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Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
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All reviews lunch pastrami matzo ball soup sandwiches chopped liver rye bread blintzes cole slaw tuna pancakes piled high deli fare downtown scranton they serve breakfast all day prices are reasonable fast food delis
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bagel with Lox was excellent, Pancakes are fluffy and the size of the plate! Great service by a young man named Sal.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 25, 2020

I had the pleasure of enjoying both breakfast and lunch at Abe's during my four day stay in Scranton in late September 2020. The food and service was wonderful. It's an authentic Jewish Deli similar to Katz's in New York, the Famous 4th Street in...Philadelphia or Attman's in Baltimore (you see, I'm a connoisseur of kosher delis). I had the hot pastrami on rye which was delicious. They have Dr. Brown's sodas. What's not to like? Oy, I'm kvelling! Go. Have something to eat. Leave the nice waitress a good tip. And don't forget to call your mother.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 30, 2020 via mobile

Excellent Kosher Deli offers fine deli fare in the NY style with a Scranton flair. Try the Chopped Liver & Pastrami or the Corned Beef and Turkey, on rye bread of course. Large menu with combos of various kosher deli favorites. Friendly staff and interesting...locals from the downtown Scranton scene add to the dining atmosphere. Vegan and Dairy options are available as well.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 13, 2020

After visiting the local aquarium, we stopped at Abe's for lunch. Their food is always tasty. This time around, I tried one of the specials of the day - a salmon croquette with couscous and mixed vegetables. Very tasty! My husband had another special -...the beef brisket BBQ sandwich, and he also ordered a cup of potato mushroom soup. Excellent! Our grandson was looking forward to a delicious pastrami sandwich. He was not disappointed. The meat was piled high. Prices are reasonable, the staff is friendly.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed August 9, 2020

Stopped here for lunch while traveling. . Chose take out so we could eat at a park. They did offer outdoor and social distance seating. . A little bit if a wait . . But it was busy. Staff was friendly. We all enjoyed our...sandwiches and pickles!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed December 4, 2019

We just found this place on a trip to Scranton. You can't be any more local than Abe's...and it's truly a Kosher deli! Yes, they had the usual menu items, yet I found the corned beef hash the best ever! Who knew?

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 22, 2019 via mobile

Abe’s is an ok kosher deli. While not the NY/NJ quality I have had for years it was ok for Scranton PA. My salami and eggs were bland with thin small pieces of salami. Relatively small portion. Did the job but wasn’t great. Matzoh brei...was pancake style and also was ok. Tried a sample of the pastrami- the real key to any kosher deli. Also needed more garlic and spice and didn’t have the tasty fattyness needed to be great. Thank goodness for the CelRay soda, Joyva bars and packages black and white cookiesMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 10, 2019

Stopped for lunch based on local's suggestion and was not disappointed. Between us we enjoyed the Rueben, open-faced turkey and brisket, club sandwich, fries, and fun selection of drinks. Celery soda, who knew? friend enjoyed it. Great place for lunch!

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 4, 2019

I had a quick, and excellent, lunch at Abe's in Scranton. My waitress was extremely friendly, and very, very efficient. And what sandwich it was!! The corned beef Reuben was excellent...the high-stacked corned beef was almost proverbially melting in my mouth, and was very enjoyable...to eat. Definitely don't miss Abe's when in downtown Scranton!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2019

Cute spot in downtown Scranton. Parking is tricky but there are meters. Menu is what you'd expect from a Jewish deli, though the prices were a bit high for Scranton. My whitefish salad platter was fine, but not especially tasty. My fish had a falafal...platter and said it was better than average, but not great. The service was terrific, but two servers frequently checking on us, refilling coffee, etc.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Yep. The folks sitting next to me were eating gluten free and loving it.
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