Katz's Delicatessen, New York, New York

37 Mentions on Trippy

205 E Houston St

New York, NY 10002

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(212) 254-2246


  • 4 mentions in What should be on my "Can't Miss" list on 1st trip to New York City?

    • Adam H.

      Adam H. said, "...area. Some of the suggestions below are great. One day you could focus on the Lower East Side and go to Katz's Delicatessen or visit Russ & Daughters. Personally, I don't have the money to go to break the bank restaurants, so..." See More

    • Lauren K.

      Lauren K. said, "...and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, but I also like the The Frick Collection. You must go to a deli such as Katz's Delicatessen and get a pastrami on rye and some new York cheesecake. If you like maritime history, the South Street..." See More

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...Doughnut Plant, eat what I believe is the best gelato anywhere including Italy at M'o Gelato, have a pastrami sandwich at Katz's Delicatessen (you MUST get it hand cut from the counter, this is the only way to do it, and make..." See More

    • Steven M.

      Steven M. said, "...many great food places! However, for a foodie like me -- I would say you must eat a hot pastrami sandwich Katz's Delicatessen. Stand in the line (don't get table service) and tip the slicer a few bucks for some extra..." See More

  • 4 mentions in 5 Must eat dishes in New York City?

    • Phil L.

      Phil L. said, "... Katz's Delicatessen has been around since 1888, a must eat in NYC is a corned beef sandwich, click the link to see what I mean http://katzsdelicatessen.com/..." See More

    • Lola G.

      Lola G. said, "...I would try Wong Kee Restaurant if you enjoy chinese food. It's good and you get to experience community sitting. Katz's Delicatessen is a classic NYC joint specially late night. You must have a hot dog at Gray's Papaya. Cheesecake at Juniors..." See More

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...I'm going with the touristy staples over "foodie" choices, but I do truly love each... A deli sandwich, from Katz's Delicatessen or Carnegie Deli. I love a pastrami Reuben with pickles on the side and a vanilla Egg Cream. A bagel with..." See More

    • Laura W.

      Laura W. said, "...I had pastrami at Katz's Delicatessen and it was great but I also had a wonderful pastrami and brisket sandwich at Pastrami Queen. If you can try the pulled pork and brisket in Mighty Quinn's Barbeque, it's delicious. I also loved the..." See More

  • 4 mentions in Where to get awesome deli food in the big apple?!!

    • Maurice B.

      Maurice B. said, "... Katz's Delicatessen at205 E Houston StNew York, NY 10002 or 2nd Ave Deli (now located on 33rd St at 3rd Ave - they'll tell you why when you get there!)162 E 33rd StNew York, NY 10016 These are two New York originals...." See More

    • katie j.

      katie j. said, "...Congrats! You will have a blast. I would recommend Katz's Delicatessen for an authentic experience. Get the pastrami sandwich and a pickle. (But really, everything is very good, I even love the hot dog). You can even sit at the table from..." See More

    • tom w.

      tom w. said, "...heart of the beast, the mecca. And although you may pay 15$ for a sangwich, the best sandwich in town is Katz's Delicatessen. enjoy the pickles too!!!..." See More

    • Thuy V.

      Thuy V. said, "...The 2 famous ones are Katz's Delicatessen and Carnegie Deli. They have been around for decades, have a lot of history and been the backdrop of many movies...." See More

  • 3 mentions in First time in the City -- highlights?

    • Adam H.

      Adam H. said, "...is to focus on neighborhoods rather than particular spots. For instance, the Lower East Side will give you the much praised Katz's Delicatessen along with the Tenement Museumor the Museum Of Chinese In America just for starters. You will be able to..." See More

    • Denise I.

      Denise I. said, "... Katz's Delicatessen Empire State Building Little Italy Chinatown New York Central Park Rockefeller Center Times Square Empire State Building..." See More

    • Jacey & Scott M.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Jacey & Scott M. said, "... Katz's Delicatessen is the bomb! And totally traditional, historic, and yummy!..." See More

  • 2 mentions in Where can I find bagels, dumplings, and great food in NYC?

    • Steve |.

      Steve |. said, "...heaven. Midtown: The Halal Guys are a late-night staple in the city. BarBacon right in Hell's Kitchen because -- bacon. LES: Katz's Delicatessen is THE deli. Russ & Daughters for bagels. Good luck! Steve | GoodTravelYoung.com..." See More

    • Marley L.

      Marley L. said, "...Russ & Daughters for the best lox! Not cheap but worth it. Katz's Delicatessen is another must try deli. In chinatown, it's always fun to have dim sum at one of the big banquets. Golden Unicorn is one that is very popular...." See More

  • 2 mentions in What is your "must eat at" place in NYC?

  • 2 mentions in Restaurants that are worth being gluttonous at

    • Andrew Z.

      Andrew Z. said, "...has great steaks, but I can’t stop raving about their burgers. If you want a truly New York experience, go to Katz's Delicatessen, an iconic Jewish deli. It doesn’t get more New York than this. Carnegie Deli is another good one...." See More

    • Brett S.

      Brett S. said, "...like that) paired with a good stout. Delicious. For a big fat sandwich, I had a great pastrami on rye at Katz's Delicatessen...." See More

  • 2 mentions in Bringing my little sister with me to New York City. What should we do?

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...in that general area you might want to check out one of the city's famous delis like Russ & Daughters or Katz's Delicatessen. SoHo is a lot of fun, although it's become a little mainstream--I'd skip Broadway and head over to..." See More

    • Debbie L.

      Debbie L. said, "...and tourists. Be warned -- they're infamous for being high caloric! Try to hit up one of the famous delis, either Katz's Delicatessen (where the famous "I'll have what she's having..." bit was filmed in When Harry Met Sally) or Carnegie Deli..." See More

  • 1 mention in Your top 3 must eat at locations while visiting NYC?

    • Allan R.

      Allan R. said, "...A must do is Katz's Delicatessen. It may have the best pastrami and corned beef in the world and is a NY institution...." See More

  • 1 mention in One day sight seeing in NYC- what is the best way of transportation?

    • Polly B.

      Polly B. said, "...statue from Manhattan, I'd do the 9/11 Memorial before lunch, then head up to Chinatown or the Lower East Side (maybe Katz's Delicatessen) for food. Finally, I'd visit Times Square. You can also walk around Rockefeller Center, Bryant Park (a nice..." See More

  • 1 mention in New york for foodies!!!

    • Courtney R.

      Courtney R. said, "...although not for the claustrophobic. Finally, I know it’s become insanely trendy, but I still love me some Balthazar Restaurant. · Katz's Delicatessen —Don’t leave town without going to a deli! Katz’s is my favorite! · Gramercy Tavern– even though it’s really..." See More

  • 1 mention in First thing to do after landing in NYC?

    • Michelle C.

      Michelle C. said, "...nightlife, from Balkan dive bar Mehanata Bulgarian Bar (website) to cheesy (but fun) nightclubs. Get an overpriced (but worthwhile) sandwich from Katz's Delicatessen (website), see some live music at Cake Shop (website) or Pianos (website). It's impossible to recommend all of the..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the best museums and historical sites all throughout NYC?

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...as various events throughout the year. Highly recommended! Finally, if you're in that section of lower Manhattan, you'll be close to Katz's Delicatessen (on the corner of Houston and Ludlow). This is one of the last, true deli's in New York. Also,..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are the top 5 can't miss tourist attractions in NYC?

    • AJ J.

      AJ J. said, "...beautiful place to stroll. Go to the The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern Art. Have a sandwich at Katz's Delicatessen or appetize at Russ & Daughters or have a $1 slice of pizza anywhere you can find it. Unlike..." See More

  • 1 mention in What are your favorite, new must eats in New York City?

    • Scott M.

      Scott M. said, "...Maison Du Chocolat, and a hot hand cut pastrami sandwich, ordered at the counter NOT by waiter service (rookie mistake) at Katz's Delicatessen. That ought to keep you full for a while...." See More

  • 1 mention in Good things to do & hidden gems in NYC, DC, Boston & Philadelphia?

    • George R.

      George R. said, "...and Cards. Bustling but quaint. If Chinatown ain't you're thing or if you need a change from the scene the classic Katz's Delicatessen is right next door as well as Doughnut Plant (website) on 379 Grand St. best donuts I've had on..." See More

  • 1 mention in Non-touristy "must do's" in Manhattan over the week of July 4th

    • Jerome L.

      Jerome L. said, "...Shanghai9 Pell StNew York, NY 10013This place is super delicious. Gotta try the deserts and the Espresso Shakerato- Ballarò Real Deli- Katz's Delicatessen Get a hot dog and a pastrami sandwich on rye. be ready to share. Great Bagels and Locks- Russ..." See More

  • 1 mention in Free Things to do in Manhattan, NY?

    • Sally E.

      Trippy Ambassadors are elite members of the community, hand picked to help you travel better! Interested? E-mail us at ambassadors@trippy.com.

      Sally E. said, "...Times Square is very crowded, so I recommend visiting one of the other ones (there are a few throughout the city) Katz's Delicatessen not expensive nor cheap, but the best pastrami sandwiches EVER. They also have family style options which are very..." See More

  • 1 mention in What to see in NYC with my parents and kids?

    • Sean K.

      Sean K. said, "...otherwise, is a stroll through Chinatown New York. Also if you're in that section of lower Manhattan, you'll be close to Katz's Delicatessen (on the corner of Houston and Ludlow). This is one of the last, true deli's in New York. Also,..." See More

  • 1 mention in Two days in New York, what to see?

    • Erika P.

      Erika P. said, "...Liberty visit.) Also on the Lower East Side is the New Museum for contemporary art. Food options are abundant as well. Katz's Delicatessen and Russ & Daughters are LES staples offering some traditional New York dishes. Move west into SoHo for some..." See More

  • 1 mention in Well priced hotels in/around Midtown? Budget friendly places to eat?

    • Travis V.

      Travis V. said, "...My favorite affordable eateries in Midtown are the Burger Joint at Le Parker Meridien Hotel and either Carnegie Deli or Katz's Delicatessen for NYC pastrami..." See More

  • 1 mention in Best restaurants in NYC

    • Spencer H.

      Spencer H. said, "...(the Harlem location), Dos Caminos (especially the Meatpacking District location), or Crema. For great lunch/deli options, you can’t go wrong with Katz's Delicatessen, Carnegie Deli or Stage Deli...." See More