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Famous 4th Street Delicatessen

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Local cuisine, American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher

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OVER STUFFED DELICATESSEN SANDWICHES‎
Everything served on rye unless you choose another bread.
Hot Corned Beef
Regular 15.00
Zaftig 18.75
Hot Corned Beef Special
Regular 16.00
Zaftig 19.75
Hot Pastrami
Regular 15.00
Zaftig 18.75
Hot Brisket Of Beef
Regular 15.00
Zaftig 18.75
Hot Roast Beef
Regular 15.00
Zaftig 18.75
Fresh Roasted Turkey
Regular 14.00
Zaftig 17.75
Smoked Turkey
Regular 14.00
Zaftig 17.75
Roast Beef
Regular 15.00
Zaftig 18.75
Tongue
Regular 15.00
Zaftig 18.75
UNGASHTUPT SANDWICHES‎
Each sandwich name represent a location in new york where the family owned delicatessens since the early 1900s
Franklin Avenue
Corned beef, pastrami, swiss, coleslaw, Russian dressing
19.00
Tossed Salad +1.50
Nostrand Avenue
Pastrami, chopped liver, lettuce, tomato, onion
19.00
Tossed Salad +1.50
Flatbush Avenue
Turkey, corn beef, pastrami, coleslaw, Russian dressing
19.00
Tossed Salad +1.50
Lee Avenue
Pastrami,‎ Turkey, swiss, coleslaw, Russian dressing
Tossed Salad +1.50
Far Rockaway
Brisket,‎ Turkey, swiss, lettuce, tomato, onion, Russian dressing
19.00
Tossed Salad +1.50
Bay Parkway
Roast beef, Turkey, bacon, swiss, lettuce, tomato, onion, horseradish
19.00
Tossed Salad +1.50
Avenue U
Turkey, swiss, corn beef, tongue, coleslaw, Russian dressing
19.00
Tossed Salad +1.50
Dekalb and Boardway
Roumanian tenderloin w/fried onions and mushrooms served on onion rolls
21.00
Tossed Salad +1.50
Dekalb and Sumner
Nova, kippered salmon, sturgeon, cream, cheese, tomato, onion
22.00
Tossed Salad +1.50
REUBENS & HOT OPEN SANDWICHES‎
Corn Beef Reuben
Regular 16.00
Zaftig 19.75
Pastrami Reuben
Regular 16.00
Zaftig 19.75
Turkey Reuben
Regular 15.00
Zaftig 18.75
Smoked Turkey Reuben
Regular 15.00
Zaftig 18.75
Hot Open Turkey
18.00
Hot Open Roasted Beef
18.75
Hot Open Brisket
18.75
Super Open Face Rebuen
21.00
Frankwurst Reuben
15.00
HOTDOGS & KNISHES‎
Hot Dog
3.50
Frankwurst
6.50
Pastrami Dog
7.50
Knish Dog
6.50
Potato Knish
5.50
Kasha Knish
5.50
Deli Knish
6.50
Reuben Deli Knish
8.00
10 OZ FRESH BURGERS‎
Burger
9.50
Cheese Burger
10.50
Pastrami Cheese Burger
14.00
Cheese Burger Special
11.50
Reuben Burger
14.00
Bacon Cheese Burger
14.00
CHEESE STEAKS‎
Cheese Steak
11.00
Chicken Cheese Steak
13.25
Pastrami Cheese Steak
15.00
SMOKED FISH DEPARTMENT‎
Nova
Sandwich 15.00
Platter 18.00
Lox
Sandwich 15.00
Platter 18.00
Kippered Salmon
Sandwich 15.00
Platter 18.00
Pastrami Salmon
Sandwich 15.00
Platter 18.00
Sable
Sandwich 19.00
Platter 22.00
Sturgeon
Sandwich 20.00
Platter 23.00
White Fish
Sandwich 14.50
Platter 17.50
Whitefish Salad
Sandwich 14.50
Platter 17.50
Kippered Salmon Salad
Sandwich 14.75
Platter 17.75
Chopped Herring Salad
Sandwich 13.25
Platter 16.00
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Deli
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plus friendly staff, old fashioned (comfortable) benches, great location. Beware, though, the portions are enormous. A platter for 2 easily feeds 6. We go every time we are in Philadelphia and have never been disappointed.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here after having been to their cookie shop at the Readings Terminal Market. I had the grilled cheese with bacon. It was a spectacular choice. It was the absolutely perfect grilled cheese sandwich. And it was big. For dessert I wanted everything. However,...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank BagmanNZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going here for years and the food is still as good as it ever was. They have the best corn beef and pastrami and a sandwich can almost feed three people. I take our some meat and make corn beef and eggs...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank boniwolf
Reviewed December 2, 2019

We love Famous! The oversized sandwiches, the enormous breakfasts and sides are over the top! Don't forget the sweets-- we always bring a piece of Chocolate Babka back to Florida with us-- it's outrageous. Ate breakfast there twice in 3 days. It's the best!

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank D7091MEstephenr
Reviewed November 21, 2019 via mobile

My son and I had corned beef sandwiches and matzo ball soup. As good or better than NYC delis. The matzo balls were enormous but unlike other monster matzo ball soups I’ve had, they weren’t doughy or eggy. They were delicious. I wasn’t crazy about...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Iancolin
Reviewed November 3, 2019 via mobile

Best white fish salad EVER!!!! The rest of our crew enjoyed every thing! Roast beef sammie was ridiculous. The fries were fabulous!!! Cheese steak s got raves!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 965kathleenl
Reviewed November 3, 2019 via mobile

Ok would you look at this Ruben? No wonder people pack in here to try it. Scores of famous patrons photos are all over the bright diner. Locals and tourist peppered everywhere inside. You better know what you want when the server comes by and...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank SaltCoast
Reviewed October 10, 2019

Try to order Catering for a hospital that was less than 3 miles away for 25 people for delivery the following week. Was told they cannot accommodate me due to staffing and the difficulty in finding a parking spot. How disappointed I am, the previous...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Sue1d2
Reviewed September 29, 2019 via mobile

My daughter and I dropped by for breakfast. Large portions, delicious, good coffee( a must for me!), good service, & clean! We’d go back again!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank mamahamill5057
Reviewed September 15, 2019 via mobile

Everything thing is big here. You can split most everything and still walk away stuffed. The food is great but three stars because the service was a little lax, perhaps it’s because we went later in the afternoon (3pm)

Date of visit: September 2019
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fusansan
December 30, 2019|
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Response from G6087UOjohnd | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure.
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mark b
June 7, 2018|
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Response from Jimmy L | Reviewed this property |
If i were you, i would drop by to ask to see the portion(s) of the food(platter) then decide. Platters are various in sizes (mostly the same everytime) but depends on what you order.
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mark b
June 7, 2018|
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Response from valie520 | Reviewed this property |
I definitely think you can order for a few less. My sister-in-law and I split a pick-four-meats plate and we had tons left over, although we did eat a ton of appetizers and soup. Maybe order for 8-10.
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