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Posted by jmarq on 12/12/2014
Who does not like steak the was you want it? the sides are almost not existent even when on your plate. They definitely need to put more effort into that. The service is excellent but we usually get the same waiter and we tip well so that's that.
Posted by Bobby on 09/14/2014
Was thinking of going to embers after not going for a while. Read some reviews and they were not complimentary. Wife and I decided to try ourselves. Happy we did. the staff was pleasant/helpful. The food was better than expected. A total relaxed pleasant atmosphere. Will go back again.
Posted by Brenda on 11/05/2011
I asked around for a great place to eat during a night out with family and this place was highly recommended. Now I know why. The food was great. We had prime rib that cut like butter, T-bone steak for two that was more than enough and that potatoe pie was delicious. Let me not forget the crab cakes. I could have made a meal out of that alone. I was told the service was good and I can honestly say they were great. The manager went above and beyond to make sure we were satisfied and happy with our meal. He treated us as if he knew us for years. I've become a fan. I'll be back. Promise..........
Posted by Anonymous on 10/13/2011
Was a very big fan of Embers for many years. Great Brooklyn atmosphere and quality steakhouse fare at lower prices. Returned there recently to find that the restaurant had been sold and renovated. Was troubled by the change in decor, the restaurant had a much darker feel than the bright, boisterous look the restaurant previously had. The food was also very disappointing. An order of calimari was mushy. The steaks were overcooked, of a lower quality than in years past and served with a ridiculous side of creamed corn that looked like it appeared out of a can. Will not return.
Posted by Joe on 09/05/2011
Embers fianlly got it's much needed makeover! We have been frequenting over the course of many years and are glad to see the decor has left the 1980's. Now a simple decor with clean lines. The food on our visit over Labor Day weekend was on the money. I had a Tbone for one and my wife had the Lamb chops - all cooked to perfection. We had the ceasar salad and the rigatoni (special of the day) appetizers which were equally delicious. Service was good but a little slow - but the wait staff and management were all gracious. Pricing is about the same as a Manhattan restaurant but with such a good meal, we have no complaints.
Posted by Lorraine on 08/17/2011
Their food rocks. I like steak on my steak not sauce so this is the place for me and my family. If you don't like something you can always send it back although i've never had that problem. The staff is wonderful they treat you like family. I love Embers, will be there Saturday 8-20-11 with a party of 7 to celebrate my son's 21th bday.
Posted by Barstar on 12/31/2009
Ate here a little while ago. While it wasn't bad, it was far from great - one steak ordered medium well and one ordered medium rare both came out the same (grey), and both cuts were tough. While the waitress was friendly, she was mostly absent. Even when we finally got her attention after ten minutes of arm waving, she kind of wasn't there...almost as if the decor had finally overwhelmed her and transported her back to the mid-eighties. The promise of "home-made" pie was also quite a disappointment; the pie may well have been assembled in the kitchen, but its component parts of cherry pie filling and freezer packed pastry were most definitely made somewhere far outside of Bay Ridge, and mostly likely not in someone's home. At the end of the day, you get what you pay for at Embers - food was edible and service manageable, but for a few extra bucks you could have much better (In the case of the pie, however, I am fairly certain you could pay less for something far closer to homemade - I've heard that you can get two for a dollar somewhere...if only I could remember where.