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Posted by A Neighbor on 04/19/2015
The Clark Street location of Tazza, like the Henry Street location, has great food and amazing coffee. The staff however, is straight from a Saturday Night Live skit of people who try (by being icy, rude) to be uber-cool. Instead, they come off as losers. They clearly don't want to be doing what they are doing, but they are DEFINITELY not destined to be doing anything else.The clientele is largely friendly neighborhood people & the general consensus is these baristas act like big snobs, but have absolutely nothing to be snobby about. Smile people.
Posted by Andre on 01/01/2014
We ate there a couple of times. Food was ok, nothing special. Atmosphere: it seems no effort was put in decorating the place, walls are all empty. Staff: not friendly, seemed to be uninterested in their customers. Cannot recommend.
Posted by Roger on 05/11/2011
Great everything. I recently started working around here and I am hooked! Coffee is great, food is great, service is great! Try it, you won't be sorry.
Posted by Anonymous on 10/02/2009
The last time I was here with my mother we waited 45 minutes for brie and apricot sandwiches- who has 45 minutes to wait for breakfast? When we reminded the waiter he was surly and acted like we were bothering him. The inside was good but the bread was so hard I almost broke a tooth. Today, I tried again. I ordered the same sandwich and asked for it on different bread. The waitress said you have to get the bread that comes with the sandwich. This either means they are premade (so why the 45 minute wait last time) or they missed the lesson in waitressing school about doing what you can to make the customer happy. Is a different kind of bread really too much to ask? And I've been to the one on Clark St several times and everyone who works there is really nice! When she said no, I left. I won't be going back.
Posted by Sherry on 06/03/2009
I live around the corner from Tazza on Clark and frequent there everyday. Normally the girls are friendly but today when I asked for a paper to pick up a baguette as I did not wish to touch it with my dirty hands, the girl sucked her teeth, rolled her eyes, turned her head and snatched the bread up from the heap. When I explained to her why I didn't want to touch the bread with my bear hands, she ignored me. For this nasty unwarranted attitude, I will never return. Listen to your reviews and hire people who are more service inclined and just plain respectful!
Posted by Wandering around Brooklyn on 08/23/2008
I got lost in the Brooklyn Heights area and stumbled upon Tazza. It is a cute little spot with a big [select]ion of desserts and sandwiches. I had the panini with proscuitto, mozzarella and arugala and it was delicious - not too much meat or cheese or bread, perfectly warm and toasted. I had a hard time choosing a dessert, everything looks good. I tried the chocolate peanut butter rice krispy treat which was absolutely divine if you like chocolate and peanut butter. I also tried the carrot cake bar and that was delicious as well. Everything was fantastic except the food took a little long to arrive. The servers were friendly though. I wish there was a place like Tazza near me in Manhattan!
Posted by mtrx33 on 07/24/2008
I was looking foward to a cup of coffee and desert one afternoon. It just so happens that it didnt turn out that way, for a nice cafe the girls are a bit rude. they are not very patient with people. The deserts were ok but its not enough for me to keep going there, although i would like to confirm that there is a new location on Clark Street, hopefully it will be better than the atlantic ave place i will give the benefit of the doubt. sorry I haif to go where i will be served better.