Best of Boston


1998 BEST Deli, Kosher



There’s a reason places like the Harvard Club and the Four Seasons Hotel send out to Rubin’s when their guests want kosher meals. This is homemade food the way your bubbie used to make it. Sure, the prices are a… read more»

1990 BEST Deli, Italian

Salumeria Italiana


If you really know sopresata, Taleggio, pancetta, and pecorino, then you probably know the Salumeria in the North End. If you don’t know the Salumeria, then you probably don’t know the best sopresata, Taleggio, pancetta, and pecorino. read more»

1983 BEST Deli

Berezka Food Store


The city’s first Russian deli (as far as we know). Terrific food, friendly people. Very unusual. read more»

1982 BEST Deli

Rubin’s Kosher Delicatessen


The best—and perhaps only—handcut pastrami in town. read more»

1981 BEST Deli

Rubin’s Kosher Delicatessen


Where else for pastrami? And to our way of thinking, when you’ve found the pastrami, you’ve found the best deli. read more»

1980 BEST Deli

Jaffe’s Pick-A-Chick


We excuse his overly sweet barbecue sauce. read more»

1974 BEST Deli

Premier Restaurant


Unadulterated Jewish soul food and a lively atmosphere to match. read more»