Tillie's Of Brooklyn

Tillie's Of Brooklyn

248 Dekalb Ave, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 783-6140 serving: Clinton Hill
open:Mon - Fri, 7am - 9pm; Sat, Sun, 8am - 9pm

Sidewalk Score: 10 out of 10
Location, Location, Location:


Restaurants, $, Breakfast, Lunch Spot, Quiet, Cash,

The Low Down


Carry Out: You can call your order in ahead of time for pickup if you're in a hurry.

The Extras: Vegans have their own menu that includes cake, muffins, biscotti, cookies and sandwiches.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

The Fort Greene cafe where locals go to finish up that freelance project, or just to meet the neighbors.
by Erin Behan at Citysearch

In Short
Tillie's has been a neighborhood hangout since 1997, when it converted from an antiques store to a cafe. More than just a coffeehouse (although all the requisite coffee, espresso drinks and teas are vailable), the space…
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Natural Hangout
By potoch at Citysearch

It's not become a trendy, pretentious Brooklyn coffee venue—Tillie's remains to be a welcoming place for everyone from overworked Pratt studen... Read More

the first
By liz h at Insider Pages

They were one of the first to enter this now hot neighborhood. Great coffee and sandwiches. Cakes are a specialty too. Cool vibe-y crown. Poetry re... Read More

the genuine article
By zachbe at Citysearch

Fort Greene is popping with new cafes trying to get in on the scene. Tillie's is the scene. Nothing fancy, just good coffee, tea, and snacks (from... Read More

So so coffee but fantastic desserts & snacks
By mh004g at Citysearch

This place is a great place to people watch. It also has free wifi (but make sure you have a lasting battery or a spare b/c there's no place to plu... Read More

Great hangout
By brooklyn_love at Citysearch

Great ambiance and eclectic mix of people. They have really yummy desserts and their baristas are really cute. Fast and friendly service. Read More