Marlow & Sons is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

1. Marlow & Sons

9.4
81 Broadway (btwn Berry & Wythe St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 241 tips and reviews

Revel In New YorkRevel In New York: Marlow & Sons has excellent quality food and produce, which I love. Their frittata sandwich and strong coffee is a treat in the morning. -Veronica Vasicka, Founder, Minimal Wave Read more.

Foster K.Foster Kamer: FUCK MANHATTAN

nymagnymag: The restaurant's signature dish is the result of what happens when you sandwich half a chicken between a roaring hot skillet and a 35-pound brick. One of our 5 favorite roast chickens in the city! Read more.

Vinegar Hill House is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

2. Vinegar Hill House

9.4
72 Hudson Ave (at Water St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Vinegar Hill · 243 tips and reviews

Jason F.Jason Feldman: The brunch selection is original with fresh, unique twists. Portion sizes are perfect and you leave feeling extremely satisfied without breaking the bank. I suggest ordering a few items and sharing.

EaterEater: Plenty of great finds on the budget-friendly wine list. [Eater 38 Member]

Maxwell Z.Maxwell Z: 2-hour wait on a Friday night, but try and find a place at the bar - it's worth it. The beets in avocado and chicken were incredible.

Colonie is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

3. Colonie

9.3
127 Atlantic Ave (btwn Henry & Clinton St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Brooklyn Heights · 227 tips and reviews

Diego R.Diego Romero: Incredible brunch menú and service. Duck hash, pork belly special, ricotta crostinis and the sticky date cake with some stuffed doughnuts!

karen b.karen bonna rainert: This restaurant was funded as a kickstarter project. I just love that. The food is also awesome.

alex v.alex vb: Duck rillettes are fantastic & cheap. Hearty snack.

Mayfield is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

4. Mayfield

9.2
688 Franklin Ave (at Prospect Pl), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Crown Heights · 159 tips and reviews

Sam G.Sam Gil: Awesome chill vibe out the back. Fried quail and cavatelli both very good but need to come back.

The New YorkerThe New Yorker: "The food, creative yet controlled, is unusually delicious. Seafood fares particularly well..." -Hannah Goldfield, in the 2/4/2013 issue. Read more.

Steve S.Steve Spillman: Hell. Yes. What a pleasant surprise. This place is the real deal. Everything is great, but if you can't decide, get the fried quail. You'll love it. Oh man.

Lot 2 is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

5. Lot 2

9.1
687 6th Ave (btwn 19th St & 21st St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Greenwood Heights · 41 tips and reviews

Alvin Y.Alvin Yeung: Burger here is legit. Brussel Sprouts are also great. List of cocktails & service here is on point. Since Applewood shut down recently, this will be our go-to for farm-to-table in South Slope.

SarahSarah: Ok... Believe the burger hype.

GothamistGothamist: Popular Sunday Supper prix fixe menu. Wednesday they do off-menu takes on their burger, like homemade green chili or Mac & Cheese. Check out the ice cream sandwiches and inventive cocktail program.

Reynard is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

6. Reynard

9.0
80 Wythe Ave (N 11th St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 154 tips and reviews

julia t.julia t: Great mixed greens (shaved radish! Slightly sweet vinaigrette!), tasty lobster toast with crisp but fluffy toast, salty and creamy scrambled eggs. Loved the service, kid-friendly.

The New YorkerThe New Yorker: At Reynards, "you don't feel like part of a parody, you just feel lucky to be there." Ariel Levy reviews Reynards: http://nyr.kr/NZLFAZ (9/24/12)

Ashley S.Ashley Simon: Get the olives. They're served hot and taste like salty crack candy.

Purbird is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

7. Purbird

9.0
82 6th Ave (at St Marks Ave.), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · North Slope · 67 tips and reviews

Natalie W.Natalie Walters: I'm a huge chicken sandwich fan and have to say this is one of the best I've ever had. Staff is super friendly and the service is fast. Never have to wait for a table.

Alex R.Alex Rainert: As someone who prides himself on being a rotisserie chicken connoisseur, the birds here are top notch. The whole wheat mac and cheese + chopped salad make for a great combo.

Alex R.Alex Rainert: Come for the best chicken in the neighborhood and stay for the free wifi. Awesome place to work during the day and you can eat lunch and drink their delicious homemade iced tea while you do.

Denizen is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

8. Denizen

8.9
88 Roebling St (N. 7th. St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 6 tips and reviews

Eda K.Eda Kaplan: Must try the oxtail and the burrata! Super cute place and really friendly staff.

Irka R.Irka Raff: Hidden brunch gem!

Elizabeth B.Elizabeth Burstein: Shishito peppers and the peach salad yummy! Crudo was meh

St. Anselm is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

9. St. Anselm

9.4
355 Metropolitan Ave (btwn Havemeyer & Roebling St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 266 tips and reviews

Johnnie SkywalkingJohnnie Skywalking: They have great fish and vegetables bbq on top of great meat selection. Sardine and Artichoke are especially great.

janelle g.janelle gunther: fried mashed potatoes, y'all!

The New York TimesThe New York Times: Recommended dishes: Grilled sardines, iceberg salad, grilled eggplants, grilled steaks, pork chop, lamb saddle, mackerel, scallops, grilled potatoes, long beans, shishito peppers. Read more.

Home/Made is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

10. Home/Made

8.9
293 Van Brunt St (btwn Pioneer & King St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Red Hook · 40 tips and reviews

Design*SpongeDesign*Sponge: One of my favorite quiet brunch spots in Brooklyn. I could eat a plate of their breakfast potatoes as a meal on its own.

Becca F.Becca F: Best brunch in brooklyn - and the most relaxing.

Katie B.Katie Baker: Gorgeous and super chill. Great place to sit at the bar for dinner or sit in the garden for brunch!

Hart's is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

11. Hart's

9.0
506 Franklin Ave., New York, NY
American Restaurant · Bedford-Stuyvesant · 9 tips and reviews

Mariana M.Mariana Mac Dowell: Superb Lamb Burguer! Ask it with anchovies!

Marianna F.Marianna Fierro: Great vibes, awesome service and the food is even better!

Christopher L.Christopher Lebron: Clam toast. I'm dead. Done.

Walter Foods is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

12. Walter Foods

9.3
253 Grand St (at Roebling St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 236 tips and reviews

Donald C.Donald Chesnut: fantastic oysters. (and fried chicken)

Gentrifried ChickenGentrifried Chicken: The spicy honey solidifies Walter Foods as another solid fried chicken option in Williamsburg. Excellent cocktails and oysters too. Read more.

Chrysanthe T.Chrysanthe Tenentes: sit at the bar, make friends with the bartender. late night scene, serve food until late. raw bar.

Stone Park Café is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

13. Stone Park Café

8.8
324 5th Ave (at 3rd St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Central Slope · 123 tips and reviews

Marie M.Marie M: You can never go wrong with the soups here. They are always sublime. Also try the smoked chocolate ice cream if they have it!

Alex R.Alex Rainert: The Hangtown Fry consists of eggs, Vermont cheddar, bacon and tempura-fried oysters. That's right. Oysters. Breakfast re-imagined. Recognize.

Brandon H.Brandon Hoy: No bloody mary's before noon on Sundays. Booooo

Grindhaus is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

14. Grindhaus

8.8
275 Van Brunt St (btwn Pioneer St. & Visitation Pl.), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Red Hook · 12 tips and reviews

Matt E S.Matt E Silver: Great food and vibe. Worth the trip from Manhattan

EaterEater: Chef Aaron Taber and sous chef Leon Douglas are serving rustic dishes like pork cheeks with white beans and merguez with chickpeas and artichokes. All breads and pastas are made in-house. Read more.

Peter S.Peter Steinberg: Get there for an early seating so Erin, the owner, has time to chat with you. I swear, her being there adds a full star to any review of the fantastic food.

The Commodore is one of The 15 Best American Restaurants in Brooklyn.

15. The Commodore

9.0
366 Metropolitan Ave (at Havemeyer St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 312 tips and reviews

nymagnymag: Black Betty's been reborn into this kitschy, nautical spot with four-star bar food. Per the Underground Gourmet, try the fried chicken - "among the best in town" - and the "adult cheese" sandwich. Read more.

Time Out New YorkTime Out New York: This nautical dive has some of the city’s best bar food, including a knockout cheeseburger with mayo and sliced half-sour pickles tucked beneath an amply salted LaFrieda patty. Read more.

SkeeterNYCSkeeterNYC: If you're looking around for what the heck to do...like I did. You go to the bar and order your food/drinks and seat yourself! Simple as that.