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Deli 613 is an authentic Jewish deli. The deli first opened its doors back in March, but closed for a few weeks during Passover. But they’re back open for business and ready to serve up some seriously delicious grub. If you’re wondering what kind of food you can expect to get, let me give you the lowdown.
First up, they do a range of pittas and sandwiches that range from eight to twelve euros. They also serve up hummus with warm pitta and five falafels for six quid. If you live in the catchment area you can also find them on Deliveroo.
A Jewish deli is not just your average Cuisine de France Jambon chicken fillet role-dealing machine. It’s a delicatessen establishment that serves various traditional dishes in Ashkenazi Jewish cuisine. They’re typically known for their sandwiches, such as pastrami on rye, and their soups, such as matzo ball soup, among other dishes. It’s a cuisine that has been passed down through generations. Katz’s Delicatessen, which is NYC’s oldest deli, is the most famous example of a Jewish Deli.
All their food is kosher and free from dairy, crustaceans, and molluscs. They’re based on Rathmines Road Upper, a ten-minute walk from Beechwood Luas stop, and just up the road from The Swan Centre.
Their shop and café are open Monday to Thursday from 08:30 to 18:00, with the deli opening between 11:30 and 17:30. On Fridays, they open between 08:30 and 16:00. But these opening hours are subject to change. So, if you’re planning on making a journey to Deli 613, be sure to check their website ahead of time.
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