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“Really good eats! Poor organization, no credit cards” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Katz's Deli

Katz's Deli
205 E Houston Street, New York City, NY 10002-1098 (Lower East Side)
(212) 254-2246
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Ranked #867 of 12,022 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Takeout
Neighborhood: Lower East Side
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“Really good eats! Poor organization, no credit cards”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

The quality of the food is above question. The pastrami and Philly cheese steak were really, really good. The premises are unadorned, although the patina is nice. Shame they feel they can refuse credit cards at the cash register.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Amazing huge sandwich”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

the portions in KATS are outstandingly huge... I couldn't even eat a quarter.. you have to wait to be served as it is always busy. The pastrami sandwich that I had was amazing, food really tasty and great atmosphere. The buzz of people... cooks, waiters is fantastic. A must place to go to in New York!!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Wow”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Stopped here as a fun lunch to try from the famous movie scene. It's a short wait, but worth it. 2 of us shared a pastrami on rye; it was delicious and downright huge. They only take cash(ATM in the back). Hold on to that golden ticket--it's your only way out-without problems :)

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“Yummy!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Corned Beef and pastrami on rye were stacked high and delicious. Fast service. Pickles and cukes are awesome. This is also the place where the famous Harry Met Sally scene was filmed. Would love to visit again and try the salami. Lots of cool pics on the wall. Nice to visit a restaurant in NY that feels spacious. Oh and ask for samples if you are unsure. 4 adults shared 2 sandwiches, fries and slaw.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Vancouver, Canada
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“You have to experience Katz's”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great atmosphere; line ups, happy people, crowded, wonderful food, great choices. Just what you'd expect in a New York Delicatessen.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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