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Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen

1141 S Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60607-4425
+1 312-939-2855
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pastrami” (35 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Soups, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1141 S Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60607-4425
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything here is so good. The place is immaculate, even the restrooms. Each staff member is super friendly and helpful, too.

Thank Theresatucson
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for your nice review and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to have a great lunch near downtown Chicago look no further. I have been coming back to this Deli for nearly 40 years. Incredibly I see some of the same employees I saw when I first entered their doors. And they are...More

Thank Murray S
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Murray! We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were taken here for lunch and we ordered corner beef sandwich and a coke. The food was amazing and the place is full of character. Been an institution for years in Chicago.

Thank Vince M
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review and we hope yo see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have dined here often with an old friend who lives in Chicago, and never miss an opportunity to be here whenever I am in the city. The restaurant is patronized by folks from all walks of life, celebrities, politicians, professionals, laborers, and the clientele...More

Thank Jack F
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review. We hope you can visit us again soon!

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Literally the biggest sandwich I've ever had. Potato pancake is a must try. Right across the street from the Binny's. If you're nearby you should stop in. All the food looks fantastic.

Thank fwinei
Management response:Responded 14 June 2017

Thank you for the positive review. We hope you can come back and visit us soon!

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Always a great lunch place. I you leave without being stuffed it is your own fault. Great staff with great sense of humor.

Thank Jim P
Management response:Responded 31 May 2017

Thanks, Jim. Stop by soon!

Reviewed 18 May 2017

It's not quite NYC pastrami or quite as obscenely large, but it still ticked the right boxes for me. Slightly dry and not nearly as much sauerkraut as I would like. Great, really great, horseradish mustard sauce.

Thank Leslie T
Management response:Responded 31 May 2017

Thanks, Leslie. Stop by soon. We have a lot of other items to try as well!

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Very good quality of corn beef They have a good rubens and can be made from pastrami, corn beef or turkey The place is high and portions are also big It could be call de Katz deli of Chicago They also have matzo ball soup,...More

Thank Jacobo T
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

If you want to eat some of the traditional foods from your childhood, this is the place. Noodle kugel yummy!! Latkes yummy!! Corned beef is great too and you get enough to have a sandwich for later. The staff is always welcoming and attentive. Always...More

Thank CarieF_11
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Be prepared to take home half of your sandwich. Four of us went to Manny's for dinner and each of us took home a doggy bag. To order, you get in a line - like in a cafeteria. Then a worker, behind the counter, gets...More

Thank flehrer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1141 S Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60607-4425
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 312-939-2855
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