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City Gourmet Deli Cafe

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238 E 14th St, New York City, NY 10003-4134
+1 212-260-6040
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08:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 22:00
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was packed, so I assumed it would be good - bad assumption on my part. It was dirty, the counter help was surly. I had a gyro. It was dry, the pita bread was rock hard and stall. The meat was dry and the portion small. It came with a Greek Salad - lettuce and tomato is not... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

First time visit after stopping in at NYU's Barney Hall. Also very close to New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Clean place, lots of choices and food wasn't bad -- except it was not what I ordered. I asked for a cup of soup and got a bowl. I ordered a turkey BLT light on the mayo and got a... More 

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Thank Hammbrook
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

We've eaten lunch here once every week or so for a while, and we've never had a bad meal. We often get "breakfast food"--eggs, pancakes, french toast--but we have also gotten the pasta, burgers, and salad. The food is always excellent, which is why we keep going back. Great shakes too.

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Thank LCarbone23
Leicester.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This is the first place I ate in, in New York as I didn't want to venture too far out for food after a long flight an to be honest if you are looking for somewhere to eat an not pay too much, then I can fully recommend this place. The food and drink here is reasonably priced as I... More 

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Thank Lestajesta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

I have compiled a very impressive and extensive list of restaurant outings in my brief 22 years on earth and I have never been so angry at my life than at this place. First off setup of restaurant is very crowded and awkward. We placed our order and paid and sat down. As in NYC we did a lot of... More 

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Montgomery, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2014

We had omelets and French toast and all of it was good. Cooked fresh. Food is served on plastic dishes and plastic forks which is strange but I can understand the ease of cleaning up and not having a wait staff. It's a busy place and they get people in and out quickly. Very friendly owner and staff.

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Thank Lou R
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Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

We had the egg sandwiches andthe vegetable omelet. Owner was very friendly. Food was terrific. Only complaint i can think of is that the food and drinks are served on take away platters and cups. Plastic forks amd knifes. Very strange.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 238 E 14th St, New York City, NY 10003-4134
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-260-6040

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

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