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An American Heritage Restaurant


Featuring an Open Wood Fired Oven 

(718) 643-6500 / Reservations

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An American Heritage Restaurant


Featuring an Open Wood Fired Oven 

(718) 643-6500 / Reservations

OuR OVEN

If your kitchen is the heart of your home then, at The Runner, our wood burning oven is the heart of ours. 

We think The Runner should be the kind of place where the history and diversity of our neighborhood is celebrated in local flavors, Brooklyn ambience and community interaction. It’s why we’re serving food and drinks inspired by American comfort enhanced by the use of a natural wood fired oven.

From the oven

From flatbreads to fish, our wood fired oven brings you the best of what seasonal cooking  has to offer for brunch, lunch, dinner and even happy hour. 

Family style

Say goodbye to coursed meals - eat together and share with your family as dishes are ready, the way nature intended. 

INSPIRATION 

Our dishes are inspired by Clinton Hill and the diversity of our neighborhood and are as unique and delicious as the people here. 

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OUR FOOD


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OUR FOOD


THE RUNNER

by Walt Witman 

On a flat road runs the well-train'd runner,
He is lean and sinewy with muscular legs,
He is thinly clothed, he leans forward as he runs,
With lightly closed fists and arms partially rais'd.

 

Walt Whitman wrote this simple but impactful poem while living around the block on Ryerson Street. It served as a metaphor and homage to the Industrial Revolution and growth happening in America. 

Whitman saw Clinton Hill as a place to escape the commotion of city life. We share his opinion of our neighborhood, too. We choose The Runner for our name to celebrate the very same growth and progress happening on Myrtle Avenue, and Clinton Hill, that Whitman spoke of.

We think The Runner should be the kind of place where the history and diversity of our neighborhood is celebrated in local flavors, Brooklyn ambience and community interaction. It’s why we’re serving food and drinks inspired by American comfort, and enhanced by the use of a natural wood fired oven. That’s what we mean by “an American Heritage restaurant.”

Come see for yourself.

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OUR BAR


A gathering place serving delicious bites, irresistible happy hours, and seasonal cocktails. 

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OUR BAR


A gathering place serving delicious bites, irresistible happy hours, and seasonal cocktails. 

Craving a cocktail? Our expert mixologists have you covered with the latest and greatest and our in-house sommolier will have even the most seasoned of wine drinkers set up with new favorites. 

Join us on Wednesdays for half off over 15 select bottles.

#WineWednesdays are all about our wine lovers. 

Our bar is the perfect place to grab a bite, relax with friends, or enjoy our food. We offer happy hour 7 days a week, from 3 - 7 pm, and special bar bites including our mouth-watering burger, bloody mary wings, flatbreads, sliders and more.

Fresh from the ocean, our oysters are always $1 during happy hour. Pick and choose your favorites, pictured above are Fire Lake from Canada, Blue Point from Long Island, and Calm Cove from Hood Canal, Washington. 

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All you can eat mussels


Clinton Hill's best mussels, served unlimited every Monday

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All you can eat mussels


Clinton Hill's best mussels, served unlimited every Monday

#MUSSELMONDAYS ARE HERE!

 

 

COME TASTE CLINTON HILL'S BEST MUSSELS

 EVERY MONDAY, FROM 5 PM - 10 PM,

AT THE RUNNER!

 

PEI mussels in a white wine cream sauce, with 

lemon and parsley, and accompanied by toasted miche.

Only $15.

 

MAKE YOUR RESERVATION: RESERVATIONS.

WE CAN'T WAIT TO HAVE YOU JOIN US! 

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Sios Vineyards DINNER


An exclusive 3 course dinner on Tuesday, April 7th with wine pairings from Sios Vineyards wine director Carmen Sebastian

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Sios Vineyards DINNER


An exclusive 3 course dinner on Tuesday, April 7th with wine pairings from Sios Vineyards wine director Carmen Sebastian

 

Exclusive 3 Course Dinner & Wine Pairing Tuesday, April 7th:

Click here for reservations 

An excellent opportunity to meet the Sios Vineyards wine director, Carmen Sebastian, in from Spain for only two days, and to sample some delicious wines from the Catalonia region of Spain!