Best Jewish Delis Around Philadelphia

Best Jewish Delis Around Philadelphia

Best Jewish Delis Around Philadelphia

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The Best of Philadelphia Jewish DelisPhiladelphia, PA - We have searched the city for the Best Jewish Delis in and around town. From Abe Fisher's in Center City elevated Jewish fare to Famous 4th Street Delicatessen in Queen Village offering a 20's vibe and keeping the Jewish Delicatessen tradition alive in Philadelphia. Listed below of some of our staff picks for The Best of Philadelphia Jewish Delis.


Where to Find Great Philadelphia Jewish Delis

Famous 4th Street Delicatessen, Queen Village

Famous faces & family photos cover the walls at this Jewish Deli with ample portions & a '20s flair. Although Famous changed ownership in 2005, The Deli continues to keep the Jewish delicatessen tradition alive. To this day, the Deli attacks locals, and celebrities and several films have even been filmed at Famous, most notably Philadelphia (1993) and In Her Shoes (2005). 700 S 4th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Hershel's East Side Deli, Reading Terminal Market

In 2000, business partner Andrew Wash, Hershel's nephew, Stephen Safern, opened Hershel's honor of his uncle's and the family's Eastern European heritage. Ever since his team has been serving up a full assortment of Jewish deli classics. Menu items include matzo balls and chicken noodle soup, latkes, kugel, hot dogs, potato knishes, bagels with lox, and, of course, New York-style cheesecake. 51 N 12th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Abe Fisher, Center City

This Elevated Jewish Deli pays homage to centuries of tradition while embracing the idea that cultural exchange places cuisine in a continuous evolution state. The menu pulls centuries-old flavors from Montreal to Budapest to Brooklyn. A Must-try is Abe's signature dish – the Montreal Short Ribs –believed to be "smoked meat nirvana." 1623 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Hymie's, Merion Station

Hymie's Delicatessen has been a Main Line hub for classic NY-style deli fare for over 60 years. Serving up Hefty sandwiches & huge platters, plus a self-serve pickle bar in a quiet dining room. They have continued the tradition of crafting quality deli dishes and are known for their all-day breakfast, great Reubens, and warm hospitality. 342 Montgomery Ave, Merion Station, PA 19066

Schlesinger's, Center City

What can only be described as a Traditional Jewish Deli with huge sandwiches, matzo ball soup, and a cool pickle bar. Schlesinger's Delicatessen is Center City Philadelphia's destination for nearly a century. This Jewish Delicatessen has been serving as a gathering place for the community ever since the 1930's in West New York, New Jersey. . More than eighty years later and inspired by nostalgia for the old country, Allan Domb (grandson) continues the family tradition at 1521 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19102

Koch's Deli, West Philly

Koch's is an old-school institution for take-out sandwiches, subs & sliced cold cuts by the pound. Established Back in 1966, This traditional Deli has been serving up the University community ever since. Brooklyn Jewish-style sandwiches are made to order with freshly sliced meat and some of the best-corned beef and pastrami in Philly. 4309 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Biederman's Specialty Foods, Italian Market

Sharing Jewish background traditions, this classic New York-style is a lively storefront located in the Italian Market area of Bella Vista shop. Offering up a menu of smoked salmon, sable, tuna, caviar, pickles, olives, bagels, and other accompaniments.824 Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19147

Rachael's Nosheri, Center City

A real deli-style spot in the middle of Center City serves up breakfast & lunch, including comfort foods & deli sandwiches. Delicious Jewish-style sandwiches that are huge, with plenty of meat, perfect for in-town lunch.120 S 19th St, Philadelphia, PA 19103

Steve's Stein's Famous Deli, Northeast Philly

This Jewish Deli is known for its in-house kosher meats and large sandwiches & sides. Steves offers customers Deli options, fresh fish, a bakery, restaurant, and various grocery items. They also provide many homemade salads, made fresh daily, and the bakery offers Jewish rye bread, homemade cookies, and pastries. 1619 Grant Ave Suite 39, Philadelphia, PA 19

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