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Delicatessen

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Nolita
American, Bar, Fusion
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54 Prince Street, New York City, NY 10019 (Lafayette Street)
212-226-0211
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7:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Tue 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wed - Thu 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri 7:30 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:30 am - 1:00 am
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Entertaining clients

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  • 94
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good for a group if you call ahead

My colleagues and I (12 people) headed over for dinner on a weeknight (6pm) and called ahead with no problem! The waiter was attentive and so were all of the attendants. I had the four cheese Mac and cheese and the Korean wings. AMAZING. And filling. My friends next to me had the burger and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Olivia P
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My colleagues and I (12 people) headed over for dinner on a weeknight (6pm) and called ahead with no problem! The waiter was attentive and so were all of the attendants. I had the four cheese Mac and cheese and the Korean wings. AMAZING. And filling. My friends next to me had the burger and the other had salmon on... More 

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New York City, New York
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204 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Delicatessen feels a lot like its sister restaurant over in Chelsea, but a little less crazy and loud. You really can't go wrong with a place that has a whole mac 'n' cheese section on the menu... My lunch partner had the cheeseburger mac and loved it. I went straight for dessert and the Italian donuts were amazing. My only... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I went here on visit to New York for my birthday lunch. The food is amazing! I had the lobster mac and cheese.. to die for; myself and my mum shared the truffle oil parmesan fries- a must have. Lovely friendly service, a delight to spend my birthday lunch there; I recommend highly!!

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Malmo, Sweden
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51 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We went for breakfast, got good coffee and sandwich. But the apple pie was 1st world class!! Looked like a brick from the wall but tasted soooo good. Fantastic piece of delicious food and good service.

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Sydney, Australia
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105 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I coerced my man to go in as it looked inviting with modern decor and being close to the Soho end of Broadway, it was cool. It didn't disappoint. The lobster mac n cheese was worth every calorie! YUM! We had a nice dinner and glasses of wine and prices were reasonable as well as the ambience was just right.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Four of us went yesterday and the best burger i have ever had.....and ive had plenty in Australia and USA. I asked for med/rare and thats how it came. Truffle chips are a must and the scent it leaves in the restaurant is an added bonus. Service good. Clean and classy. Will return on next trip.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

On our trip to NYC we stayed in Little Italy at Mulberry & Hester so Delicatessen was very close and often 'en route' for our (shopping!) trips to Soho. We ended up going there 3 times in our 9 nights in Lower Manhattan - 2 breakfasts and one dinner and we loved it each time. On our first visit we... More 

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24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Had brunch here many times and i can say that so far everything ive tried on the menu is very good! The place is usually full so reservations are a good idea if u don't feel like waiting around.

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Senior Contributor
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38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This place is always full so if u mind waiting make reservations. the food is really good! we tried the pancakes, salad, eggs...and they are good! Strongly recommended for breakfast or all day brunch!

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35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I went there with my wife for lunch and we hadn't made reservations. They kept us waiting for at least 30 minutes and there was at least one table available when we arrived. The food was very good and the place is cosy.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 54 Prince Street, New York City, NY 10019
    (Lafayette Street)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Nolita
  • Neighborhood: Nolita
  • Phone Number: 212-226-0211

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 1:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Nolita

Neighborhood Profile
Nolita
Despite being just off of busy Houston Street, Nolita maintains a low-key vibe that makes it a pleasant retreat in the heart of lower Manhattan. Short for “North of Little Italy,” Nolita was once considered to be part of Little Italy. Today, the neighborhood is popular with young fashionistas popping in and out of the chic independent boutiques that line Mulberry, Mott and Elizabeth Streets. In addition to shopping, there are cozy restaurants and sidewalk cafes serving everything from new-school Italian food to the world-famous cronuts. While small in size (Nolita stretches just a few blocks in each direction), it’s a great neighborhood to spend an afternoon people watching, window-shopping, and grabbing a bite to eat.
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