Jewish delis have become synonymous with the ultimate comfort foods. With everything from a classic bagel and lox to a mile-high pastrami sandwich, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Most big cities are fortunate enough to enjoy numerous Jewish deli options, and the area around Mondial River West is no different. Here are some of the best of the Jewish delis in Chicago.
Bebe’s Kosher Deli
As part of the French Market in the West Loop area, Bebe’s Kosher Deli is in good company when it comes to food. Focused on serving traditional Jewish deli eats, Bebe’s Kosher Deli relies on recipes that have been passed on through many generations. It’s perfect for quick take out or a relaxing meal at the market. Also, this counter-serve restaurant offers specialties such as the “Hot Pastrami Special,” “Sweet Noodle Kugel,” and “Bagel, Lox and Cream Cheese Schmear.”
Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen
Located in the South Loop, Manny’s Cafeteria and Delicatessen is a Chicago landmark. Manny’s has been family-owned and operated for over 75 years. Reminiscent of a vintage diner, this mainstay delivers a no-frills approach when it comes to decór, but it excels when it comes to authentic Jewish deli fare. It’s open for all-day dining. Customers can enjoy house favorites such as “Thick Challah French Toast,” “What Am I, Chopped Liver?” and corned beef and cabbage.
In business since 1960, Morry’s Deli has been a Hyde Park favorite for classic deli food. Low-key and casual, Morry’s Deli feels like a true New York-style deli with plenty of seating and friendly staff. Stop by for their mouth-watering sandwich selections. You can have anything from a hot corned beef sandwich to “Morry’s Ultimate Reuben Sandwich”.