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“A Touch of Brooklyn in Brookline” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Zaftigs Delicatessen

Zaftigs Delicatessen
335 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2907
617-975-0075
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Ranked #7 of 171 restaurants in Brookline
Price range: $1 - $23
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Delicatessen, Eclectic, International, Californian
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
New York City, New York
1 review
“A Touch of Brooklyn in Brookline”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It's not quite New York, but it's pretty much as close as Boston comes to that cross between an old-school deli and reliable neighborhood diner where families, couples and seniors all come together to hearty, traditional breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner made with fresh ingredients. Come hungry as the portions are good-sized. Expect lines during peak times.

Visited August 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Not worth the wait”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you're going to go on a wknd, be prepared to wait for a very long time. They do not take reservations! The food was average, not what I was expecting given the long wait time and mass amounts of people. I though it would be something spectacular and it was not.

Visited August 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Solid spot for lunch or brunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This restaurant is always a winner if you're having guests in town. It is a little on the pricey side, and there is always a wait, but it's good food, nice variety, and a great atmosphere.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Queens, NY
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“great place for breakfast or lunch”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I really like this place. My son is in college in Boston and it is very convenient. The food is great. Good soups, good sandwiches. A wide selection of omelets and eggs dishes for breakfast and the staff is very helpful. Highly recommend a stop here. You won't regret it.

Visited August 2013
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Brookline, MA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Consistently delicious!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Zaftigs is my neighborhood favorite for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.The food is always delicious; great place for comfort food or breakfast at any time. The only downside is the long wait on weekends.

Visited October 2013
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