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“Staff didn't give a #%^*!”
Review of Ben's Express Deli

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Ben's Express Deli
Ranked #58 of 131 Restaurants in Garden City
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

I'm actually quite sad to write this since Ive been a huge fan of Bens over the years. We visited the Garden City location on a Saturday about 4pm. The place was an absolute mess. Cluttered, dirty place settings all around.The staff blatantly ignored us as well as an elderly couple ahead of us patiently waiting to be seated. Waitresses acted as WE were inconveniencing them. Servers scoffed and rolled their eyes at us when we politely asked them to seat us. We stood around without any acknowledgement for about 15 minutes and ended up walking out. Didn't want them preparing our food with the lack of care they exhibited. Especially at their high prices.Don't think we will come back again. Go to the location in Manhattan if you must have Bens.

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Reviewed October 12, 2013

I don't know why, but it seems that everyone that works here, except the guys behind the deli counter, are miserable and unhappy. It would be friendlier to order from a machine at the table. The food is good but it is such a negative atmosphere it just seems so unnecessary.

1  Thank Seapinesmiserable
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

Excellent pastrami and corned beef. The free cole slaw and pickles were beyond reproach. The french fries are hand cut and beyond reproach.
If you are in a deli, order deli not turkey legs and wings.

1  Thank Retailer
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Reviewed December 10, 2012

Great for a sandwich. There is no romantic ambiance but is clean and refreshing. The sandwiches are good, as are the fries and soup.

Thank MikeLongIsland
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Reviewed November 3, 2012

even a poor rating might be overating it...obviously not one of my favorite places ...the last five times there they did not have the cold turkey wing or leg which indicates they are not cooking the turkey on the bone ...ordered the specials with fries and beans....the fries were refried at least once and were inedible ...the beans were heinz but portion size was incredibly small, the cole slaw was awful

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