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Split Pea Soup is Back

Split Pea Soup is Back

Warm Up this Winter with Split Pea Soup! 

These cold days cry out for hot soup!  Izzy's Famous and Delicious Split Pea is back.  Come on in and warm up with a cup or a bowl, or bring it home and serve it up!

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  • “Great place! I love Rubens and they are the best Ive had. The kosher pickles and the potato cakes are wonderful. We buy the jar pickles when ever we can find them. When in Cincinnati, find an Izzys! ”

    Kent F. ★★★★★

  • “Was in the area shooting a wedding and wanted to eat something different then the same old stuff. Looked on Yelp and saw the great reviews so we tried it out. Food was great, staff was funny, and the price was perfect for what we got. Next time we are in Cincinnati we will have to stop by again. Give it a shot and go for the Ruben its great!”

    Tad C. ★★★★★

  • “Had some quests from Columbus area and Andrian, MI and wanted to take them to a "local" restaurant. My grandson and I decided Izzy's in Forest Park was the choice. They LOVED it. First the delicious pickles and then the famous Ruben and potato pancake. The waitress was great, very friendly and we enjoyed her conversation with our questions. They were very impressed with the food and her. I wish I knew her name but she was the only waitress there. Then even bought a jar of pickles to take home.”

    Glyn H. ★★★★★

  • “Pickles!!  Potato Cakes!!  Pastrami!!  Paradise!! There is just NOT a better sandwich shop to be found!! ”

    Matthew B. ★★★★★

  • “Delicious toasted sandwiches and high-quality meats.  So tasty and hits the spot every time. ”

    Jordan W. ★★★★

  • “A locals favorite spot. Featuring good food and great service! ”

    Dano O. ★★★★

  • “Excellent lunch menu.  I had the egg salad and my spouce had a reuben.  Portions are large and price is great ”

    Connie B. ★★★★

  • “One of the best restaurants in the city. Hands down the best Reubens around. ”

    James M. ★★★★★

  • “Longtime fans "love" this landmark Cincinnati deli with locations throughout the city serving "hearty", "overstuffed" sandwiches (particularly the "terrific" Reuben) along with "famous" pickles and "second-to-none" potato pancakes; although the decor reminds some of a grade-school lunchroom, it's affordable and the staff is "a hoot."

    Zagat Reviewed – 4.5 Food/ 4.4 Service

  • “I love the corned beef wraps and the Turkey wraps. Izzy's is delicious and busy weekdays at lunch. ”

    Emily C. ★★★★

  • “First time having Izzy burger. Incredible! ”

    Rob D ★★★★★

  • “Great little downtown spot for family...Very friendly staff and good food!”

    Sharon Z. ★★★★★