Owner Brad Rubin scoured the country to research this Jewish deli/diner. His pastrami is tender, fatty and full of flavor; the milkshakes are thick and oversized; matzo balls are enormous; and the brisket is good enough that any grandmother would want to claim it, Jewish or not. Does it hold a candle to other Jewish spots in the country? It’s hard to say. But Rubin definitely holds his own as the host, giving this place enough character to become a fixture in its own right.
Eleven City Diner
|Venue name:||Eleven City Diner||Contact:|
1112 S Wabash Ave
|Cross street:||between 11th St and Roosevelt Rd|
|Opening hours:||Mon-Thurs 8am-9:30pm; Fri 8am-10:30pm; Sat 8:30am-10:30pm; Sun 8:30am-9pm|
|Transport:||El stop: Green, Orange, Red to Roosevelt. Bus: 1, 3, 4, 12.|
|Price:||Average main course: $13|