Traif is Now Open! Offering Garden & Patio Seating. As well as Pickup & Delivery Service.

Garden & Patio Everyday 5:00-10:00pm

Delivery & Pick-Up Everyday 3:30-9:30pm

The Traif team knows just how difficult a period this has been for everyone- some more than others. But we miss you, and we hope that you miss us. Come visit & relax in our Outdoor Garden &  Patio. We are also still offering delivery & pickup of our “classics” via caviar & grubhub. We appreciate your support & we hope we can help support you too!

Delivery with CaviarPickup with Caviar

or call us for pickup and order from both TRAIF and our sister restaurant XiXA in the same order.

Jason Marcus

Jason marcus, chef/co-owner of Traif & self-proclaimed funny Jew,  was born in Pittsburgh, pa and raised in New Jersey. There he grew up gardening with mom, watching a lot of cooking shows, & mentally preparing himself for all the questions he’d receive in college about whether growing up in NJ was like in ‘the sopranos. ‘ After obtaining a degree in philosophy & leadership studies at the university of Richmond, he began cooking professionally at such notable restaurants: eleven Madison Park, le bernardin, Judson grill & manresa. Soon after he met his future wife and Traif co-owner Heather, while the chef of red pearl kitchen in San Diego. They moved back to New York and opened Traif in April, 2010. Yiddish for unkosher, Traif melds jason’s ironic love for pork and shellfish along with his philosophy of ‘cook what you love, not what your supposed to.’ Jason has been featured on such tv shows as “chopped” and “knife fight” and the restaurant has achieved such recognition as ‘bib gourmand’ in the Michelin guide. When he’s not cooking at the restaurant, you can probably find him eating ginger-scallion lobster in Chinatown’s ‘big Wong,’ taking his 4 yr old Sebastian to the Bronx zoo for the 63rd time, or trying to convince himself that he no longer cares about the ny jets.

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Monday - Saturday
Service 14:00 pm


Monday - Saturday
Service 24:00 pm


Saturday - Sunday
Service 16:00 pm

229 South 4th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211

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