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informal in fort greene on a tuesday night?

thew Aug 10, 2010 09:00 PM

i'm performing next tuesday night in fort greene, @ tillies on dekalb. will probably want a celebratory bite and drink afterwords. it could be 4 people, it could be 8 or 10, possibly more (though unlikely)

clearly this isn't something i can make a reservation for. price is less important that a good atmosphere, good food, good drinks and/or beer selection

i don't know this neighborhood at all... any thoughts are welcome...

  1. c
    chowbie Aug 12, 2010 09:17 AM

    So many good choices on DeKalb. Kif for relaxed Mediterranean. Madiba for "shebeen" South African. There's also Graziella's pizza on Vanderbilt below DeKalb with a nice rooftop area. Luz's Latin food on Vanderbilt is also very good. Gen. Greene is good too but often packed; the others, less so. Enjoy, wherever you go.

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    Madiba
    195 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205

    Graziella's
    232 Vanderbilt Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205

    1. h
      Hasan Aug 11, 2010 06:04 PM

      It might be too informal but i liked 67 burger a lot when i ate there, they have a few beers on as well. Its usually a quick turnaround so you could always head on elsewhere.

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      1. re: Hasan
        thew Aug 11, 2010 08:10 PM

        nothing could be too informal.

      2. jen kalb Aug 11, 2010 08:06 AM

        The General Greene is not far from Tillies, tasty small plates, good drinks and beers, tho not cheap

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        The General Greene
        229 DeKalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11205

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          chorosch Aug 11, 2010 07:51 AM

          For beer selection and convenience, you might try Brooklyn Public House, which is basically right across the street from Tillie's. The food is ok for the most part (kind of standard Irish Pub Fare) but I suggest it mainly because they have a big back area that makes it easy to tack on tables if more people show up than you thought.

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          Brooklyn Public House
          247 DeKalb St, Brooklyn, NY 11205

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