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Ben Ash Delicatessen

  • RatingAvg. Dinner Entrée
    $$$$$Greater than $25
    $$$$$18.01 - $25
    $$$$12.01 - $18
    $$$7.01 - $12
    $Less than $7
  • Delis, Diners & Coffee Shops, Sandwiches
  • 857 7th Ave, New York NY10019 40.7642 -73.981006
  • (At 55th St)
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  • (212) 265-1818
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User Ratings (Based on 94 reviews)

Food 2.2 Value 1.5
Service 2.2 Atmosphere 2.3

Other Restaurant Info

(212) 265-1818
(212) 265-0727
Visa, MC, AmEx, Disc
Daily: 6am-3am
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Accepts Credit Cards, Catering, Delivery, Late Night, Pre/Post Theater, Take Out, Wheelchair Accessible
Min Delivery:

User Reviews

  • Ben Ash Delicatessen

    Posted by Anonymous on 05/11/2006

    Looks are deceiving

    On our trip to the city, we were looking for a yummy dessert. The wonderful looking chocolate cigars in the window lured us inside. We took-out two brownies and two cigars for a total of $17. We always expect to pay more in the city, but this was unbelievable. On the ride home I reviewed the menu and gasped at the high prices......higher than any other deli in town. When we got to our hotel, I couldn't wait to taste our desserts. How disappointing it all was. Service was very nice though. Sorry folks...Wouldn't recommend this one.

  • Ben Ash Delicatessen

    Posted by Foster on 05/03/2006

    Good Reuben

    They have a very good reuben sandwich, and they have always helped us out with our children spliting their meals. Very pricy however we go there once a year during our annual trip to NYC.

  • Ben Ash Delicatessen

    Posted by mbucky on 04/30/2006

    Not worth it

    Our group consisted of 2 adults and 3 children all under the age of 7. For one thing, the place did not have a children's menu. When we told the waitress that 2 of the children were going to share a plate of pasta, she came back and told us that we would have to pay a plate sharing charge of $3. That seemed ridiculous given that the restaurant was nearly empty and that kids were the ones sharing. Aside from that, the service was poor and the food mediocre. The prices were high too for the amount and quality of the food received. There are definitely better choices out there!

  • Ben Ash Delicatessen

    Posted by Carrie Bradshaw on 04/14/2006

    Cheesecake is good

    Ben ash is located in the heart of Midtown, Times square. Its very small. I didnt eat much except the cheesecake i went for about every night. I liked it.

  • Ben Ash Delicatessen

    Posted by Go to the Carnegie Instead! on 03/13/2006

    How much did you say that was?

    $100 for four people. For BREAKFAST. We've never paid that much for breakfast in our lives and never plan to again. Yes, the server was nice to our children, but the bill just blew us away. Bagels with a schmeer, some lox, pancakes for the six year old and a croissant for the eight year old and the city's worst coffee. Certainly not worth $100.

  • Ben Ash Delicatessen

    Posted by Anonymous on 03/02/2006


    We went here because it looked like a decent place to eat. We ended up spending something like $58 on four people(three of whom actually ate, one just got coffee). The waiter got all flustered when I asked for my eggs a certain way, and he acted like we were being incredibly disagreeable, whatever we said. The coffee wasn't good. Food was edible, but not very interesting-- nothing I couldn't make in my kitchen in a few minutes. And later we got a pastry at the front and the guy gave us the wrong one... I guess that's neither here nor there, but, whatever, I'm not going back.

  • Ben Ash Delicatessen

    Posted by Disappointment in huge portion on 02/26/2006

    Waste of space

    We didn't wait to get in on a Sunday afternoon. When we were seated and had to make our selection the waitress wouldn't stop to take our order, and then got the order wrong. For a $20 sandwich you should get a smile and a thank you, but we got none of those.

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