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Essen NY Deli

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1359 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230-4119
+1 718-859-1002
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri 10:00 - 14:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed everything about this place -- food, people, ambiance.. It seemed from the moment we walked in that this was where the locals go. We were looking for a good Jewish Deli and it did not disappoint... We will drive from the city next time we are in NYC to eat here again...

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Thank DebbieBurg
NYC
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

How can I say more about Yitz and Zeish. Classic clean old school Nyc Kosher ( for real) deli. A pleasure to dine with friends and family.

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Thank mowshe
Brooklyn, New York
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114 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Essen is Shomer Shabbat and Glatt Kosher. My experience with such restaurants in NY is that their food is mediocre, at best. The higher-end kosher restaurants are superb, but the neighborhood places aren't. At one point, there were called "Essex on Coney" and the food back then was good. I haven't been back since they closed, changed their name and... More 

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1 Thank zen3344
Jerusalem, Israel
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62 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is the best deli around, although they were out of tongue when i was there. Plenty of choice, great service, and wonderful food.

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2 Thank savytravel99
Brooklyn, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

If you like good chicken poppers or a good deli sandwich, this is the place to go! Their dishes are truly excellent.

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Thank josephabboud94
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81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The 3 feet sub is bit over prices but does come with salads and sour plates is good for 5 to 6 people would definately order again

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Thank Naveed A
San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

As usual, they hit the mark EVERY TIME. always full, but justified. Great service, portions, etc. a little on the expensive side though... But worth it

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Thank AMaik
Brooklyn, New York
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

We love this deli. Deli is delicious, mouth watering good, although the Romanian Pastrami is on the dryer side since it is a more lean cut. Fries are home made in house, no the frozen bagged junk, yum. Chicken Soup tastes like a classic Kosher deli. They do offer delivery, although you do have to pay for it, I believe... More 

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Thank wolfman2014
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

All one needs to say - delis! Hankering for the pickles and slaw and pastrami now.... The tongue was interesting to see in the case

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Thank Rick S
New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Essen is the best kosher deli in the city. Tastes the the legendary Schmulka Bernsteins on the lower East side. Everything is amazing- especially the deli sandwiches. Highly recommend !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Kosher
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1359 Coney Island Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11230-4119
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-859-1002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?