Carnegie Delicatessen
Categories: Restaurants

854 7th Avenue

Corner of 55th Street

New York CityNY10019

United States

+1 212 757 2245

www.carnegiedeli.com

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Carnegie Deli opened in 1937 and is renowned for being the deli where new New Yorkers take their first “authentic” meal.  It is a schmaltz-fest, and hoards of tourists head direct to the Carnegie Deli before they even think of hitting the Met. You can feel the love, and understand why it is still thriving - apart from the fact of the supersized sandwiches. Carnegie is not artificial; it is more like a loving hug from a distant smelly relative – real! Grease, comedy, fat and schmaltz exude from world-famous, insanely sized portions of corned beef, pastrami and sour pickles. Historically, Carnegie deli has caused more heartburn than anything ever heard of but nevertheless is a must-try institution in New York.

CUISINE: American (New), Cafe/Coffee/Tea/Bakery

HOURS:

Mon-Sun 6:30 a.m-4:00 a.m

Price Range: $10

Attire: Casual

Takes Reservations: No

Parking: Street

Takeout: Yes

Delivers: Yes

Accept Credit Cards: Yes

Good For Groups: Yes

Good For Kids: Yes

Waiter Service: Yes

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