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Zaftigs Delicatessen

335 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2907
+1 617-975-0075
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (74 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (31 reviews)
“pastrami” (35 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, International, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
335 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2907
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you want breakfast lunch or dinner there is something here for you. Their wide menu means you'll have an authentic experience that will please any tastes. It's just good traditional food.

Thank Letlifeflow
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Atmosphere is my favorite - I take people (mostly those I'm interviewing for a job) here to sit down and have a nice long chat. No rush. Food is great. Fluffy pancakes - everything is very good.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I visited Zaftigs because my daughter told me they had the best knishes ever. I agreed. Small and just perfect. I liked more than the famed (and also excellent) knishes at NYC's Yonah Shimmels. Corned beef was also outstanding. One of my favorite parts though...More

Thank richiebs123
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We ended our trip to Boston with a trip to Ziftigs Deli. for breakfast. I wish I could have stayed for lunch!!! Great service, relax atmosphere. Our waitress was awesome, gave us time and advice! The food was plentiful and great quality.

Thank Nic C
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I am in the Boston area quite often visiting my daughter and we always end the visit with a brunch at Zaftigs. I have only ever been here for brunch, and I highly recommend checking it out. There is always a line outside the door,...More

Thank AuburnFoodFan
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I am starved for good deli. Richmond does not have any real NY delicatessen. So, being back in Boston, and knowing that my favorite deli "Jack and Marian's" was no longer on the planet, I went searching for anything that would satisfy my deli craving....More

Thank Tarynn W
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite eateries whenever I am in Boston. The menu is extensive and consistently delicious. You can’t go wrong on anything you choose. For the typically “Jewish” palate, this restaurant is must. For others, just try any of the great menu...More

Thank Queenie1951
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Six of us were here in the Brookline area for four days and went here for lunch. Many years ago the above named deli was a destination for eating (not dining). I had hope that this deli would be similar. It really wasn't. I had...More

Thank intents2
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The old style, Delicatesen in Brookline, very good for brunch , they have a good eggs with marzo, all type of omelets and sándwiches, and good deserts

Thank MAuricio F
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I had planned to have lunch at the Five Guys up on Harvard Avenue following a haircut. That is, until I saw people hanging out outside Zaftig's. Having never been there before, I went in, and had their knockwurst with French Fries, water, and a...More

Thank theresecallahan2002
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2907
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-975-0075
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Zaftigs Jewish - Style Delicatessen Serving breakfast (all day), lunch, and dinner ! Come check us out today!
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