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Gershon's Deli & Caterers

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
518-393-0617
Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Worth the wait

I've been hearing about Gershon's Deli for years but always visit Schenectady on the weekends when they are closed. Finally made it for a visit and the place was packed. Worth the wait, great sandwich and good servers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Windhoek, Namibia
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Windhoek, Namibia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I've been hearing about Gershon's Deli for years but always visit Schenectady on the weekends when they are closed. Finally made it for a visit and the place was packed. Worth the wait, great sandwich and good servers.

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Albany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The menu is extensive, something for every taste. Everthing is very fresh. The New York Cheescake is from Carnagie deli in NYC. Seating is crowded most of the time.

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Boston
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is one of my daughter's favorite places to eat. She was graduating from a college near by when we visited this place for lunch. They have a pretty good selection of items on their menu. My son ordered a gluten free turkey sandwich and he said it was just a typical sandwich to him. My husband had the french... More 

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Glenville, NY
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Probably the best sandwich shop I have been too. Great food, as you will be able to tell from the crowd of people that fill up the place.

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Rock Hill, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I forget how long Gershon's Deli has been in business but it is still the best deli anywhere! We recently relocated to Rock Hill, South Carolina and we have yet to find anything that comes close! Their pastrami, corned beef and roast beef are all made in house and their rice pudding is delicious, IF you have room for dessert!

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Schenectady, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Not the cheapest but definitely one of the best deli sandwiches in the county! Everyone I know that eaten their food has had nothing bad to say.

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Schenectady, New York
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Gershon's always has the best meats and salads for lunch. We have ordered for the office and never been disappointed. Stopping in for lunch on the weekends is always a nice treat. Place is busy during normal lunch time so plan and early or late lunch and you will have no wait. Tony is always ready to help with any... More 

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Niskayuna, New York
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154 reviews 154 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

You can pick your bread, pick whatever you want on it, and feast to your heart's content at Gershon's Deli. From time to time you'll run into a grumpy employee and have some rough service, but overall it's always great and the food is always delicious. Also, grab a potato pancake over there and have them heat it up. At... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

When it comes to deli food in the Capital Region it is for sure Gershon's Fresh and delicious! Highly recommended!

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South China, Maine, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Was hoping to have a meal delivered to someone for his birthday today, he is living and working nearby the deli and family and friends are in Maine. They said minimum for delivery was $40 and we agreed to make order over $40. After taking the order and information was told they would not deliver because it was just a... More 

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Additional Information about Gershon's Deli & Caterers

Address: 1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
Phone Number: 518-393-0617
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: 518-393-0617

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?