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Great Deli In Brooklyn?

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eliciab Sep 11, 2007 07:08 AM

We're looking for a nice, homey spot to fete my father-in-law who is turning 75 this November. I believe he grew up in Flatbush near Kings Highway -- it would be great if the site could sort of evoke "The Old Neighborhood." Nothing too pricey though.
Any suggestions?

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    DeisCane RE: eliciab Sep 11, 2007 07:22 AM

    It seems a bit kitschy, but the reviews seem consistently good: Mill Basin Kosher Deli (www.mssk6.bizland.com/ ).

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      like2nosh RE: eliciab Sep 15, 2007 11:54 PM

      essex on coney
      1359 Coney Island Ave. (between J & K)
      Vaad Harabonim of Flatbush and Kehila Kashrus

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        jeterfan RE: like2nosh Sep 16, 2007 05:40 AM

        How about the Crown Deli in Boro Park or Gottlieb's in Williamsburg.

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          DeisCane RE: jeterfan Sep 16, 2007 06:05 AM

          Gottlieb's is dynamite but not exactly a place for feting. :-)

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        frankbooth RE: eliciab Sep 16, 2007 07:10 AM

        Mill Basin Kosher Deli (pastrami.net)
        Jay and Loyd's
        Essex on Coney

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          moonlightgraham RE: frankbooth Sep 16, 2007 10:07 AM

          I know that you asked about delis, but you might consider an old style dairy restaurant.

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          meateater RE: eliciab Sep 17, 2007 01:36 PM

          Adelman's on Kings highway and East 19th street -
          about a decade ago the place was refurbished with sports memorabilia but don't be fooled - it is still an old fashioned deli with older waiters and waitresses and plenty of the "old neighborhood" crowd [in fact, it is in the old neighborhood!]. Prices are reasonable. Avoid the early bird crowd if you can.

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