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800 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1914
+1 513-721-4241
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“reuben” (14 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (30 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
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7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Hours
American, Deli, Soups
800 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1914
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Great service for a decent price. Extensive menu for a lunch. Kind of an old style deli restaurant that has almost disappeared.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mytythor
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

First time there, i ordered the bogo special an ordered water for my drink and was told I couldn't get special because of the water. I said charge my water as a fountain drink, was told no it had to be from the fountain, the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Las V
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Pastrami Reubens and Potato Latkes the size of the plate. Need I say more? The service was fast and very friendly and I would go there on a regular basis if I lived there.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank BrentS1596
Reviewed June 13, 2018

First off, let me say I had read other negative reviews about the bread being used but for us, it was not a problem. All 5 of us enjoyed our choices. The bread was simply what held the inner deliciousness together and it did its...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank KenLari
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Was in Cincinnati recently and needed a good lunch place downtown. The concierge at my hotel recommended this as a good local place for lunch and a nice walk from my hotel - he was spot on! This casual restaurant had me a bit confused...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank DaQi
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

A no brainer - Over 100 years old and still going strong. May favorite is the Pastrami Reuben on pumpernickel. Brilliant! With a potato pancake on the side. I have them bag 1/2 a sandwich and that’s tomorrow’s lunch!

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank MarkandBetsy
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Any local will tell you that you must eat here...and they are right! This is deli worthy of the moniker "New York." The corned beef and the pastrami are sinful...that is how good they are. The mark of a great deli is using the right...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Gary P
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Driving through Cincy on a roadtrip, and we just had to stop by Izzy's. I lived in Cincy about 15yrs ago and fell in love with Izzy's then. Bringing the fam and the food was just as good as I remembered! Absolutely amazing! The service...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank DrPOfamily
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We enjoyed the reubens and the potato cakes. Be sure to eat your potatoes while hot as the crisy goodness turns greasy when cooler. Nice value.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank blueviolet47
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Izzy's a small deli with nice staff and delicious food. Their potato pancakes are great but themselves and corn beef is even better. Always walk away full.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Traveling_Scouter
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1914
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-721-4241
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