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Manny's Coffee Shop & Deli
Today 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
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1141 S Jefferson St Chicago, IL 60607
1141 South Jefferson StreetUSIllinoisChicago60607
$$Deli, Sandwich Shop
Sandwich Shop
Coffee Shop
Takeout Restaurant
Today 6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am – 8:00 pmTuesday 6:00 am – 8:00 pmWednesday 6:00 am – 8:00 pmThursday 6:00 am – 8:00 pmFriday 6:00 am – 8:00 pmSaturday 6:00 am – 8:00 pmSunday Closed
Hardly changed since it opened in 1942, Manny's colorful history is told in the newspaper and magazine clippings on the wisecracking servers. There's corned beef, potato pancakes, and more.
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Storied, no-frills institution serving classic deli fare in a cafeteria-style setting.- Google
"I had a corned beef sandwich, kreplach soup, and a potato pancake."
"Great corned beef and pastrami sandwiches, sides are average."
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Le Roy Retzl
3 months ago
Heard about Manny's and seen on television for years. Made my first trip yesterday. I had a corned beef sandwich, kreplach soup, and a potato pancake. Everything was good, but kind of on the average side. The corned beef was piled high on rye bread with a good pickle on the side. A lot of their other dishes looked great, but did not appear to be available in small portions. Sampling a little of each would be nice. The biggest problem with Manny's, is the price. Everything is very expensive. Manny's is worth a visit, and I would go back...but bring lots of money, $23.75 for what I had!
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Jonathan kamba
3 months ago
Ruben sandwich w/ potato pancake, side of soup and a drink $24.75....this place is an absolute robbery, the sandwich was good, too over stuffed with meat on a small piece of rye "soup" bread, either less meat or bigger bread, my opinion.... the kreplach soup was only two pieces in chicken was mediocre, they did have alot of other things to offer that looked good but you have to order a full order of them...I grabbed a paper menu to see what they fully have and the prices are outrageous to say the least.. I might try this place again but not likely..
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Jen Espino
7 months ago
Best Jewish deli in Chicago. The pastrami or corn beef is piled high on moist rye bread. This neighborhood staple has not changed since they opened. All the food is mouth-watering. Seasoned patrons constantly come for their comfort food.
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Richard Baker
6 months ago
Absolutely love tbhis place, best and only Jewish restaurant in Chicago . don't leave until you have the apple pie.corn beef sandwich and a knishe
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Doug Monnier
a week ago
Went to manny's years ago and it was very good. I was in the neighborhood so I thought I wouñd stop for a corned beef sandwich. I could not have been more disappointed. Yes there was a lot of meat but it was cold and dry. I came on two really small pieces of rye bread which made the sandwich look bigger. For almost 15.00 dollars I got a cold, dry corned beef sandwich with 2 pickles and three small packs of mustard. I think with all the other opions for food in chicago. I won't be going back to manny's for anything much less the food.. It was terrible!
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Joel Buchanan
a month ago
Amazing corned beef sandwich and potato pancakes. The ambience was old school and the staff was friendly. Loved the mustard with horseradish.
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Elissa Cartier
4 months ago
This place is a Chicago institution! Great food and fun service. You've got to have the pastrami on rye, latkes and matzo ball soup.
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Buck Wild
9 months ago
Manny's pastrami is superb. Loaded with flavor and piled high on rye, it will top off your tank. Like so many fantastic food experiences in Chicago, what Manny's lacks in ambiance it more than delivers in the quality of their food. Lunch and dinner crowds can be crazy. Try to hit it around late afternoon.


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