Manny's Cafeteria & Delicatessen

1141 S Jefferson
Chicago, IL 60607
Rating: Classic


The Maxwell Street Market ain’t what (or where) it used to be, but this old cafeteria still features massive Reubens, potato pancakes, and diner standards galore.


Dishes We Liked

Reuben sandwich ($11.95), turkey pastrami ($10.95), super jumbo hot dog with potato pancake ($6.95)

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Additional Information

Rating: Classic
Price: $10-$19
Cuisine: American, Jewish deli
Neighborhood: South Loop
Noteworthy: child friendly
free dinner parking
wheelchair accessible
Hours: B, L & D Mon-Sat.