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Katz's Deli

205 E Houston Street, New York City, NY 10002-1098
+1 212-254-2246
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pastrami sandwich” (2,158 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2,331 reviews)
“matzo ball soup” (396 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 2:45 AM Hours
American, Deli, Kosher
$$ - $$$
205 E Houston Street, New York City, NY 10002-1098
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1 - 10 of 11,196 reviews

Reviewed today

We couldn't leave NY without trying out a classic deli, and we definitely wanted to try the most famous! LOCATION: Towards the lower east side, this deli is literally on the corner of the main street so it's very easy to spot. LINE/WAIT: There was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank cathyisashorty
Reviewed today

UGH! High expectations based on the insane long line, but I actually had to ask the waiter if what I received was actually pastrami - sliced thick, no black spice on the edges. The sauce put on the sandwich was gross.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank runninonlaughter
Reviewed today via mobile

Really delicious sandwiches. Massive portions, 1 easily feeds 2 people. A But chaotic but works for them. Quite a few people were visiting when I was there but the service is excellent

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ella A
Reviewed yesterday

I came here with my family. The food was delicious, the servings were big and the prices were good. The venue is really cool and it's overall a great experience. There is a ticketing system which is poorly organised but it's fine. Unfortunately one of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank giuliablue
Reviewed yesterday

Had such a great time, at 2 AM was able to enter the restaurant and have the BEST experience!!! The staff was friendly, the split pea soup the best. The place was relatively clean. Been going for years, always amazing. Thanks!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank GhenMjg
Reviewed yesterday

We searched out this restaurant and we were not disappointed. The restaurant was busy and the whole buzz of the place was amazing. It took us a while to get served but this was understandable as the restaurant was so busy. We had to try...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Departure803115
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent food and great environment. Only complaint is the long queues and therefore time taken to be served.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank charliedee2018
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came here a few years ago and then again yesterday. The food is epic. You might think $20 is alot for a sandwich, but for the amount of food you actually get its really good value. This sandwich will not leave you hungry, if...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HSuthers
Reviewed 2 days ago

Cardiologists dream. All the carbs and calories you could possibly want. The hand cut pastrami sandwich is enough for two people. The atmosphere is old NY and the waiters will certainly make you feel like a tourist. The crowd makes the place a novelty, but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Marty L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is always been our father's day hang out. But now my dad has passed on , We try to keep the tradition going every year . Love the food , the team at the Deli and the crowd. You meet people from all over....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Sandy B
Bursting with an amazing array of sights, sounds, and
smells on every block, a visit to Chinatown feels like
entering a different world. It’s a colorful spectacle
that gets even more crowded on weekends, when families
stream in to enjoy huge dim sum feasts and to stock up
at the markets on Mott Street. To take a break from
the buzz, grab something sweet from one of the many
bakeries in the area and head to Columbus Park, where
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Response from Jimmythecurb | Reviewed this property |
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Becky L
October 13, 2018|
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Response from Sanatravelstheworld | Reviewed this property |
Their food and service is awful and I dont think it s a good idea that u ruine your christmas day by eating a food like that. We were on a road trip and after 13 hours of straight driving we went there and we only had 2 bite... More
May-Ree N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
8:00 AM - 10:45 PM
8:00 AM - 10:45 PM
8:00 AM - 10:45 PM
8:00 AM - 2:45 AM
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 E Houston Street, New York City, NY 10002-1098
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Manhattan (Downtown)
  • Phone Number: +1 212-254-2246
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