Fare: Creative Traditional Italian
Food Quality: 2 1/2 Stars
Service: 2 Stars
Decor: 2 1/2 Stars
Overall Rating: 2 1/2 Stars
Note: Four star Rating System from 1/2 Star = Poor to Four stars = Best in Class
Noise Level: Very High
Recommended For: Diners who enjoy creatively prepared, tradional Italian food in a high energy, rustic contempory setting
Not Recommended For: For diners who prefer a quiet, low key setting with Northern Italian, simply preparted dishes
Recommended dishes: When available, The Pork Osso Buco in a red wine served over Risotto; The Artisan Pappardelle. Slow Cooked Filet Mignon with Cabernet Wine, Tomatoes, Onion, Garlic, Carrots,; and The Tomahawk Rib Steak with mashed potato sauteed Swiss chard, and broccoli.,
Aunt Butchie's of Brooklyn is a new Marlboro Italian dining hot spot. Opened in early 2018, they serve creatively prepared traditional Italian dishes in an attractive, rustic contemporary setting.
This is not your typical low key, classic red sauce traditional Italian BYOB restaurant.
If you are OK with high noise, and prefer a BYOB in an attractive setting with an inspirational twist to classic southern Italian dishes, then this is the place for you.
Aunt Butchie's of Brooklyn is family owned and operated and is the sister restaurant to two other restaurants located in Brooklyn and Staten Island, where many diners have favorably raved about their food and desserts.
This new location is the former home of "That's Amore Italian Grille" and the new owners have since renovated the space to take on a fresh rustic look with contemporary touches.
The dining area is spread over several rooms with high ceilings, large windows, dark wood flooring, picture-less earth tone walls, and dark wood tables set with contemporary china and cloth napkins. Water glasses resemble mason jars.
The poor acoustics, largely due to the bare walls, large windows, and hard wood flooring, that fail to soften the noise. Conversation requires shouting across the table and soft background music not able to be heard during busy periods.
The menu contains many artfully presented classic traditional Italian dishes. Desserts are home made with a huge selection of traditional favorites.
The wait staff, dressed in black, is professional, friendly, and knowledgeable, though very busy during peak times.
Aunt Butchie's of Brooklyn has on-site parking, During the busy times parking gets tight, though valet parking is available
Reservations are highly recommended, especially for Friday and Saturday evenings.
(updated August, 2018)
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