Delis Restaurants in Los Angeles

Privy 5 New York Delis

With a rich tradition of great Delis, this city is home to some gems when it comes to traditional deli food. Amazingly, these Delis, with all their history, continue to draw crowds because they continue to offer the quality food that made them famous in the first place. You'll want to check out these top Delis for a chance to experience great food and great slices of the city's history.

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  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Lower East Side

    Cuisine: Delis/Sandwiches

    205 E Houston St (between Avenue A & Essex St) New York NY 10002
    (212) 254-2246
    When seeking sacred deli space, Katz’s is as close as it gets to divine! This eatery has been a part of New York, Jewish-American culture since 1888. They still carve their own corned beef, knock their own knockwurst and knish their own knishes. Remember the scene in when Harry Met Sally (the faked orgasm)? Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal were eating in Katz’s. It is the home of Jewish deli staples and ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Midtown West

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

    854 7th Avenue Corner of 55th Street New York City NY 10019
    +1 212 757 2245
    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 li ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Upper West Side

    Cuisine: Delis/Sandwiches

    541 Amsterdam Ave (between 86th St & 87th St) New York NY 10024
    (212) 724-4707
    Barney Greengrass has been part of the New York scene since long before yours or my times. This is a cash only establishment and is a popular bar and weekend brunch scene. Barney has celebrated nearly 100 years of epicurean excellence and has made a lot of memories. This shrine to smoked fish is known far and wide as the “Sturgeon Kings”, thank goodness this is not the “sturgeon surgeons”, althoug ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Murray Hill, Kips Bay, Midtown East

    Cuisine: Delis/Sandwiches

    162 E 33rd St (between Lexington Ave & 3rd Ave) New York NY 10016
    (212) 689-9000
    This Kosher soup and sandwich shop is classic NY, old deli nostalgia at its best, and recently reopened in a quiet side street, sans the walk of Yiddish stars on the pavement in front. Fortunately it is as good as, if not better than its namesake even without the Molly Picon Room. Eat crisp curls of gribenes with the innocence of days gone by when cholesterol and calories didn’t count and loosen y ... read more >
  • Categories: Restaurants

    Neighborhood: Lower East Side

    Cuisine: Delis/Sandwiches

    179 E Houston St (between 2nd Ave & Chrystie St) New York NY 10002
    (212) 475-4880
    The Super Heeb Sandwich is one of the best deli sandwiches in NYC, and the much maligned herring is hand-salted and home-smoked over oak chips to a delicate buttery texture and flavor. Russ & Daughters knows the deli business and so they should, this has been a family owned concern for four generations. They have served slabs of Nova smoked salmon over freshly sliced bagels since 1914, from the sa ... read more >

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