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Pastrami Queen

1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
+1 212-734-0635
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pastrami” (156 reviews)
“rye bread” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (44 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Kosher
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1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the Carnegie Deli for pastrami sandwiches, until it closed down. We discovered Pastrami Queen, on Lexington Ave between E 78th and 79th, and ordered both an overstuffed Pastrami Sandwich and a Spinach Knish. We were not disappointed! The pastrami was tender and delicious,...More

Thank mshapiro99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a to go lunch I ordered the open faced cornedbeef sandwich with potato salad and extra bread. The corned beef was fresh and tender and had a nice flavor. The portion was massive: enough for 2 meals. The rye bread was fresh and it...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a great Pastrami Sandwich we went by recommendations of a friend of ours. As it was reasonable close to the hotel (1.2 miles) and traffic was nuts, we walked there via Park Avenue etc (YES we walked...quite an experience on top of it...More

Thank gcto20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe you are full of impressions from Metropolitan Museum of Arts, but your stomach is empty and you need to avoid hunger quickly . You can find at walking distance restaurant Pastrami Queen. It takes between 5 to 10 minutes to go to Lexington Avenue...More

Thank jopodcze
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit NYC you must try a Pastrami on Rye, right? And there is no better place than the Pastrami Queen. A real old school deli that understands what us tourists are looking for. My review - Yum Yum Yum

Thank Matthew B
Reviewed 31 October 2017

First time in NYC, a pastrami sandwich was high on my foodie to-do list. I found this place after some Googling, because it is quite close to the Museum Mile. SO happy that I came here - I had the hot overstuffed pastrami sandwich &...More

Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

While visiting The Met, we walked several blocks to take a lunch break at Pastrami Queen, a no frills WONDERFUL NYC deli. The menu has something for everyone, but their world famous pastrami is the thing. We enjoyed: an overstuffed hot pastrami sandwich on fresh...More

Thank byMT305
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Great pastrami sandwiches, extra pickles and a side of deli mustard. Always got our sandwiches to go and ate them around the corner in the car parked on the street. They were so good we went back three days later. A must when you're in...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Ordering there for years. Always get the same thing and when it came with less than half the amount I called and was told that it was regular. Very rude and don't care about "regular" customers. All they had to do was admit and give...More

1  Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Huge platters of delicious Kosher pastrami, corned beef and brisket, enough for 2 people or more in an authentic 'dive'. Friendly service and great value.

Thank Touchstone123
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-734-0635
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