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General Poor's Tavern

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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Good food and grog.

I used to work in the area of General Poor's and we went there often for lunch. Burgers and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Joseph S
Saddle Brook, New Jersey
Great local tavern on the Green

The location on Main Street by the Green in Hackensack across the street from the back of the... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2015
Hawthorne, New Jersey
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14 Aug 2018
“Good food and grog.”
“The name says it all!”
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45 Main St, Hackensack, NJ 07601-7001
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Poor excuse for everything! Place is a dumpy dive. Go out, but don't go here. Place is uninviting & not clean.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 15 August 2018

I used to work in the area of General Poor's and we went there often for lunch. Burgers and sandwiches are good and the service is attentive.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

General Poor's is the place to be if you are at or near the county courthouse. Long center bar, pool tables and eating in back and several tables near the front door. Food is very good; portions large and prices reasonable. Service is fast and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank deezmayer
Reviewed 27 January 2017

My office was located for many years on the same block as this restaurant near the Bergen County courthouse, and I ate here several times over a period of several years. We were last here last Winter. The food is good, but I don't understand...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have had an office within a mile of this place for almost 40 years. It is a great burger and sandwich joint. They have excellent potato salad than you can have instead of fries. It's a friendly local joint that is mobbed for lunch...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Oldwarrior1
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The burgers are to die for. The service is great, friendly, and fast without attitude. I have not been dissapointed with any food I have eaten here.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank 734vincenza
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This tavern is OK - a couple of local barfly's -service is nice I might add - but the ambiance isn't anything to write home about.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Honesty_Girl_NJ
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Across from the County Court House and many government offices this local landmark hits the spot.On a 90 degree plus day last week we stopped in for a cold one,which was perfect.One became two and lunch was on the way.My lawyer and I both enjoyed...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Reviewed 21 September 2015 via mobile

The location on Main Street by the Green in Hackensack across the street from the back of the Bergen County Buildings is the Place. Good beer selection and the food is acceptable. A great place before and after the Hackensack Summer Concert Series. A place...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank MrDavid14
Reviewed 1 October 2014

This restaurant/Bar does most of there food business at lunch. There nights are quiet in the dinning room so reservations are not needed. The steak & cajun shrimp are out of this world, the burgers are the best around & the shrimp pizza is excellent.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Ed l
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