Katz's Deli New York

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Katz’s Deli – Iconic Jewish deli

Locals love Katz’s Deli. It was a New York staple long before it was made famous as a filming location in the 1989 movie When Harry Met Sally. Back when Meg Ryan’s antics brought the punchline “I’ll have what she’s having” into popular culture, visitors weren’t likely to venture out into this neighborhood due to crime rates in the 1970s and 1980s.

The film brought renewed interest in the spot, which has since become one of the most popular in New York: Case in point, they had to start staying open 24 hours on Saturdays to meet the demand. Most locals head here for a hot sandwich late at night – always pastrami or corned beef – which are famously known as the largest in New York. But I like to go early in the morning, for the breakfast specials. Served until 11:30 daily, they include a bagel with lox and cream cheese, or as Katz’s describes it: “New York on your tongue!”

Special tip: Katz’s is a popular, well-known spot, but it’s worth mentioning here since it’s been around as long as the word ‘delicatessen’ itself (both originated in the 19th century). Today, it’s one of the only places in New York where you can see pastrami, corned beef, and turkey carved by hand, with a level of care and precision followed by few other New York delis.

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Details about this spot

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Address

205 East Houston Street, New York

Telephone number

+12122542246

Opening Times

Mon - Wed 08:00 - 22:45, Thu 08:00 - 02:25, Fri 08:00 - 00:00, Sat 24 hours, Sun 00:00 - 22:45

Price

Sandwich: US$ 16.95

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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)