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Sarge's Delicatessen & Diner

548 3rd Ave, Between 36th & 37th Streets, New York City, NY 10016-3541
+1 212-679-0442
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“coleslaw” (54 reviews)
“pastrami” (99 reviews)
“chopped liver” (29 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
American, Diner, Soups, Deli, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
548 3rd Ave, Between 36th & 37th Streets, New York City, NY 10016-3541
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is open all the time. Great pastrami sandwich. Everything looked great there. Bang for your buck. Got to go here if you need a quick sandwich fix.

Thank Poogenstein
Reviewed 1 week ago

My buddy and I decided to try this place out and we were very impressed. I liked seeing all the celebrity autographs on the walls- that tells you the place is good. The waitress brought coleslaw and pickles automatically and the coleslaw was tasty- a...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a great classic deli in the heart of NYC. Not many choices anymore so this is well worth checking out. Classic sandwich- corned beef or pastrami have amazing flavor. If there for breakfast the whitefish salad is a must have! Have been eating here...More

Thank Rayna G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

About as authentic as it gets, this is a classic NYC Deli/Diner. Went for a late breakfast with my wife and daughter and the food was great - pancakes, eggs and corned beef hash all exceptional.

Thank MarkD40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered delivery from Sarge's late one night. The service was great and so was the food . The cheesecake was really really good. I would recommend to others.

Thank luv2golf12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We used to like eating here. This last time was disappointing. We were seated and then waited a bit of time to have our order taken. Then it took a bit of time to get the food. We both ordered soup and a half sandwich....More

Thank Gloria H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stage was always our go to DELI in NY. It went. Then it was Katz. No that impressed. After a new discovery we now have our PERMANENT REPLACEMENT. Sarges. Thought we would be smart and order soup and half sandwich. WELL, THE SOUP WAS ALMOST...More

Thank Littlehiggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the few restaurants that we've returned to in NYC, because it's great. We got the smoked fish combo--delicious nova and sable. Bagels were great, too. Good coffee. Kathy was a friendly server. We plan on returning tomorrow for a normal breakfast and sandwiches...More

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No trip to NYC is complete without a stop here.Old school deli with top quality food and great friendly service.Matzoh Ball soup,corned beef,knishes,black and white cookies....I was so full but couldn’t stop.Staff i# great and friendly.I could eT here daily.

Thank alohapeter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for brunch here based on the fact that I wanted a real Reuben and came up on a search for the best Reuben in NY City, however what came was a mass of toasted cheese on top of a ton of pastrami on bread....More

Thank Jacob K
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Steve J
11 September 2017|
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Response from Adrian B | Reviewed this property |
If you're a vegan, then a NYC deli is maybe not the best choice you could make, as your choices will be extremely limited. I agree with RonFG that the best people to give you an answer are the people who run the restaurant... More
28 June 2017|
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Response from dgosul | Reviewed this property |
They were very good with coeliacs, very helpful, my wife had no problems. The waitress asked the kitchen. Hope this helps
1 March 2017|
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Response from Sarges348 | Property representative |
Yes,we are happy to accommodate you any way you would like, even if we custom prepare a dish. But the answer is yes 631/9264500 is my cell. Feel free to call me anytime after 8am est
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 3rd Ave, Between 36th & 37th Streets, New York City, NY 10016-3541
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-679-0442
  • E-mail
Since 1964 Sarge's Delicatessen & Diner is the “Real Deal New York Meal”!. We have been serving great Jewish style and American homemade dishes…from Matzo Ball Soup, Behemoth Corned Beef & Pastrami Sandwiches, Homemade Entrées and more. Anytime Day or Night you can enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or a light snack. Dine-In Take-Out or Delivered we are open 24/7. Using the freshest ingredients including Lots of Sarge’s Love in all of our foods we welcome you to experience our New York City Iconic Delicatessen & Diner.
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