Manhattan Menu

    • APPETIZERS

    • Chicken Tenders

      11.99

      House-made served with honey mustard or duck sauce

    • Fried Kreplach

      12.49

      Five crispy pieces with sautéed onions

    • Potted Mini Meatballs

      12.49

      In brown gravy

    • Chopped Liver

      13.99

      Garnished with lettuce, tomato and onion

    • Our Unique Chicken Fricassee (Ben's OG)

      13.99

      With mini meatballs in brown gravy

    • Beef Tongue Polonaise

      15.99

      In our delicious raisin gravy

    • Homemade Stuffed Derma

      11.99

      With brown gravy

    • Nova Scotia Salmon

      14.99

      With onion, lettuce and tomato

    • Stuffed Cabbage Honogroise (Ben's OG)

      13.49

      A generous cabbage roll filled with lean ground beef, a little rice and our special seasonings, in a sauce that cries out for rye (to get the last drop) or substitute 6 minis

    • Wings

      9.99

      Choose Buffalo, Sweet Teriyaki, Honey BBQ or Plain. Served with celery sticks & homemade Garlic-Mayo dipping sauce.

    • Chicken Pot Pie

      11.99
    • DOGS

    • Beef Frank Combo

      13.99

      Hebrew National® beef frank with fresh-cut fries or a knish and fountain soda

    • Hush Puppy

      13.99

      Homemade mashed potatoes wrapped around a Hebrew National® beef frank encased in an egg roll wrapper with fountain soda

    • TOP'T DOGS

      15.99

      Includes bottomless fountain soda and choice of French fries, potato knish or deli side salad. Choose one:

      Best of Boston
      A generous portion of baked beans & crispy onion straws on a bun

      Chili Dog
      On a bun heaped with chili & fresh-chopped red onions

      Ben's Deli Dog
      On baguette topped with warm sauerkraut & your choice of either corned beef or pastrami. Russian dressing optional.

    • OMELETTES

      Made with three fresh eggs. Served with potato pancake and apple sauce or our fresh-cut French fries.

    • Corned Beef or Pastrami

      15.99

      Extra lean ............ add 1.00

    • Tongue

      19.99
    • Two Meat Combination Omelette

      16.99

      With tongue or extra lean ...... add 1.00

    • Western Omelette

      15.99

      Deli-style omelette with or without green peppers and onions as you wish

    • Salami or Bologna

      14.99
    • Nova Scotia Salmon, Eggs & Onions

      19.99
    • Onion

      12.99
    • Fresh Veggie Omelette

      14.99

      With avocado ............ 15.99

    • Plain

      12.99

      (but very good)

    • All White Omelettes

      Add 2.99
    • Egg Sandwich Lovers!

      We’ll gladly make your omelette into a sandwich upon request.
      On rye ............ no charge
      On club ............ add .99

    • HOMEMADE SOUPS

    • Ronnie's Old-Fashioned Chicken Soup

      With a Matzo Ball ............ 6.49
      With a Kreplach ............ 6.49
      With Noodles or Rice ............ 5.99
      Care for another Kreplach or Matzo Ball? ... 2.29 each

    • Mushroom Barley Soup

      6.49
    • Grandma's Soup

      8.99

      Our famous chicken soup filled with boneless
      chicken, soft carrots, and noodles
      With one matzo ball or kreplach ............ 10.99

    • A Schissel

      13.99

      Chicken in the pot without the chicken or if you prefer, we’ll fill your big bowl with just mushroom barley or our daily homemade soup

    • Bowl of Vegetarian Chili

      10.99

      With wedge of garlic bread

    • Daily Homemade Soups (Ben's OG)

      6.49

      Sunday ... Chicken a la Reine
      Monday ... Chef's Choice
      Tuesday ... Split Pea
      Wednesday ... maybe Lentil, maybe Lima Bean
      Thursday ... Chef's Choice
      Friday ... maybe Potato, maybe Cabbage
      Saturday ... Vegetable

    • GARDEN FRESH SALADS

      Dressing selections: Russian, Oriental, Honey Mustard, Fat-Free Italian, Poppyseed, Creamy Garlic

    • Caesar Salad

      9.99

      Creamy garlic dressing over crisp romaine with homemade croutons
      With seasoned grilled chicken breast ...... 17.99
      With grilled fresh salmon ...... 18.99

    • Spinach Salad

      13.99

      Fresh spinach with chopped egg, red onion and mushrooms in a poppy seed dressing topped with crumbled, grilled pastrami

    • Chef Salad

      Crisp romaine, peppers, radish, hard-boiled egg, tomato, black olives, and your choice of meats: Roast Beef, Turkey, Corned Beef, Salami, Bologna, Smoked Turkey Breast, Tongue (add $1.00) or Extra Lean (add $1.00)
      One meat ............ 17.99
      Two meats ............ 19.99

    • Soup and Salad Combo

      14.99

      A bowl of soup with a house garden salad or Caesar Salad
      With Grandma's soup ............ add 2.50

    • Grilled Chicken & Avocado Salad

      18.99

      Mixed garden greens, cherry tomatoes and red onions with a homemade Basil & Sweet Honey Mustard dressing, topped with grilled chicken breast and avocado

    • Grilled Salmon Salad

      18.99

      Romaine, mixed greens and spinach leaves, cherry tomatoes and red onions tossed with Honey Mustard topped with grilled salmon and homemade croutons

    • Salad Orientale

      18.99

      An oriental chicken breast and crunchy noodles, crisp romaine, carrots, peppers, mushrooms, scallions, water chestnuts and snow peas, covered with an Asian dressing

    • House Garden Salad

      9.99

      Mixed salad greens with tomato, cucumber, pepper & shredded carrots

    • COLD PLATTERS

      Served with freshly sliced tomatoes on a bed of lettuce with potato salad, health salad, hard boiled egg and garnish.

    • Chopped Liver Platter

      15.99

      A traditional favorite

    • Egg Salad Platter

      14.99
    • Old Fashioned Chicken Salad or Large Tuna Fish Salad Platter

      15.99

      Prepared from scratch by our chef

    • Nova Scotia Salmon

      19.99

      The filet mignon of salmon – delicious!

    • SPECIAL COLD CUT PLATTERS*

      Served with either our homemade potato, health, macaroni, Israeli or pasta salad.

    • Single Meat Platter, Your Choice

      24.99

      Options: Corned Beef, Pastrami, Salami, Bologna, Roast Beef, Brisket of Beef, Sliced Turkey Breast, Smoked Turkey Breast, Hard Salami, Tongue (add 2.00)

    • Assorted Cold Cuts

      26.99

      With Tongue ............ $28.99

    • Ronnie's Turkey Drumstick or Wing

      13.99

      *Extra lean meats ............ add 1.00

    • WRAPS

      Fresh and delicious. Includes choice of French fries, potato knish or deli side salad.

    • Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap

      18.99

      Caesar salad under wraps. Grilled chicken with shredded romaine lettuce, chopped tomatoes, drizzled with Caesar dressing.

    • Fresh Roast Turkey Wrap

      18.99

      Oven roasted turkey breast rolled up with herbed stuffing, cranberry sauce, lettuce, and a touch of creamy garlic mayonnaise.

    • Roast Beef Lover's Wrap

      18.99

      Thinly sliced roast beef, layered with shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, drizzled with our horseradish sauce.

    • Oriental Chicken Roll-up Wrap

      18.99

      A spin-off of our oriental chicken salad. Teriyaki chicken, salad greens, shredded carrots, water chestnuts, tossed in our Asian dressing.

    • PANINI

      Includes choice of French fries, potato knish or deli side salad.

    • Grilled Chicken

      21.49

      Grilled to perfection and topped with lettuce, sweet red pepper and chipotle dressing on French bread.

    • The Original Brisket

      21.49

      Slowly simmered brisket served with caramelized onions and fresh horseradish sauce on a Brioche roll.

    • Steak Bites

      21.49

      Mouthwatering steak slices and grilled onions doused with homemade pesto sauce on pressed French bread.

    • The Rachel

      21.49

      A mound of our delicious pastrami, sauerkraut and Russian dressing on pressed seeded Rye bread.

    • The Reuben

      21.49

      Ben's famous corned beef, sauerkraut, Russian dressing on pressed seeded Rye bread.

    • HOT OPEN SANDWICHES

      The first “hot food” in old-time NY delis! Served with homemade potato pancake and apple sauce or real mashed potatoes or our fresh-cut French fries.

    • Hot Open Roast Turkey

      21.99

      With gravy and cranberry sauce

    • Hot Open Brisket of Beef

      21.99

      With gravy (Extra lean ...... add $1.00)

    • Hot Open Roast Beef

      21.99

      With gravy

    • Hanger Steak (Our Roumanian) Sandwich

      28.99

      Open style

    • Hot Pastrami and Corned Beef Combo

      28.99

      Deli lovers favorite! Open style on rye, with sweet and sour sauce, stuffed derma and fresh-cut French fries (Extra lean ...... add $1.00)

    • OVERSTUFFED SANDWICHES

      Ben's features Hellmann'sServed with bottomless cole slaw and pickles galore. Your choice of rye or whole wheat bread. Add sliced tomato, sweet or hot peppers, potato salad or club bread ... add 0.99. Toasted garlic bread ... add 1.29. Special requests? Just ask!

    • Hot Corned Beef

      15.99

      We pickle our own!

    • Extra Lean Hot Corned Beef

      16.49
    • Hot Pastrami

      15.49
    • Extra Lean Pastrami

      16.49
    • Tongue

      18.49

      Pickled on premises!

    • Fresh Brisket of Beef

      15.49
    • Extra Lean Brisket of Beef

      16.49
    • Roast Beef

      15.49
    • Turkey

      15.49
    • Smoked Turkey Breast

      15.49
    • Breaded Chicken Cutlet

      15.49
    • Grilled Chicken Breast

      15.49
    • Hebrew National® Salami or Bologna

      13.99
    • Hard Salami

      15.49
    • Grilled or Boiled Knockwurst

      10.99

      On Frank Roll

    • Chopped Liver

      13.99
    • Old-Fashioned Chicken Salad

      13.99
    • Egg Salad

      12.99
    • Tuna Fish Salad

      13.99
    • PLT

      15.49

      Grilled pastrami, lettuce, tomato on rye toast

    • Double Dip

      16.99

      Half a Deli Double sandwich (one meat only) with a bowl of your favorite soup & choice of bread
      Tongue or Extra Lean ............ add .50
      With Grandma's Soup ............ add 2.50

    • SPECIALTY SANDWICHES

      Served with bottomless cole slaw and pickles galore.

    • Hungarian Hoagie

      19.99

      Tender beef goulash, caramelized onions, sweet red peppers on a club roll.

    • Ronnie's Tastemaster

      24.99

      Where the meats meet. Something of everything piled high on rye. With Russian dressing and cole slaw.

    • Deli Double

      23.99

      Oversized portions of hot corned beef and pastrami, served on twin junior rolls. Or substitute your two favorite meats. (Tongue ...... add $1.00)

    • Israeli Hero

      36.99

      Our incredible foot-long hero sandwich, overstuffed with everything but the kitchen sink. Feeds two big fressers or three average mensch.

    • Mix 'n Match:

      Choose any two or three of your favorite ingredients and let us build your sandwich. We’ll include cole slaw and Russian dressing on your combo, if you like. Sliced Turkey, Pastrami, Chopped Liver, Corned Beef, Smoked Turkey Breast, Hard Salami, Bologna or Salami, Brisket of Beef, Roast Beef, or Tongue (add $1.00)

    • Mix 'n Match Any Two Meats

      21.99
    • Mix 'n Match Any Three Meats

      24.99

      Extra lean meats ............ add 1.00

    • STEAK & TURKEY BURGERS

      Freshly ground. Hand formed with 8 ozs. of lean chopped beef or lean ground turkey, seasoned in house. Served with pickles & bottomless freshly made cole slaw. Sauteed fresh mushrooms or onions ... add .99 cents.

    • Burger Classic:

      With lettuce, tomatoes, and fresh-cut French fries
      Steak ............ 15.99
      Turkey ............ 16.99

    • Salami Burger:

      Delicious. Broiled with slices of tangy grilled salami. Served on a bun with fresh-cut French fries.
      Steak ............ 16.99
      Turkey ............ 17.99

    • Slim Burger Platter:

      With sliced tomato, lettuce and fresh fruit salad on the side
      Steak ............ 16.99
      Turkey ............ 17.99

    • Our Popular Pastrami Burger Platter:

      Topped with slices of grilled pastrami. Served with fresh-cut French fries. A kosher treat!
      Steak ............ 18.99
      Turkey ............ 9.99

    • Veggie Burgers:

      We will gladly substitute a veggie burger ... no charge!

    • SPECIALTY BURGERS

      22.99

      Freshly ground. Your choice includes bottomless fountain soda and choice of French fries, potato knish or deli side salad. Substitute a turkey burger ... add $1.00.

      Big Ben
      Grilled pastrami, onion rings, lettuce, tomato and chipotle mayo

      BBQ Brisket
      Sliced brisket & BBQ sauce

      California
      Sliced avocado & Israeli salad

      Sliders
      Twin mini burgers on Challah rolls, crispy onions, horseradish sauce

    • Broiler closes 10 minutes prior to store closing time.

    • Burgers and steaks are cooked to order. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodbourne illness.

    • TRADITIONAL SPECIALTIES

    • Chicken or Beef in the Pot

      With a matzo ball, noodles, kreplach, peas and fresh garden carrots. A real nostalgia trip to the days of your youth.
      With half of a kosher chicken ...... 26.99
      With lean breast of flanken simmered until tender ...... 29.99

    • Our Unique Chicken Fricassee

      23.99

      Succulent chicken pieces and meatballs in a flavorful brown gravy. Served with vegetable of the day and choice of potato.

    • Hungarian Goulash

      24.99

      Cubes of lean beef, gently spiced and simmered until tender with peas and fresh garden carrots. Served on a bed of egg noodles.

    • Beef Tongue Polonaise

      29.99

      Thinly sliced and served with Ronnie’s delicious raisin gravy. Served with vegetable of the day and choice of potato.

    • Marinated Short Ribs

      29.99

      Beef short ribs slow roasted until tender, marinated in our house-made sweet & tangy BBQ sauce. Served with vegetable of the day and choice of potato.

    • The Stuffed Cabbage That Made Us Famous

      26.99

      Oversized cabbage leaves rolled around a filling that’s all meat, a little rice and a touch of seasoning. Just like Ronnie’s mother made! Served with vegetable of the day and choice of potato.

    • Ronnie's Difficult Decision

      31.99

      Can’t make up your mind? Order any of our three different delicious appetizers as a main dish! Served with vegetable of the day and choice of potato.

    • Potato Pancakes

      13.99

      Great, because we grate our own! Three served with apple sauce.

    • HOT ENTREES

      Served with vegetable of the day and choice of potato.

    • FISH:

    • Grilled Filet of Salmon

      26.99

      Always fresh, never frozen. Cut to order from the whole salmon and grilled to your liking. Served with vegetable of the day and choice of potato.

    • POULTRY:

    • Roast Half Spring Chicken

      22.99

      A tender, barbecue-roasted kosher chicken. The best!

    • Breaded Chicken Cutlets

      23.99

      Flavorful boneless chicken breasts lightly breaded and fried until golden

    • Grilled Twin Boneless Chicken Breasts

      23.99

      Plump, fresh and tender. Lightly seasoned then grilled to perfection.

    • Marinated Chicken

      23.99

      A half chicken, marinated in our own barbecue sauce

    • Hawaiian Chicken

      24.99

      Lightly breaded, boneless white meat chicken served in a tangy sweet and sour sauce

    • Roast Turkey

      24.99

      Moist and delicious off the frame, with homemade gravy and cranberry sauce

    • BEEF:

    • Broiled Hanger (Our Roumanian) Steak

      31.99

      Considered by many to be the most flavorful of steaks, ours are chosen and amply cut by the chef, broiled to your taste and served with sautéed onions

    • Rib-Eye Steak

      31.99

      The king of kosher steaks, tender and juicy. May we suggest a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon? It makes the king of kosher steaks a royal experience.

    • Sliced London Broil

      29.99

      Carved as you like it with our rich mushroom gravy

    • Silver Tip Roast Beef

      24.99

      A juicy half-pound portion carved from the tenderest part of the beef

    • Braised Fresh Brisket of Beef

      24.99

      Simmered slowly the old-fashioned way with just the right seasonings and thick sliced ... at least one-half pound. (Extra lean ...... add 1.00)

    • Two 'Specials'

      18.99

      Big fat Hebrew National® quarter pound kosher franks, grilled or boiled, served with baked beans and fresh cut French fries

    • Broiled Chopped Steak

      23.99

      Sixteen lean ounces of juicy beef from our butcher, broiled to your order and smothered with onions. (Prefer chopped turkey? ...... add $2)

    • Burgers and steaks are cooked to order. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodbourne illness.

    • SIDE DISHES

    • TRADITIONAL FAVORITES

      Prepared in our kitchens the old-fashioned way!

    • Homemade Mashed Potatoes

      4.99

      Plain or with sauteed onions

    • Potato Pancake

      4.99

      With apple sauce

    • Our Own Round Baked Knishes

      4.99

      An Eastern European treat! Tender pastry stuffed with savory filling:  Potato, Kashe or Spinach

    • Kashe Varnishkas

      4.99
    • Egg Barley & Mushrooms

      4.99
    • Homemade Stuffed Derma

      5.99
    • Fruit Noodle Pudding

      4.99
    • Spinach Log

      4.99
    • Fresh Vegetable of the Day

      4.99
    • DELI STANDARDS

    • Baked Idaho Potato (evenings only)

      4.99
    • Square Potato Knish

      4.99
    • Baked Beans

      4.99
    • Peas & Carrots

      4.99
    • Sweet or Hot Pepper

      3.99
    • Sauerkraut (hot or cold)

      3.99
    • FAMOUS BECAUSE THEY'RE FRESH!

    • French Fried Potatoes

      5.49
    • French Fried Onion Rings

      5.99
    • SALADS BAR NONE

      Made on the premises with the freshest ingredients

    • Old-Fashioned Potato Salad

      4.99
    • Macaroni Salad

      4.99
    • Israeli Salad

      5.99
    • Pasta Salad

      4.99
    • Health Salad

      4.99
    • Cucumber Salad

      4.99
    • House Garden Salad

      9.99

      Mixed salad greens with tomato, cucumber, pepper & shredded carrots

    • DESSERTS

      Please ask your server for today's selections.

    • Chocolate Babka

      4.99
    • Assorted Mini Cookies

      3.99
    • Assorted Mini Rugulach

      3.99
    • Jumbo Cookie

      3.49
    • Apple Strudel (Homemade)

      4.99
    • Seven Layer Cake

      4.99
    • Brownie

      4.99
    • Special Layer Cake or Fruit Pie

      4.99
    • Low Calorie Baked Apple

      4.99
    • Fruit Gelatin

      3.99
    • Halvah

      6.99
    • Fresh Fruit Salad

      4.99
    • Apple Bread Pudding

      4.79
    • Apple Sauce

      3.29
    • Melon (In Season)

      4.99
    • BEVERAGES

    • Bottomless Fountain Sodas

      3.49

      Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Diet Sprite, Club, Cream, Cherry, Seltzer

    • Dr. Brown's

      2.79

      Celray, Cream, Black Cherry – Regular or Diet

    • Bottled Root Beer

      2.99
    • Bottled Water

      2.29
    • Orange Juice

      4.99
    • Fruit Juices

      2.79

      Apple, Cranberry, Pineapple, Tomato

    • Kedem Bottled Grape Juice

      3.29
    • Bottomless Iced Tea or Iced Coffee

      2.99
    • Bottomless Coffee

      2.49

      With non-dairy creamer

    • Bottomless Tea

      2.49
    • BEER & WINE

      Please ask your server about additional selections which may be available.

    • Beer In Frosted Mugs

      Draft (available in Manhattan only)
      Domestic ... 5.99    Imported ... 6.49

    • Domestic Beer Bottles

      6.49
    • Imported Beer Bottles

      6.99
    • Non-Alcholic Beer

      5.99
    • Pinot Grigio

      Bottle ... 29.99    Glass ... 9.99

    • Baron Herzog Chardonnay (California)

      Bottle ... 29.99    Glass ... 9.99

    • Baron Herzog Merlot (France)

      Bottle ... 29.99    Glass ... 9.99

    • Baron Herzog Cabernet Sauvignon (California)

      Bottle ... 29.99    Glass ... 9.99

    • Baron Herzog White Zinfandel (California)

      Bottle ... 29.99    Glass ... 9.99

    • Kedem Naturally Sweet Concord Bottle

      12.99
    • LIQUOR

      Our full-service bar in Manhattan features a wide selection of liquors and cordials. If your preference is not stocked, please advise your server.

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