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Pastrami Queen

1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
+1 212-734-0635
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“rye bread” (25 reviews)
“pastrami” (149 reviews)
“knish” (18 reviews)
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American, Deli, Kosher
$$ - $$$
1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a morning strolling round The Met, and as a fuel injection before we tackled the Central Park Loeb boats and a walk back to Mid Town we made a detour to Pastrami Queen. We got lucky that in arriving just after noon (Friday) we...More

Thank lipschick
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this pastrami small traditional restaurant based on some articles and TripAdvisor reviews.... it was definitely what we were looking for. A traditional Jewish pastrami place! The pastrami sandwich was juicy and super tasty. The fries super! The potato pancake a bit too greasy...More

Thank Davide B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were there with my wife and two kids at lunch time on Sunday at we had a terrific time eating Best Pastrami ever before anywhere in the world. The place it s really small with 8 seats but service is outstanding , fast and...More

Thank cmatillas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was craving my pastrami sandwich, but didn’t feel like trekking down to Katz’s, so we ended up at Pastrami Queen and it was good. The place is cramped. There are only a handful of few tables and we didn’t need to wait for one,...More

Thank whereigo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic pastrami sandwich. We got their before the lunch rush and got a table. The waiter was super friendly. My wife enjoyed her Knish as well!

Thank David22477
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been paying homage to Anthony Bourdain this summer. It only seemed right while on a trip to the city to stop by Pastrami Queen for one of his favorite foods: a real New York pastrami on rye from the mothership itself. We arrived ahead...More

Thank srnwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a great delicatessen, this is the place! Very small with maybe 5-8 tables. Sandwiches delicious - my kids raved as well:). Definitely a shareable sandwich unless you are super hungry. Sides are large as well and should be shared.

Thank brunsoncr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Expensive pastrami is a treat... and this fits that bill. Huge sandwich was way too much meat for me as it really throws off the meat to bread ratio. I know the classic NYC delis serve it up the same way, but I would still...More

Thank casadeboys
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a trip to New York at the recommendation of a friend we had lunch at Pastrami Queen. It was fantastic! This is a little hole in the wall place that mainly deals with carryouts. However, we had table service. The corned beef was tender...More

Thank sisterida
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Pastrami Queen is really good. I wish that sandwiches could have come in a small size or half portion. For the price, this isn't something I can afford to eat every day, but it is worth the visit!

Thank Diana C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-734-0635
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