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Empire State Delicatessen

701 Poydras St, Ste 130, New Orleans, LA 70139-6001
+1 504-412-8326
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average26%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“pastrami” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (4 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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Italian, American, Deli
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LOCATION
701 Poydras St, Ste 130, New Orleans, LA 70139-6001
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We went there for lunch and we were surprised by the large selection of sandwiches. They are made fresh when you order and they are very good!

Thank Guy L
Paul T, General Manager at Empire State Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Guy, Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We strive to always provide fast, friendly service along with high quality fresh food. We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you back at the restaurant again soon!

Reviewed 23 March 2018

I was born and raised in NYC and was in New Orleans on business this week. I had meetings in the Shell building and not a ton of time so grabbed a sandwich at Empire State. The people seem very nice and the place has...More

Thank Kyle D
Paul T, General Manager at Empire State Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Kyle, Being in the Central Business District in New Orleans, we do tend to cater to the business clientele with our portions as many are looking for a quick filling bite before returning to work for the day. We do, however, offer our "Fat Kat"...More

Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Having been to NOLA over 60 times in the last 14 years, we are always looking for new places to eat. I had read reviews about Empire State, and after riding by it on the streetcar, decided to try it. The menu was wide, and...More

Thank Shawn M
Paul T, General Manager at Empire State Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Shawn, Thank you for your review of our restaurant! We appreciate your feedback. As far as the portion size, being in the Central Business district in New Orleans, we do tend to cater to the business clientele who are grabbing a quick lunch before returning...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017

We ordered the chicken breast chipotle with gouda sandwich to take with us on the plantation tour. It didn't weigh very much but it was tasty. The service was just okay. The menu looks good and creative but I was disappointed in the size of...More

Thank 1219Robin
Paul T, General Manager at Empire State Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Robin, Thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback and will take that into consideration. We strive to provide quick, friendly service along with superior quality food. I apologize that we have have felt short of your expectations.

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Reasonable prices, great selection, good food. They have their speciality sandwiches and burgers, but you can build your own from bread to dressings. Also you can get salads, soups and wraps.

Thank Ramblin_Rednecks
Paul T, General Manager at Empire State Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you so much for the 5 star review! We truly appreciate your feedback. We strive to provide fast, friendly service along with superior food and menu options for every taste. We hope to see you again soon at the restaurant!

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I was looking for a quick breakfast while staying at nearby hotel and saw sign for Empire State Deli. The native New Yawker in me thought it was worth a look and was glad to see the owner Paul was legit being from a Queens...More

Thank Jamfam18
Paul T, General Manager at Empire State Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thank you so much for your review! We love to provide that authentic New York deli style feel along with great food and friendly service. We are so glad that you stopped by for breakfast a few times during your stay and hope that you...More

Reviewed 8 October 2015

It'll do in a pinch. The menu isn't very broad, the quality and portions are nothing that make this establishment stick out.

Thank AlexK72
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

I love their Pastrami. .it is called the Fat Cat 1 pound of pastrami with boars head swiss cheese yellow mustard on rye. What could be better?

Thank Meredith L
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Has great breakfast and lunch sandwiches. Reminded me of my NY roots. Spoke with the owner about the history. Bacon Egg and Cheese sandwiches were delicious.

Thank LeisureTraveler11
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

Very reasonable prices. Decent food. Not what I am used to but still decent. Sometimes they get the order correct and sometimes they just don't listen. I have to make sure to tell the waitress I don't want onions but still get them at times....More

Thank rduhon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Poydras St, Ste 130, New Orleans, LA 70139-6001
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 504-412-8326
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Description
A Taste of the Big Apple in the Big Easy!! New York's Boar's Head Brand Hot Heroes, Daily Specials, Soups, Fresh Salads, NYC Bagels & Specialty Items!!
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