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Fine & Schapiro

138 W 72nd St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10023-3347
+1 212-877-2874
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“cole slaw” (8 reviews)
“corned beef” (12 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Kosher
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138 W 72nd St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10023-3347
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I was looking for a great pastrami sandwich near my hotel and Fine & Schapiro was my choice. When I arrived, it was not that busy in the dining area (~530pm) but the deli was. I decided to dine in. With the cold weather I...More

Thank JeffandCarla
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This landmark deli serves up great corned beef, pastrami, turkey, roast beef, matsa ball soup, and other typical East European foods. The pickles are to die for. Ditto the cole slaw and the rye bread.

Thank Razzmataz
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Hands down, one of the best smoked meat sandwiches I have ever had. Serving sizes are just right for a later dinner.

Thank Andyshoes
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Fine & Schapiro is the real thing. So many of the traditional New York deli's have disappeared from the scene and that is why it was such a pleasure to come across this gem. The seating is comfy -- New York neighborhood style (& nothing...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

food is an expected and quality is OK. Just what we like, but not special. We often order delivery, which they handle promptly

Thank StlmanChuck
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Fine & Shapiro is one of the last remaining neighborhood Jewish deli restaurants in New York. The menu offers all the familiar comfort foods--corned beef, tongue, pastrami, derma, kasha knishes--that will warm the insides (and the souls) of old-time deli fanciers. All of it was...More

Thank William20142014
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is the only Jewish deli in the Upper West Side, and it's only a few blocks from Central Park. They serve sandwiches that contain only meat. I had a meatball hero sandwich as an entrée, and a piece of seven-layer cake for dessert. There...More

Thank Ilanfreedman
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

They make great corned beef sandwiches. And sensational stuffed cabbage. They are a bit dated but still have great food. The clientele is a bit older but still a great spot for the Jewish experience. Great meals and. Ignore the. Setting

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We ordered a Jewish deli standard hot turkey sandwich with mashed and gravy, and a combo corned beef pastrami sandwich on rye. The turkey was good, served on a nice rye bread with mashed potatoes. It was served with some weird dark brown gravy which...More

Thank KJDbiz1
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We always try to hit a deli on our annual visits but look no further this is our go to for the rest of our days. This is the deli of old which makes a no frills, perfect sandwich. Absolutely perfect. No need to say...More

Thank Golfgal60
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 138 W 72nd St, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10023-3347
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-877-2874
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