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Brown Gardner Fountain

2101 N Elm St, Greensboro, NC 27408
(336) 275-3267
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Ranked #340 of 773 Restaurants in Greensboro
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- Aug 3, 2014
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English first
Greensboro, North Carolina
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329 reviews 329 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Everything is there - the throwback, neighborhood soda shop atmosphere (stools snaking along a worn, but clean counter; a booth or two, a few tables, with one large communal table where the gray haired gentlemen gather for coffee and such); a functioning pharmacy with no drive thru; displays of sundries (you know, drug store stuff) actually for sale; a magazine... More

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north carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

I love to eat lunch here if I am in the area. French fries are my favorite. Old fashion down home food. Everything is good. The parking lot is very small, but I usually find a parking place on the street. Prices very reasonable and service quick.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

Best greasy spoon in town! Love the people, the food and the price! Great place for sandwiches and fries!

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Fun soda shop atmosphere. Total greasy spoon that is fabulous and fun at the same time! This is a local place in our community and it fills up fast so get there early!

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Greensboro, NC; Nyack, NY, and Knoxville, TN
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2008

A favorite of those from the Irving Park/Lake Jeanette area. It's mostly regulars. The food is cheap but good. It's mostly an older crowd and high school aged kids (Page High is less than a mile away). The staff is friendly and they have great limeade and cherry cokes. If you're looking for a quick, cheap lunch, BG is the... More

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