Zaftigs Delicatessen

335 Harvard St BrooklineMA02446
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Since 1997 the company has been providing Eating Places.
by dandb on March 23, 2015 from dandb


Know Before You Go: When there's a lengthy wait, pass the time upstairs at Barnes and Noble. Or take your Reuben to go.
by ezlocal on March 26, 2015 from ezlocal
When to Go: Because Zaftigs only accepts reservations of large parties, those looking to avoid a wait should come in before 6pm.
by ezlocal on March 26, 2015 from ezlocal

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You may “become zaftig yourself after indulging” at this “homey” Brookline deli and its Natick offshoot, where “polite” types serve a “well-rounded menu” of “terrific” Jewish-style (non-kosher) fare – from “classic” sandwiches to “incredible” all-day breakfasts – in “more-than-ample portions”; despite the feeling that it’s “a bit pricey” for the genre, “a ton of people” consider them “seriously...
by zagat on February 18, 2014 from zagat
This non-kosher deli puts modern twists on old-fashioned Jewish treats.:
Zaftigs Eatery Restaurant Review: From the Yiddish adjective for pleasantly full-figured, Zaftigs occupies a suitably large space, often crowded with Brookline families. The wall art is a hoot, featuring big, bold paintings of bygone delis and plump Jewish mothers (hence the name). Background music is also suitably retro---think Sinatra, Bird and Chet Baker. The menu, by contrast, puts modern...
by gayot on January 20, 2013 from gayot
Here's something different: a contemporary version of a Jewish delicatessen. How refreshing to have genuinely lean corned beef, a modest slice of cheesecake, low-sugar homemade borscht, and a lovely whitefish-salad sandwich. Believe breakfast is the most important meal? It's served all day, meaning you can skip the hour-long weekend brunch waits and enjoy a plate of the area's best pancakes and...
by fodors on November 02, 2012 from fodors
The magical phrase "breakfast served all day" might be enough to lure you to this bustling restaurant, but even breakfast haters will be happy at Zaftigs. The name, Yiddish for "pleasingly plump," is no joke -- portions are more than generous. Try fluffy pancakes, challah French toast, or a terrific omelet. They share the menu with wonderful overstuffed deli sandwiches as well as entrees that...
by frommers on June 22, 2011 from frommers

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And your Jewish mother will kvell over the brisket even if she doesn't take to tray offerings such as pork sausages and smoked ham. Kosher, this is not. In fact, what has made this 'new Jewish'-style restaurant one of the best eating spots in Brookline are the less traditional offerings, including cheddar-apple omelets and banana stuffed French toast. The wild artwork and hip young wait staff...
by cityvoter on May 13, 2016 from cityvoter