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- 86%Local Culture
- 63%Business Travelers
- 61%History Buffs
- 57%Family Travelers
- 51%Art & Design Lovers
Member Reviews (25)
- Carnegie DeliMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesHistory Buffs+ 1Sep 19, 2012
We went here for lunch. By 11:30 a.m., the place was already quite full. With numerous small tables set touching each other, we naturally ended up talking to those around us, at least, those around us who spoke English. The place seemed to be occupied by a lot of tourists. I ordered the pastrami on rye, the Woody Allen. The pastrami was great, moist with enough fat for lots of flavour and the bread was also moist and lighter than many rye breads. I also had one of Dr. Brown’s cream sodas since I had never seen one before. I am not much of a soda drinker, but I liked how it was not too sweet. My companion had the Rueben, a side of fried onions and a beer. The Rueben covered the entire plate and was about 5 inches high, and the onions filled a good sized cereal bowl. A young couple told us that New Yorkers always split the sandwiches. Indeed the sandwiches were too big for us to finish. There was no way we could attempt the cheese cake. Next time we might come just to split a cheesecake because they looked gigantic as well.
- Carnegie DeliMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBusiness Travelers+ 1Sep 06, 2012
Great and huge pastrami sandwiches, crowded dining room, and nice decor. I prefer Ben Ash for a bit more room and a cheaper sandwich though. As Mitch Hedberg said, bring four friends and a loaf of bread.
- Carnegie DeliMember ofLocal CultureOutdoor EnthusiastsBudget Travelers+ 6Jul 05, 2012
It was amazing to see just how much meat they have you in a sandwich, makes you wonder why they even call it a sandwich. But it was worth every bite into it. Get the Pastrami, and you will see about 8 inches thick of meat in between the two slices of bread. It litteraly falls off from your hand as you pick it up, needed fork and a knife to eat that sandwich. No wonder the line there is always 20 to 30 mines long.
- Carnegie DeliJul 04, 2012
I’m not sure why the Carnegie Deli is the go-to “famous” Jewish deli in NYC. It’s pretty good, and if you need to check it off your NY bucket list, well so be it. I’d suggest heading over to the 2nd Ave. Deli (no longer on 2nd Ave., confusing yes).
- Carnegie DeliMember ofLocal CultureFoodiesVegetarian+ 2Jul 03, 2012
Touristy, yes, but you can't skip Carnegie Deli if you're in New York City. Get one sandwich to split with a whole group and ask for extra bread; they don't mind! Also, make sure to eat lots of pickles, because they're great.
Check out the cheesecakes while you're there, because they're absolutely enormous.