Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Famous 4th St. Delicatessen
700 S. 4th St.
Philadelphia , PA 19147
Neighborhood: Queen Village
Parking: Street parking only.
Cuisine type: Deli; Sandwiches
Meals Served: Breakfast Lunch - Mon. thru Sun. Dinner - Mon. thru Sun.
Style: The Queen Village institution has gotten a much-needed makeover from new owner Russ Cowan, who has completely rehabbed the 82-year-old deli and upgraded the food to the level of his former Kibitz delis. The service and room still feel like a work in progress, but Philadelphia finally has the makings of a great sit-down deli.
Specialties: All corned beef and pastrami sandwiches; hard salami; mushroom barley soup; split pea; cheese blintzes; all smoked fish (especially sturgeon); whitefish salad; special chopped liver; brisket platter; chicken in a pot; stuffed cabbage;
Hours: 7 days (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
Prices: $$