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Pastrami Queen

1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
+1 212-734-0635
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastrami” (130 reviews)
“rye bread” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (43 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Kosher
$$ - $$$
1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a pastrami sandwich and a corned beef sandwich. The beef in both sandwiches was delicious - soft, salty, very little fat or gristle and full of flavour. The beef is piled so high in the sandwiches that you have to take it apart...More

Thank 499joy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by to get sandwiches for relatives. The smell of the meat is amazing. Decided to get meat separate and bread and condiments to make. Our own sandwiches. This way it dies not get soggy bread and you put in as much as you want....More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take out from Pastrami Queen is likely to become our family's choice for a "Woody Allen fix" now that Carnegie Deli is closed. Pastrami sandwiches on rye as well as the corned beef with chopped liver combo were delicious. Just three sandwiches taken to Central...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I always thought I should check this place out. It looks very authentic (aka divey). I ordered a lean corned beef sandwich. What I got was fatty and chewy (in a bad way.) I should have ordered the pastrami. A stupid move.

Thank mahler5
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Everything is gigantic so be prepared to share or have leftovers. Prices are understandably high since you are getting 2 meals with every dish. Just fine if you're in the area, but don't make a special trip.

Thank CarolRororo
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

What a delight to try such pastrami. Generous with meat. Melting in the mouth. I would say it's pricy though. We were good taken care of.

Thank Katenka87
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Terrific deli sandwiches. Just a few little tables. You won't need to eat again for many hours! Soups also are good.

Thank metaligenics
Reviewed 17 July 2017

After an afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, we were hungry and wanted to try a restaurant recommended on television featuring pastrami. Pastrami Queen on the upper East Side was within walking distance of the museum. More often than not recommendations on tv are...More

Thank RLBrooklyn
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

If you are planning to visit New York, you can't avoid to taste the best Pastrami in the world at Pastrami Queen! You don't have to be influenced by the place, which is very small and anonymous: the pastrami is really gorgeous!

Thank Pierp1985
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I have gone to pastrami queen at this long location and the prior one at. Lex and 85. And pastrami king in queens. They have gone downhill quickly. They still have very good pastrami but not only have prices been jacked up incredibly but the...More

Thank Allan S
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easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-734-0635
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