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229 Dekalb Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205, United States | (718) 222-1510

price range

$$ (Entrees $15 to $30)

cuisine

American

features

Great value, Local haunt, Casual

neighborhood

Fort Greene/Clinton Hill
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The restaurant that put Fort Greene on the map, this immensely popular neighborhood spot turns out excellent fried chicken, burgers, and other comfort foods. Menu favorites range from chicken liver pâté and cold-poached salmon to potato latkes and stone-ground cheddar grits. Finish the meal with a scoop of handmade ice cream or sorbet from the Fort Grace Ice Cream & Sweet Shop kiosk just off the restaurant's back patio.

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General Greene

The restaurant that put Fort Greene on the map, this immensely popular neighborhood spot turns out excellent fried chicken, burgers, and other comfort foods. Menu favorites range from chicken liver pâté and cold-poached salmon to potato latkes and stone-ground cheddar grits. Finish the meal with a scoop of handmade ice cream or sorbet from the Fort Grace Ice Cream & Sweet Shop kiosk just off the restaurant's back patio.