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Sarge's Deli & Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, , Soups
548 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-3541
+1 212-679-0442
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“coleslaw” (45 reviews)
“pastrami” (86 reviews)
“chopped liver” (27 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Diner, Soups, Delicatessen, Kosher
€€ - €€€
548 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-3541
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1 - 10 of 470 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Similar in ways to Katz's without the massive crowds and a bit cheaper. Had Pastrami on rye and loved it. Here on vacation so I didn't have a place to store takeout otherwise I surely would have ordered two more to go.

Thank markrN6845XB
Reviewed 6 days ago

The NYC cheesecake is soooo delicious! by far the best I've had in my life! Chopped liver sandwich was heaven! Half sour pickles....I could eat them all day longgggggggg!!!! Convinced you yet? This was my first trip to NYC and I was staying at the...More

Thank Wine_Lovers225
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from New York . Went with 5 others and we had Sunday brunch at Sarge's deli on 3rd Avenue. Typical NY deli with massive portions at a reasonable price. Staff were excellent and service great. I went for coffee and mimosas to drink....More

Thank Mhairi M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I were staying at a hotel in Park Avenue and used Trip Advisor to find somewhere to eat which was nearby before a day of sightseeing. Sarge's fitted the bill as it was close by and also offered a taste of the...More

Thank MikeVBSouthampton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Sarge's twice on a recent trip to NYC, both times very late at night and both times had great service and huge meals. We also tried the cheesecake which in my opinion was better than Juniors. The menu is so big it's hard...More

1  Thank Kim G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is huge and the food is great - particularly recommend the matzo ball soup and brisket sandwich. The deli was pretty quiet when we visited but staff were hovering like crazy to get us to leave once we had finished dessert which was...More

Thank Glasker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared and go with a big appetite! Food is fresh, flavorful and portions can be huge Ask the waitstaff for advice Ordered Brisket sandwich and could not finish it Service is cordial, nothing fancy Its located in a residential neighborhood and open late Very...More

Thank IndianInNYC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family took a quick 1 night stay in NYC with the number 1 goal of visiting the 9/11 Memorial. While there, I wanted to try a few different corned beef sandwiches. I read good reviews about Sarge's so figured I would give it a...More

Thank TheBuryTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every thing you need in a great deli was there - large menu, great sandwiches, pickles/cole slaw, open 24 hours. Had a late dinner with a Beef Brisket sandwich and it was excellent!

Thank SirPher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We moved out of NYC 10 years ago and to a non-exsisting "good Deli for Smoked Salmon and Sable" City (sorry PHX). So given the opportunity to be in NYC, I was determined to fill my stomach up with my favorite Smoked Sable and Lox...More

1  Thank akdeepdiver
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Steve J
11 September 2017|
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Response from Adrian B | Reviewed this property |
If you're a vegan, then a NYC deli is maybe not the best choice you could make, as your choices will be extremely limited. I agree with RonFG that the best people to give you an answer are the people who run the restaurant... More
28 June 2017|
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Response from dgosul | Reviewed this property |
They were very good with coeliacs, very helpful, my wife had no problems. The waitress asked the kitchen. Hope this helps
2 March 2017|
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Response from Sarges348 | Property representative |
Yes,we are happy to accommodate you any way you would like, even if we custom prepare a dish. But the answer is yes 631/9264500 is my cell. Feel free to call me anytime after 8am est
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 548 3rd Ave, New York City, NY 10016-3541
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-679-0442
  • E-mail
Sarge's Delicatessen Restaurant is one of New York's most favorite Quintessential Jewish Style delicatessen restaurants open seven days a week all year round. Celebrating our 52nd year, our reputation has been built on serving great homemade food, generous portions and a relaxing atmosphere. We are the true New York deli experience, the number one place for so many old world specialties. To many to mention, like our in-house cured corned beef and pastrami, homemade matzoh ball soup, cheese cakes etc. We have over 200 items on our vast menu, suitable for any type of palate. Choose from Steaks, Chops or Broiled Salmon to fabulous Salad's, Sandwiches and Burgers. We have food for the entire family. Not to mention Top shelf Liquor, some of the best deserts in New York, coffee and cappuccinos !!!! . Serving every kind of customer, Sarge's always hits the spot. With a rich history preserved in its old world decor- classic diner booths, real Tiffany's stained glass lamps, and of course the iconic wall of celebrity photos, Sarge's is the destination for the real-deal New York meal!!! Many of our guests have told us we are " New York's Best Kept Secret"
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