Neighborhood Eats: Morty's
Comments () | Published March 17, 2008
Morty's Delicatessen
Address: 4620 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 202-686-1989
Neighborhood: Upper Northwest
Cuisines: American, Breakfast, Deli/Quick Bites
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Thursday 10 AM to 9 PM. Open Friday through Sunday 8 AM to 9 PM.
Nearby Metro Stops: Tenleytown-AU, Friendship Heights
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Not Needed
Best Dishes Whitefish salad; matzoh ball soup; chopped liver; pastrami and corned beef.

When nothing will do but matzoh-ball soup and sour pickles, Morty’s—formerly Krupin’s—is the place. Though not on par with Katz’s or the Carnegie Deli in New York, it satisfies deli cravings with smoky whitefish salad, chopped liver, pastrami, corned beef, and decent bagels. The reappearance of Mel and Morty Krupin in the dining room much of the time gives the place a bit of authentic New York–style shtick.

-March, 2008 

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