Now that Do or Dine is closed, fewer Manhattanites are traveling to Bed Stuy for dinner. And Hart’s won’t really change that. The food here is good, to be sure - but the setup is casual, and it doesn’t feel like destination dining. If they copied Carbone and put a doorman out front, their inter-borough business would probably increase - but that would also be incredibly stupid, and we’re glad that they’re down with being a neighborhood spot. The restaurant itself is pretty small, and they serve seasonal food with Mediterranean influences. Get the lamb burger with anchovies if you’ve ever wondered what taste is stronger: lamb or anchovies (hint: it’s anchovies, and the burger isn’t bad).
Perfect For: Date Night
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