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Karloff

Karloff

(Now Closed)
Eastern European Restaurant$$$$
Cobble Hill, Brooklyn
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  • David G.heart icon on user image
    David GreenbergerMay 24, 2014
    Been here 5+ times
    Good Eastern European comfort food. Doesn't get enough credit. Super nice staff and owners and great cocktails. Live music on Fri nights
  • Alex R.
    Alex RainertApril 7, 2012
    Great classic Eastern European menu, including kielbasa, kasha and these fine looking verinikis. The staff is super friendly and they've got some great, unique breakfast/brunch options.
  • Illya B.heart icon on user image
    Illya BomashSeptember 18, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    All the food is great. Service is great, too. Calm and open space. Love the latkes and the fish sandwich. Try the birch juice.
  • 7th.List
    7th.ListDecember 28, 2011
    The menu starts with a gathering of Eastern European staples like tender-skinned vareniki topped with a tangle of caramelized onions and a spoon of sour cream, herb-flecked latkes, and hearty soups. Read more
  • Ty L.heart icon on user image
    Ty LerJuly 29, 2012
    Walk in sit down great food great everything. I've been here many times now and never been disappointed. Get the Egg in a Hole with pork sausage. Incredible.
  • H C.
    H ChongOctober 14, 2010
    The beef stew is awesome. Come with a pile of cabbage and vegetables. Great good old comfort food. Check out the wide range of ice-cream flavors. There's one called "Killer Chocolate". Read more
  • Anne A.heart icon on user image
    Anne AretzAugust 18, 2014
    Always good for vegan and gluten free. Borscht and gluten free potato pancakes are my go-to
  • John M.
    John MarcinukJune 16, 2011
    The Kale & Collard Greens soup is perfect simplicity. Just like your babushka used to make. Don't expect a salty, overly seasoned assault on the palate like most restaurants in the neighborhood.
  • Philip M.
    Philip MJuly 1, 2011
    Others have mentioned dumplings and latkes, but the ice cream also deserves mention for quality and unusual flavors. Afternoon service friendly.
  • Dan L.
    Dan LoganFebruary 19, 2012
    While known for it's Eastern European comfort food, this place also has fantastic organic ice cream
  • Warren C.
    Warren CohenAugust 15, 2011
    Amazing organic stuff from upstate - taste, mix of flavors - more people need to come here for ice cream!
  • Kristine
    KristineAugust 7, 2011
    Service isn't amazing, but I still like the staff. Makes you relax a bit. Try the latkas. Lattes = exceptional.
  • jake f.
    jake furstJanuary 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Russian meat dumplings are awesome, and a great deal. We ordered about half the menu and it was all great.
  • Natasha S.
    Natasha SimonsAugust 5, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Went today for the first time since the construction and it is really pretty inside now. Sadly, no more ice cream -- they have a few but not my favorite salty pretzel anymore :(
  • Sean F.heart icon on user image
    Sean FitzroyJune 1, 2013
    In Karloff, Soviet Mimosa drinks YOU! Also good latkes!
  • Joe C.
    Joe ChecklerNovember 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    The meat dumplings have an amazing spiced beef mixture. And they give you a ton for 8 bucks.
  • Karloffheart icon on user image
    KarloffJanuary 6, 2013
    Try the New Menu and Enjoy Beautifully Renovated Karloff!
  • Matt D.
    Matt DorvilleJuly 31, 2011
    I know people talk about the ice cream but try the russian sodas. So incredibly good.
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    Uber NYCAugust 22, 2013
    Offering 2 for 1 on wine or beer during Uber NYC's #BKLOVESuberX, 8/23-25/13.
  • Irinaheart icon on user image
    IrinaJanuary 13, 2013
    Can't go wrong with the eggs Benedict
  • Jasonheart icon on user image
    JasonMarch 22, 2015
    Delicious potato latke and lox
  • Erik M.
    Erik MichielsenJanuary 13, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Amazing kind, attentive and helpful service keeps you coming back. Great coffee too.
  • Ariel H.
    Ariel HMarch 17, 2012
    The dumplings are great, as are the latkes. Service is very slow tho
  • Rich C.
    Rich CohenMay 19, 2011
    Get the dark chicken soup. Chicken dumplings in an awesome broth
  • Lois A.
    Lois AAugust 1, 2011
    Best ice cream anywhere, and really really nice staff.
  • Melissa S.
    Melissa SepeOctober 13, 2013
    The latkes are phenomenal.
  • Danielle G.
    Danielle GentileNovember 14, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the meat dumplings, they are amazing. Love this place!
  • Leland S.heart icon on user image
    Leland SMarch 29, 2014
    They have no idea what they are doing, neither in front nor back of house.
  • Becky L.
    Becky LJuly 10, 2011
    Best icecream in the hood- def try the floats!
  • Christel
    ChristelSeptember 24, 2011
    Best Kefir yogurt drinks and Russian crepes!
  • Tim C.
    Tim CreanDecember 23, 2010
    The large, fresh squeezed OJ here is humongous. Latkes also rock.
  • Andreas W.
    Andreas WJune 25, 2011
    Don't force a couple to sit at a 2 seat table when the place is completely empty! Grrrr.. But the food was good..
  • Jay M.heart icon on user image
    Jay MartinFebruary 8, 2014
    Best espresso in Bk
  • Ari P.
    Ari PaparoNovember 5, 2011
    Best latkes I've ever had.
  • Kate F.
    Kate FurstJanuary 3, 2011
    Latkes are delish!! Don't miss the coffee
  • Saif D.heart icon on user image
    Saif DiaSeptember 8, 2015
    Solid stroganoff
  • Matthew R.
    Matthew RothJanuary 2, 2012
    Watch your bill, make sure its correct. Took them 4 tries to get ours right.
  • Hannah K.
    Hannah KMarch 17, 2012
    I haven't even eaten yet, and I'm in love.
  • Christopher B.heart icon on user image
    Christopher BMarch 21, 2015
    Delicious food
  • Ricky F.
    Ricky FerrerAugust 3, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Some of the best music here. I always have Shazam locked and loaded.
  • Loren H.
    Loren HnkDecember 8, 2013
    Heads up: cash or Amex only
  • Foodspotting
    FoodspottingDecember 9, 2010
    Try the Latkes with pork sausages
  • Larry
    LarryApril 23, 2011
    The cabbage rolls are delicious.
  • ben v.heart icon on user image
    ben van alboomApril 20, 2013
    honestly: no. the food was extremely average, and i'm being extremely kind now.
  • Chris M.
    Chris ManikOctober 6, 2010
    Good spot. 5/5 try the tea n food
  • Jillian A.
    Jillian AJanuary 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Hazelnut hot chocolate. Treat yoself.
  • Chris B.
    Chris BrownFebruary 20, 2011
    Not very friendly. Place was empty and yet practically pushed out the door second I finished my coffee.
  • Angie S.heart icon on user image
    Angie SandersMarch 7, 2015
    Service isn't great, but the food is.
  • Sam R.
    Sam RosenbergAugust 1, 2011
    More hot sauce.
  • Michael T.
    Michael TroutmanJanuary 21, 2012
    Slow service and bad coffee. I won't be back.
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