Luz

★★★★★
  • 177 Vanderbilt Ave

    Brooklyn, NY 11205

    Cross street: nr. Myrtle Ave.

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  • 718-246-4000

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Great service, great staff. But I'm only giving it 3 stars as I was not very impressed with the food itself. It seems in the pursuit of bringing to the table creativity and uniqueness, LUZ went overboard in the "combinations" of

3
★★★★★

Great service, great staff. But I'm only giving it 3 stars as I was not very impressed with the food itself. It seems in the pursuit of bringing to the table creativity and uniqueness, LUZ went overboard in the "combinations" of

Pros: service

Cons: food

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amazing amazing calamari, I love the dipping source.. \r
and the roasted chicken is so yummy, not blend at all, every single bite is packed with floavor

3
★★★★★

amazing amazing calamari, I love the dipping source.. \r
and the roasted chicken is so yummy, not blend at all, every single bite is packed with floavor

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Drinks amazing! Calamari amazing! Great prices! Great service! I go here after I get off work to unwind with my co-workers and it never disappoints...thank you guys for being so accomodating!

3
★★★★★

Drinks amazing! Calamari amazing! Great prices! Great service! I go here after I get off work to unwind with my co-workers and it never disappoints...thank you guys for being so accomodating!

Pros: Really great drinks

Cons: Lacking in outdoor ambiance

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It was advertised as CHILEAN FOOD, and it is not true!!!! \r
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It is good in peruvian food but not from CHILE, there is a BIG DIFFERENCE!!!

3
★★★★★

It was advertised as CHILEAN FOOD, and it is not true!!!! \r
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It is good in peruvian food but not from CHILE, there is a BIG DIFFERENCE!!!

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This restaurant has good food but the waiter was rude. He didn't know how to talk to my date and I. He was very abrasive and even flirted with my date. Each time he came to our table he never once made eye contact with me. When it was time

3
★★★★★

This restaurant has good food but the waiter was rude. He didn't know how to talk to my date and I. He was very abrasive and even flirted with my date. Each time he came to our table he never once made eye contact with me. When it was time

Pros: food

Cons: service

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I would definitely go back...Luz is part of the revitalization of this neighborhood! Great drinks too.

3
★★★★★

I would definitely go back...Luz is part of the revitalization of this neighborhood! Great drinks too.

Pros: nice design

Cons: service could use some help

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Great food, rotisserie chicken as good as 5th Avenue's Coco Roco, but the rest\r
of the menu is more experimental and just as good, ribs whose meat falls off the bone,\r
great salads, and nothing here is super expensive, for $20 to $25 a

3
★★★★★

Great food, rotisserie chicken as good as 5th Avenue's Coco Roco, but the rest\r
of the menu is more experimental and just as good, ribs whose meat falls off the bone,\r
great salads, and nothing here is super expensive, for $20 to $25 a

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We went to LUZ for my Bday. As usual, we sat at the bar and after a year without going there we realized that the change a little bit the menu... we tried a couple of the new ceviches, and they were just glorious!! Then we had the lamb

3
★★★★★

We went to LUZ for my Bday. As usual, we sat at the bar and after a year without going there we realized that the change a little bit the menu... we tried a couple of the new ceviches, and they were just glorious!! Then we had the lamb

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After reading the great reviews of this restaurant, we were excited to have a new restaurant in the neighborhood. However, we were very disappointed with our first visit for Sunday brunch. The food we ordered was ordinary - even bland.

3
★★★★★

After reading the great reviews of this restaurant, we were excited to have a new restaurant in the neighborhood. However, we were very disappointed with our first visit for Sunday brunch. The food we ordered was ordinary - even bland.

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The decor/ambience is great and cute. The Sangria was tasty and the food was delicious. The appetizer (lightly fried oyster layered with mashed platain and spinach) was exceptional and the dinner (roast pork, shredded, with rice and

3
★★★★★

The decor/ambience is great and cute. The Sangria was tasty and the food was delicious. The appetizer (lightly fried oyster layered with mashed platain and spinach) was exceptional and the dinner (roast pork, shredded, with rice and

Pros: Reasonably Priced, Great Drinks, Great Food

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Visited Luz three times and the service is wonderful. The barman is well educated about the drinks, knowledge of the food and history of the restaurant. The food is awesome. I love the cultural mix of the dishes served here and can say

3
★★★★★

Visited Luz three times and the service is wonderful. The barman is well educated about the drinks, knowledge of the food and history of the restaurant. The food is awesome. I love the cultural mix of the dishes served here and can say

Pros: Food, Food, Service

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We came here after a recommendation from the Times. The food was delicious and the service was great. Although they had asked us to move after a seating arrangement faux pas, they were gracious enough to compensate us with some extra

3
★★★★★

We came here after a recommendation from the Times. The food was delicious and the service was great. Although they had asked us to move after a seating arrangement faux pas, they were gracious enough to compensate us with some extra

Pros: Delicious Food, Great Service, Very Affordable

Cons: Crowded Seating

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My husband and I have been to Luz's many times and each time, we thought the food was yummy. The service has always been so-so (long waits) but the food tasted better than we thought, given the ambiance. Since it got cold, we started

3
★★★★★

My husband and I have been to Luz's many times and each time, we thought the food was yummy. The service has always been so-so (long waits) but the food tasted better than we thought, given the ambiance. Since it got cold, we started

Cons: rudeness

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Place was great, food was excellent. Skirt steak marinade was good, but maybe because I got med/well, it came out rubbery. but the pulled pork dish was wonderful. service was ok. waiter/waitress both saw that I left the skirt steak

3
★★★★★

Place was great, food was excellent. Skirt steak marinade was good, but maybe because I got med/well, it came out rubbery. but the pulled pork dish was wonderful. service was ok. waiter/waitress both saw that I left the skirt steak

Pros: food, atmosphere

Cons: service

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The ambience is great. The restaurant is a great addition to all the others in the area, and serves amazingly delicious food.

Ambience is absolutely cool. Sitting at the bar and drinking and ordering food is my favorite.

Their

3
★★★★★

The ambience is great. The restaurant is a great addition to all the others in the area, and serves amazingly delicious food.

Ambience is absolutely cool. Sitting at the bar and drinking and ordering food is my favorite.

Their

Pros: food, ambience, service

Cons: nothing, nothing, nothing

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I don't know what the guy in the other review was talking about. First of all, the neighborhood has some of the most beautiful brownstones and blocks in New York City--so maybe you should stay put in stroller city because it sounds like it

3
★★★★★

I don't know what the guy in the other review was talking about. First of all, the neighborhood has some of the most beautiful brownstones and blocks in New York City--so maybe you should stay put in stroller city because it sounds like it

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Please do dress up or you will feel out of place. This is a very nice place with lots of professionals in their 20's and 30's. I have visited three times and certainly had a good time and really good meal. Drinks are excellent. Lamb chops,

3
★★★★★

Please do dress up or you will feel out of place. This is a very nice place with lots of professionals in their 20's and 30's. I have visited three times and certainly had a good time and really good meal. Drinks are excellent. Lamb chops,

Pros: modern, good drinks, good food

Cons: waiting for food

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I went to Luz on a weeknight to have a few apps and a couple drinks. The service while sitting at the bar was excellent. The bartender was very friendly as was the owners mother who I spoke to outside. They have an extensive list of

3
★★★★★

I went to Luz on a weeknight to have a few apps and a couple drinks. The service while sitting at the bar was excellent. The bartender was very friendly as was the owners mother who I spoke to outside. They have an extensive list of

Pros: great mojitos, friendly service, tasty appetizers

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After reading an excellent write-up in the paper, we decided to try Luz for lunch on a Friday afternoon. The day was beautiful, so we decided to walk from Park Slope (Brooklyn). Bad idea.\r
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The neighborhood is sketchy. Don't walk.

3
★★★★★

After reading an excellent write-up in the paper, we decided to try Luz for lunch on a Friday afternoon. The day was beautiful, so we decided to walk from Park Slope (Brooklyn). Bad idea.\r
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The neighborhood is sketchy. Don't walk.

Pros: good writeup in paper

Cons: bad neighborhood, iffy hours, poor ambiance

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In a former garage sleekly tarted up by a couple of Pratt Institute grads, Luz has turned Nuevo Latino cuisine on its head with exciting creations based on traditional dishes. Starting with a selection of citrusy ceviches; empanadas filled…

 

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