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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Deli
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

Been to the big name delis in NYC, better than most of them. Typically don't like rye bread, the rye was amazing. The spot has a great vibe, felt like it was from another time, a simpler one. I sat at the counter, service is...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020

We had breakfast and were amazed at the choices. My wife had the schnitzel with at egg on top. It was served with a small smoked trout salad and veggies. I had the two potato pancakes, with egg, hollandaise sauce and red caviar. The rest...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 22, 2020 via mobile

Had a great experience for brunch. Babka, latkes and bagels were amazing! Great food, great service, great ambiance!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

So this is a real Jewish deli right smack in this most southern of cities. So this is a great cultural as well as gustatory experience. I can only review the breakfasts, which are fabulous but always have a queue. Wonderful thing is, you can...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

Wife and I were back in Richmond and wanted breakfast at Perlys, after watching CATS! I had the Benny Goodman and it was superb as i remembered it. Wife had her scrambled eggs etc.. (no adventure there). Next time I'll be ready to dive into...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 3, 2020

We've heard about this place from friends and Triple D on Food Network. It lives up to the hype. Thoroughly enjoyed the sandwich with beef tongue and brisket, as well as the Benny Goodman latkes with smoked salmon and poached egg. We had a 45-minute...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 31, 2020

This place just has it. A quaint urban deli vibe, amazing food, and an understated clever branding that makes you smile. And the portions ... let me tell you. From the Tuna Schmelt to the Potato Latkes to Smoked Caesar Salad to the killer Crispy...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 28, 2020

Learned about Perly's on the Triple D show. Our first attempt at dining we had to abort because the line was down the street. It was a very nice day so the doors were open and the smells were to die for; we knew we...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 20, 2020 via mobile

A group of 4 of us went for breakfast. The food was delicious, the service was great and then we followed up breakfast with a white chocolate cookie. The server said it would change our life and it did. Highly recommend. Three of us had...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 15, 2020

We saw this deli on Diners, Drive ins and Dives. We were in town from NY, Center of the Universe for Jewish Deli's. It was crowded, there was a wait, so we at at the counter, where you et to understand the flavor and culture...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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