This cavernous cafeteria is a repository of New York history—glossies of celebs spanning the past century crowd the walls, and the classic Jewish deli offerings are nonpareil. Start with a crisp-skinned, all-beef hot dog for just $3.10. Then flag down a meat cutter and order a legendary sandwich. The brisket sings with horseradish, and the thick-cut pastrami stacked high between slices of rye is the stuff of dreams. Everything tastes better with a glass of the hoppy house lager; if you’re on the wagon, make it a Dr. Brown’s.
There are few things more synonymous with the city than the New York deli, and Gotham is rife with top-notch takes on the classic form. Whether you’re got a hankering for heaping pastrami sandwiches, want to compare and contrast the best bagels in NYC, or are looking for the best kosher restaurants to take your observing pal to, there’s a New York deli for you. Take a bite out of our roundup of NYC’s best delicatessens. Hungry for more? Check out the 101 very best things to do in NYC.
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