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Heights History: A Look Into The Past Of Some Montague Street Restaurants

We recently went on a trip back in time at some of the restaurants in the North Heights. Now it’s time to start doing the same down on Montague Street. What was there before today’s eateries? What do the owners want you to order if you stop by? Let’s find out! Our first stop will […]

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Daily News Salutes Three “Classic” Brooklyn Heights Establishments

The Daily News has been highlighting spots worth visiting near various subway stops, and Rachel Wharton’s piece today focuses on the Borough Hall station. The three places she chooses for her article are Armando’s, Lassen & Hennigs, and O’Keefe’s. She notes that Armando’s “swinging red neon sign” with its iconic lobster “appeared on ‘The Cosby […]

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Scenes From Last Night’s BHA Pub Crawl

From left to right: past Brooklyn Heights Association President Tom van den Bout; Karen Auster, President, Auster Agency, Inc., planners of the event; and BHA President Jane McGroarty enjoy Promenade Prosecco Punch at Armando’s. Getting into the Brooklyn Bridge Buzz at Roebling Inn. (More photos and text after the jump.)

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Mr. Junkersfeld Eats His Way Through Brooklyn, Checks Out New Armando’s in Brooklyn Heights

BHB contributor Karl Junkersfeld eats his way through Brooklyn and beyond eventually making  a stop at the new and improved Armando’s.

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The Lobster Sign is Back at Armando’s!

The Beatles never got back together.  The Dodgers haven’t come back to Brooklyn (yet).  But today a true miracle happened in Brooklyn Heights —  the Armando’s Lobster sign returned to its home on Montague Street.   Brooklyn Bugle/BHB publisher Homer Fink waged a campaign to save the sign, a fixture in the neighborhood for decades,  back […]

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Nabe Blogger Chuck Taylor Gives Big Thumbs Up to New Armando’s

BHB pal/ Celine Dion maven/ Brooklyn Heights resident Chuck Taylor and his better half/composer Ayhan Sahin checked out the new Armando’s Restaurant last night.  The verdict: Smoking Nun: Ayhan and I celebrated my birthday a day late, since he was working all weekend while I was in the Hamptons. Had a grand dinner at Italian […]

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Armando’s New Executive Chef

Chef David Ferraro has worked at several Manhattan eateries including Montparnasse and he’ll be bringing some new menu items to Armando’s [143 Montague Street] when it reopens on Monday. The restaurant says that Ferraro will mix “contemporary and classic” Italian cuisine such dishes as Tagliatelle with Rabbit Ragu, Goat Cheese Ravioli with pine nuts and […]

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You Could Be Armando’s Excecutive Chef

Think you’ve got the “skillz” necessary to be the Executive Chef at the new revamped Armando’s?  All you gotta do is answer their Craigslist ad: Craigslist: Executive chef needed for soon to open (currently undergoing gut renovation), high volume Italian restaurant. In operation since 1936 and under the same ownership for the last 28 years. […]

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Armando’s to reopen in late July

Plans to reopen Armando’s Restaurant at 143 Montague St. are sailing along, owner Peter Byros told BHB this week, and he hopes that the Italian restaurant will reopen by the end of July or early August. “We started [construction] about a month ago, and it will take a couple of months. Everything is new — […]

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Armando’s Lobster Needs Landmarks OK

As reported on BHB,  Armando’s owner Peter Byros is getting ready to reopen his legendary Montague Street eatery soon.  On tap to return is the lobster sign which was part of the streetscape for 7 decades but taken down when Byros leased the space to the ill-fated Spicy Pickle.  There’s one catch before the lobster […]

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