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Brownsteins Deli & Bakery

1862 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-1922
+1 585-442-2770
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“whitefish” (4 reviews)
“lox” (2 reviews)
“cookies” (3 reviews)
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7:00 am - 2:00 pmAll hours
Delicatessen, Kosher
1862 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-1922
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

First time there because we heard the bagels were good. I think we have tried all the bagel places in this region and none really mimic the NYC/Long Island bagels that we absolutely like, but some were close. We really liked these bagels. They have...More

Thank 2foodtravelers
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I visited once again to pick up some of my favorite stuff from here; their fresh bagels and whitefish spread. It is all wonderful, although I wish they could make their whitefish spread with a little less oil. Still, it tastes GREAT on their freshly-baked...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We discovered they make their own pumpernickel bread, and have been regulars ever since. Deli meats are always fresh, and the side salads are always flavorful. Owner Irwin is always a pleasure to deal with.

Thank BiffBiffman
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

These people are as wonderful as their food is. They helped me get food quickly to my Dad who was sick. They are my hero! ❤❤❤

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Perfection. Loved it and reasonably priced for a lox and cream cheese on a bagel. Strictly take out. Call ahead and they will have it ready for you. Cash or check only.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I only stopped in here today for the cookies (which are wonderful), but I ended up with some bagels as well, This is really a neat little Jewish deli with all the "fixin's", like the ground whitefish, lox, etc, and they are all delicious. I...More

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Had a coupon from a coupon book so I went to try it out. Glad I went. The bagels were outstanding. Reminded me of the bagels I got when I was in NYC. The staff and owner are friendly and the service was very good....More

Thank Q3601UQmikem
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Do yourself a favor - get the chicken salad - beyond excellent! The consistency of this and other menu items makes this an icon within the town of Brighton and Monroe County. The cheerful service and reasonable prices set this apart from all other delis.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I would consider moving to Rochester just to be able to go to Brownsteins on a regular basis! I grew up in Cleveland, going to the marvelous Jewish delis, and have missed getting good bagels in Syracuse. I had an everything bagel with lox, cream...More

Thank Maud44136
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I normally LOVE Brownstein's Deli. They have great spreads, fish, bagels, and lots more. Today, however, I went in and got a bag full of their little cookies (e.g., ribbon cookies), and found problems. They were stale and hard. I won't hold this against them,...More

Thank Larry W
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1862 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618-1922
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-442-2770
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