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The General Greene

€€ - €€€American
229 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205-4042
+1 718-222-1510
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good64%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“fried chicken” (3 reviews)
“ate here” (2 reviews)
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PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
229 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205-4042
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

General Greene is a perfect Brunch place offering simple but tasty food. Had excellent lachs platter and pulled pork. Fast service in cool setting

Thank Laurent G
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Like the decor, the food is simple, local & delish! Try the fried chicken n waffles, biscuits & gravy AND gourmet sorbet!

Thank Ica1973
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This place managed to make a difficult group of four very happy when we stopped for Saturday brunch after visiting the flea market. The chicken and waffles were delicious. Crispy Chicken and crispy waffles. Both had great flavor even without the added gravy and syrup....More

Thank LKNY
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our breakfast at The General Greene. The doughnuts and waffles with Nutella were hits with the girls and we enjoyed tasty eggs and drinks. Service was attentive.

Thank Paula01795
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Our waiter (name?) was delightful and so well informed on both drinks and food choices. Great menu variety for drinks and food. Three of us for dinner. One had beet salad, one duck burger and one hamburger. Everyone happy with their selection. Again want to...More

Thank Oma44
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We wandered in and couldn't have been happier. The food was fresh and delicious. Service friendly & helpful, especially choosing wine and beer. Price reasonable. Environment relaxed and pleasant & though full, we could hear each other talk without shouting. 3 of us shared a...More

Thank hpkmontreal
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Stopped in here because of a recommendation and it was fantastic food, but our waiter who had only been there 2-3 days just couldn't get anything correct....even affecting other customers as well. The pizzas were really good and so was the burger, plus their pate...More

Thank RWG7777
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Good food, good service, relaxed atmosphere and authentic dishes. Will definitely go back there the next time we are in Brooklyn.

Thank annvicary2016
Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

We normally go to the general a few times a year for brunch and they never fail to serve up some great food. Just wish it was not so cramped. It's like sitting at one long table.

4  Thank Sapphire-Ed
Reviewed 23 August 2015

I have never done lunch or dinner here, just brunch, but they are good. I will have to try dinner or lunch here some time. I had plane fired eggs with bacon and as I write, I think they forgot to give me my bacon.

Thank BobMinchak
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 00:00
Saturday
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 229 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205-4042
    (Clermont)
  • Public Transportation: From the B,M,Q,R trains to Dekalb Ave - Get out of the train at Flatbush and Dekalb. Walk up Dekalb against traffic 12 blocks. We are located on the left hand side of the street on the corner of Clermont and Dekalb. From the C train to Lafayette - Exit the train at S. Portland and Fulton St. Walk on S. Portland against traffic for 2 blocks
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-222-1510
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