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Oxalis is a neighborhood bistro just steps from the Brooklyn Museum and Prospect Park. The restaurant offers two dining options: a seasonal carte blanche menu for indoor dining and an a la carte menu for outdoor dining in the alley behind the restaurant.

Walk-ins are always welcome.

Health and Safety Procedures

UV Light and Exhaust System

We will be maintaining our Kitchen Hood and HVAC system (outfitted MERV 13 filters and UV Lights) in constant operation during all hours of operation to ensure air is being cycled, filtered, and disinfected constantly.

Proof of Vaccination & Negative Test Results

The Oxalis team is fully vaccinated and required to test negative with an employer-provided rapid Covid-19 test kit prior to the first shift each week. Any employee with a positive result will quarantine for 10 days (5 additional days beyond the currently required CDC timeline) and until will not return until they have provided a negative test.

Mandatory Face Coverings

Guests will be asked to be masked indoors unless seated, including when utilizing the restroom. We will be enforcing a “No Mask No Entry” policy for all team members, guests, vendors, or other visitors that enter our premises. Oxalis will provide PPE for all team members, guests, and vendors as needed, and require it to be worn at all times.

Heightened Distancing for Guests

We will be incorporated heightened practices for social distancing for guests, including practices for minimizing congregating at the door, restrooms, and other highly trafficked areas.

Enforced Distancing for Staff

We will be incorporated heightened practices for social distancing for our team members with the following guidelines:

  • Family meal will be limited to two staff per table and will be staggered between the Dining Room and Garden Room.

  • No gathering before and after service.

  • Limiting long conversations and verbal exchanges and utilizing electronic and verbal communication as much as possible.

  • Staggering pre-shift meetings to smaller groups to limit risk of exposure. 

Cleaning, Disinfecting, and Sanitizing Processes

We have always maintained a strong attention to detail in disinfecting and sanitizing practices that have exceeded CDC guidelines, but have incorporated updated procedures to ensure the safety of our guests and our team. Our team members are trained to utilize EPA approved disinfecting and sanitizing products that kill 99.9% of germs and Coronavirus. Our practices include:

  • Regular disinfection of restaurant before and after service

  • Continued practice of disinfecting tables and chairs between use with EPA registered disinfecting and sanitizing produccts

  • Regular cleaning and sanitization of commonly used areas by guests and staff, including bathrooms, service stations, POS units, etc.

Updated Guest Interactions

In addition to our “No Mask No Entry” policy, we have implemented new procedures to minimize the risk of exposure during guest and staff interactions, including the required use of hand sanitizer or hand-washing upon entry and the option of contactless payments. 

Team Health & Wellness

In addition, we are implementing previously established practices to ensure a healthy working environment for our team, including:

  • Daily temperature screening and logs that will be kept on-site

  • Daily health assessment prior to entering the restaurant

  • All staff with any symptoms of illness (COVID-19 related or not) will be mandated to stay at home and to visit a COVID testing site, only allowed to return when they have satisfied the CDCs guidelines for testing, quarantine, and isolation.

Hours & Location

View Oxalis at 791 Washington Avenue,
Brooklyn, NY 11238 on Google Maps

Call Oxalis by phone at (347) 627-8298

Get Directions to Oxalis via Google Maps

Hours of Operation

Wednesday - Sunday

5:30pm - 10:00pm

Sunday Brunch

11:00am - 2:00pm

Reservations are available on Resy

For general inquiries, write us.

Private Events

garden room

Our airy Garden Room is available for cocktail receptions and more casual gatherings. The bar has standing capacity for 40, and as weather permits, our garden adds space for an additional 15 people. It’s the perfect space to bring together colleagues, friends and family and share our crafted beverages and passed canapés.

Please note, the Garden Room is available only for cocktail receptions. For private dining options, please see details on a full restaurant rental

  • Capacity 40

oxalis restaurant

With a private garden, airy Garden Room atrium, and an intimate dining room, Oxalis is a unique venue for private gatherings.

The evening typically starts in the Garden Room connected to our backyard garden, where guests join for a cocktail reception with passed canapés and drinks. After cocktail hour, dinner is served in the restaurant's intimate dining room, featuring either family-style or our individually plated carte blanche menu with beverage pairings perfectly paired for each course.

  • Capacity 40





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