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Reviewed March 31, 2022

This is a great place!! We come weekly and everything is so delicious! You feel like you are eating at Grandmas house. What makes it extra special are the people that work there! Such warm and friendly waitresses and the man behind the counter.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 14, 2021

My friend tried Pastrami and Friends this afternoon and tried their corned beef and pastrami combination sandwich. If you like corned beef and pastrami then I suggest you try their combination sandwich on club bread. You will be amazed!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed July 11, 2020

My husband & I recently had takeout from here. We both had the corn beef sandwich. By the time I pulled out all the fatty pieces there was nothing but bread left. They will never see us again.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed April 23, 2020

They're not Kosher for Passover, but are otherwise. Their matzoh balls are massive the chicken soup very good. We love the brisket and related brown gravy - but you can have the brisket au jus. Their cole slaw is superb. Numerous other kosher items. Mashed...potato usually good. I'm not a fan of their potato kugel or pancakes - makes me wonder when the cooks last tasted them. NOTHING ever changes here, 100% identical visits. But like I said, the cooks should taste their food once in a while. Their cold cuts are generally excellent, best place, for instance, for tounge. Good place for food (order ahead) for Jewish holidays.More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 25, 2020

Good food, good service, quiet small place. This restaurant is not like Bens, which is quite large and has a very big menu, but the menu is big enough and the pastrami is good, although the best pastrami can be found at the Lido deli,...not in the area.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2020

Our group had he corn beef, pastrami and french dip sandwiches and they were all very good. Liked the coleslaw and pickles, too. Only problem we encountered was the service was inconsistent and slow.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 9, 2020 via mobile

Been here several times...food is very good. Had the potato pancakes which ate really good...matzah ball soup was good...roast beef club is also vert good. Only downside was the service. 2 servers on a Saturday night is not enough. Spend more time waiting....

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 20, 2020

My wife and my son and I have been coming to Pastrami and Friends for years and are always treated like family. This is the best kosher deli on the East Coast. They take pride in what they serve their customers. The staff goes above...and beyond. Since the first day we walked in, it was always a great experience from the food to the service. The roast beef, pastrami, corned beef, and tongue are so incredible. The matzoh ball soup reminds me of my grandmother's. To us, its a home cooked nostalgic experience. The owners, Ronnie and Ernie, always make you feel like you are part of the family.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 3, 2019

I was a big fan of the place. Today they blew it. Order chicken soup, potato pancakes and potato salad. The front end guy is wonderful as always. But sorry folks, this was not homemade potato salad. This is an ersatz, gummy, bad aftertaste outsourced...insult to your customers. In my books there is no excuse in the world to try to pass this off as your own. I could walk in to a grocery store if I wanted to poison myself with this garbage full of God knows what. I walked away wondering what else are they selling that isn't homemadeMore

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

Luv this place food is amazing it’s fresh and people are so nice!!! I recommend it to all! If your not feeling well definitely try the motza ball soup

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed September 6, 2019

Came here on a recommendation from friends as former brooklynite. The food was hot & delicious, we love the nostalgic brooklyn style menus & feel,the waitress are very helpful.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

A little pricey, but well worth it! Always fresh and absolutely wonderful take out or dining in. We love Pastrami and Friends!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

So when you wanna recall the good old days, take a break and come here. It's like going back in time when you went to the deli in Brooklyn! Great quality and portions are really welcome while the service is working hard and getting better....I've been coming here since they opened and even when they changed owners, they kept up the quality, thank you!More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 22, 2019

Cozy little place to eat in (or takeout). Our waitress was a doll. It was our first time there, and she guided us on the menu and gave us great suggestions that were on point. The food was top notch. Tried the corned beef sandwich...and the pastrami sandwich and their traditional square knish. We loved it all. Can't wait to go back.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

This little gem never fails to deliver the goods. All the meats are made daily. The Cole slaw and pickles are awesome and the place overall has a nostalgic Brooklyn feel and we all know that's a good thing. Service is good and staff is...friendly and accommodating.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Pastrami N Friends is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4