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Alan's Marketplace

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  • Delis, Sandwiches
  • 27 Columbus Ave, New York NY10023 40.7700768 -73.9841321
  • (Btwn 60th & 61st St)
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  • (212) 265-5886
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User Ratings (Based on 20 reviews)

2.995
Food 3.5 Value 3.5
Service 2.2 Atmosphere 2.7

Other Restaurant Info

Phone:
work
(212) 265-5886
voice
(212) 265-5887
Notes:
Visa, MC, AmEx, Disc, DC
Hours:
Daily: 7am-12am
Serves:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Features:
Cheap Eats, Delivery, Wheelchair Friendly, Accepts Credit Cards, Take Out, Catering

User Reviews

  • Alan's Marketplace

    Posted by Anonymous on 02/25/2008

    Good, if you can stand the yelling

    I used to go here all the time when I first started work around the corner, but after a while, I simply couldn't take the rude cashiers anymore, and now I don't go as a matter of principle. Yes, the food is good and inexpensive, but you can find that at a lot of places in the area and still get treated with respect. It's funnyeveryone in my office knows about the rude cashiers, and so do the people who have posted here, but they are still working there, so either the management at Alan's doesn't care or they don't know. But they are losing business because of the way customers are treated therethey've certainly lost my business. So be warned: you'll get good deli food at prices that are good for Manhattan, but you just might also get treated like an idiot at the register.

  • Alan's Marketplace

    Posted by Shlomie on 02/21/2008

    Beware of Salad Maker

    I work a block away and go to Alan's for lunch all the time. I've recently stopped going because of the attitude I get from the salad maker. He just glares at me when I'm ordering as if it's the biggest hassle for him to make a salad. I also don't like the additional 75 cents per item. Good value otherwise though

  • Alan's Marketplace

    Posted by mizpris on 08/03/2007

    Quality Food

    Alan's is a nice deli w/ good food for good prices. The salad bar is so fresh and they give you such a huge quanity for only 5 bucks and change and that's w/ tax included. The one thing or things that I don't like are the chicks behind the counter. It's like they are grumpy everyday, all day.

  • Alan's Marketplace

    Posted by Anonymous on 06/25/2007

    Rude Cashiers

    Salad service is great but it does not make up for the rude cashiers. They are offensive and rude to the customers every time I go in there. If it wasn't cheap and conveniently located to where I work, I would never subject myself to their rude remarks. Someone seriously needs to talk to them about manners and human decency. I recommend finding a better deli.

  • Alan's Marketplace

    Posted by whatever on 01/18/2007

    Delivery not recommended

    Their sandwhiches, when you go in there to watch over what they do, are pretty awesome. I walked in randomly one day and was very pleasantly surprised, althought the guy behind the counter made me repeat my order a few times, like he'd forget that I wanted extra tomato, etc etc, but that was fine. A lot of people manage to ruin tuna, but theirs was yummy. So at work a few weeks later I decide to look them up and order a tuna and bacon sandwhich on a sesame bun.. when I got it there was neither bacon nor sesame in sight. They knew this, and instead of calling me to see if i wanted to change my order, they just crossed out the price and subtracted a dollar.

  • Alan's Marketplace

    Posted by Anonymous on 01/09/2007

    Feels like a Seinfeld episode

    The food is great, best bang for your buck. The guys behind the salad and sandwich counters are great, fast and courteous. But no matter how good this all is you have to question whether or not it is worth the punishment from the girls behind the register who come so close to the infamous soup nazi from Seinfeld that it is laughable.

  • Alan's Marketplace

    Posted by Anonymous on 08/25/2006

    Good

    Not sure about all the previous reviews - have never been given a hard time at the counter and I go here every other day either to pick up lunch or breakfast. Guys making the food are prompt and friendly. Well staffed. Never tried the salads but that sandwiches are pretty tasty. Other delis are closer to me but i make a point of walking the extra distance to pick up food from Alan's as others are overpriced and/or dont have as good service.

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