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7608 Wydown Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-2642
+1 314-721-4445
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07:30 - 17:30
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Tue - Fri 07:30 - 17:30
Sat - Sun 07:30 - 15:00
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Kirkwood, Missouri
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152 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Protzel's is a deli the way delis were meant to be. Great selection of items, including outstanding corned beef and pastrami, gefilte fish, chicken soup, chopped liver... I'm getting hungry just writing this. It's casual, friendly, and feels like New York to me. Right here in St. Louis. Or at least, Clayton. Also note: It's a great take-out place. Load... More 

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Thank Easyg1
St. Louis
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91 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Well, what a great little neighborhood deli just a few minutes from downtown Clayton. It's a small deli shop with great deli meats and one of a kind sandwiches. Easy parking, fast friendly service with a smile. I will be back👍👍👍👍

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Thank BarryRay1964
Berkeley, California
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499 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I'm no authority on Jewish delis so I can't make any sweeping proclamations. But I can say they make carry a lot of high quality food that one would find in a Jewish deli so this goyim was satisfied. I did not actually order any of the deli sandwiches here as it was morning and I was looking mostly for... More 

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Thank Retinol13
Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

The corn beef is fantastic and the owners and family are a joy to deal with. I love all of the pictures of famous people that have frequented the deli. The deli is in a beautiful part of Clayton and you can sit on the side walk and eat or inside or go across the street to a beautiful little... More 

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Thank gregory_bira
Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

In cities around the USA, people (Jewish and not) ask “why isn’t there a good Jewish deli in this city?” A great corned beef sandwich is elusive. A lot of corned beef tastes like ham. Some is thicker and warm and tastes like the kind of corned beef you would eat on St. Patrick's Day. Protzel's is an authentic Jewish... More 

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Thank stbtraveler
Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

I love this Jewish Deli! One of the best in St louis. I could not ask for a better food. I love the Matzo ball soup and the service was impeccable.

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Thank marisa s
Oxford, Mississippi
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64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

A family owned Deli, with great corn beef and pastrami. It is still 1960 @ Protzel's, and that adds to the charm. The owner and his sisters run the place.

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Thank James C
Kirkwood, Missouri
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

We went looking for lox and bagels, something there isn't a lot of in my part of town. I had an everything bagel, and hand-sliced lox. Although I could have enjoyed a few more slices of lox, it was fresh as was the tomato, and the capers and red onions were tasty. We got a Reuben to go, and she... More 

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Thank pickysally
Southern Indiana
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

Everyone loved their sandwiches, especially the Reubens. The selection of specialty sodas is impressive! To be fair, when our family of 10 shows up, most places are a little slowed down, because we order a lot of food! Great selection, not speedy, but very tasty! Super friendly customer service, too!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2015

It's not the NY deli I hoped to find. Corned beef and pastrami sandwiches were fatty and tough, not worth the price. Too bad...won't try it again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35
Cuisine
Delicatessen, Kosher
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 17:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 17:30
Thursday
07:30 - 17:30
Friday
07:30 - 17:30
Saturday
07:30 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7608 Wydown Blvd, Clayton, Saint Louis, MO 63105-2642
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 314-721-4445

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?