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Rubin's Kosher Delicatessen - CLOSED

500 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2493
+1 617-731-8787
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good35%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pastrami” (8 reviews)
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“knish” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
American, Israeli, Kosher, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
500 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2493
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 15 September 2016

Not the only Deli in Brookline, but one specifically mentioned on Travel show so wanted to see how good it really was. Matzo Ball soup with noodles was flavorful. The Pastrami was good, but not fantastic and for the price, was smaller than what one...More

Thank RPhTraveler
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Rubin's has yummy food for tremendously high prices. As they are Boston's only kosher deli, what can you do?

Thank Elisheva D
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

A couple of my friends told me that Rubin's was supposed one of the best deli's out side of NYC. I've lived down the street from it for years but never got a chance to try it out. A couple of weeks ago I finally...More

Thank Jmbro2
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Rubin's offers a great kosher sandwich menu and delicious appetizers. The sandwiches and bread are excellent, and the knishes are warm and delicious. Service is fast and polite. The food is a little expensive for the amount you get, but it's definitely good!

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Rubin's has evolved over the years in it's menu and style, but the food has stayed at the top. Great corned beef and hot Romanian pastrami. Sandwiches, combo sandwiches, knishes, soups, and dinner entrees. You can even bring a vegetarian friend with their vegetarian entrees....More

Thank frugalarnie
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This was our first visit to Rubin's. There is not much seating, but fortunately we went late on a Sunday afternoon. Our server was very nice, but clearly overworked. The bean and barley soup was excellent. Sandwiches and entrees were good. Hummus was OK. We...More

Thank sej60
Reviewed 4 April 2016

When shopping locally, we wanted a good deli meal and this restaurant was mentioned. Typical deli ambiance. Has a takeout meat counter. We did both - take out and ate in. Was so looking forward to a tongue/corned beef sandwich and even though, it was...More

Thank mendn13
Reviewed 15 March 2016

There is no better corned beef available in any kosher deli in the world (IMHO). They corn it themselves here. This trip, the sandwiches were take-out to eat on the road a couple of hours after purchase. So glad they included not one but two...More

Thank NossonMeir
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

This 50 seat deli has been around for quite a long time, but beside the fact that they are almost the only game in town there is little to recommend them. The parking lot is so small that we had to park on the street...More

2  Thank Gina V
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Only true kosher Jewish deli in Boston. Service is fair at best, at times bringing you all courses at same time. Food is eatable but not what you may used to in NY kosher delis.

1  Thank AntsInPants56
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 20
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2493
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-731-8787
  • E-mail
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