Brooklyn – Carroll Gardens
335 Smith St between Carroll and President Sts, Carroll Gardens
Brooklyn, NY 11231
When Matt Dawson heard that Società Riposto was closing, he thought the old Sicilian social club would make an ideal hipster watering hole. So he gutted the bland card-playing room and installed designer touches, right? Fuhgeddaboudit. He kept every detail he could and even hung photographs of the original members on the walls. The bar has been kept simple (and prices, reasonable), but there's one significant add-on: a backyard with a patio.
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