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Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen

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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American, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
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1141 S Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60607-4425
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long 8 hour drive to the Windy City we decided to make this place our first stop since we were starving. Mannys offers complimentary valet parking which made it convenient for us. This was the first time I ever saw a deli cafeteria...More

Thank Arlene M
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review and visiting us. We hope to see you soon to try more Manny's goodies! Have a wonderful day!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a half roast beef and side salad and I am stuffed! Nice remodel and pleasant staff! Get ready to roll out the door as you will be satisfied!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first trip to Manny's and it was well worth the price yes it is pricey but you get a lot of food. One sandwich can easily feed two people. I brought home left overs. The sides were delicious I got the beet...More

Thank nana5815
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love deli's so I had to visit a Chicago institution "Manny's" and was not disappointed. Typical of a deli that has been around for decades the staff are cranky, the food amazing and the décor is like stepping back in time. Had their specialty...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

EXCELLENT EATS! Famous for their REUBEN but not much will disappoint you here! I had the LIVER & ONIONS, which was delicious; better than Mom's ! Be sure to bring your appetite, the portions are huge; you'll be needing a box to take home what...More

Thank Virgil1944
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

You must try this at least once. The food is great. The size of the portions is phenomenal. Forget all the snooty, upscale places a few blocks away and try real food cooked from the heart. The corned beef is supposed to be the best...More

Thank boanerges57
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is just my opinion...but the food was horrible. Persons on my tour bus also commented and it was a general consensus....poor over all.More

Thank carlarA9058KC
Management response:Responded 10 August 2017

We are very sorry to hear that. We pride ourselves on quality and service for the past 75 years. If your food was bad, we wish you would've spoken with a manager. Next time, please do so we can address and fix the issue immediately....More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Everything here is so good. The place is immaculate, even the restrooms. Each staff member is super friendly and helpful, too.

Thank Theresatucson
Management response:Responded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your nice review and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 July 2017

If you want to have a great lunch near downtown Chicago look no further. I have been coming back to this Deli for nearly 40 years. Incredibly I see some of the same employees I saw when I first entered their doors. And they are...More

Thank Murray S
Management response:Responded 5 July 2017

Thank you, Murray! We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We were taken here for lunch and we ordered corner beef sandwich and a coke. The food was amazing and the place is full of character. Been an institution for years in Chicago.

Thank Vince M
Management response:Responded 4 July 2017

Thank you for the nice review and we hope yo see you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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