247 Starr St (between Wyckoff Ave & Irving Ave)
What is it: Russian and American restaurant and bar with great food, cocktails, and beers. They serve lunch and dinner and small plates until closing. On the weekends there’s brunch.
Why we love it: It has a friendly vibe, the owners are genuinely interested in their customers, they have great drinks and food, and project international films on their walls.
Who to bring: This bar is for anyone. It has a friendly, but also slightly romantic vibe, with dimmed lights. Bring friends, a date, or roll in for hang over brunch.
What to order: The pear cider is delicious, topped with cinnamon it tastes like the holiday season, but is good all year round. Also, the smoked salmon appetizer or dollar oysters.
Fun Fact: Happy Hour (4pm-8pm) includes $1 oysters and $5 House Cocktails for those looking to get a little frisky. They also have the occasional DJ for late night music.