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“Jewish Deli Heaven!”
Review of 2nd Avenue Deli

2nd Avenue Deli
Ranked #257 of 15,763 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Deli
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout
Neighbourhood: Midtown
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The absolute best!

2nd Avenue Deli doesn't disappoint.

This landmark Jewish Deli has all of the favorites that make you feel like you are in fat kid heaven!

We started with sweet, pickled cabbage and Deli pickles.

My husband and I each had a bowl of matzo ball soup. The matzo ball was perfectly cooked. The consistency of a cloud and the perfect schmaltz taste.

We also shared a cheese blintz. This "crepe" was prepared to perfection.

Lastly, the corned beef special. Every morsel of the corned beef was full of flavor. The Russian dressing and homemade coleslaw topped the fresh rye bread. Absolute perfection!

We will be back. On every trip to NYC!

Thank mrsiss
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

This was an amazing find. An upmarket New York deli with all the old world charm. Everything oozes quality and care. I had the hot pastrami, which was a filling affair of the best tasting pastrami I've ever had the pleasure to eat. It was tasty and juicy as (I can't think of a suitable metaphor). My partner's Turkey Burger was amazing on another level, with a massive pile of beautifully cooked fries on the side. Service with a smile. High priced but worth the treat. Recommended.

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Thank Spotbanana
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

even if you ar not Kosher you have to go, it is un expensive top class deli cusin, try number 44, the Hot pastrami!!

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Thank Alejandro S
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Ordered the tripple decker pastrami sandwich for the full deli experience - was not disappointed ! Full-on Man vs Food challenge, authentic New York Deli food, great local beer, great service delivered with a sense of humour. Good alternative to Katz's.

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Thank Aminoz
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Small counter at the entrance with a dining room at the rear. Owner(?) Steve is a hot rock and the counter staff is spot-on. Took home some deli meats for a week of great lunches.

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