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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%
Travelers talk about
“pastrami” (3,787 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2,286 reviews)
“matzo ball soup” (386 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Deli, Kosher
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
205 E Houston Street, New York City, NY 10002-1098
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1 - 10 of 11,053 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food but while they believe in keeping it original the ordering, sitting, eating, and paying is chaotic. We ordered a pastrami sandwich, corned beef sandwich, and a kasha knish. The pastrami was by far the winner. My advice go here once but be prepared...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank C6923TYrobertr
Reviewed yesterday

I have visited Katz's deli for over 75 years. It has always given me a great food experience. They hand cut their meats. Their sandwiches are filled to the brim. There is more to this place than "where Sally was met". I love the corned...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lenfagen
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The pastrami sandwiches are too die for. Absolutely succulent and delicious. Left very full and content. The place is a little run down however that adds to the charm of the place.. really authentic. Loved it

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LauraTitley
Reviewed yesterday

went there while visiting nyc. very long line outside and extremely crowded inside. two sandwiches which were thick, a couple drinks, perhaps a couple beers. 79 dollars. Bring your money. good food but not anything to write home about. we just went there because of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank terry540
Reviewed 2 days ago

Katz’s is just good authentic NYC deli. Great pastrami and sides with fun atmosphere. It’s a must each time we’re in th city.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DonP08861
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I ordered the Pastrami Sandwich with a big bowl of chips and pickles (see photo).0 The pastrami is the best bit of meat I've ever had. Chips were good also. The place has a very old classy diner feel. So authentic. Must visit !

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

There has to be a better way to get your pastrami on than Katz's. While the $20 sandwich is fine, delicious even, the rigamarole of queuing-up outside, dealing with an arcane ticketing system (don't lose that ticket!) only to then queue-up inside at one of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Tspec
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When my wife took me to New York we always try to eat at different restaurants and we ended up at kats and the food and sandwiches were very big and very delicious you need to stop there for a snack

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank frankcalistro661
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Even if you don’t like pastrami visit Katz’s and then decide. It’s delicious and you have to eat it hot. One pastrami is enough for two.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Doros28111987
Reviewed 3 days ago

Katz!! The retro ticket system they have?? Amazing! Wouldn't recommend it for someone who is only going in for a quick bite - by the time you get to the grill section you already have couple of things on your mind. It was quite crowded...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kurt_Well_Dunn
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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
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October 1, 2018|
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September 18, 2018|
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Response from robw17 | Reviewed this property |
Important not to lose the ticket to avoid charge for a lost ticket. Each person must have a ticket and turn it in even if nothing is charged to the ticket and it all is charged to another ticket.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:45 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 2:45 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
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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