Best Deli in Boston

2015 Best Deli

Sam LaGrassa’s

Boston

If the line seems daunting at lunchtime, don’t worry—it’ll be just minutes until you reach the front, where the warm, sliced-to-order corned beef, pastrami, and roast beef will be piled…Read More

2014 Best Deli

Moody’s Delicatessen & Provisions

Waltham

To be clear, the word ” delicatessen” in Moody’s moniker is not meant to imply eats of the kosher Jewish variety (though after a bite of the piled-high pastrami sandwich…Read More

2013 Best Deli

Michael’s Deli

Brookline

Sure, it’s a bit dingy on the inside. And yes, we find it strange that the specialty sandwiches are named after conservative talk-radio hosts. But corned beef does not compete…Read More

2012 Best Deli

Rubin’s Kosher Restaurant Delicatessen

Brookline

Sadly, the deli is seriously endangered in this country. Thankfully here in Boston, or in Brookline anyway, at least one shining outpost exists, an homage to a time when eating…Read More

2012 Best Deli

Rubin’s Kosher Restaurant Delicatessen

Brookline

Sadly, the deli is seriously endangered in this country. Thankfully here in Boston, or in Brookline anyway, at least one shining outpost exists, an homage to a time when eating…Read More

2011 Best Deli

Rubin’s Kosher Restaurant Delicatessen

Brookline

Sure, the sandwiches are just as good at Michael’s Deli, located half a mile down Harvard Street, but what sets Rubin’s apart is the atmosphere. Step inside, eavesdrop on the…Read More

2010 Best Deli

Michael’s Deli

Brookline

If you’re looking for deli atmosphere, head to Rubin’s—it’s like a time machine, taking you back to an era when the term ‘hot tongue’ had nothing to do with Lady…Read More

2008 Best Deli

Rubin’s Kosher Restaurant Delicatessen

Brookline

Yarmulke-bedecked customers attest to the kosher bona fides at this Brookline mainstay, where the takeout case is long and complete, the sandwiches are overstuffed with choice cuts, and the pickles—well,…Read More

1983 Best Deli

Berezka Food Store

Brighton

The city’s first Russian deli (as far as we know). Terrific food, friendly people. Very unusual…Read More

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