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2245 Broadway, At 80th St, New York City, NY 10024-5899
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Zabars has been around since 1934. It takes up almost an entire block and it's filled with favorites like bagels, caviar, cheese, chocolates, coffee, deli meats, pastries, smoked fish and so much more. Prices are high on some items but others are priced quite reasonably.On...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was on lightening visit to New York and working close by. Had been recommended to visit. A great Emporium of food that just seemed to keep on going and going. Very busy with customers and staff everywhere. Full on with a great buzz to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 493stephenh
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

We came with the stroller, but I’d recommend against it. The second floor was a wonderland of cooking gadgets. Sample cheeses and deli items on the main floor.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

We have visited the store every visit to NY. Why? Because it is the only place where you can buy Kalles Dill Kaviar and some other North European delicacy products. IKEA is to far away and IKEA do not have the KK dill version. There...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tomberra
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Zabars was perhaps once unique, but now offers less variety and lower quality foodstuffs than the average supermarket, and at far far higher prices. The cooked and prepared foods, including meats and fish dishes, are particularly mediocre. The only items that I find worth tasting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ee160763
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We went to Zabars for breakfast twice while in NYC. Great spot for a quick bite or takeout at a reasonable price. Lots of locals who know the staff by name so they must be doing something right. Wish we had the opportunity to have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Northern_Neighbour
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Disappointment! I went to the bakery to get a bagel with lox & cream cheese. The first thing I noticed was that all the bagels were pre-cut, which you don’t even see in Dunkin Donuts. I asked for a pumpernickel bagel and was told that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank DelfinoEdward
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I have had their bagel and lox in the past. so this time I tried the blintzes. Bad mistake. They are much too sweet and the pancake is much too thick. Stick with the bagels.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank physbiz
Reviewed 5 September 2018

So many people go to specialty bakeries for great pastry, but you can find it right here in this great neighborhood grocery store. You can get a lot of other things too, but writing from the standpoint of being a tourist, their pastry selection was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank L3Nola
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I was so disappointed. Yes, they had bagels and lox on the menu, but they were cold, tough, untoasted bagels in the fridge case wrapped in plastic with an olive (??) in the middle. It was inedible-- I took 2 bites and threw it out.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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