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Posted by Deli Expert on 02/16/2010
I have been to almost all the Jewish delis in the city including Katzs and 2nd ave deli. Let me say that Artie's is just as good if not much better than the others. Anyone who complained in the posts below is just a natural complainer in general. How silly not to go eat someplace because there is a sign in the front. Get over yourself! I was just there the other day once again and the pastrami and corned beef sandwich was extra tasty with no fat whatsoever. That place is also a good value for what you get.
Posted by downonschlock on 02/07/2010
Any restaurant that has a sign saying "My son is going to medical school special" is off my list. I would be embarrassed to go there. Even if there food was fantastic. Which it's not. If you don't believe me, give it a try. You're going to wish you had a son in medical school.
Posted by shopsinm on 01/06/2010
Arties serves good deli food, which is Russian food under another name. Their stuffed cabbage is better than any of the Polish/Russian/Ukrainian restaurants in Manhattan. When I'm sick I order the chicken soup from Arties because its made from fresh chicken, not stock, and tastes much better. The restaurant itself is a glorified diner inside, but the tables in front are sunny.
Posted by lolliecannoli on 12/23/2009
How does this place survive? Fatty-tasteless corned beef (which is a hard thing for a deli to do-fatty AND tasteless), cheese blintzes with no cheese and matzo ball soup that would shame my grandmother(ball like a rock-tasted like box consume-no chicken-it's a shame! Tacky, cold interior-loud-loud music, and hostess who can't be bothered to seat you cuz they are texting! It's NYC, and it's a shame this place is what people think a jewish deli should be.
Posted by Upperwest Side Joe on 12/23/2009
great local deli amazing pastrami old school servers compare the prices to a midtown tourist trap deli and Artie's is a steal... the place is constantly packed for a reason...
Posted by Pastramiguy on 12/10/2009
Phony imitation of the old deli's that used to grace Broadway on the UWS. Second rate food and disneyland recreation of imaginary deli that never would have survived with this mediocre food. The real thing still exists at half a dozen locations in Manhattan so why encourage this kind of shoddy tonedeaf imitation?
Posted by Alex on 11/01/2009
Food was great espcially for the area - unique! Of course, I would prefer if their prices were about 10-15% less. That would be a much better value. Also, the service was slow. It doesn't take long to make a sandwich but they sure took their time when I went.