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Benash Delicatessen

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857 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5229
+1 212-265-1818
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6:00 am - 3:00 am
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Glasgow
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71 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2015

We popped in for coffee and a bit of cheesecake that looked so tempting from the window display but the service was a wee bit slow (and grumpy) so when we left we didn't leave as big a tip as the waiter (manager?) would have liked so he told us we hadn't left enough (despite leaving 12%). As a previous... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2015

My husband and I had just finished one of the bus tours of Manhattan and when we got off, we saw the Benash Deli. Figuring it was a NY deli, it has to be good. BIG MISTAKE! A young male waiter approached us and gave us our menus asking if we wanted a drink. Since we wanted to look at... More 

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Thank PatAtlanta404
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

We had been to a show on Broadway and was just looking for a quiet place away from Times Square and closer to our hotel. Stumbled across this place, and decided to grab something quick here. Before we ordered I popped to the loo, 2 cubicles both absolutely disgusting, dirty, smelly, flys. The best part was the sign that read... More 

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Thank MJ-Binxy
Lafayette, California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2015

We wanted to go to Carnegie Deli but they were closed-so we went to Benash Deli across the street. We bought 2 corn beef sandwiches to take with us on our plane ride home-boy, were we disappointed. First of all, one corn beef sandwich was about $18.00!! and you needed teeth of steal to bite thru the sandwich. It was... More 

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Thank Donna L
Kansas City, Kansas
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2015

We just ate the Cheesecake and Lemonbars. We couldnt walk past the window and not stop - see for yourself. The looks alone are mouthwatering.

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Thank FranInKC
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2015

The waiter was angry because we didn't order alcohol. He dropped our food off on the opposite side of the table and never came back. I will never go there again.

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Winmalee
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207 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2015

Went for lunch and we had a meatloaf sandwich, buffalo chicken sandwich and a couple of drinks. The servings were very big, too big if anything and neither my wife or I were able to finish our sandwiches. No complaints about the food. The bill was $44-00. Tried to pay bill and tip with our credit card, but the waiter... More 

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Konigswinter, Germany
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2015

Carnegie Diner was closed so on the spur of the moment let by a hunger pang we went across the street to BenAsh. What a mistake! Avoid this overpriced place with bad food and terrible service at all cost. Only the lady at the entrance was nice - the rest of it: forget it. We had a Ceasar Chicken salad... More 

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St. John's, Newfoundland
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321 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2015

I stopped in for breakfast one morning, choosing this over several others within close distance. As it turned out, the prices were a bit higher, the quality a bit lower, and the service personnel less friendly. All in all, breakfast was fine, but it retrospect I should have checked out a couple of other places.

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Melbourne, australia
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63 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed September 3, 2015 via mobile

Only reason we came here was Carnegie deli was closed. Only wanted a single pizza as we were not that hungry but would not be able to get anything for the next number of hours. While we were told by the waitress of the charge it still blows chunks that this is even a policy. Personally we won't be back... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $20
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
6:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 857 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5229
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-1818
Description
Benash Delicatessen has been an NYC favorite for more than 15 years. Stop by for a drink or one of our famous corned beef sandwiches.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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