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Mile End delicatessen

#291 of 4,505 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
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97A Hoyt St, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2216
+1 718-852-7510
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 22:00
Fri 08:00 - 23:00
Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the smoked meat sandwich (so tasty I wanted another one) !!! Unfortunately, they have a small choice of non-alcohol drinks

Thank Gael J
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107 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Both members of my party had to send brunch food back -- soggy french toast and ice-cold potato latkes. To the restaurant's credit, they gave us a slight discount. With so many places nearby, not sure it's worth the wait anymore.

Thank jeff6
Tysons Corner VA
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212 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This tiny neighborhood place always has a line out front. The corned beef that goes into the hash, the salmon with the bagel and the other meats are cured right here. I had a terrific reuben for breakfast because they'll do it.

Thank Tommyg2230
NY Metro areea
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Ate their a few years ago, and it was a fantastic meal. Was in neighborhood and wanted to go back but was severely disappointed. Initially told that they were out of corned beef. We were offered a sample of the brisket, which was lean and tasted good. When we received the brisket sandwich, it was more than 70% fat. The... More 

Thank Metroburb
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We spent the holidays visiting New York, and wanted to try some real pastrami for breakfast in Brooklyn during our stay. Sadly, the Smoked Meat Hash was served charred and burnt - the likely result of reheated leftovers - and an unsavoury disappointment. My brother ordered a smoked meat (pastrami) sandwich which was very tasty, but also VERY fatty. On... More 

Thank M D
Rochester, NY
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We read about Mile End's Chinese Meal on Christmas Day in the NY Times and are VERY glad we got reservations! Joel was gracious in helping us secure 2 spots for us at 2pm, which ended-up being a perfect time to eat for us -- meant we could sleep-in and have a leisurely morning before heading from Manhattan to Brooklyn... More 

Thank Rah-Cha-Cha
Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a small place and it is usually crowded for lunch and dinner so be prepared to wait during busy times. If you have never tried a Québec style poutine married with Montreal style smoked meat [ think Canadian pastrami, if such a meat exists ], then hustle over to Mile End and give it a try. However, if... More 

Thank Dutetre
Toronto, Canada
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316 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

When the washroom has photos of the Montreal Canadiens hockey team, you know that the deli really has Montreal as an aspiration. Service was very friendly. I had the classic Reuben which was a total delight. Eating at the counter made it feel even more special. Can't wait to return.

Thank Peeter P
Queens, New York
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219 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

They say that it is a "Montreal Style" deli. While it is not quite that (I mean does Montreal have good New York pizza?)it still is good and I would have given them a 5 had it not taken longer than expected for the waitress to come and ask for our order. In all fairness to her, she was the... More 

Thank Mike4TraveI
Brooklyn, New York
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213 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This place feels like it should be in Portland, Oregon or Portland, Maine and I mean that as a compliment. It is small, personal, unhurried joint. The food is made with care. Like a miniature 2nd Avenue Delicatessen Mile End leans heavily into Jewish comfort food. Great spot for breakfast, brunch and lunch. Probably good for dinner too. Place is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 97A Hoyt St, Brooklyn, NY 11217-2216
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-852-7510

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?