Fort Defiance is a neighborhood restaurant in Red Hook, Brooklyn,
serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, weekend brunch,
and great cocktails all day long since 2009.

Fort Defiance will be closed on Tuesday, September 3,
for our annual beach party. See you soon!

We 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. 

Book your Fort Defiance reservation on Resy


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!

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