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Gershon's Deli & Caterers

1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
+1 518-393-0617
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato salad” (16 reviews)
“reuben” (12 reviews)
07:00 - 17:00All hours
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Kosher
$$ - $$$
1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Hard to find an authentic Jewish deli in upstate NY, but this it it! They make their own corned beef and pastrami and both are fabulous. Half sour pickles come with any sandwich. Sides are all homemade and wonderful - we loved the tuna rings...More

Thank uostatechef
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Anytime I think of going to a sub shop for a sandwich I do not even think twice I get in my car and drive to upper Union Street to have the best deli sandwiches in the tristate area (N.Y., Mass., Vt.). The cold cuts...More

Thank Cat327
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Went to Union College grad school over 40 years ago and drove by this for 45 years and went there for the first time ever this second week April 2017. Very good sandwich at a fair price. Worth a visit. the Doctor hit me with...More

Thank DoctorVonCueBall
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Dynamite cold cuts, fresh, tasty, can't be beat. Paired with awesome German potatoe salad and best slaw ever, topped with fresh garlic pickle.... It doesn't get any better!

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Gershon's has been my go-to deli for over 20 years. The food is consistently delicious and the huge portions usually mean left-overs for another meal too. My favorite deli - ever!

Thank William R
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We loved all the food: sandwich, salad, and mac n cheese. Don't be dissuaded by the latter's presence on the kids menu, as it was very tasty for adults as well. We went on a Friday for lunch, and the place was packed. Staff were...More

Thank lunaclair
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Gershwin's is a fabulous Schenectady deli. It is located on Upper Union St. with limited parking and tends to be very busy, which demonstrates how great the food is! The seating area is small, and tables can be shared, so be prepared for coziness! But...More

Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We loved the deli sandwiches, try the ruben or the roast beef! Also they serve Perreca's bread which is just great. Also try the matzo ball soup, it is very yummy!

Thank Nms033
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Gershon's is a top notch old school Jewsih Deli. The meats are fresh and perfectly prepared. The staff is friendly and helpful. I had the Corned Beef and Pastrami Double on Rye and it was pure heaven on a plate. Hard to find a high...More

Thank caribbeingjeff
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is an excellent deli. A tad pricey on some things, but well worth it. Their selection is amazing, and anything & everything you choose is top quality, fresh, and delicious.

Thank Paul D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-393-0617
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