Best of Philly

Best Deli

2014 BEST Deli

Ben & Irv’s

Family history (60 years of it, in fact) is what makes the food that comes from the kitchen so heartfelt. Just scan the options for anything that has the excellent pastrami, corned beef or smoked fish on it, and you’ll leave with a big smile on your punim.

1962 Country Lane Road, Huntington Valley, PA | 215-355-2000 | Website


2012 BEST Deli

Famous 4th Street Delicatessen

700 South 4th Street, Philadelphia, PA

Sure, they’ve got the best Jewish deli sandwiches and free pickle bowl around. And don’t miss the humongous crinkle-cut steak fries. But what cinches the deal are the free-with-an-eat-in-lunch fresh chocolate chip cookies. If they moved onto the Main Line, they’d put Hymie’s and Murray’s out of business in a week. Read more »