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Aita

Aita

Italian Restaurant$$$$
Clinton Hill, Brooklyn
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    Bianca O.
    "Great vegetable fritto misto and the oxtail ravioli are to die for!"(7 Tips)
    Stina P.
    "order the avocado benedict, side pancake, and a latte"(6 Tips)
    Nomis
    "Buttermilk Blueberry pancakes with ricotta lemon cream is the best!"(5 Tips)
    Scyrine D.
    "Delicious oxtail burger - get it rare!"(2 Tips)
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  • The New Yorker
    The New YorkerJanuary 3, 2014
    “Aita is not a place to have the best meal of your life; it’s a place to sit and linger with friends and family, feeling comfortable and taken care of.” Read more
  • Elizabethheart icon on user image
    ElizabethOctober 31, 2015
    Brunch is excellent. The PEBF is a good mix of savory (eggs) and sweet (one pancake!) but if you wanna go all sweet, the blueberry pancakes can't be beat!
  • Matt V.heart icon on user image
    Matt VargheseApril 16, 2017
    Amazing for brunch/dinner. Need to come back to try everything. Had the Romaine salad w/ anchovy croutons, lamb sausage, and the eggs benny. Best home fries I've ever had.
  • Jessica J.heart icon on user image
    Jessica JohnsonAugust 26, 2017
    Great date night/brunch spot. Service can be spotty but food is always on point, fresh and delicious. Any pasta is worth getting and make sure to order an extra side of home fries for brunch - do it.
  • Ben H.heart icon on user image
    Ben Hudson1 week ago
    Come here with Marcus. He’ll over-order AND pay for it. He’s a single doctor so you won’t even feel guilty over housing the free beef cheek hash and pastrami salmon Benedict.
  • 7th.List
    7th.ListAugust 8, 2012
    New. Chef Robert Aita and Giulia Pelliccioni. Dish: Roasted trout - served whole and bent into a circle with a fresh herb salad in the opening or Try spaghetti and clams...comforting menu
  • Stina P.
    Stina P.December 6, 2015
    the kind of cute charming local brooklyn spot that makes me want to pace in my apartment for them to open on saturday mornings. order the avocado benedict, side pancake, and a latte
  • Carrie L.heart icon on user image
    Carrie LongsdorfJuly 15, 2013
    Favorite breakfast ever! Every slice of bacon served to our table was perfect! Get the eggs + blueberry pancake + bacon + greens...SO GOOD!
  • Wilson Z.
    Wilson ZhouApril 29, 2014
    The Italian-born chef and co-owner, Roberto Aita who was last the chef and co-owner of Williamsburg’s similarly humble Fiore, has an instinct for appetizers, and, especially, vegetables.
  • Sam H.heart icon on user image
    Sam HardenburghAugust 30, 2014
    Went for dinner last night any sat at the bar. Everything was great! I had a glass of the pecorino with their special salad and the whole roasted trout.
  • Mar
    MarMay 8, 2013
    Try the Burrata, roasted mushrooms and celery salad. The juxtaposition of the warm mushrooms and cool, creamy Burrata is amazing!!!
  • Fodor's Travel
    Fodor's TravelSeptember 9, 2015
    Try the crispy butternut squash dressed in a surprisingly delicate coffee mayonnaise, or house-made cavatelli topped with shaved Parmesan and black truffles. Read more
  • Kristina R.heart icon on user image
    Kristina RudicJune 20, 2018
    The burrata was amazing to share! Def get it. Also suggest sharing pasta dishes because you’ll want to try more than one — they’re so good!
  • Angela W.heart icon on user image
    Angela WenJune 1, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    Homemade pastas are great especially the oxtail ravioli and clam linguine. Really cute and homey neighborhood environment, lovely for a date!
  • Tracie L.heart icon on user image
    Tracie LeeMay 27, 2015
    small, cute, affordable neighborhood spot. Perfect for a ladies' night out - a glass of wine, some oxtail ravioli and small bites to share.
  • David R.heart icon on user image
    David RosenbergMarch 14, 2015
    Sneaky great brunch here. Don't sleep on the avocado benedict which is laced with jalapeños and is delicious. The loo is cute. Sure.
  • Kelsey✨heart icon on user image
    Kelsey✨January 20, 2019
    Cozy brunch spot with a cute waitstaff. Order the scrambled salmon hash
  • Caroline W.
    Caroline WhiteJanuary 4, 2015
    Excellent brunch and good prices. Great ambiance and friendly hostess and bartender.
  • Nicole C.heart icon on user image
    Nicole CloutierSeptember 27, 2015
    Bar is great for drinking negronis and snacking on breadsticks and grilled octopus. Pastas aren't as delicious as the menu makes them sound.
  • Emily W.heart icon on user image
    Emily WilsonJune 5, 2016
    The perfect neighborhood Italian joint. At dinner, get the octopus appetizer to share and a fresh pasta.
  • Jordan M.heart icon on user image
    Jordan MJanuary 13, 2013
    Cozy little Italian spot in Clinton Hill. Love the brussels, the kale, and the short ribs
  • Sofia F.heart icon on user image
    Sofia FigueroaJanuary 11, 2017
    Well priced, quaint ambiance, veggie friendly. Yummy french toast!
  • chin1ta
    chin1taAugust 17, 2016
    cozy, elegantly homey dining room. "the ultimate neighborhood restaurant."
  • Natalie S.
    Natalie SSeptember 28, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Love this cozy neighborhood spot. Their lunch is fantastic and at great prices. I love all their salads.. Especially the kale and frisée.
  • Beni C.
    Beni ChhunDecember 28, 2013
    Great brunch. Live the beet pistachio salad and the salmon polenta hash. Reasonably priced, delicious, perfect sized portions.
  • bkheart icon on user image
    bkAugust 6, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the Hungry Beast breakfast. it's the best of everything. oh, order a side of the potatoes. They are the best in fort Greene.
  • Josue E.heart icon on user image
    Josue EvillaOctober 30, 2016
    Great brunch spot in Clinton Hill. Great Egg Benedicts. Fantastic home fries. Like the best, seriously.
  • Kyle B.heart icon on user image
    Kyle ByeMay 31, 2015
    P.E.B.F. (I'm not speaking in code. This is what you should order for brunch. The blueberry P is especially delicious.)
  • Jake D.heart icon on user image
    Jake DylanAugust 13, 2020
    Really delicious food; great service; great drinks! Also, the outdoor atmosphere was really lovely.
  • nikki
    nikkiJanuary 22, 2017
    delicious specials, authentic pastas, and an inviting atmosphere. warm decor and desserts
  • Noah M.heart icon on user image
    Noah MOctober 1, 2012
    Two days later and I'm still dreaming about the Strozzapreti special they served that night. The food here beckons for me in the night like a siren. I MUST RETURN *gurgle*
  • Holly M.heart icon on user image
    Holly MooreAugust 27, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Avocado Eggs Benedict with jalapeño hollandaise is gloriously gloppy and delicious.
  • Kevin S.heart icon on user image
    Kevin SkobacSeptember 21, 2015
    The seafood spaghetti, corn & green tomato, & crispy eggplant were all winners
  • Wesley V.
    Wesley VerhoeveMarch 3, 2013
    The fettuccine is really great. Strong cocktail making skills present. Great atmosphere. Best bathroom.
  • Amir R.heart icon on user image
    Amir Reavis-BeyAugust 3, 2018
    I love the burger here! Perhaps too much ... I need to try the rest of the menu 😋
  • Michelle W.
    Michelle WilesSeptember 5, 2016
    Cute date spot. Dessert was better than the dinner
  • j k.heart icon on user image
    j kirklandSeptember 17, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    The best brunch in Brooklyn by far. All about those blueberry ricotta pancakes.
  • Erika P.heart icon on user image
    Erika PontesJanuary 31, 2016
    Semolina trumpets was sooo good! As was the braised calamari :)
  • Nomisheart icon on user image
    NomisNovember 2, 2014
    Buttermilk Blueberry pancakes with ricotta lemon cream is the best!
  • Gideon O.heart icon on user image
    Gideon OlshanskyAugust 1, 2018
    Great pasta in a nice space, which you pay a premium for
  • Scyrine D.heart icon on user image
    Scyrine De VeauxMay 29, 2021
    Delicious oxtail burger - get it rare! - and crab Benedict
  • Aleah N.heart icon on user image
    Aleah NicholeSeptember 19, 2017
    Great brunch experience. Frittata was yummy and cute atmosphere.
  • Daina P.heart icon on user image
    Daina P.January 20, 2016
    The salmon pastrami sandwich is the best thing. It melted in your mouth.
  • Aaron B.
    Aaron BlazeyMarch 15, 2014
    Been here 25+ times
    The brunch is great. The two eggs is the perfect breakfast.
  • Felix
    FelixMarch 4, 2014
    If you're not that hungry get the beef cheek hash for brunch.
  • Amanda L.heart icon on user image
    Amanda LNovember 14, 2021
    Their vedure lasagna was life-affirming. Delicious pet-nat too.
  • I P.heart icon on user image
    I PMarch 19, 2017
    Avocado Benedict is good spin on breakfast classic. Salmon Hash and latte was OK.
  • Bianca O.heart icon on user image
    Bianca OrlandoMay 22, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Great vegetable fritto misto and the oxtail ravioli are to die for!
  • Andrei K.heart icon on user image
    Andrei KryssovMay 1, 2016
    Blueberry pancakes and avocado Benedict. Perfect brunch spot.
  • Saarim Z.heart icon on user image
    Saarim ZamanDecember 21, 2015
    avocado benedict is rich but delicious!
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