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Fine & Schapiro

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Upper West Side
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138 W 72nd St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10023-3347
+1 212-877-2874
10:00 - 22:00
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Grand Island, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting NYC last month, one of the members in my party wanted to experience real deli food. I searched the internet and picked this deli, since it was close by some of the other attractions we wished to visit. What a surprise! We were not disappointed at all! The food was OUTSTANDING, as well as the staff and atmosphere!... More 

Thank Rose Marie L
Ra'anana, Israel
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My second visit at this restaurant and I enjoyed so much. Excellent service , tasty meals and good prices , I recommend to all who want to feel the authentic American kosher meal. I strongly recommend the kreplach soup and half corned beef sandwich for $16.99 Don't miss it!

Thank AndreaSchusman
Fort Myers, Florida
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great food, great value, great service. More than you could possibly eat. The staff, and I assume a gentleman who owns this Kosher deli were over the top nice, without being in your face on top of you all the time. A must go to place when in the upper west side.

Thank Paul C
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We go here whenever we go up to the upper west side Love their brisket and noodle koogel Not one of the 'biggies ' as far as NYC delis go but we like it..

Thank casperdad
Irvine, California
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This Deli is located on 72nd Street and Columbus Avenue very close to Central Park and within walking distance to the New York Historical Society and the Museum of Natural History. The service is friendly and I liked the Matzo Ball soup and 1/2 sandwich combo with Pastrami (in my opinion a "must try" in a Deli) .The neighborhood is... More 

Thank Cornelia H
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Could not decide between pastrami and corned beef so our waitress suggested half of each! (One hug for her). Son had the reuben, wife ordered potato pancakes (for all of us as appetizer) and a bagel with the works (lox, cream cheese,etc) and daughter-in-law had a hamburger (it looked like 3/4 lb. to me). The only disappointment were the potato... More 

Thank Laurence S
Modiin, Israel
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Me and my family had a wonderfull meal at the place, great service, good food and huge servings! Must note that the pastrami sandwich and kreplach soup were excellent.

Thank ighie
Overland Park, Kansas
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

While Carnegie Deli receives more acclaim, Fine and Shapiro on New York's Upper West Side is equally as good and has been around decades and decades to boot. It's got a real, old style Jewish cultural flair to the food and wait staff. If you order the pastrami sandwich, which is out of this world, my suggestion is to pay... More 

Thank LeBonCatulus
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

The waitress made everyone sick with her oppressive perfume, but her service was worse than her perfume. There were only two other tables that were occupied and the waitress kept walking away when we were talking her giving her our order, e.g. "Would you like anything to drink?" "I'll have a-----" The waitress walked away. She wasn't called away, she... More 

Thank Steve C
New York City, New York
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54 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

I have been going to Fine and Shapiro for over 25 years and probably will continue, but today was the first time I've ever been disappointed enough to leave a $2 tip on a $16 meal. Normally I'd put a twenty down and call it a day. The food was delicious as usual but the service very disappointing and very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Kosher
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 W 72nd St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10023-3347
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-877-2874

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Staying in Upper West Side

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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the American Museum of Natural History, which has been welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center, home to some of the world’s best opera, dance, film, and theatre performances, all centrally located around a beautiful fountain. Spanning the entire length of the Upper West Side, Riverside Park is ideal for a long, leisurely stroll in a quiet green space.
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