was spotty since it was so busy, but we couldn’t wait to get out of there.

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AaronS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

excellent service!

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Anthony
1 review
Dined on November 19, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was fireeee. And the waiters were super friendly.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Can’t say enough good things about this place. Their menu has something for everyone and their drink menu is excellent.

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AlyM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

my friends and i had a great mom's night out here and the food and desserts and wine were great! will be back soon!

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NicholasG
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Food was awesome! Service a great! Definitely a place I will be returning too!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was great! The service was wonderful and the food was to die for. Definitely going back soon!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very good dressing

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Rita
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food, Great drinks, Great service!!! Great place to dine out with friends or family, perfect place to celebrate anything!

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FerradW
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

My first time here , it was amazing. Food was great, atheistic was amazing and music was at a great level . Perfect for brunch spot for a date . Prices were a little high but it was worth it

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vipLukshen
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on October 18, 2021
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience5

Delicious, delicious, delicious

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and drinks, always a great experience when I come here

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall1Food3Service1Ambience1

The food was good but the service was horrific. It took 40 minutes to get our drinks, one friends drink had no ice because it had completely melted between the time it was made and when it was delivered to our table. Our waiter disappeared for half an hour, when we asked where he was, they told us, in the bathroom. They forgot one main course, it came out after all of the food had been eaten. We are not complainers, but we asked to speak to the manager. He threw our waiter under the bus with everything we told him. The bartenders were also incredibly rude. My husband brought my full drink back up, because our waiter was no where to be found, and told them my drink was basically water, they yelled at him. The food we received was delicious, but we will never return because of the service.

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danielc
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food! Great Addition to the area! I will be coming back soon!

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JoeM
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2021
Overall5Food4Service4Ambience5

Found this place via a tictock video and am glad we did. Atmosphere was very nice and almost everything we ate was spot on. The chicken parm was huge and tasted great!

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vipJerseyK
New York Area
84 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

After being seated at a dirty table with food debris and dirty napkins under the table, our server (who was wearing her mask over her mouth but not her nose) took our drink orders despite not being provided a drinks menu. We drank water. We had to ask for napkins and silverware. The shrimp appetizer was excellent. Our main dishes arrived several minutes apart, but were all delicious.

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TracieA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 24, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

I LOVED THE MINT UNSWEETENED ICED TEA. I WAS VERY SURPRISED!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2021
Overall3Food3Service1Ambience5

Went there for brunch with my wife, very good ambiance but the service wasn’t good at all, not because of the waitress, she had 9 tables for her on a Sunday afternoon day

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JanetG
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

The food was really good, nice outdoor seating . Nice vibe, but VERY cold inside. Like abnormally cold.

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CherylT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Good very good indoors too noisy do something to absorb noise

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall1Food4Service1Ambience1

Service was terrible, took an hour and a half to receive our entrees and each one came out at separate times with a good 10 minutes between when each person at the table received their entree.

Will not go back.

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vipFord22
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2021
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

I want to start by saying, I will be going back. Food was very good, the homemade potato chips are a must! Large outdoor seating in the front and indoors is very nice too. My only complaint, our appetizer dishes were never taken away, our entrees came out and we had to eat with the dirty appetizer dishes still on the table. Our waitress was very nice, but unfortunately like most restaurants they were short-staffed.

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keishkim
1 review
Dined on September 10, 2021
Overall3Food4Service1Ambience4

Great place but clearly understaffed. It took about 15 minutes to get a server. Not a place to go if you’re in a rush, but if you aren’t it’s a great spot.

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful staff, delicious food and drinks.

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TiffanyJ
New York Area
29 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2021
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Our dishes were very flavorful and fresh.

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CristianS
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was great and came out on time. Everything from drinks to main courses to desserts were great and so was our server.

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vipLDMC0208
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

It’s a great place but very pricey for Bloomfield. Great atmosphere and great outdoor seating area.

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SimranA
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Only good things to say about this place! Outstanding service, the food was amazing (there’s something for everyone!) the music and drinks were really good, ambience was a 10/10.
The staff was super accommodating and extremely friendly.
Great spot for birthdays, they have special bakery items and cute birthday candles!
This place is a hidden gem. Definitely check it out!

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vipMAS2013
New York Area
114 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always great.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 23, 2021
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outside patio is terrific!

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vipChristopherP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

Good drinks, nice outdoor seating, great for groups, but appetizers are small, not good to share.

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FaithF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2021
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience5

The food was delicious and good quality. I think some the apps are a little pricier than they need to be but not so unreasonable that I wouldn't order them again. It was nice being able to sit outside and enjoy a cooler summer evening and the staff was attentive/made sure we were adequately hydrated.

FAQs

The Brookdale offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (973) 323-1680.

The Brookdale is rated 4.6 stars by 136 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.