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Oct 30, 2008 01:46 PM

Anyone have a recommendation for a Jewish Deli in MSP??

I am in Florida and we brought in food from a Jewish Deli. I forgot how good cold cuts could be!! Anyone have any suggestions?

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  1. What area are you in? If you are near St. Louis Park (near Lake Calhoun) there is a Jewish Market & Deli called Fishman's Kosher Market & Deli. They have alot of good stuff there. Also there are Kosher meats at Byerly's (upper scale grocery chain) which are very good.

    Fishman's Delicatessen and Bakery
    4100 Minnetonka Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55416

    3777 Park Center Blvd A, St Louis Park, MN

    1. I'd like to say Bernie's or the Lincoln Del on West Lake Street in St. Louis Park but alas they are long gone. :(

      1. You should probably try Cecill's in St. Paul's Highland Park area next door to St. Kate's. I usually go there to dine in (best Reuben in town, perhaps) but they seem to have nice selection of cold cuts, fresh baked breads,etc.

        They seem

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        1. re: dalewest

          I second the Cecil's rec. Personally I can't go there without getting the Monte Cohen and a chocolate shake. Yumilicious! Furthermore, I literally have to buy all the reuben acoutrements (bread, cheese, corned beef) from Cecil's prior to any 7-hour trip back to ND to visit my family. That's how much my parents LOVE Cecil's too!

          1. re: Seige

            I third Cecil's! Best Jewish rye around. And the bagels. Oy! The bagels!

        2. Having eaten in the field for much of my childhood, and having managed and opened a real deal Jewish Deli, here's my take.

          Right now I would rate the TC Jewish(esque) Delis like this in terms of product:
          1) Brothers (6th and Nicollet, Skwyay level)
          2) Cecil's
          3) Pastrami Jacks
          4) Crossroads

          That's really all there are in this town. Be'wiched, while quite good, is something different.

          However, it is my belief that when it officially opens (on Monday, BTW) Mort's Deli in Golden Valley will shoot to the top of that list immediately. I just hope they get it right and that they last.

          1. I actually live in Hudson WI but we go to the cities often enough. Cecil's in St Paul would be closest so I am glad to hear it is delish!!!