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VOTED BEST SLOPPY JOE IN AMERICA

KEEP IT FRESH  |  KEEP IT SIMPLE  |  KEEP IT REAL

 
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CRAFT BEERS

WE OFFER A ROTATING SELECTION OF GREAT BEERS POURED THROUGH OUR CUSTOM TAPS

 
 
 

WELCOME TO FRANKLIN820. WE ARE A NEW BAR AND KITCHEN ON A TRENDY BLOCK IN THE CROWN HEIGHTS SECTION OF BROOKLYN SERVING HAPPY HOUR EVERYDAY UNTIL 8PM.

EASY ACCESS FROM THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM, BOTANIC GARDEN AND STEPS FROM FRANKLIN AVE 2/3 • 4/5 EXPRESS SUBWAY STOP.

Franklin820 Bar

Franklin820 Bar

Franklin820 is more than just your typical neighborhood corner bar. We're moving back to simpler times serving homemade food, classic cocktails, great beer and specialty wine.

Keep it Fresh:

Comfort food makes us happy. Our food is prepared daily in-house. Whether you order our Baked Macaroni and Cheese, Pimiento Grilled Cheese, Sloppy Joe or the Beer Braised Short Rib Sandwich, we guarantee you'll be back for seconds.

Keep it Simple:

Expect to find classic cocktails with a twist, craft beers on tap and wines from small family-owned wineries. 

Keep it Real:

Our comfortable and casual atmosphere is perfect for an after-work cocktail or low-key date night. The community table is ideal for sharing a drink and making new friends.  A 25-foot long bar hosts two TV monitors and a projector screen which can be seen from all seats. Enjoy al fresco dining when we open up our French doors at the front of the bar for some fresh air.

 

The dIscovery:    

The space was vacant for over two years. It was a complete wreck inside. Dusty, dirty, abandoned; it was love at first sight. During demolition we uncovered a ten foot section of wall from the original Bodega as well as a vintage Life grocery store sign from the 70's. The sign now hangs above the bar’s balcony and the rest of the interior was built and colorized around these two objects. It took ten months to transform a forsaken storefront into our new home.

 
 

Phone

718-708-4113 

 

Location

820 Franklin Avenue
Corner of Union Street
Brooklyn, NY 11225

 

Hours

Mon-Wed 4pm–12am
Thr-Fri      4pm–2am
Sat-Sun      2pm–2am

 

OUR INSPIRATION:

As kids, the owners desired to be restaurateurs with their best friend Mike. Tragically, at the young age of 23, a young life was taken too soon when Mike succumbed to cancer. At his side in Mike's last days, the friends made a promise to fulfill his dream.

30 years forward, Franklin820 was born.  With loving memory to our buddy, we give a portion of our sales to the American Cancer Society.

LOCATION

820 FRANKLIN AVE /CORNER UNION ST.
CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN, NY 11225

718-708-4113

 

 

BOOK A PARTY

  • For questions and to reserve an area for get-togethers or parties, send us an email.
  • We reserve for parties of 10 or more.
  •  info@franklin820.com

Contact Us

HOURS:

MON-WED 4PM-12AM

THR-FRI       4PM-2AM

SAT-SUN      2PM-2AM

HAPPY HOUR 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM OPEN UNTIL 8PM.

 

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