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Federal Delicatessen

86 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-363 7184
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (66 reviews)
“pastrami” (129 reviews)
“latkes” (73 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00 Hours
American, Deli, Street Food, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
86 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

Went here for a quick breakfast - great fish hash, with perfect poached eggs. Endless coffee is a plus.

Thank Scottraveller2018
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Open until all hours of the dark nights and across the road from the massive Sky City Hotel & Casino complex, the Federal Deli has a buzz about it which just raises one's curiosity more than usual. The menu is, as expected, directly out of...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 22 May 2018

A take on a New York style deli, I just loved it. This gives out such a good vibe that it's therapeutic. I went with my son, our first visit was for dinner and we shared the duck liver parfait followed by the Lemon Sole...More

1  Thank alastair4
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I happened upon this place during my stay in Auckland. My partner was attending a conference in the adjacent centre and I needed somewhere for breakfast, so I took a chance. The first hit, the coffee is on tap - you don't get a long...More

Thank TheNomadNurse
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We ate here pre theatre. Quick pleasant service and the food was good. Definitely would have the sole and cheese cake again. We will be back.

Thank DiB5
Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We ate here on a Friday night with our friends we hadnt seen for a while.I personally found the place incredibly noisey but that us just the type of place it is I guess.The food was quite good but I wouldnt go again but one...More

Thank kaiparaview
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

It’s noisy bustling and lively. I never tire of this place. Bottomless coffee great menu and cinnamon twirl to die for.

Thank onerosenz
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Need breakfast - or lunch or dinner?! this New York style deli will show you all the goodness and hospitality that you won't find in New York! I recommend their take on cinnamon rolls!

Thank Fdp4fun
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

This is the second time we have come here and we weren’t disappointed. The Poutine was tasty, I’m told the sandwiches and salmon bagel was good, the American dog no frills but also good. I also had the trio of cakes- yummy if I wasn’t...More

1  Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Lovely attentive staff, great vibe and the food was delicious, especially loved the griddle cakes, super light and fluffy! And bottomless coffee is great!

Thank tsheree
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 7184
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'The Fed' is all about informality, fun and generosity. Think hand-cut speciality meats, cured lox, gourmet sandwiches deluxe salads & dessert pie by the slice.
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