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Izzy's

800 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1914
+1 513-721-4241
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“reuben” (14 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (28 reviews)
“half sandwich” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Kosher
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LOCATION
800 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-1914
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 24 July 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

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 10 July 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

Thank DrPOfamily
Reviewed 10 July 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.

Thank blueviolet47
Reviewed 3 July 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.

Thank Traveling_Scouter
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Popular for their Reubens, with corned beef and Sauerkraut; their reputation really lives up to their name. The meat was really good and the fried potato that accompanies the meal is great. I went for a half reuben and found that to be quite filling...More

Thank Krishna P
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Worst deli in my life. Insult to all delicatessens everywhere. In fact one of the worst meals I have ever had. Any one who eats there obviously has never gone to a deli. Avoid this place for health reasons alone. Should be closed down since...More

1  Thank worldtraveler77_12
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Legendary for their Ruben's - you need to visit Izzy's to learn why. Very clean facility, friendly staff. Food is always hot. It still troubles me a bit that you pay on the honor system on the way out the door.

Thank SeamusDad
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I came into town for a conference and walked down to Izzy's. We had a great lunch! The food was great and the service was fast.

Thank kmcrutch
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Delicious! Great food and friendly service! Try their famous Reubens. They're filling and great grilled. You get enough to eat, and it's a great experience.

Thank Grady H
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Fast and friendly service. Great small sandwich shop. I ordered the soup half sandwich and potato pancake. I chose the regular Rubin. I had never had potato pancakes like the one I was served. So I asked what to eat it with. It was suggested...More

Thank Tina W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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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