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Best tuna fish salad in nyc?

What are your favorite places (delis, restaurants, bagel stores etc) for tuna fish salad in nyc?

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  1. Fairway's "healthy" tuna salad is delish! They say it's "healthy" because it's made with tofu mayo... the whole thing really works because the mayo doesn't overpower their mix of tuna, carrots and herbs. yummy.

    1. The tuna melt at Eisenberg's is usually good. Don't expect A's Do Mar, Ortiz, or Flott premium tunas, but it's good. Link: http://www.menupages.com/restaurantde...

        1. re: DJS

          I wasn't bowled over by the Eisenberg tuna sandwich. Please don't shoot me for saying this, but I've had as good from numerous corner delis. Sure, the atmosphere's adorable, but that's it.

          1. re: DJS

            I had enjoyed Eisenberg's tuna until I bit into the tip of a rubber glove. Kind of lost the luster after that....

          2. I rarely order plain tuna salad (not a veggie person) but I love tuna salad sandwich. For the lighter versions (with less mayo but tuna in olive oil), I like the ones at Bouchon Bakery and wichcraft. Eisenberg got the classic American style right in a hefty size!

            1. tea & sympathy in the west village makes a tasty tuna salad.

              1. Here's the secret from Eisenbergs...

                ... they put the tuna in a blender.

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                1. re: dhammer53

                  Thanks for the tip, now I can replicate it at home. That and a ton of Hellman's (I say that with love, I have a soft spot for Eisenbergs).

                2. Agata & Valentina on 79th and First. Great fresh tuna. Their halibut salad is also great.

                  1. Sarges on 3rd ave has awesome tuna and so does Daniles bagels right across the street.

                    1. It's not your typical mayonnaise tuna but I love the balsamic tuna salad at Murray's Bagels.

                      1. The David Burke at Bloomingdale's has a good tuna sandwich on marble rye with lettuce and tomato...

                        1. Whole Food premade tuna salad.

                          Au Bon Pain tuna.

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                          1. re: jenniebnyc

                            Veggie tuna salad on a bagel at Bagel & Co. on York Avenue. I get it every Sunday!

                          2. 'wichcraft has a sicilian tuna sandwich that is killer!

                            fennel, thin slices of lemon, tapenade, tune, baguette...wow.

                            1. Petak's on Madison Avenue and 89th had a really good tuna salad.

                              1. murray's sturgeon on upper west...hands down

                                1. Eisenbergs is everything I would want in yummy tuna.

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                                  1. re: citified

                                    I also love Fairway's Healthy Tuna
                                    Add a slice of sweet onion to the sandwich...YUM!

                                  2. The tuna salad at Mangia on E 48th between Madison and 5th is excellent.

                                    1. Tom's Diner. Best tuna melt and BEST milkshakes.

                                      1. what can i say...i love "buck's tuna salad" from whole foods with cranberries and fuji apples..i buy it and make my own sandwich or just eat it as is..