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Federal Delicatessen

86 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-363 7184
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (72 reviews)
“pastrami” (129 reviews)
“latkes” (77 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
American, Deli, Street Food, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed today

Had early morning breakfast here. They only serve dripped coffee. Had the pancakes and salad. It was unique and yummy. Will go again.

Thank kellycherish
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

As a Canadian expat I was SO EXCITED to see that they had bottomless filter coffee! I haven’t seen filter coffee since I left the northern hemisphere. It made my day! Also the griddle cakes and home fries were incredible!

Thank MeganM3471
Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, this is mostly food selections you might find in a New York delicatessen but the presentation and execution really elevate the items to an "excellent" level. All of the tables were taken when we got there but we had a great time sitting at...More

Thank robertkH4924BH
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love this place. Always a buzzy atmosphere. And great food, great service, great coffee. What else do you need?

Thank TheFoggs
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place serves all of the family favorites with a bit extra. The veal snitchel was juicy and flavourful and the poutine fries were just what we imagined. Would go again.

Thank amy96516
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had an awesome experience at the Federal Delicatessen in Auckland today. The Chicken Salad sandwich came recommended and hands down up there with one of the best sandwiches I've ever eaten. Great ingredients make for a delicious meal always! Staff brilliant and friendly too. Recommended!

Thank majicka
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Dropped in for breakfast on our last day in New Zealand. Couldn’t have been better, great ‘diner’ atmosphere, good coffee and friendly staff. We had pancakes for breakfast and they were just right.

Thank Ashans1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just the best delicatessen/ retro/ cafe vibe in this place! The decor is gorgeous, staff are lovely and professional but the food is definitely the star! A great place for a casual bite to eat. It gets pretty busy though so if your taking a...More

Thank 60kylies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve been here a few times now, sometimes alone, sometimes with others and it’s always as good as the last visit. Firstly, have the gravy. Second, if you are a fan of Al Brown and generally like his approach of using great ingredients and making...More

Thank 251murrayc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the toasted Ruben. Not close to good. The meat was fatty, the saurkraut stale, no Russian dressing just mayo and all this on rye soaked in butter and dripping wet. This was not anything like a Ruben sandwich except for he name given to...More

Thank Joseph S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Federal Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 7184
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'The Fed' is all about informality, fun and generosity. Think hand-cut speciality meats, cured lox, gourmet sandwiches deluxe salads & dessert pie by the slice.
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