We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Gershon's Deli & Caterers

1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
+1 518-393-0617
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“potato salad” (16 reviews)
“reuben” (12 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Kosher
$$ - $$$
1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (119)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always reliable, always good for typical deli- pastrami, corned beef, great potato salad, Cole slaw. Lots of choices & friendly staff. Very decent portions. Kids welcome although not much room for a stroller. Definitely helpful people though!

Thank minniemeris
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The minute I walked through the door, the familiar smells of a traditional Jewish deli, filled with nostalgia. Recommended by a friend,Gershon's was a great place to stop for lunch before heading on along car trip. The sandwiches were large and the cold cuts were...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Have been stopping in to Gershons deli for years.. they have the best deli sandwiches around. They are consistent in their food and service.You must try their pastrami. turkey. roast beef and shrimp salad sandwiches. Once you have one of their Reuben sandwiches which melts...More

Thank Annette C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

When my friend comes up from Florida every summer, the first place she wants lunch from is Gershon's. I have always raved about their friday fish and mac n cheese and this summer we went on a Saturday and it was a hit as always....More

Thank hikergirlj
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Hard to find an authentic Jewish deli in upstate NY, but this it it! They make their own corned beef and pastrami and both are fabulous. Half sour pickles come with any sandwich. Sides are all homemade and wonderful - we loved the tuna rings...More

Thank uostatechef
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Anytime I think of going to a sub shop for a sandwich I do not even think twice I get in my car and drive to upper Union Street to have the best deli sandwiches in the tristate area (N.Y., Mass., Vt.). The cold cuts...More

Thank Cat327
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Went to Union College grad school over 40 years ago and drove by this for 45 years and went there for the first time ever this second week April 2017. Very good sandwich at a fair price. Worth a visit. the Doctor hit me with...More

Thank DoctorVonCueBall
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Dynamite cold cuts, fresh, tasty, can't be beat. Paired with awesome German potatoe salad and best slaw ever, topped with fresh garlic pickle.... It doesn't get any better!

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Gershon's has been my go-to deli for over 20 years. The food is consistently delicious and the huge portions usually mean left-overs for another meal too. My favorite deli - ever!

Thank William R
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We loved all the food: sandwich, salad, and mac n cheese. Don't be dissuaded by the latter's presence on the kids menu, as it was very tasty for adults as well. We went on a Friday for lunch, and the place was packed. Staff were...More

Thank lunaclair
Nearby Restaurants
Home Style Pizza & Submarine
95 reviews
.38 km away
Union Cafe
84 reviews
.40 km away
Mr. Wasabi
41 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Attractions
Proctor's Theater
479 reviews
3.06 km away
Central Park Rose Garden
136 reviews
.62 km away
Schenectady County Public Library
38 reviews
2.86 km away
Museum of Innovation and Science
84 reviews
2.35 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Gershon's Deli & Caterers staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309-6113
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Schenectady
  • Phone Number: +1 518-393-0617
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing