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Katz's Deli

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Served with bread, pickles and steak fries. Served all day
Pastrami Omelet
Salami Omelet
Lox and Onions Omelet
Corned Beef Omelet
Tongue Omelet
Matzo Ball Soup
If the soup weren't surrounding it, this matzo ball would float away!
Split Pea Soup
Chicken Noodle Soup
Thick with chicken and noodles, a meal.
Tossed Green Salad
With your choice of dressing: Ranch, Balsamic Vinaigrette, French, Bleu Cheese, Russian
Cole Slaw
Steak Fries
Round Knish
Your choice of potato, broccoli, spinach, kasha
Vegetarian Baked Beans
Chopped Liver with Onion
Potato Salad
Macaroni Salad
Square Potato Knish
Sweet Potato Knish
Served with cole slaw and potato salad on a bed of lettuce and tomatoes with pickles
Tuna Salad Platter
Egg Salad Platter
Individual Can Salmon Salad Platter
Chicken Salad Platter
Individual Can Tuna Salad Platter
Our "Best of New York" natural casing all beef dog
Chili Dog
Two Knockwursts with Beans
With bread and pickles
Knoblewurst Stuckel
One piece and one slice of rye bread
Bowl of Meat Chili
With bread and pickles
Katz's Cheesesteak
This would make Rocky leave Philadelphia
Kid's Burger
Grilled Cheese
Kid's Cheeseburger
American cheese.
American cheese
All specials are served with bread and pickles
Hot Open Faced Sandwich Platter
Your choice of brisket, roast beef or turkey. Served with your choice of two side dishes: steak fries, potato salad, cole slaw, macaroni salad or beans
Dinner Platter
Start with a bowl of our matzo ball soup, then feast on this platter of hand sliced brisket with potato pancakes and noodle Kugel
Three Meat Platter
Generous portions of hand sliced pastrami, brisket and corned beef. Feeds 3 tourists or one regular customer
Potato Latkes (3) with Apple sauce
Cheese Blintzes
Potato Latkes (3) with Sour Cream
Cheese with Fruit Blintzes
Special Diets
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Deli
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing like this place. Pastrami sandwich is unique in its quality and taste, maybe the best in the world. Old world NYC atmosphere and is not fancy but just plain good food.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dan B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I didn't know about the Harry and Sally thing and just went along. But that food in particular the famous pastrami sandwich was something else. Please take me back,..

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 828marcush
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Regardless of the long line , which I believe it is totally worth it. It's truly the best pastrami that exists. Its huge so sharing it's great idea.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank eren255
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is the best... NOT the cheapest... But it is the BEST deli in NYC They shot movies there (When Harry met Sally is one of them) But the food is absolutely divine... Every time i am in NYC I go there at least once......More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Maurizio B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've been wanting to visit Katz for years and finally last weekend we did. As expected there was a queue but this moved pretty quickly. Now for the down side. The ordering system is for a new comer an absolute nightmare, nothing is overly clear...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jambo1515
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is a classic New York Deli! The Pastrami is cured for 30 days! This will be the biggest and best sandwich you will ever have and well worth the price. They have other great selections on the menu. If you do not want...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lotoguy
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We got there and it was cues outside. We asked how long they said 10 minutes and it was less. My wife and I got 2 sandwiches which were massive at lunch and didn't eat again till about 8 and that was a light bite....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Customer1980
Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here early on a Friday evening, and just the ambience made it worth the stop. There were three couples in our party, and after seeing the size of the sandwiches we all decided just to split three sandwiches. I had the brisket, and the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank U6738OOjohnc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being a vegetarian, I chose one of the few options (not that I expected many from a deli!), of a grilled cheese, which was reasonably priced, and tasty. My boyfriend loved his sandwich, which was filled to the brim with meat! Worth a visit!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank maddisons333
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Omg. The prices are high. Well worth it though. I'm thinking this is where pastrami heaven is. That's what I felt when I took my first bite. Corned beef was also great. I can see the hype and it's a must visit place of NYC.

Date of visit: February 2019
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February 17, 2019|
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Response from Sandy H | Reviewed this property |
Yes,by subway. There are two stops about a block close. Take about 10 min. I'd guess.
January 9, 2019|
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Response from cruiserone | Reviewed this property |
Only in cans and bottles but they do serve beer.
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
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