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Zaftigs Delicatessen

335 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2907
+1 617-975-0075
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (71 reviews)
“latkes” (20 reviews)
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American, International, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
335 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2907
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very little meat in my sandwich. Pretty much tasteless. Not sure why it's always so busy. Service is erratic as well.

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Zaftigs on Harvard St. is where I like to go for breakfast. They have an extensive all day menu, but breakfast is my favorite. The staff is friendly and their T-shirts are really clever. I also like the art on the walls.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped in for dinner and enjoyed a delicious pastrami sandwich with coleslaw and an order of knishes on the side. All were really good. The sandwich was grilled, but not greasy, and the coleslaw was a great compliment. We were a little disappointed with...More

Thank AverageJo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zaftig's popularity means long waits for weekend breakfasts, except some summer days. Once you get in, they feature a pretty basic, but extensive menu that is well executed. Prices are on the high side, as expected in Coolidge Corner.

Thank Guy S
Reviewed 1 week ago

In town for my daughter's surgery. Rented a home near hospital in Brookline and found Zaftigs on line. Ordered chicken noodle soup with chicken two nights in a row for her - definitely did the trick. Meatloaf and asparagus was also great. Took both meals...More

Thank 60isthenew40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Friday morning and the place was busy. Orders were put in quickly but it took them about 30minutes to get it to our table by which time everyone was starving. The good thing was they did bring all our orders (5pax)...More

Thank Rusnita2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my family while visiting the area. Was hoping for a good meal, but what we got was fair food and poor service. I do not recommend this restaurant. Chicken in the chicken soup was tough, potato knish was good but minuscule, pastrami...More

1  Thank W B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was excited to find this spot known for its Kosher style foods and according to our waitress they are known for their potato pancakes... Ok, so I ordered a pastrami and swiss on rye with a famous potato pancake. The rest of the order was...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found it when we were looking form best breakfast places in Boston. The place was in beacon street and in a cozy area. The setting was cozy and comfortable. Now the food was great especially the banana pie. Also the omelet, The price is...More

Thank Ala A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a welcome alternative to the dog-eat-dog chaos of Katz's in my hometown, NYC. In fact I marveled at how friendly, calm, and comfortable everything was at Zaftig's. It's an institution. The food was standard and OK. Our brisket sandwich was dry, which is...More

Thank DGrae
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Average prices
USD 23
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 335 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2907
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-975-0075
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