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Starlight Deli

212 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3906 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #5,607 of 11,642 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Niagara Falls, New York
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a really fun place. The staff sings and performs while serving the meals. The food is well prepared home cooking of good quality. Service is lightning quick and the prices are reasonable. So if you are looking for some entertainment and a quick bite - this is a really great place to check out!

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Logan, Utah
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Staying at the nearby Marriott Marquis, we didn't have time for a sit-down meal before our show on our first night in New York. We picked up sandwiches at the Starlight Deli. My Reuben had so little sauerkraut that I was half finished before I was convinced there was any. It just wasn't very flavorful. The meat was OK but... More

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Newport News, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Color can kill an appetite. Green and Yellow lighting flashing or cycyling every minute or two can render your food inedible! My gravy was sick looking and the salad dressing was gray! It was a mess. The singers were great and if they dialed back the karaoke reverb we could have heard them better. We didn't finish our meals and... More

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Medford, New Jersey
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

stopped in before leaving NY for sandwiches to go for my son and I. Corned beef was tough, fatty and nasty. Couldn't chew it, it was so tough. Try another place if you want Corned Beef!

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Richmond, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We were in a rush to get something quick to eat before a Broadway show, and this was a great find. The sandwiches are reasonably priced and portions are enormous. I would highly recommend the Honey Moon (Corned beef and Pastrami on Rye). Service was very attentive and friendly. We were too full to eat our macaroon after the sandwiches,... More

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Orange Park, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Had an amazing sandwich late one night and then made my family go back the next day for lunch too!!!

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Mansfield, Texas
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332 reviews 332 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

We went here on a recommendation primarily because of the purported entertainment value. From that perspective we were not disappointed. All of the wait staff are aspiring broadway performers. They sing while they serve with each taking turns. They were all very talented, and some were just amazing. They announced at one point that 16 of their former co-workers had... More

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Marlborough, Massachusetts
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

If you took away the singing -- you would think this was a way overpriced, below average eatery. It got three stars here only because the waiters could sing a lick -- some could. There were a few singers you wanted to pay to stop singing. This breakfast deli is in the heart of Times Square -- so great big... More

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Covina, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

.This is the restaurant I wanted to review, casual dining, great entertainment, affordable prices and good menu choices. They make their own Sangria wine, also very good. A fun place to eat if you don't mind sitting tight and close up to your neighbor and it isn't quiet .. Would go there again next time I'm in NYC.

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Akron, Ohio, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

It was a true NYC tourist event. Young families would love this. The burgers were good, the shakes were great. The friendly staff made it fun.

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