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Review of Josh's Deli

Josh's Deli
Ranked #7 of 40 Restaurants in Surfside
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: http://www.yelp.com/biz/joshs-delicatessen-and-appetizing-surfside#hrid:FSSdKS7XM5SGWGbld4lJbw/src:self
Surfside, Florida, United States
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“The real deal!”
Reviewed 4 May 2013

This place is amazing! Very fresh unlike so many deli's. thoughtful menu, nova is the best anywhere. They make their own bagels, they make their own everything! Do yourself a favor...go early!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Jeff L
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Milton, Delaware
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99 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“21st Century Jewish Deli on Miami Beach”
Reviewed 2 May 2013

A friend recommended Josh's, so we went for a visit and had a wonderful meal. Josh's is small, almost a boutique deli, if you will, but the food is worth the trip. There are celebrity photos on the wall, all with fake greetings and signatures (from deceased persons such as Milton Berle and the Marx Brothers; Josh's has not been open that long), which added a touch of humor to the surroundings. I had a tasty matzo ball soup with a savory broth, not like the dull or overly salty broths one gets at diners. The matzo ball, more dense than fluffy, was very tasty, with fresh herbs. My corned beef sandwich was heavenly, buttery soft. My companions had pastrami, similarly buttery and perfectly briny, and a homemade chicken salad that was a big hit. And, Josh's serves that great beverage staple, Dr. Brown's soda, which made the meal complete.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank BKtheRetiree
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Miami, Florida
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good, not great.”
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Josh was at the grill, very friendly. Service was great, though it seems, I got there just as the lunch crowd had left. Had a corned beef and pastrami sandwich and a coconut and carrot cake for desert. The meat was delicious, but the bread seemed like it came out of a bag in the bread aisle in Publix. I saw a bagel go to another guest that looked wonderful, I'm thinking "this is gonna be great!". The bread was a disappointment. The cake was also dry, the flavor was delicious.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank skrumbie
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Miami Beach, Florida
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97 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“An OK deli”
Reviewed 15 April 2013

For locals maybe this is the place for pastrami, etc but it is just OK.
Bread was not fressh, corned beef was grossly fatty. Potato pancake disappointing especially reheated in microwave. Even the chocolate egg cream only resembled a Yoo-hoo with bubbles.

Visited February 2013
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Thank gent1970
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Miami Beach, Florida
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Gourmet Deli Heaven!!!!”
Reviewed 16 March 2013

Josh's Deli is one of Surfside's best kept secret's (not)!!!! It's a tiny little place that's currently only open for breakfast and lunch! The menu is limited, but Josh always has some great daily specials. Also, if it's not on the menu and he has the ingredients, he'll prepare it for you! The staff and owner (Josh) are always welcoming and friendly you can get a better bang for your buck in the neighborhood. Delicious!!!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank LawrenceDoane
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