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The Avenue Delicatessen

27 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne, PA 19050-2205
+1 610-622-3354
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Italian, International, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
27 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne, PA 19050-2205
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Reviewed 30 May 2018

I eat here with my friends more than any other restaurant. This is deli/diner food, but more upscale. Service is always good and prompt. The donuts are a must!

Thank RJinLansdowne
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Awesome food but not a lot of choices. They do however have daily specials. They were very good with letting my friend and I mull over the menu until we finally decided what we wanted (my friend asked lots of questions which they were happy...More

Thank KarenMcD7676
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I like this place a lot. Great for breakfast. Their hash is amazing! Very fresh and flavorful. It's not a huge menu but they still have a bunch of variety. I wish they would offer more "deli" style sandwiches though. You won't be disappointed if...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I went to Lansdowne for their Saturday open-air farmers' market and ended up at The Avenue for brunch with some friends. This place has plenty of tables and a warm, inviting interior--just like its menu, it offers the perfect mix of a traditional delicatessen and...More

Thank kc1511
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We went to the Avenue Deli on First Friday. They are open until 8 pm on First Fridays. Tom and Olivia ordered burgers with french fries and I ordered a crab cake sandwich with a side salad. The burgers were big and the fries plentiful....More

1  Thank rose762016
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Avenue deli makes all of their own food and ingredients - pickles, everything. The food is outstanding and well thought out!

1  Thank Barrrrr
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The service was a bit slow but we were there at lunch time. The girls on the floor were running around. I have been wanting to try this out because of their slant of being a deli. Finding a good deli now has been a...More

Thank phillytraveler20
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great food, very heathy variety, you can be as good or bad as you would like. Healthy portions and great flavor.

Thank cloudydelco
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have ordered the Tofu Reuben and the Tofu Pastrami. They were both made on thick Rye bread, which I appreciate because I hate soggy bread!!! Sauerkraut, swiss, russian dressing on the Reuben and coleslaw and dressing on the pastrami. Very tasty and the staff...More

Thank tushay g
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Although Chef Laura always has exciting new dishes on the menu, the house cured corned beef is everyone's favorite. Vegetarian items are always available. This is my neighborhood go to place. A great place for a weekend brunch, be sure to try the ricotta donuts,...More

Thank 487judithv
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Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 N Lansdowne Ave, Lansdowne, PA 19050-2205
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lansdowne
  • Phone Number: +1 610-622-3354
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An Italian-Jewish Delicatessen in the heart of beautiful Lansdowne, PA, just minutes from Philadelphia. Our food is made with love from all natural and local ingredients whenever possible. Chef Laura Frangiosa has been cooking since she was two years old and her mother propped her up on the counter with a bowl of scraps to help with dinner. Instead of watching cartoons, she watched cooking shows on Saturday mornings, and she was serving up dinners and special events to friends and family by her teens. With an Italian lineage and formative years spent up on the Main Line of Philadelphia's suburbs-a long standing bastion of Jewish delis-cooking is literally in her blood. She brings these years of experience, knowledge, and the joy of feeding people to The Avenue Delicatessen. Over the years she has experienced all facets of the food service industry. From catering at large and small scale, to fine dining service, to sales in the seafood and bread fields, and time at the acclaimed Bistrot La Minette in South Philadelphia, Laura has a deep and fundamental understanding of how to make people happy with her food. Recently she has served as chef in residence at Audrey Claire's COOK, a demonstration kitchen in Rittenhouse Square where she cooked her own brand of Italian-Jewish food as well as custom menus for some of the city's most discriminating diners. At The Avenue Delicatessen, Laura combines her authentic homestyle Italian food with a Jewish bent, bringing together the two great American deli traditions. Any given day you'll find her lighting up the dining room with her charm and smile, or working the line churning out favorites like her signature Jewish Wedding Soup, Reuben Arancini, cheesecake, and more.
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