Harry & Ida’s Luncheonette (Closed)
11 Park Place
(bet. Church and Broadway)

Harry & Ida’s Luncheonette, the third restaurant from sibling team Will and Julie Horowitz, gets its name from their great-grandparents. And Harry and Ida, who owned a Harlem delicatessen, would recognize much of the menu: kasha varnishkes, pastrami, carrot tzimmes…. But perhaps in homage to their grandparents on the other side—he was a fisherman, she was a French-trained chef—the Horowitzes have taken a lighter tack than at Ducks Eatery and Harry & Ida’s Meat and Supply Co., both in the East Village. So while pastrami is still the headliner, the dishes are 75 percent vegetarian overall, and most of those are vegan. Even the chopped “liver” is actually a blend of mushrooms, peas, walnuts, and other ingredients. Moreover, the options in the plates section are all gluten-free, with the exception of the egg noodles and pastrami. (But the restaurant is not certified kosher.) Closed July 2018.


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