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Protzel's Delicatessen

7608 Wydown Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-2642
+1 314-721-4445
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“knish” (7 reviews)
“corned beef” (7 reviews)
“rye bread” (2 reviews)
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American, Deli, Kosher
7608 Wydown Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-2642
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Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Based on the reviews here I was looking forward to my trip. Upon entering, my first impression was that this place may be 50% deli case 50% storefront but it's 100% dingy. I can appreciate dingy in a bar, but not in a restaurant. The...More

Thank iDesignToo
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The best corned beef in the city. Cooked on premise. Fantastic. The nova is superb hand sliced while you wait. Great friendly services and we

Thank John W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you're a transplanted east-coaster who longs for the feel of an authentic New York style deli, get yourself over to Wydown Boulevard in Clayton and take a stroll down memory lane as you peruse the shelves and aisles of Protzel's deli. This place has...More

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I just had the most delicious knish of my life. I tried two kinds - the spinach and potato (which was good) and the pastrami/corned beef, which was to die for. Literally, with every bite I said, "Oh my God." This was my first time...More

Thank we2nluv
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The best corned beef in the Midwest. The nova is beyond compare. A great family run business a real throwback to what a great deli is all about.

Thank John W
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Ordering at the counter can get hectic but well worth the effort. A variety of sandwiches, bagels and inside the refrigerated case items provide both dining in and take out options. Beverages and specialty items line the shelves and a small number of tables and...More

Thank HebbieDacker
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Protzel's is a deli the way delis were meant to be. Great selection of items, including outstanding corned beef and pastrami, gefilte fish, chicken soup, chopped liver... I'm getting hungry just writing this. It's casual, friendly, and feels like New York to me. Right here...More

Thank Easyg1
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Well, what a great little neighborhood deli just a few minutes from downtown Clayton. It's a small deli shop with great deli meats and one of a kind sandwiches. Easy parking, fast friendly service with a smile. I will be back👍👍👍👍

Thank BarryRay1964
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I'm no authority on Jewish delis so I can't make any sweeping proclamations. But I can say they make carry a lot of high quality food that one would find in a Jewish deli so this goyim was satisfied. I did not actually order any...More

Thank Retinol13
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The corn beef is fantastic and the owners and family are a joy to deal with. I love all of the pictures of famous people that have frequented the deli. The deli is in a beautiful part of Clayton and you can sit on the...More

Thank gregory_bira
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Clifford H
29 December 2016|
Response from BarryRay1964 | Reviewed this property |
I'm am not sure if Carl's sells sloppy joe platters... Sorry, Wish I could help
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
7:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7608 Wydown Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-2642
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 314-721-4445
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