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Jay & Lloyd's Kosher Deli

) #296 of 4,574 Restaurants in Brooklyn €€ - €€€ American, Delicatessen, Kosher
2718 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11229-5052
+1 718-891-5298
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pastrami” (24 reviews)
“knishes” (14 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Kosher
€€ - €€€
2718 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11229-5052
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While visiting home, I was walking the area and came across Jay & Lloyd's, and I'm soooo happy that I walked in. There Pastrami and rye is a MEAL. I promise you that you will leave full and satisfied. It's a little pricey but it's...More

Thank mcemeadows
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

......that is this restaurant's "motto." That said, we were in the mood for an "authentic" NY Deli experience. And, this place, by its looks and menu, fit the bill. The restaurant is a large dining room with simple tables and chairs. And, our orders were...More

Thank urbanguy
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We stopped at Jay and Lloyds Kosher Deli on a tour with Famous Fat Dave for Pastrami but ended up more! We were so lucky to meet one of the owners-- the fabulous and wonderful Lloyd! He shared stories about his restaurant, took us on...More

Thank boochtoledo
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I am a native New Yorker and this is the quintessential Jewish deli- the pastrami was served in heaping portions and was excellent. It was a pleasure to meet Lloyd who spent a good 20 minutes with us, much of it stand up comic stuff...More

Thank Jeff B
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Think The famous Katz's deli and other similar NYC spots are great... I've tried them all. I'm a native New Yorker raised on this stuff. Let me tell you about an off-the-beaten-path spot called Jay & Lloyd's... First of all, let's have a laugh about...More

Thank NYCRoadWarrior
Reviewed 2 January 2017

The food is as good as it gets. They even have vegetarian and diabetic healthy choices. The corned beef and pastrami made on the premises are outstanding. Big sandwiches and the grandma-made specialties. One of the last authentic Jewish Delis left in the City. Worth...More

Thank drreinisch
Reviewed 23 December 2016

When I'm in the neighborhood, my appetite craves their pastrami, corned beef, or brisket. Always a tough decision.

Thank Vincent S
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Must visit for traditional deli. Amazing matzo ball soup, latkes and the pastrami is memorable!! If you want authentic I highly recommend stopping by!!!

Thank Wende C
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Food was amazingly delicious. The Pastrami was fresh and juicy. We also had the choppe liver. Also very good. J & L's is a winner

Thank Mariangela19802015
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had a late lunch here on favorable report on trip advisor. Did not disappoint! My wife's brisket was the best she ever had except for hers of course. The owner and the server did their best to make this a memorable...More

Thank Howard S
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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10:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2718 Avenue U, Brooklyn, NY 11229-5052
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-891-5298
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