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“Standby Deli” 4 of 5 bubbles
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New York City, New York
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“Standby Deli”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2014

This is one of the more well known deli's in New York City. Always crowded with mainly locals.Many choices some even hard to find stuff. Not inexpensive.but consistently good over the years.

Visited December 2013
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“GREAT food !!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2014

Truly authentic New York style food ! LOTS of history here - wanna feel like a New Yorker then check out Zabar's ! Their sandwiches and paninis are awesome and try their Mahtzo ball soup.

Visited March 2014
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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“This is New York!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2014

If you want a totally unique New York experience, get yourself to Zabars deli on the Upper West; a local Jewish neighbourhood deli, jam packed with freshly baked strudels, bagels, special blend coffee, cheeses, olives......you name it.

Visited March 2014
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new york
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“A NY institution, but buyer beware!!!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2014

Zabar's has been a top place to purchase food in NY for decades. A visit to the city should include a walk on Broadway from Fairway at 74th, to Citarella next door at 75th to Zabar's at 80th. However, Zabar's is resting on its laurels and has grown lazy. You must check the fresh-date stamps in the diary as some have passed or are just about to expire. A recent Sunday excursion found that the pastrami was all pre-sliced and sitting in a large pile! If I wanted pre-sliced I would have gone to Costco! Jerry at the fish counter still slices the best Nova in the world; however his co-workers spend their time yapping about last night's game and hack away at the $40/lb. fish. Bread and coffee is better elsewhere. It is hard to actually say this but time may have passed this grand lady by.

Visited March 2014
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Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
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“Best cafe a croissant ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2014 via mobile

We go to have a breakfast at the cafeteria they have the best croissant in the world do not miss them

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