Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Sadie Katz Delicatessen

189 Bank St. Send to Phone
802-864-5308
Fancy some latkes or lean pastrami? This Jewish deli in Burlington offers up traditional fare that has never tasted better.

Cuisine
Open
Breakfast & Lunch daily
Features
  • Dress code: Casual

* Click here for rating key

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Sadie Katz Delicatessen Restaurant Review

: As any Vermonter can tell you, delicacies like matzoh ball soup and crispy potato latkes long demanded lengthy drives to more diverse restos outside Boston or Montreal. Nothing in the North Country approximated these old school dishes until Sadie Katz arrived. The Jewish deli, forever coveted by exurbanites, has done well in Burlington. Retrofitted into a narrow diner just off Church Street, the city's first kosher delicatessen offers lox omelets and hot pastrami on rye (minus the caraway seeds) among other deli favorites. Craving corned beef? The Reuben sandwich is stuffed with salty ribbons of meat then grilled with Swiss cheese to a buttery turn. Triple Deckers are comprised of three layers of bread, a choice of two meats, Thousand Island dressing, coleslaw and Swiss cheese. There are complimentary pickles (full and half-sours) plus a perky potato salad that's tart and creamy and flecked with bits of crunchy green peppers. Best of all, the beverage counter comes stocked with Dr. Brown's Cream Soda, Cel-Ray Tonic, and chocolate phosphates.



AMERICA'S TOP RESTAURANTS

Discover the best female chefs, top pizzerias and stellar seafood restaurants with GAYOT's Top 10 lists of the best restaurants in America.