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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
Today
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 42
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
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
Best Deli Ever!

I have been patronizing this local deli for over 40 yrs. It has changed ownership throughout the years, but the quality does not. All their meats are fresh and their salads/sides are delicious. My favorites are the lean Reuben sandwiches, potato-egg salad, and half sour pickles. Can sit inside... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I have been patronizing this local deli for over 40 yrs. It has changed ownership throughout the years, but the quality does not. All their meats are fresh and their salads/sides are delicious. My favorites are the lean Reuben sandwiches, potato-egg salad, and half sour pickles. Can sit inside, outside on patio, or take out. Staff very pleasant and willing... More 

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Windhoek, Namibia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 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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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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?