The General Muir

4.5
122 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
The General Muir is a modern Jewish deli serving classics such as pastrami and reubens, along with an award winning burger amoung the diverse menu. Winner of several awards, this modern deli offers a tasty selection of bagels, sandwiches, salads and other deli classics along with a Chef driven dinner menu. Chef Todd Ginsberg (formerly of Bocado) improves on traditional recipes, using freshly baked bread and creative toppings for mouthwatering results. Stop by The General Muir after work and wind down your day with hand crafted cocktails and simple yet refined dinner menu.



A favorite with many of the residents, this deli serves guests in simple but comfortable settings. The General Muir is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner all week, with a special brunch menu served over the weekends.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 10:30am
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:30pm - 9pm
Dinner: Friday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 8:00am - 3:00pm


Deli: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:30pm
Deli: Saturday - Sunday: 8:00am - 5:30pm
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Phone number
(678) 927-9131
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Cross street
Clifton Rd
What 122 People Are Saying
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C
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

Server was away a lot. He seemed to lose interest since we were t drinking.

The veggie plate was.... incredibly small. It was more like an not very tasty appetizer. 3 small piece of cauliflower, eggplant purée was less than a half of a small yogurt cup. And they gave me 4 notes of lentils. Really over rated.

Trout was good. But it was swimming in 3” of butter. Really. Do we need a stick of butter to cook one fish

It wasn’t terrible. But it wasn’t anything I would go want to go back for.

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Greensboro
1 review
Dined on September 28, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

It was my birthday and a friend and I decided to try General Muir for dinner. I saw it was featured on the Food Network and was interested in trying it out. Everything was great (service, food, timeliness of reservation). It is an slightly upscale deli restaurant so be prepared $$ (a la carte). Otherwise, everything was wonderful.

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AH
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

General Muir is fantastic. I've recently discovered this place and keep coming back. Their Sunday brunch is absolutely delicious. They make a mean breakfast during the week as well! My favorite so far, however, has been their Friday night fried chicken dinner with a watermelon salad. Highly, highly recommend this place!

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DS
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Nice setting with good staff BUT very limited dinner menu. Would stick to breakfast and lunch here, not for dinner.

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B
New Orleans
2 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love Sunday Night Spaghetti!!

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e
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 3

Went for the spaghetti and meatballs and was kinda disappointed. The meatballs were pretty dry and there was hardly any sauce in the bowl. I don't think it's unreasonable to have pretty high expectations when a salad and a small bowl of pasta with meatballs costs $17.
I'll hope for better next time, but i won't order meatballs.

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ML
Nashville
4 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food.

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AR
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

I have been to the General Muir for brunch and dinner before. Every visit is wonderful. The food is delicious and the service is grand. I highly recommend the burger stack.

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LS
Greensboro
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The $17 spaghetti dinner at TGM cannot be beat. I have dreams about their meatballs.

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H
Atlanta
20 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Have been wanting to check out their new Burger Stack since a friend told me about it. Wish I had gone sooner! This definitely rates in the top 5 burgers, almost indistinguishable from Bocado, which I consider the standard bearer. Fries were perfect. My wife had trout, which she loved. Great service, surprisingly not crowded for a Friday night. Will definitely have this on a more regular spot in the rotation!

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J
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

So. Much. Salt. I could not eat it all. The scallops were find but not great. We the sauce and the beans were inedible.

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a
Atlanta
93 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Did not know from their website that on Sunday and Monday nights, they have 'specials' and that is ALL they serve. I would think they would state this somewhere on their website when stating that Sunday and Monday's are special menus.

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W
Atlanta
13 reviews
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We really enjoyed our dinner - the Corned Beef sandwich and the Burger Stack. However, the glasses of wine poured , for $14 each, were skimpy.

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RC
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on July 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always the food and wine were great. Our
server was knowledgeable and helpful. Big
disappointment to not be able to drink
gin and tonics—-restaurant had no tonic!

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a
Atlanta
93 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great burger, Reuben and they have the good handcut fries
House salad was big enough to share. And the cheesecake was probably the best I've ever eaten.

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l
San Francisco
24 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This is my favorite place to eat. I come here for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The Friday night Fried Chicken dinner was so terrific. The chicken was tender and crispy with the thinnest, crackling of a coating and perfectly seasoned. The creamed corn was so fresh and so delicious.
The service is perfect. Everyone working at TGM seems happy to be there which speaks highly of the organization.
Thanks for a great meal!

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New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

The burger was outstanding and the poutine fries kicked some butt !
A late afternoon lunch with a friend who claims the General Muir burger to be the best.... it IS the best burger I’ve ever had.... my friend didn’t steer me wrong.

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AJ
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We were in town for a business meeting at our corporate headquarters and wanted something local and not a chain. It was a bit of a drive from the Perimeter, but worth it. Great Reubens and loved the cheesecake.

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NM
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Sunday night spaghetti and meatballs were a delicious treat. The hamburger was the best we’ve had in Georgia. This is our new favorite place to eat.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, friendly quick service and nice atmosphere

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WA
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Delicious! Fun location. Very expensive - 2 people, 2 glasses of wine, 1 shared appetizer, 2 entrees = over $125 including tip.

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Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

On Sunday they serve a spaghetti and meatball dinner with homemade spaghetti from Boca Lupo. It was excellent, one of the best I’ve ever had. That’s coming from an Italian American who was born and raised in South Philly.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very good thanks

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CL
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I took my family to TGM's Sunday Night Spaghetti Dinner for Mother's Day this past weekend and was completely blown away! I've been to TGM for lunch many times before and have loved everything I've ever tried, but this was my first time going to the Sunday dinner. 3 courses for $17(!!!), it included: a small salad, a LARGE bowl of delicious spaghetti with the most melt in your mouth meatballs I've ever come in contact with, a garlic knot, and then to finish it off you get a yummy dessert that changes every week. I haven't been this pleased with a meal in a very long time and absolutely cannot wait to go back!

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Washington DC
42 reviews
Dined on May 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Loved the food! Great place to go if you are near Emory. Ambiance is relaxed & causal. I ate in the dinning area twice & at the bar twice. Would recommend eating in the dinning area bc the bartenders were rude.

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VA
Atlanta
20 reviews
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Our meal was amazing! I had the seared trout that was prepared perfectly. My friend had
the reuben (with the works) which he enjoyed (he is from NY). He was very impressed. He also had the rice pudding that was like not other he had ever eaten! Nice atmosphere and
good service. We will return.

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JW
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Loved our meal and the bar and table service were excellent. Love the variety of choices. We will return and recommend.

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Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went for a special occasion family dinner. Really enjoyed the cozy atmosphere and small large plate selection. My favorite thing to eat was the deviled eggs and rice pudding for dessert. Classics, but unique and delicious!

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FV
Atlanta
5 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Fried chicken on friday evenings is the best. The pastry basket is always a hit

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g
Dallas
79 reviews
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

Didn't realize Sundays' menu was "Spaghetti Sunday". Meal was good, but unexpected.

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JR
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible meal. My friends and I ordered many different items of the menu and all of them were superb. I highly recommend this spot.

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Denver
1 review
Dined on March 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Deli night on Monday was amazing!

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Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Always consistent food and service. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Best burger and reuben in Atlanta. Desserts delicious. We love love this place

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TT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on March 3, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Everything was very good but the price is very high for what you get.

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D
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

It was a Friday night, so busy as usual. We sat outside but the heaters kept the patio comfortable. We ordered the pastrami with chopped liver sandwich and full-on reuben, both of which were outstanding as usual. The sandwiches were large enough that we only ate half of each and left with lunch for the next day. Fries were cooked well and stayed crispy even when they started cooling off. Nothing to keep us from coming back in the future to this great neighborhood gem

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t
Atlanta
18 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

A little underwhelmed. Maybe expecting a little more. Service was fine, and food was good, but nothing was exceptional. Would probably give them another try.

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SQ
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

Been to GM several times with the last two visits being very mediocre due to poor service. To begin, they should advertise that Sundays have a limited menu with a special Spaghetti/Meatballs 3-course menu with salad and dessert. My party stayed. Not crowded but service was slow. Took over 5 minutes for our server to greet us at our table. Once our order was placed, it was very hard to flag him down for more dressing, silverware, and water, as he poured wine and had conversations at other tables. Delivered cold fries with the corned beef and had to flag down another waiter to ask our waiter to come back to our table. Not very attentive to our needs at all. The food is very delicious but bad service, for me, trumps the food, especially when there are so many great restaurants in Atlanta where one can spend money.

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was great!

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G
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Still one of the best burgers in town . Even better if you have it topped with a slice of pastrami. Maybe the size of the side dishes it is shrinking a bit, Or maybe I’m just really hungry when I go there .

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Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

Came for date night, had been wanting to try a long time, nothing about the experience met expectations. Service was inattentive and slow. The food was not memorable.

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