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The Classic Deli and Ice Cream Shoppe

120 Jackson St, Brooklyn, IA 52211-7711
+1 641-522-3121
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“homemade pies” (7 reviews)
“brisket” (9 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
American, Cafe
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120 Jackson St, Brooklyn, IA 52211-7711
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such great food. Very clean environment. You can order to go and you definately get your moneys worth.

Thank blankenship85
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anything you order at the Classic will more than fill you up. Be prepared to over indulge. You get more than you can imagine. And the price is affordable.

Thank damafaas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The brisket served on Saturday’s is the beat I’ve ever eaten. And it’s been consistently great! We also shared a panini with turkey, cheddar and BBQ sauce, yummy! My husband ordered the triple berry pie a la mode. I was full so was only going...More

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brooklyn is a small town with great jewels like our local deli. They have great combinations, but I really like their Rubens!! The bread is so fresh! Met with my husbands classmates for a lunch, perfect spot across from Manatt’s Center and next to the...More

Thank bmxmom2018
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Rode over 100 miles to try the tenderloin. After being ignored for 15 to 20 minutes while sitting at the counter I decided they didn't need my business. The last straw was when 2 locals sat down beside me and were waited on almost immediately....More

Thank Edd C
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Brisket, burgers, tuna melts, pork tenderloin... no matter what you get it amazing! And I haven’t even started talking about the desserts yet... OH MY!!!!!! Some of my favorite Iowa people work here, and I’ll keep coming back for more, all the way from Boston...More

Thank Lynne P
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Great food, friendly staff, and very clean. We stopped around 2:00 in the afternoon and my husband and I split the classic 1/2 pound burger and chips. It was delicious and featured home grown tomatoes. We also split cherry pie ala mode. Don't leave without...More

Thank 647gwenb
Reviewed August 4, 2017

We stopped in Brooklyn, Iowa (MM197 on I-80) to refuel. Since it was lunchtime, it was suggested we go to the Brooklyn Deli. What a find! The sandwiches were piled as high and the meats and bread were as good as in any Brooklyn, NY...More

Thank Henry B
Reviewed June 20, 2017

What a great find. Tripadvisor comments are right on with this restaurant. It has the feel of an old-time establishment with friendly staff. Had the special of the day....baked steak with gravy. WOW! Served with real mashed potatoes and corn that tasted right off the...More

Thank Leonard S
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Stopped for lunch at the suggestion of several people. Had the tenderloin sandwich which we split between 2 people and it was still so huge it was off the bun. The tenderloin is fresh breaded grilled in fresh oil, it was the best tenderloin I...More

Thank M H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Jackson St, Brooklyn, IA 52211-7711
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 641-522-3121
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