Naked Dog

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298 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Naked Dog is located on the Greenpoint waterfront and serves authentic Italian food. We make everything from scratch daily, including our fresh pasta and desserts.
Our recipes are simple and created with organic ingredients sourced from local farms and purveyors. Menu changes seasonally to reflect what is fresh and available.
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c
New York Area
52 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Delicious! Loved the rabbit.

JB
New Orleans
5 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is fantastic! Ther service was excellent and their special menu had some amazing options as well.

I would recommend this to anyone that is looking for quality italian food!

M
New York Area
35 reviews
Dined on 19 September 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice little neighborhood place. Easy to park at. A little outdoor seating, if you like. Good service except at times a little too pushy. But still good. Prices and selections of food were good. Will be back to try thr other great pastas.

SF
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

This pasta really matched the hype!! Very impressed with the level of quality and depth of flavor and texture. Breads were also all very good. Octopus was served perfectly. Mussels in the tomato sauce were also incredibly good (we ordered extra bread to use to dip even though we were stuffed :)) the Matre’D was also very polite, friendly, and hospitable. He offered multiple good recommendations and although he seemed to at some point spill something all over the front of his shirt, he played it off very well!!

Will definitely be returning.

B
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Authentic Italian food with cozy vibes of greenpoint. This will definitely be a go-spot for me!

C
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We've only been in Brooklyn 4 days and this is our second visit to Naked Dog! We took friends with us this time and they loved it too. Really good food, lovely wine and a great atmosphere

D
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on 1 September 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

5th time coming here. Great food and service all around and very reasonable. My favorite is their homemade pastas.

s
Raleigh
10 reviews
Dined on 31 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely amazing restaurant. From the physical appearance and decor, the ambiance, the staff and of course, the food: everything is literally as good as it gets. Owner Cecilia and her staff go so far above and beyond to make sure that not a single detail is overlooked for your experience dining with them. The food is as good as any I've ever had anywhere and the restaurant itself is so perfectly placed in the great Greenpoint. We started with the crispy eggplant and burrata, watermelon salad and a side of the cauliflower; then shared the short rib with polenta and a side of fries. Finished it off with the olive oil cake. Everything was a 10. Bartender truly has a passion for what he does as the cocktails are masterful- suggest giving the KEEP OAXACAN a try- it's superb. Same goes for the food. The waiters placed knives on the table to accompany the short ribs- we didn't even pick these knives up. The meat is THAT tender. Flavorful beyond measure too. And the portion sizes are really impressive. I'm still thinking about the crispy eggplant and burrata and how much I loved it. The olive oil cake was the perfect ending to a perfect dinner. Can't wait to return to try all of the house made pasta! Recommend Naked Dog with the utmost enthusiasm. Won't surprise me at all when this restaurant is recognized with Michelin stars... plural.

S
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 29 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Bar and table service is great, very attentive and knowledgeable. Drinks and wine is good. The food is fresh and delicious. The only change needed is the focaccia bread portion needs to be larger.

BS
Kansas City
4 reviews
Dined on 27 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Naked Dog is one of our favorite places in the neighborhood! The food is always excellent and the service is too. They were super accommodating of two young children and a baby/stroller.

DJ
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 27 August 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Naked Dog is a more-than-solid neighborhood spot for delicious pastas and other Italian dishes. Happy Hour drinks and snacks are a real bargain. Apps and entrees were all terrific. Will return for sure

F
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the friendliest and highest quality local Italian restaurants in any neighborhood.

c
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome, as always!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An amazing birthday celebration! Wine, food and service was excellent. Can’t wait to go back!

PI
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 5 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never a bad experience at this restaurant. Wonderful staff and space and the food is consistently fresh and amazing.

v
1 review
Dined on 3 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was perfection, beautiful flavors, tender pastas and Short Rib was melt-in-your-mouth wonderful! Great wine selection as well. Definitely recommend this restaurant over some of the other Italian new-comers in the neighborhood

OT
1 review
Dined on 2 August 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our favorite neighborhood spot

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 27 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sit outside - it’s amazing

OT
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on 21 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First timers - enjoyed it -service good - grilled octopus excellent -fresh pasta- highly recommend!

E
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The short rib ravioli has got me dreaming about it days after...

OT
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 14 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Excellent dinner

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 12 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely an easy recommendation for Italian food in Greenpoint. The staff is more than friendly, the location is nice (especially on the patio with good weather) and the food is incredible. We shared the duck, ravioli and then I went back the next night for the bolognese. I can’t pick one to recommend because all three were just so good. The bolognese is the dish that will make me a frequent visitor, though.

C
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

love going to Naked Dog for weeknight date night, the Octopus is always cooked perfectly and you can't go wrong with any of the pastas.

TV
New England
28 reviews
Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This was our first time at Naked Dog and we loved the whole experience. The food was great and the service was better. We will be back

CH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 29 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The appetizers are delicious. The orada fish entree, excellent. As for the homemade pastas, they are the best. Staff are very friendly and service, excellent.

o
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 24 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious meal, Great vibe, wonderful staff ... will definitely be back!

D
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on 23 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We're frequent customers. always great service, great food, and a good atmosphere! Highly recommend

NY
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Enjoyable. Food superbBooth slightly uncomfortable but everything else was wonderful.

OT
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 14 June 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

Not quite as good as I remember.

JL
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food is always outstanding. The service is friendly and efficient. It’s a little off the beaten path, but well worth the excursion.

M
1 review
Dined on 10 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was my second time at this restaurant. First time I celebrated my moms birthday there and then met with my friend for dinner. Both times I had great and delicious experience. Location is great, parking was easy, very clean and good looking location, everyone who works there are awesome and food is on point! Loved it and will be back.

RJ
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was awesome and reasonably priced. Excellent service. Nice atmosphere but the seating was a bit tight. I would definitely return.

ML
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I am visiting my so from California. He and his friends brought me here for my 60th Birthday and it was an AWESOME experience. Our waiter was amazing as was the entire staff. They surprised me with a bday treat at the end and the entire restaurant dang Happy Birthday. I will return.

JA
Richmond
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were outstanding. I cannot wait to go back again to try something else.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 24 May 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Food was great. Super loud though. That front door needs to be fixed though. Boy is it loud. And nope, that’s not a bad joke.

OT
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on 20 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Had a little reunion with some friends. Everyone enjoyed it! Will go again it was so good!

IC
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Excellent food, excellent home-made pastas. Great value for money! Nice location

EG
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was great, waitress made good recommendations. We had the crispy eggplant, calamari, pasta with mushrooms and steak with polenta. Amazing!

KB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this restaurant.
Great food and atmosphere the service is excellent. Unfortunately it’s getting more and more difficult to get in

Ken

JI
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 13 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service as always. Eggplant tower appetizer is amazing.

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