Ten Best Delis in Broward and Palm Beach Counties
Established over 30 years ago, this Oakland Park deli recently went through a chance of ownership (Queen's native and self-proclaimed "Deli guy," Larry Bruskin took it over in 2012). But it's back and even better than it was originally. Bruskin has spruced up the recipes by making everything from scratch and eliminating MSG from soups and stocks. While it's not fully kosher -- it'll surely slap some cheese on your reuben -- but it offers an array of jewish-style Eastern European specialties like knishes, kugels, nova, lox, whitefish, as well as the consummate corned beef and pastrami sandwiches piled high on savory rye.
There are plenty of places that consider themselves New York style delis, but this place actually hails from the original five boroughs (it has locations in Manhattan, Queens, and Long Island). So for those New Yorkers who like to complain about the subpar food in South Florida, suck it. This Boca Raton spot is legit. It offers everything you'd find up north: whole rotisserie-roasted empire kosher chickens, beef-tongue Polonaise with raisin gravy, homemade stuffed derma, noodle pudding, kasha varnishkas, spinach logs, potato knishes, braised beef brisket, chicken in a pot, Hungarian goulash. And then there's the sandwiches. Served on chewy rye, it has all the meats one would hope for, including tongue, salami, pastrami, and house-pickled corned beef. Look: if you're not happy with the deli delicacies at this place, the problem is most likely you. Just sayin'.
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801 S. University Drive, Plantation, FL
5240 N. University Drive, Lauderhill, FL
7132 Beracasa Way, Boca Raton, FL
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229 SW 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL
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4635 N. Ocean Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL
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9942 Clint Moore Road, Boca Raton, FL