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Gershon's Deli & Caterers

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1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
+1 518-393-0617
07:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
Sat 07:00 - 17:00
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gershwin's is a fabulous Schenectady deli. It is located on Upper Union St. with limited parking and tends to be very busy, which demonstrates how great the food is! The seating area is small, and tables can be shared, so be prepared for coziness! But the food is delicious-there is a great deli menu, the selections are quite varied, and... More 

Thank Shirley D
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We loved the deli sandwiches, try the ruben or the roast beef! Also they serve Perreca's bread which is just great. Also try the matzo ball soup, it is very yummy!

Thank Nms033
Catskill, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Gershon's is a top notch old school Jewsih Deli. The meats are fresh and perfectly prepared. The staff is friendly and helpful. I had the Corned Beef and Pastrami Double on Rye and it was pure heaven on a plate. Hard to find a high quality Jewish Deli in upstate NY but Gershon's definitely fits the bill!! Can't wait until... More 

Thank caribbeingjeff
Schenectady, New York
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is an excellent deli. A tad pricey on some things, but well worth it. Their selection is amazing, and anything & everything you choose is top quality, fresh, and delicious.

Thank Paul D
Rome, New York
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

While I prefer the Union Cafe just up the block, Gershon's has been a consistently good place to eat for over 40 years. We especially enjoy the soups and the deli sandwiches. The tables my be a little close for some - but you will get a great mea

Thank Jack B
Schenectady, New York
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Located on Upper Union Street Schenectady, NY, this deli has been in operation for at least 60 years. Jewish owned and operated, and who knows the deli business better than Jewish folk. Although they do have a few tables to sit there and eat, most patrons go there to bring home the most amazing cold cuts, salads and breads, found... More 

Thank frankcampolieto
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157 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I live in NH, but I love visiting here whenever I visit my sister in Schenectady. The place is always busy but it's worth any wait there is! Everything here is good, but my favorites are the Rueben and the Tuna & Rings salad. Like, I dream about that stuff! It's the perfect combination of noodles, tuna, onions, mayo -... More 

Thank Marian E
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This place doesn't really need a review - it's the best deli around - and there are a few good ones. Salads always fresh - offer a large variety of meats and sandwiches - even beef tongue. Even with a line you get out rather quickly. The prices are where you'd expect them to be for the quality you get

Thank Ben O
St Petersburg
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143 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

It's noisy, it's crowded, and it is everything you would expect a really good New York deli to be. There is one thing missing, the city gruffness when you are slow in responding to the counter staff. How can you not love a place that gives you a pickle with everything. I think if you asked for a glass of... More 

Thank rick m
Schenectady, New York
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Their pineapple coleslaw is to die for. Of course, a great hot pastrami sandwich or Rhuben isn't bad either. Wonderful deli sandwiches served with smiles and great service. (Great deli pickles, too.)

Thank 67Kayak48

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Kosher
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-393-0617

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