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Bonita Restaurant



243 Dekalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205

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(718) 622-5300

  • Sun - 10:00am - 11:00pm
  • Mon - Thu 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Fri 5:00pm - 12:00am
  • Sat 10:00am - 12:00am

Cuisine: Italian Restaurants, Mexican Restaurants, Most Romantic Restaurants


4.8 of 5.0 from 103 reviews


price range:$26 to $50

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  • Holley A.All pasta, vegetables

    33333 by Holley A.


  • Sam LThe rigatoni was very good.

    33333 by Sam L


  • Victoria TThe food is soooo good! It can get crowded most nights, so expect a wait, pass the time at Alibi across the street for a good dive bar before your upscale dinner ;)

    55555 by Victoria T


  • Vivian RamirezVDay menu was a great range of well done food. Very romantic and festively themed. Attentive staff and service. A bit snug and dark. Great for small special group dinners.

    55555 by Vivian Ramirez


  • Michael OBest restaurant in the area.

    55555 by Michael O


  • Madam W.Everything has flavor and freshness. Radicchio salad, calamari chickpea pasta and scallops aioli. Expect to wait.

    55555 by Madam W.


  • Justin DeanI've never paid so much money to eat so little (albeit decent) food. If you live nearby step in and buy a loaf -- it's the only fair meal here.

    33333 by Justin Dean


  • Alex N.Simple spaghetti and Tomato dish is where it's at. Forgot just good it can be.

    55555 by Alex N.


  • Vince KAmazing striped bass and braciola - great neighborhood spot for brunch.

    55555 by Vince K


  • Annie L.menu changes daily. great options all around, they come up with wonderfully unique, tasty dishes - even their apps and salads.

    55555 by Annie L.


  • LukeCome with a group and share everything. They won't rush you

    55555 by Luke


  • Audrey T.The food is great, the wine is great, and the service is great. And they're gratuity free. But I still have to say it was overpriced...

    33333 by Audrey T.


  • Justin W.Waitstaff is amazing. Food is fresh and delicious every single day....

    55555 by Justin W.


  • Louise ABest food n Fort Greene, hands down. They do it right here, with menu changes daily and truly authentic Italian food cooked with soul power. Elegant, understated, well executed.

    55555 by Louise A


  • Steve DPretty good pasta at prices that would suggest it should be better.

    55555 by Steve D


  • Kevin S.Menu changes daily, so not much point in recommendations. Everything Ive eaten, especially pastas, has been delicious. Portions are smaller than expected, though.

    55555 by Kevin S.


  • Daniel PThe sazerac is incredible. Menu rotates often but I'm never disappointed.

    55555 by Daniel P


  • Mari S.Menu changes daily, but everything is amazing. Try a couple of the pastas. You won't be disappointed.

    55555 by Mari S.


  • Phil KatzBest, and most expensive, of the neighborhoods Italian joints

    55555 by Phil Katz


  • Chris AAll the pastas are amazing

    55555 by Chris A


  • Fodor's Travel EWhen weather permits, request one of the candlelit alfresco tables: There's no better perch from which to soak up the Fort Greene scene.

    55555 by Fodor's Travel E


  • Kwame Jclassy join. great food.

    55555 by Kwame J


  • Andrea H.Try the chocolate sorbet:)

    55555 by Andrea H.


  • Joseph W.Menu changes everyday and never disappoints. 1 starter, 1 main and 1 salad is perfect for two

    55555 by Joseph W.


  • Nic B.Home made chocolate sorbet is not to be missed

    55555 by Nic B.


  • Alex PCrustini is amazing!

    55555 by Alex P


  • Robert StewartPricey small portions. But good! Menu always changing.

    55555 by Robert Stewart


  • Stina P.saturday beach day: ride to and fort tilden, hot shower, aperol spritz, and sit out front at Romans for dinner with friends. the best. 🙌

    55555 by Stina P.


  • Jordan M.Favorite neighborhood spot. Menu changes daily. Some recent favorites: wilted spinach in duck broth over croutons with pecorino & chicken diavolo. Great wine list particularly if you love orange wine.

    55555 by Jordan M.


  • Evan B.Best meal in a while, go, now

    55555 by Evan B.


  • Nick J.The chocolate and sea salt gelato is ridiculous.

    55555 by Nick J.


  • Jess McGowanbloody Mary's with spicy salt rim, delicious

    55555 by Jess McGowan


  • Holly M.The chocolate sorbet is the best chocolate anything I've ever had. Really.

    55555 by Holly M.


  • Daniel KaufmanGood wine list.

    55555 by Daniel Kaufman


  • Olivier S.Awesome restaurant !

    55555 by Olivier S.


  • Andrea N.Steak was a perfect medium rare w/a nice crisp & slight char. We skipped the off-menu offering for a smaller portion of pasta & went full on for the tortelli. Completely tasty and completely worth it.

    55555 by Andrea N.


  • Elevine B.Finally found a place to get radicchio served as good as when living in Italy - the Treviso was perfect <3 The daily cocktails are great too. Lovely service and ambience both inside and out front.

    55555 by Elevine B.


  • Linda Louapps & pastas are the best. way better than entrees

    55555 by Linda Lou


  • Chefs FeedDamon Wise, chef of Lafayette, eats here on his nights off. He loves the Bread w/ ricotta & apple.

    55555 by Chefs Feed


  • Rai-mon N.Want a great drink? Ask Ryan, he'll hook you up. Calling this place pricey would imply it wasn't worth every penny and it is! You me...wine is important to me and it's important to them as well! Do it

    55555 by Rai-mon N.


  • Alexander GregoryThe food changes daily but is always excellent. The pasta dishes are always a great choice

    55555 by Alexander Gregory


  • Brynna T.Everything here is great. The menu changes often, and the staff are extremely knowledgable about food, wine, and drinks. I go more often that I'd like to admit :)

    55555 by Brynna T.


  • Lala L.Don't leave without ice cream.

    33333 by Lala L.


  • VoiceStreetYou must try the beet salad with cheese croutons and onion frittata.

    55555 by VoiceStreet


  • Smash DembugsSit outside and people watch

    55555 by Smash Dembugs


  • Lau nMy pasta came 1 hour after than all my friends food!

    22222 by Lau n


  • Dave H.Ooh, romantical.

    55555 by Dave H.


  • Urban CompassThe Italian restaurant offers killer cuts of beef and you can always count on the ingredient-driven menu to change nightly.

    55555 by Urban Compass


  • Floris D.Not sure if the food is worth the moneys here. Great staff though.

    55555 by Floris D.


  • Urban CompassThe Mediterranean restaurant is known for its fresh fillets of fish and raw bar.

    55555 by Urban Compass


  • tfcollective.com FAndrew Tarlow's affaire with seasonal, Italian inspired dishes.

    55555 by tfcollective.com F


  • naveeni love that fernet old-fashioned.

    55555 by naveen


  • Gino M.Great take on modern Italian, with an American flair and organic ingredients. Attention to detail; pasta is really al dente here, not under/overcooked. Cosy atmosphere and impeccable service to boot!

    55555 by Gino M.


  • RJ D.Go with light dishes so you can order more plates than just one or two. Fantastic dinner spot. Great wine options (including organic wines).

    55555 by RJ D.


  • Jessica R.best locally sourced italian

    55555 by Jessica R.


  • Kyle Dean R.absolutely delicious restaurant in ft greene.

    55555 by Kyle Dean R.


  • Tiffany S.Loved the bucatini carbonara & the salted dark chocolate sorbet was amazing!!

    55555 by Tiffany S.


  • Mike F.I mean, it's pretty damn good, but if you're rarely in Fort Greene I'd suggest a-bistro or madiba first if you haven't tried them yet.

    55555 by Mike F.


  • Melissa F.Get the Chicken Al Diavolo if its on the menu - it's completely worth it, trust me. Enough for two people.

    55555 by Melissa F.


  • Kyle O.Get the off-menu steak!

    55555 by Kyle O.


  • Lee A.The category says "American restaurant." That is incorrect, this is an Italian restaurant.

    33333 by Lee A.


  • Brette C.Great service. Nice place to chill, have a chat and cocktails with friends.

    55555 by Brette C.


  • Tarah F.Try the Cardamom Walnut Cake - Like a cup of chai on a plate. A little dry, but delicious. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Tarah F.Try the Smoked Bluefish With Poached Egg And Charmoula - Perfectly balanced, fish skin slightly crispy, wow. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Tarah F.Try the Shakshouka - Excellent baked egg over tomato, red and green pepper sauce. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Tarah F.Try the Spaghetti With Canelli Beans, Herbs And Tomato - Light, blissfully fresh and perfectly cooked. A light stock supported the flavors beautifully. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Tarah F.Try the Maccheroni With Pork Sausage And Rapini - As always, pasta was perfectly cooked and dish was perfectly balanced. A light stock supported the flavors beautifully. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Tarah F.Try the Chicken Al Diavolo - Perfectly cooked, with fresh vegetables. I've never had this with fresh tomatoes instead of sauce; made a huge difference. Wow. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Tarah F.Try the Spaghetti Carbonara - Light, al dente, perfect pancetta. I'll take another one, please. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Tarah F.Try the Baked Egg With Minestrone And Pesto - Hearty, with lots of fresh, seasonal veggies. Felt #healthy & absolutely #delicious. #perfection #inmymouth (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Tarah F.Try the Pork Sandwich - I could eat this every day. Served with anchovy dressing & chicory on a fluffy, lightly grilled olive oil bun. #perfection (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Tarah F.Try the Cappuccino - Delicious, although a tiny bit burnt. Nice #LatteArt. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Michael T.The strawberry pastry with ice cream is mind boggling.

    55555 by Michael T.


  • Elizabeth Y.A bit salty...

    55555 by Elizabeth Y.


  • Proper IdlenessSprouted Spelt

    55555 by Proper Idleness


  • Anjali M.Try the Stracciatella - Stracciatella stracciatella, how I love you, starcciatella. #inmymouth (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Anjali M.


  • Florent P.Try the Stracciatella - #vegetarian #brunch #killingit (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Florent P.


  • Maggi P.Spent a bundle but had an awesome, awesome meal.

    55555 by Maggi P.


  • 7th.ListTaste - Stracchino, agnolotti, House-cured ham(salty but still soft to the tooth, had an appealing herbal, grassy flavor that really made one wonder what that pig had been eating)

    33333 by 7th.List


  • Jenna W.Love that they have two special cocktails each night - the "sour" and the "bitter." ( I alwaze get the sour ☺)

    55555 by Jenna W.


  • Helen P.Michael is the best server! Love this place. Everything is good

    55555 by Helen P.


  • Sarah C.Beyond delicious. The chocolate sorbet is to die for, and the service is wonderful.

    55555 by Sarah C.


  • MathewThe braised short rib sandwich for brunch is tasty

    55555 by Mathew


  • The Corcoran GroupChocolate Sorbet: New York Magazine described this as 'more like a refreshingly cold ganache, a looser pot de crème, or an artisanal Fudgsicle'. Absolutely incredible!

    55555 by The Corcoran Group


  • Supa K.The bloody mary is still one of my fav here, but I miss the Timbalo. Bring it back to the menu !

    55555 by Supa K.


  • Tarah F.See my full review & photos here: http://bit.ly/RomansBK

    33333 by Tarah F.


  • Tarah F.Brunch or dinner. Doesn't matter. It's always amazing.

    55555 by Tarah F.


  • Debbie A.The fritatta on the weekend is addictive and always delicious.

    55555 by Debbie A.


  • Victor Z.Best staff ever. And the food is amazing. Menu changes everyday.

    55555 by Victor Z.


  • Sam B.Staff and food are both wonderful.

    55555 by Sam B.


  • Augie W.Great drink with cynar & tasty food & staff

    55555 by Augie W.


  • Anthony D.Menu changes constantly. Pro - fresh food. Con - tips outdated quick.

    55555 by Anthony D.


  • FoodspottingTry the Meatball Sandwich and spot it on Foodspotting!

    55555 by Foodspotting


  • Meredith M.If you're here for brunch and you're wondering to yourself, "Doughnuts or no doughnuts?" The answer is always "doughnuts."

    55555 by Meredith M.


  • 86 Listnew fav spot...get the chicken liver, carrot and lentil salad, and chickpea pasta.

    55555 by 86 List


  • Mattias G.Try the raspberry jam. It's very very good.

    55555 by Mattias G.


  • Lee A.Salad last.

    33333 by Lee A.


  • Connie B.Fresh ingredients, delicious and wonderful staff!

    55555 by Connie B.


  • Natalyaorganic, italian, local

    55555 by Natalya


  • Natalyagood food and drinks I have heard

    55555 by Natalya


  • Natalyaheard this is best chocolate sorbet in town

    55555 by Natalya


  • jason m.Get the Hendriks martini

    33333 by jason m.


  • Lizzy B.2 new drinks every night, either a sour or a bitter. I like the bitter better.

    33333 by Lizzy B.


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