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The Classic Deli and Ice Cream Shoppe



Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant was nice, and the place was clean, and the waitress was friendly, and the food was served in good time, but I would not recommend the brisket, it was very tough and not easy to chew. The tomato soup was good, and the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

I was out for a ride on my motorcycle...exploring old highway 6... and stopped in for a bite. great friendly staff. excellent food. I had a dinner salad, grilled cheese with bacon and a slice of pie. all were absolutely delicious. I will definitely be...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank johnfV5292UA
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank blankenship85
Reviewed July 9, 2018

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.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank damafaas
Reviewed June 22, 2018 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

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank ferretface
Reviewed June 19, 2018 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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank eddc711
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

Date of visit: March 2017
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

Date of visit: August 2017
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

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Henry B
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