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Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen

) #284 of 7,830 Restaurants in Chicago €€ - €€€ American, Delicatessen, Soups
1141 S Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60607-4425
+1 312-939-2855
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastrami” (34 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1141 S Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60607-4425
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1 - 10 of 216 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I have dined here often with an old friend who lives in Chicago, and never miss an opportunity to be here whenever I am in the city. The restaurant is patronized by folks from all walks of life, celebrities, politicians, professionals, laborers, and the clientele...More

Thank thefriedlands
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Thank you for the nice review. We hope you can visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally the biggest sandwich I've ever had. Potato pancake is a must try. Right across the street from the Binny's. If you're nearby you should stop in. All the food looks fantastic.

Thank fwinei
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for the positive review. We hope you can come back and visit us soon!

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Always a great lunch place. I you leave without being stuffed it is your own fault. Great staff with great sense of humor.

Thank Jim P
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thanks, Jim. Stop by soon!

Reviewed 17 May 2017

It's not quite NYC pastrami or quite as obscenely large, but it still ticked the right boxes for me. Slightly dry and not nearly as much sauerkraut as I would like. Great, really great, horseradish mustard sauce.

Thank Leslie T
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thanks, Leslie. Stop by soon. We have a lot of other items to try as well!

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Very good quality of corn beef They have a good rubens and can be made from pastrami, corn beef or turkey The place is high and portions are also big It could be call de Katz deli of Chicago They also have matzo ball soup,...More

Thank Jacobo T
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to eat some of the traditional foods from your childhood, this is the place. Noodle kugel yummy!! Latkes yummy!! Corned beef is great too and you get enough to have a sandwich for later. The staff is always welcoming and attentive. Always...More

Thank CarieF_11
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Be prepared to take home half of your sandwich. Four of us went to Manny's for dinner and each of us took home a doggy bag. To order, you get in a line - like in a cafeteria. Then a worker, behind the counter, gets...More

Thank flehrer
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Manny's is definitely a trip back to my younger years. But stick to the corned beef and the like. The latke seems to be famous, but I have never had a battered and deep fried latke before and do not intend to again. The sandwich...More

Thank Randy B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is obviously a Jewish cafeteria, located in a business district some 2 miles off of the "Golden mile" in Michigan. In addition to sandwiches which they made while I waited, they also had soups and several other hot and cold dishes. My Turkey club...More

Thank Siri S
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We had a great lunch experience, and both the corned beef for me, and my wife had the pastrami were delicious. Both sandwiches were huge and freshly prepared.

Thank Timothy O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1141 S Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60607-4425
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-939-2855
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