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Jo-El's Kosher Foods

2619 23rd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713-4316
+1 727-735-3668
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lox” (9 reviews)
“chopped liver” (9 reviews)
“rye bread” (10 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Kosher
$$ - $$$
2619 23rd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713-4316
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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Took a 2 hour drive to try this place for lunch and take out. Well worth it.. Hade chicken soup with matzo ball, just like my mom’s. Half corn beef sandwich and a side of chopped liver, all wonderful. Coleslaw that came with the sandwich...More

Thank Sheryl G
sharon g, Manager at Jo-El's Kosher Foods, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for wonderful review. So glad it was worth the 2 hour schlep! We appreciate your feedback. We are keeping a close watch on the Cole Slaw!

Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is a great deli if you like kosher food.It is a little hard to find with a navigation machine.The food is excellent and they have been in business for a long time.They ring in a lot of food from New York.There herring is from...More

Thank Arden S
sharon g, Manager at Jo-El's Kosher Foods, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Thank you so much for the great review. Glad you enjoyed it!

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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Somewhat eclectic. These folks try very hard to provide kosher experience in St Pete area. A market. KOSHER butcher with fresh meat. Deli department with MY style products, as well.as home made prepared foods. Counter people and servers were helpful and courteous. I ordered home...More

Thank roadwarrior96
sharon g, Manager at Jo-El's Kosher Foods, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We're glad you enjoyed the food and felt like family! Let us know if you have special requests for your next visit!

Reviewed 11 October 2017

The only Kosher deli and market in the southern half of a county of 900,000 residents, Jo-El's can be especially busy during Jewish holidays but is also a fine place for breakfast or lunch during most of the year. It's cold case is filled with...More

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sharon g, Manager at Jo-El's Kosher Foods, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Jo-El's. We are gearing up for the holidays and the shelves are bursting with new products. The butcher is taking orders! The pastrami is flying over the counter. We truly appreciate the word of mouth and the...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017

I am hoping that Jo-El's did not suffer any damage during Hurricane Irma since I am looking forward to stopping by often when I spend the winter in St. Pete. This is my go-to deli for my weekly kosher food shopping and deli lunches. Coming...More

Thank Soozi13
sharon g, General Manager at Jo-El's Kosher Foods, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

We survived Irma! Jo-El's did not lose power! A small miracle! Thank you for the lovely review. Looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Looks like a warehouse for the outside. but when you go in you can see and smell the great jewish deli with all of your favorites. I felt as though I was back inNew York city

Thank Ron M
sharon g, Manager at Jo-El's Kosher Foods, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

We want you to feel like you are "home" when you come inside! Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 27 August 2017

I was so excited to try this deli out. We left disappointed. Very confusing lay out. Service was rushed even though they were not busy. The food was ok. Coffee weak and watery. I've had better. Some of the deli staff were rude and short....More

Thank Laila L
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I haven't seen anything like this place since I was a kid. Real Jewish Deli. The knish is NY good, the red cabbage rocks, the bagels are fantastic. We stopped by before leaving town and filled our cooler.

Thank Tastebuddy12
sharon g, Manager at Jo-El's Kosher Foods, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Glad you enjoyed the food and that it brought back some memories! Come see us soon Thank you!

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Great kosher deli...fabulous smoked meats, pastrami, corned beef, turkey, beef tongue- also chopped liver, matzo ball soup, knishes, gefilte fish, smoke fish...sturgeon, whitefish and sable, yummy lox and bagels in dozens of varieties!

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I come here for one thing fresh ground lamb and i always end up picking up other items from the market.

Thank Nick F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2619 23rd Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33713-4316
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-735-3668
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