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Gen Restaurant

659 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-3605
+1 718-398-3550
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
11 Apr 2017
“This place gets better and better over the years”
14 Nov 2016
“Lovely food”
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
659 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-3605
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1 - 10 of 13 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to Gen for almost 15 years. The menu is always evolving. Sake menu now offers a flight that lands all over Japan. The food is nothing like your typical American Sushi fare. A combination of Authentic Japanese ingredients combined with the...More

Thank E-Bombs
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Near to where we stayed at Brooklyn.So.we try it and we never sorry. Excellent food.Grilled fish,Triyaki,Vegitabls.Amazing Miso soup and rare taste for short bone beef rib cooked slow. 1,st visit served by nice guy.2,ed by young lady blow air in my face after asking about...More

Thank kamalmoneir2014
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

This is not your typical American restaurant Sushi joint. If you want thoughtful food. Good atmosphere. Honest to goodness Japanese cuisine. Gen is my favorite place to eat in Brooklyn. I've been eating there for years and it never disappoints. Fresh food. Serious sushi with...More

Thank E-Bombs
Reviewed 9 March 2015

Went here last night for my son's birthday. Party of 5. Had reservations at 6. Seated immediately. Pretty empty when we got there but was packed when we left. Very attentive wait staff. Had some interesting beers in bottles and draft. Had a nice selection...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I'll start by admitting that I'm not a fan of sushi, however this isn't a problem as Gen features an extensive menu. I've had the gyoza and yakiniku, both of which were delicious. The gyoza was cooked to perfection, and the yakiniku was very flavorful....More

Thank Nikos M
Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

If you are a vegetarian/vegan sushi lover Gen is for you. This restaurant has numerous options that go far and beyond the typical "vegetable roll" that other places serve.

Thank Simoneilana
Reviewed 19 August 2014

My mother always accuentated the positive before the negative and I will do my best to follow. Convenient and new to the bloosoming Prospect Heights a few years back. We tried it and like it and we were particularly fond of the green tea ice...More

1  Thank F418
Reviewed 17 June 2014

This is my favorite Japanese restaurant in the neighborhood. I have been going here for years and it's the best! I do not eat meat or seafood so I have only had the vegetarian dishes but I am always pleased with whatever I order. I...More

Thank linzany
Reviewed 13 January 2014

I LOVE IT when simple things are done sooooo well that they become special. That's Gen! Had deep fried Salmon in a Pita with cabbage and arugula. Salmon was crispy on the outside, moist and succulent on the inside. Shouldn't have been something to rave...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 7 November 2013

It is a small place so if you have a large crowd it may be inconvenient to seat all together. Also it get very warm inside.

Thank shab20062
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:45
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 659 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238-3605
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-398-3550
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