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“Best corned beef on the planet.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Slyman's Deli

Slyman's Deli
3106 Saint Clair Ave NE, Cleveland, OH 44114-4007
(216) 621-3760
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Ranked #3 of 1,681 Restaurants in Cleveland
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
NJ
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113 reviews 113 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 57 cities Reviews in 57 cities
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
“Best corned beef on the planet.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Don' miss this place on 31 st and St. Clair. It is the best food and a great experience all around.
Be prepared to wait!,,,

Visited March 2013
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English first
Cleveland, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
“Best for Corned Beef”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

A Cleveland landmark - if you are in the area there is no better place to go for Corned Beef than Slyman's Deli. They have been in business for many, many years and one taste of their corned beef will tell you why. Excellent food.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Adrian, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Prepare to wait”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We got there at lunch time...so we waited for a bit. Very small place. The tourists sit, the locals get it to go. Large portions. My 14 year old son and I shared a BBQ sandwich and had plenty. The décor is outdated and no one cares, it's about the food!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Arnold, Maryland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Best Corned Beef Around”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We used to live in the area so when we come back to visit we always make this a must stop trip.

Its nice that the same family still greets you and runs the place after all of these years. The food is very good and they give you lots of it.

Good quality at a fair price. We recommend it.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Euclid, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Best Corned Beef in Cleveland”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

A very small, noisy restaurant with outstanding, very lean corned beef. Don’t be distraught if there is a line around the block…it is probably for takeout and not seating. But even if it is for the restaurant, it is worth the wait. It is a bit pricy for a sandwich but the sandwiches are HUGE. I usually remove about half the meat from the sandwich and have it for lunch the next day. They are now open on Saturdays which is wonderful since previously they were only open thru lunch on weekdays.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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