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Benash Delicatessen

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857 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5229
+1 212-265-1818
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06:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 03:00
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cleveland, oh
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198 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We did not want to stand in line at the Carnegie, that is going out if business in January of 2017. Service was quite attentive. We had the corned beef and the pastrami sandwiches. At $21 each, it was a little disappointing. Not anything like the sandwiches across the street and I think they are more expensive. Stage door is... More 

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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spotted Benash as the queue for Carnegie was stretching down the street and decided to try it. Waiter was lovely and very attentive., although this is another restaurant that will automatically add the gratuity to the bill. We had hotdogs and fries which were nice. No extra pickles on the side as you would at the other 2 Jewish... More 

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Stafford
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We tried some of the most popular TripAdvisor locations nearby and all were full so as we were hungry ended up in the Benash. Service was prompt, food was OK - Eggs and Bacon for me Croque Madame for the wife - plus juice and coffee Total bill was $55 so not overly expensive compared to everywhere nearby. Food was... More 

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Thank THEBFB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big portions... fresh ingredients... great service... gotta try their corned beef and pastrami... simply delicious...

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Thank jbenmoha
Bolton, Uk
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just dreadful, nipped in for a cocktail as it was advertised as great cocktails outside. What a joke, overpriced and waitress standing next to us waiting for money, even tried to take the bill money before we had put it all on the table. Would not recommend - see photo of their so called cocktails!

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Thank BoltonBev
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food. Expensive. Wadaya expect for NY. Good ambiance. Carneigh deli across the street closing. The wait there was a hour so ended up here.

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Corby, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Keep walking past this dirt hole. We ordered a burger, bowl of mac cheese & few buffalo wings. After waiting an eternity for the food which was clearly microwaved and prepped days previous we were Charges almost one hundred dollars and told we must pay 20% service ? I thought service tip was for GOOD SERVICE. The guys were rude,... More 

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Thank redpandanyc
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The line was too long for Carnagie Deli, so we popped in here for a bite...pastrami was delicious, tomato soup was a little sweet, but tasty, I thought the knishes were a bit heavy, but my husband & friends liked it; cheesecake was delicious; prices were so-so... Overall, a nice place to stop, and I would come back.

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited after an evening performance at Carnegie Hall. It's corner location and neon signs draw attention to the restaurant. They have a sign indicating World Famous Cheesecake so I thought this would be a good place to try NY cheesecake in NYC. The restaurant was not very busy. I was seated pretty quickly and my order was taken quickly but... More 

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lexington, KY
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast at Carnegie deli -- so when late supper rolled around and that restaurant still had a queue we decided to try Benash across the street. We were hungry and I had not read the reviews on TripAdvisor, so was pretty unbiased. It's hard to be unbiased when you read negative reviews. As a rule I like to see... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 03:00
Monday
06:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 03:00
Thursday
06:00 - 03:00
Friday
06:00 - 03:00
Saturday
06:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 857 7th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-5229
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-1818
Description
Benash Delicatessen has been an NYC favorite for more than 15 years. Stop by for a drink or one of our famous corned beef sandwiches.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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