Manny's Coffee Shop & Deli
Delicatessens in Chicago, IL
Come into Manny's any day and expect to get into a line moving speedily through this cafeteria-style Chicago institution. Monday is the slowest day of the week here because that is the day people diet, making amends for weekend excuses. At Manny's you do not diet. You do not snack. You do not nosh. You come to this landmark lunchroom to pile your tray high and eat like there's no tomorrow. Hardly changed since it opened in 1942, Manny's colorful history is told in the newspaper and magazine clippings on the wisecracking servers. There's the signature corned beef, superb brisket, and tasty, peppery pastrami. For the calorie conscious there's moist turkey breast or turkey pastrami. Get a side of Manny's famous original crisp potato pancakes and check out the full menu for a huge range of delicious steam table entrees.