House of Small Wonder

House of Small Wonder

(Now Closed)
Café$$$$
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
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  • Tess W.heart icon on user image
    Tess WenstrupApril 9, 2015
    This was the cutest place. It reminded me of a greenhouse and even had a tree growing through the middle of the restaurant. It has good, healthy, and well made food. Loved it.
  • Paul M.
    Paul MannApril 18, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Great for a non-traditional brunch. Expect everything from rice to salmon and ground pork. REALLY tasty. Oh and there's a real tree growing in the centre of the room for that extra personality.
  • Matthew L.heart icon on user image
    Matthew ListroJune 10, 2018
    Can’t say enough good things. Super cute, relaxed treehouse vibe. Came for brunch and ordered these delicious Japanese meatballs with a poached egg. Def beats your average eggs beny brunch fare.
  • Kylie F.heart icon on user image
    Kylie FFebruary 13, 2016
    Woah! Hipster Japanese style brunch. Hot apple cider was a super treat. Cutest atmosphere inside. An indoor hidden garden. A bit hard to find from the street, look for boarded timber walls. cash only!
  • Jen S.
    Jen ShinNovember 17, 2015
    sashimi don and the chicken meatball don were both amazing. both a must try.
  • Megan M.heart icon on user image
    Megan McNallyOctober 5, 2016
    As a fan of brunch and Japanese food, this place is a dream come true. The udon noodles are some of the tastiest I've ever had, and the chicken meatballs are incredible. The atmosphere is adorable.
  • Amy M.heart icon on user image
    Amy MaJuly 7, 2016
    Quite possibly my favorite new spot with a beautiful interior, great ambience, pleasant service, and pretty good food (love the matcha milk!)
  • The Corcoran Group
    The Corcoran GroupMay 27, 2011
    Simple and adorable coffee shop bliss. Enjoy free wi-fi while enjoying consistently good coffee and snacking on small sandwiches. The baristas are very friendly too.
  • Bub
    BubMay 26, 2019
    Super cute vibe! Croissant French Toast was great! Tsukune Don was good but needed a little spice. Service was okay- they took a while to bring out the drinks and sauces after bringing the food.
  • Sarah W.heart icon on user image
    Sarah WhiteOctober 27, 2014
    The interior is absolutely lovely. Feels like you're in a tree house...there is an actual tree going through it. The Fig Brie Apple and Avocado Goat Cheese (I added egg) are both good sandwiches.
  • Kay S.
    Kay SaulAugust 4, 2013
    Small, charming cafe. Many healthy and organic options and even some sweet treats for desert or a small snack. Felt like a hideaway in North Williamsburg. Light, airy and natural. A must visit!
  • PureWow
    PureWowDecember 20, 2016
    This skylight-illuminated, plant-filled Williamsburg nook feels like a secret tree house--a treehouse that serves lavender lattes and banana-Nutella croissants. Read more
  • Windsor C.
    Windsor CountyFebruary 8, 2015
    Best hidden gem in North Brooklyn - like a Japanese treehouse. Try the Matcha Cappuccino, Kabocha Pumpkin Pudding, amongst other sweets. Perfect spot for a quiet afternoon.
  • Salih Seckin S.heart icon on user image
    Salih Seckin SevincDecember 29, 2016
    Great atmosphere, great service, refined and fused Japanese food, good mood, good plates, nice matcha cappucino. Well done!
  • Isa S.heart icon on user image
    Isa SierraMay 28, 2018
    A wonderful secret in the middle of Williamsburg - try the meatballs and the vegan bowl. Ice tea is also yummy.
  • Eli S.heart icon on user image
    Eli ShowalterApril 5, 2015
    This place amazing. Went on a Sunday morning around 11 and got seated for two. Really great atmosphere and the salmon Japanese breakfast set was delicious. What a gem.
  • Lauren M.heart icon on user image
    Lauren MacMarch 5, 2017
    One of the most adorable, cheery, and "cozy" (charmingly tiny) spots I've been in NY. Plants & sunshine abound as you enjoy fresh squeezed OJ, banana Nutella croissants, & creamy scrambled eggs.
  • Sraj G.heart icon on user image
    Sraj GeenSeptember 11, 2016
    Awesome Japanese food which tastes wholesome and healthy, in a super cute setting. Cash only. (pic: chicken teriyaki)
  • judith m.heart icon on user image
    judith maas rheingoldJanuary 28, 2015
    This was my favorite restaurant while visiting Williamsburg! The grilled chicken sandwich plate was so tasty and fresh!
  • Matt M.heart icon on user image
    Matt MayoJuly 1, 2019
    Wonderful small brunch spot with a Japanese twist. Vegetarian friendly with unique menu items.
  • Lindsay H.heart icon on user image
    Lindsay HowardJuly 18, 2015
    This restaurant is Williamsburg's best-kept secret. I love the breakfast and lunch menus. They also have wifi!
  • Vishal G.heart icon on user image
    Vishal GuptaNovember 17, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    A cross between a Japanese tea house and a tree house. A must try-- everything on the menu was great.
  • Earl D.
    Earl DaxMarch 12, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    Shhh! This is a charming little coffee shop with delicious baked goods, sandwiches and soups -- all made in-house. It's also not as crowded as other neighborhood cafes, so don't tell anyone!
  • Ina L.heart icon on user image
    Ina LiApril 6, 2015
    Brunch at a light-filled atrium with delicious Japanese homecook style food and sandwiches! They serve hot apple cider!
  • Meer M.
    Meer MusaJune 25, 2014
    I ordered the Croissant french toast with fruits. And side order of scramble eggs. It was delicious. Server was friendly as well.
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    BommyOctober 28, 2015
    Beautiful space but croque madame is mushy and incredibly unappetizing. Homemade granola and fruit with yogurt is fine.
  • Lyndsey A.
    Lyndsey AOctober 17, 2013
    This place is cute and cozy. Grab a coffee and a croissant and enjoy the sunlight pouring in from the clear rooftop!
  • Elvis R.
    Elvis RodricksMarch 17, 2016
    An interesting take with an Asian and European twist. Had the chicken meatballs which was flavorful and fresh. Croissant french toast was well made not being too soggy.
  • Zeba S.heart icon on user image
    Zeba SiddiqiMarch 28, 2017
    Modern take on japanese cuisine! Really cute spot for lunch.
  • Parker Y.
    Parker YoungJuly 23, 2013
    Great little brunch/lunch oasis. Love the vibe, indoors w/cool AC but plenty of natural light & large trees growing up through the roof. Get a banana-Nutella croissant.
  • Elizabeth
    ElizabethNovember 27, 2016
    Whimsical cosy place in Brooklyn, great for brunch and ideal for couples and small groups.
  • Jastine K.
    Jastine KhoMay 3, 2017
    Such a cozy and adorable place. Enjoyed dining by myself on a Tuesday afternoon. Cash only!
  • Alex T.heart icon on user image
    Alex TsuJuly 19, 2017
    Loved it; adorable, hipster brunch spot nestled beneath a tree; chicken meatball over rice was incredible; can't wait to go back.
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    AlexApril 6, 2018
    tsukune don is soooo good. cozy lik place with great sky lighting and friendly staff
  • Angélica P.
    Angélica PonceJune 17, 2016
    I love the place. Their personal, the food, their miso, cold Sapporo beer, EVERYTHING! 💯❤️
  • Matt S.
    Matt SchaarDecember 17, 2013
    I'm consistently impressed with HOSW. You can't go wrong with taking a seat at this cozy little place for a brief respite from the cold and busyness.
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    BonSeptember 30, 2019
    Okinawa taco rice 👍🌮🍚 also veggie curry 🍛. grapefruit mint mo Karol nice n light
  • Tamara H.heart icon on user image
    Tamara HDecember 2, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    The new space has trees going through the middle! It's The Secret Garden meets Terabithia. It also has table service, so they might not let you linger forever like they used to...unclear.
  • jaqi v.heart icon on user image
    jaqi vigilAugust 19, 2012
    How can this place move?! It's so perfect here! Amazing place to chill and get some work done. Oh, and the Middle Eastern Salad is delicious. Doesn't hurt that it's $4 either!
  • Connie C.heart icon on user image
    Connie ChiuOctober 17, 2014
    Matcha cappuccino, sashimi don, corn soup, and Okinawa rice all on point. Cutest decor.
  • Joseph L.heart icon on user image
    Joseph LeJanuary 22, 2018
    The salmon was fantastic! Perfectly cooked and balanced flavors on the plate
  • Sarah B.heart icon on user image
    Sarah BrinkMay 12, 2018
    One of the coziest spots you could possible find in Williamsburg. Reminded me of some of the cafes in Japan.
  • Kimmie O.heart icon on user image
    Kimmie OhhJanuary 2, 2020
    Get the Okinawan taco rice or the Japanese Hamburg steak. Get the earl grey creme brûlée for dessert.
  • Ruby A.heart icon on user image
    Ruby AnayaSeptember 22, 2014
    The Stir Fried Udon noodles for breakfast was one of the most interesting dishes I've had in a long time, and delicious!
  • Bryan L.heart icon on user image
    Bryan LeeJuly 27, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Their croissant French toast is amazing and so is the iced matcha milk.
  • Mara L.heart icon on user image
    Mara LecocqSeptember 7, 2014
    Unique place, beautiful, quaint, romantic, serving Japanese comfort food. Went back a few times. Great to bring tourist friends.
  • Shahheart icon on user image
    ShahJuly 3, 2015
    This cozy spot is beautiful. And the food is incredible. A true gem.
  • Edwina M.heart icon on user image
    Edwina McGregorJanuary 19, 2020
    Cosy and cute atmosphere with great coffee and incredibly fast service.
  • Nick G.heart icon on user image
    Nick GMay 12, 2016
    Okinawa Japanese taco rice . there is a tree in the middle of the restaurant see photo 👌
  • Regina V.heart icon on user image
    Regina VallegoJune 22, 2018
    small house of wonderful decoration. loved the ambiance and music. food was also delicious and good service.
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