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Nov 10, 2006 09:36 PM

Chutzpah Deli, Fairfax

gets a rave review from Michael Stern. Funny to see one of our local joints get treated in this manner.

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  1. He's right. It's a great place.

    1. Does anyone know if the one in Fairfax Town Center gets crowded and what times, if it does? I really want to try this out. Thanks!

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      1. re: chowser

        It gets crowded around lunch but the wait is rarely long.

      2. Wow. Have to say I never expected that kind of rave but we've been getting a lot of attention recently especially after we were mentioned on NPR.

        I happen to work at the Fairfax Chutzpah so it's nice to see all these good reviews.

        My personal recommendations:
        Any Grilled Sandwich
        Luca Brasi (personal favorite)
        Any soup
        Bagels (if you like it get nova lox too)

        And if you stop by on a Sunday or Monday night I'll be the one with a short ponytail.

        Oh yeah and it only gets crowded on weekends and a little busy at lunches. Evenings during the week it's pretty slow so you'll get faster service.

        1. You might want to also check out this tread:

          I would highly recommend cole slaw, full sour pickles and tongue. Stay away from the matzo ball soup.

          1. I LOVE the one in Fairfax, and was thrilled that Tysons Corner got it's own outlet. The one in Tysons hasn't been busy the few times I've been there.

            One small complaint: the pimply-faced kid behind the counter packed my half-sours in WATER, so by the next day they were CUCUMBERS. At $5 for a container full, I was not pleased.