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Gershon's Deli & Caterers

1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
+1 518-393-0617
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato salad” (18 reviews)
“deli sandwiches” (12 reviews)
“pastrami” (11 reviews)
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American, Soups, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

By far, not even close, the best deli in the Capital District. Hands down. Authentic, old school and the best sandwiches money can buy.

Thank deteso88
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Like that they have outside seating. Large staff so short wait on food. Got a roast beef on a roll that was packed with meat and a small mac salad which were good. A little in my opinion pricey though. $15 for a sandwich, small...More

Thank Chris K
Reviewed April 22, 2018

Gershon's might just probably be the best deli outside of New York City! The sandwiches are always great and the salads are fresh and delicious.

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to Gershons since I was a kid. Best potato salad I’ve ever had! I’ll never get a roast beef sandwich anywhere else! The soups are so good. The catering is worth looking in to for any events, as my family has used...More

Thank Aiden A
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

This deli has been around for more years than I can remember. Food is reasonably priced. Locally owned and operated. Never disappointed.

Thank gigil483
Reviewed March 19, 2018

I have eaten here since the 1970's however I was away from the area for 37 years and just returned. The food here is still incredible. They have the best potato salad on the planet. And the whitefish platter is off the charts. If you...More

Thank David L
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

All the food is really...really good! Good for catered parties!!!Nice atmosphere and customer service excellent!!!

Thank mrafferty2
Reviewed January 24, 2018

There are so few really good deli's in the Capital District. Gershon's stands head-to-shoulders above them all! No-one can beat their NY-style foods....the roast beef, the corned beef,the pastrami, the tongue, the potato knishes, the dill pickles, the cole slaw, the German potato salad, the...More

Thank Marilyn P
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I’ve used Gershon’s catering for the last 20 years. It never disappoints. My clients love it when they hear they’ll have Gershon’s for lunch. I highly recommend, no matter how small or large your event.

Thank NRodriguez13
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Going to Gershons was a treat growing up. Best roast beef, reubens! I try to stop by when visiting the area and It is still best deli in the capital region.

Thank flyfishing_Rules
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-393-0617
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