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Heckman's Delicatessen & Bar

4914 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2510
+1 240-800-4879
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
25 Dec 2017
18 Dec 2017
“Gave them many chances--they cannor seem to get their act together..it's a shame”
Open Now
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Bar, American, Deli
$$ - $$$
4914 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2510
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

Granted it was Christmas day, but if you can't provide decent service, you shouldn't be open. You shouldn't wait for 45 minutes to get a smoked fish platter with 2 mediocre bagels (?) and a salami sandwich!! Nothing cooked. Had to ask multiple times to...More

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Unfortunately....I went three times, hoping to give them another chance each time because my friend loved their blintzes. We like delis, and our first time there was ...interesting, for a variety of reasons, mainly general incompetence and poor service--just because they can't get it together....More

Thank movingaround441
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Egg omelette was outstanding Corn beef and cheese Rye toast Service was excellent From out of town-- back often Give it a try!!

Thank pho2
Reviewed 29 March 2017

This place is a must visit! The food here is awesome and the portion size well... know that you will need a doggy bag. Everything is fresh and perfect I think I had the best Ruben ever in my life here. FYI check for groupon...More

Thank Frederika L
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Heckman's Deli started delivering to my DC neighborhood thru UberEats. After several great takeout orders, my husband and I decided to go find out where this place was! Heckman's has a small location in Bethesda. There was a public parking lot nearby, making it very...More

Thank mrsiss
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Corned Beef & Tongue were very good. The chopped liver needed something in it (hard boiled eggs & ?). As it was, it was too smooth and may have passed as a pate but not traditional chopped liver. And, the pastrami was tasty but over-cooked....More

1  Thank Paul B
Eric H, Owner at Heckman's Delicatessen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Thank you very much for your positive review and helpful suggestions. I will discuss these with out kitchen manager. Chopped Liver is such a personal taste. I wish ours was more "traditional" as you stated as well but most of our guests really like it....More

Reviewed 15 November 2016

Go for the corned beef, turkey, or pastrami..........Russo's Tower is a good bet........also good waffles, pancakes, and challah french toast........try the homemade cheesesteak for dessert

Thank W Fredric G
Eric H, Owner at Heckman's Delicatessen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2017

Sorry I am late getting back on your comments. Thanks so much an am very glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went for a workday lunch and will most definitely be back. Service was attentive and the food was great. We were started with a drink order and bowl of pickles. This was followed by a grilled turkey Reuben (The Boyd). All was very enjoyable.

1  Thank ace4444
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We ordered the Russo's Tower specialty sandwich (corned beef, pastrami, turkey, swiss cheese on rye) for lunch. It was huge (enough for two people) and delicious! The matzo ball soup was a little too salty, It was served with bagel chips, although I would have...More

1  Thank BethesdaFoodLover
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Heard about this place from my co-workers. Steak & cheese last Friday was 50%. Great sandwich & they are not stingy on the meat...two small people can share. The bread tasted great as well. Ordered onion rings & they were cooked well. I'll keep trying...More

Thank dancelovah4life
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$17
Bar, American, Deli
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4914 Cordell Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814-2510
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Bethesda
  • Phone Number: +1 240-800-4879
Heckman's is a Jewish style restaurant in the New York Tradition. We serve Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner all day. Our corned beef, brisket, pastrami and turkey are made fresh, in house daily. Our full size sandwich include 11 oz. of meat while Juniors are available with 5 ounces. Traditional items such as Matzoh Ball Soup, Stuffed Cabbage, Chopped Liver, Knishes and Latkes are all made from old family recipes. Heckman's smoked fish is delivered from New York daily. Our Kid's menu always available and children 8 & Under eat free on Wednesdays. Our full bar stocks premium alcohol such as Balveni Scotch and Chopin Vodka as well as standard drinks. Heckman's Cheesecake has fast become a major favorite. Heckman's offers Full Table Service, Take Out, Delivery and On-Line Ordering. The Sideline, Heckman's all-weather patio has two large screen TV's and allows smoking in the evening. Heckman's is a Full Service Caterer. Be it platters, dessert and fruit trays or full course dinners Heckman's will make the food part of your event memorable.
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