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Marky's Deli - closing

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  1. Wow! That's shocking! I haven't been in years, but Marky's is an institution!

    1. Too bad. I thought that they were about ready to learn how to cook after all these years.

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      1. re: Vinnie Vidimangi

        Vinnie has Marky's pegged pretty well. Unless you insisted on dining strictly kosher no matter what, Marky's was a dud through and through. It didn't seem to do anything right. A bleak, depressing joint, and overpriced to boot. Remarkable that it lasted so long.

        1. re: juno

          The secret of Marky's "success"? Little or no competition. If you had to have kosher deli, you were basically a captive customer. About 20 years ago I ordered a hamburger to go and requested fried onion instead of raw onion. They charged me an extra 50cents. 20 years ago.!!

          1. re: Doctormhl1

            Plus taxes.

            I was at Jerusalem, which is an Arabic buffet, nine years ago leading a party of four adults and four children, one of whom was a baby. I asked for a container of hot water to warm a baby bottle. I was charged fifty cents. No brains; no tip.