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Fort Defiance is a restaurant in Red Hook, Brooklyn, serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch,
and great cocktails all day long. Opened in 2009, Fort Defiance is operated by writer/bartender

St. John Frizell. Our seasonal American food is prepared by executive chef Matthew Fleming.

Fort Defiance will be closed at 3pm on December 22 and December 24, and will be closed Christmas Day. 


 

DOES YOUR STAFF DESERVE
"THE BEST IRISH COFFEE IN THE KNOWN WORLD"?

Want us to make food and drinks for your holiday party? 
Or want to host your party at Fort Defiance?
Email us at info@fortdefiancebrooklyn.com
and let's make that happen! 

MELE KALIKIMAKA!

Check out our new holiday tiki menu!
Hot Buttered Zombies and Mexican Grasshoppers!
Available every Thursday in December.*

*Available every Thursday except December 22—we're closed that night for a private party. 

*Available every Thursday except December 22—we're closed that night for a private party. 


We now accept reservations! You can reserve a table below,
but please remember that we always reserve
at least half of our tables for walk-in customers. 

Make a Reservation

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The L Magazine says our Sunken Harbor Club is Brooklyn's Best Tiki Bar! Thanks, L Magazine!

 

We are one of Village Voice's 99 Essential Restaurants in Brooklyn. Thanks for the thoughtful review, VV—we think you really nailed it!