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Slyman's Deli

3106 Saint Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114-4007
(216) 621-3760
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Ranked #2 of 1,678 Restaurants in Cleveland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
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Chesterland, Ohio
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272 reviews 272 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

I'm no philosopher, but my friends who are talk about Plato and various "ideals," an ideal being the perfect chair, person, or whatever. Slyman's is in many respects the "ideal" deli, and whether that is a good or bad thing is up to you. I liked it, but with some caveats. Slyman's is at E. 31st and St. Clair in... More

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Spencerville, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My wife and I stopped in for lunch after a visit to the Cleveland Clinc. The service was great and the sandwiches were fantastic. If you leave hungry you're the one to blame. Huge portions and tender meats. We will definitely be back!

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

There are very few places like it still around, and this is one of the best. The corned beef is so tender I can't believe it, and cant wait to come back to Cleveland for another visit.

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Atlanta, GA USA
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139 reviews 139 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is the best corn beef sandwich I've had anywhere. Lean, not over spiced and on excellent Jewish rye, I had the second half of the sandwich the next day for lunch.

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Medina, Ohio
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We have to go at least once or twice a year. Really great corned beef....reminds me of NYC and it is an unusual experience. You must not waste time in our order or you loose your place. We also love the great rye bread and potato salad. Sandwich will really feed two people.

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Plymouth, Michigan
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142 reviews 142 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Be sure to check Slyman's hours before visiting, which should be a given anyway. This is a diner-style place in a not-so-great area, so be warned. I love a good "greasy spoon," though, so this was right up my alley. We stopped by for breakfast and were pretty floored at the cost of the Corned Beef hash! $12.95! Wow! Thank... More

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This past Thursday we arrived at Slymans at 2 p.m. for a late lunch before driving back to Ontario....and it was closed. Someone on the other side of the door said that they opened again at 6. All we had read was it was open for lunch. Very disappointed that somehow we didn't know that? Reviews all talk about lunch.... More

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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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137 reviews 137 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Just completing 15 months working in Cleveland and I finally made it here for lunch today. I had the corn beef on rye and was not disappointed. This corn beef is the best I have ever had. I now see what the reviewers are talking about

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Cleveland, Ohio
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82 reviews 82 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

if its good enough for our presidents its good enough for you. The absolute best sandwiches in the city. Be prepared to wait at lunch hour. get a table sit inside and you will be stuffed! crowded, fun and amazing food.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

As someone who lives in Cleveland, if I had only one day here and was looking for something to showcase what Cleveland is, my vote would be Slyman's for lunch (Sokolowski's University Inn for dinner, in case you were interested). The corned beef is second to none, and they give you almost a full pound on it! Some may say... More

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Additional Information about Slyman's Deli

Address: 3106 Saint Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114-4007
Phone Number: (216) 621-3760
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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