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Johns Deli

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2033 Stillwell Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223-3448
+1 718-372-7481
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“roast beef” (12 reviews)
“rice balls” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (6 reviews)
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2033 Stillwell Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223-3448
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

John's Deli has a wide range of hot and cold sandwiches. There's a special every day of the week. The roast beef is my favorite, juicy with gravy. Today I tried the shrimp and calamari Parmesan...excellent.

Thank Peggy Roy J
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

I've been told to go to his inconspicuous deli by a police officer who use to go there for lunch. "Best Italian roast beef sandwich in Brooklyn ". He was right. Better then Brennen and Carr on Nostrand Ave. Thin sliced roast beef with dark...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Second time I'v been here and it's worth the 45 minute trip from NJ. The roast beef sandwiches are like no other. I have the onions, Mozzarella and their most delicious gravy. This is the best roast beef sandwich I have ever had. Not only...More

Thank Cpmike74
Reviewed June 11, 2016

John's Deli may be known for their roast beef sandwiches but in all honesty all of their sandwiches are delicious. My fave happens to be a chicken parm hero. I love how every time a tip is put in the tip jar they yell out'thank...More

Thank Wanda C
Reviewed May 28, 2016

Aside from my favorite roast beef with melted cheese at roll n roaster (also reviewed), Johns is absolutely awesome when it comes to their signature roast beef sandwich. Just delicious all around with a rich brown gravy that is sweet, never too salty like most...More

Thank DiningWithWolfs
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in an had the roast beef sandwich which was delicious we also had the fried shrimp sandwich which was also very good

Thank Philc2020
Reviewed March 15, 2016

You have to try the roast beef with onions mozzarella and gravy. Its so loaded with gravy they give you paper towels instead of napkins to enjoy your meal. one of bensonhursts legends.

Thank Joseph D
Reviewed October 13, 2015

Came in here recently when we were in Brooklyn and this place was class, proper NYC deli, massive selection of sandwiches and was absolutely stuffed from the one I had. My wife enjoyed hers as well and her friend had to take half of hers...More

Thank Capallbosca
Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

Hot roast beef with gravy, chicken parm. ,etc. I ate lunch here almost every day for years and it never disappointed. Local business but people come from all over to get the roast beef.

Thank Frenchies7
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Tried the hot beef sandwich with gravy on the side , enough for a small family , beef good , gravey traditional taste , go in hungry.

Thank Rory G
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Delivery
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Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2033 Stillwell Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11223-3448
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-372-7481
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