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Pastrami Queen

1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
+1 212-734-0635
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pastrami” (124 reviews)
“rye bread” (19 reviews)
“sandwiches” (39 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
11:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Delicatessen, Kosher
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have gone to pastrami queen at this long location and the prior one at. Lex and 85. And pastrami king in queens. They have gone downhill quickly. They still have very good pastrami but not only have prices been jacked up incredibly but the...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously you want me to overpay for second rate food from the nastiest proprietor in NYC. Perhaps if you did not know 2nd Ave Deli or Katz or perhaps 50 other places in NYC where you did not have to endure humiliating rude service it...More

Thank Jordan M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped at Pastrami Queen during a recent hike partly out of curiosity and partly because the reviews for this place are so favorable. I'm not an expert in pastrami by any means, but the meat here was delicious and the rye bread and mustard...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a deli hole-in-the-wall, I was in shock when the bill INCLUDED an 18% service charge! When I asked about the charge, the very rude manager pointed to the bottom of the menu that only indicated that there might be additional charges and fees. NOWHERE...More

3  Thank janetplanet2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recently looking for somewhere to have lunch after visiting the Met, and on a few recommendations online we decided to try Pastrami Queen. I have to admit, I wasn't entirely sure what pastrami actually was/entailed outside of it being meat, and so when...More

1  Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Royal combo sandwich was enough for two ladies to share. We also added an apple strudel for Dessert which was good as well, remember to ask for it warmed up. We stumbled upon this but would definitely go back. Prices are on the high...More

1  Thank starlitsky3311
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything is huge and expensive, but still good. Share with a partner or plan to have a meal for later. Tried the pastrami, soup, and garlic fries - all good, but not fives.

Thank CarolRororo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yeah, Midwestern tourist complaining about New York City Prices. It helped that my wife and I split the sandwich and potato pancake (both were huge, the potato pancake was about the size of two russet potatoes). I wouldn't say that it was bad, but the...More

1  Thank Patrick J
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The ABSOLUTE BEST HANDS DOWN QUICK LUNCH EVER...MUST TRY THE FAMOUS PASTRAMI SANDWICH WITH HOMEMADE POTATO CHIPS.The sandwich is stack with juicy mouth watering slices of PASTRAMI. The chips are crisp and crunch..never over-cooked.Yummy. so orgasmic...Call ahead for pick up because it will shorten the...More

Thank Ronda C
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Awesome Pastrami Sandwich including garlic fries and Pickles. Small joint. Big taste. Great service.

1  Thank rawli44780
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
glorybee2014
is it kosher food?
13 August 2016|
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Response from 22markg | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1125 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10075-0429
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-734-0635
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