Abilene

(718) 522-6900 | View Website

442 Court St, Brooklyn, NY | Directions   11231

40.678917 -73.997721

Open Hours

Mon-Fri, noon-4am; Sat-Sun, 11am-4am

 
Bars & Pubs, Bars & Clubs, Neighborhood Bars  more

More Categories: Restaurants

Bar & Club Special Features: 21 & Over

Bar & Pub Special Features: Happy Hour

Payment Methods: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Carroll Gardens

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Menu
The Classic, El Gordo, Bacon & Blue, The Big Breakfast, Sliders, Veggie Burger, Buffalo Chicken, Crispy Chicken, Grilled Chicken, Pulled Pork... more

Reviews for Abilene

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

dont go – the place doesnt even have sports tv there supposedly trying to keep the neighborhood guys out so i got news for the owner she culd suk my u no what

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Great Neighborhood Hangout – My boyfriend and I go to Abilene at least a couple of times a week. Their Happy Hour is a great deal, and they have the best chicken fingers in town (no joke!). Their outdoor tables, if you're lucky enough to snag one, make for excellent people-watching. The bartenders, though somewhat aloof, are friendly enough. Avoid the place like the plague on weekend nights -- the crowd gets inexplicably young & loud (think Brooklyn Social). The only negative for me is that they absolutely refuse to do buybacks. Ever. We've been going to Abilene regularly for one and a half years (the bartenders even recognize us), but we've had one buyback between us. A little strange, and not particularly good PR. My favorite bar in the neighborhood is Mini Bar, just down the road -- bartenders are lovely & vibe is intimate.

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

Crowd shifts through the week – As Carroll Gardens has added a significant portion of older yuppies and younger new-to-bars drinkers, some of them have migrated here. That means I generally stay away from the crowds on Friday and Saturday nights, but weeknights and weekend afternoons are still enjoyable, and all the bartenders are super friendly.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

nice place – charming staff, stiff drinks, nice crowd, thoroughly enjoyed it. will be back.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

What a great place!! – I was there last night and had a great time. It was crowded, but not annoyingly packed. The crowd was cool, the music was great, and drinks were very good. I know my friends and I will go back soon. We all had a great time!

Recommends
4.0
over a year ago

A New old Place – I've known this bar through some iterations, but this has got to be my favorite. The music is loud, but not too loud. The people are friendly. The drinks are cheapish and very cheap at happy hour. The vibe is low key. Perfect place to meet up.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

good people – had a great time there over the weekend, friends birthday party was hosted there. they let us play our ipod for a few hours and created a drink special for our party. nice decor and friendly.

Recommends
over a year ago

A welcoming hangout in southern Carroll Gardens doesn't mess with Texas. – There's little influence of the Lone Star State in this homey and spacious bar, named for a charming Texas town. While folksy indie rock adds twang to the scene, the DIY y-connector chandeliers and abstract art on the walls lasso it right back into Brooklyn. Locals hit up the friendly barkeeps for cheap PBRs and fine draft beers, including Sixpoint and Blue Point, before crowding around the retro Formica-topped tables to share the week's tall tales.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Just what I needed – I am so happy to have found Abilene. The vibe is cool, mellow, and comfortable. The music was a great mix of new stuff I did not know but loved, and some great old country, bluegrass, and rock. The bartender was really sweet and pretty. There was a Bday party while I was there, and I'll do the same in a couple months. Really loved the place!

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

About time! – This is a great spot in a neighborhood that really needed it. The staff is great, the music is always a wonderful mix, and the crowd is somehow instantly non-terrible (on Court St!).

 

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