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What people are saying about Izzy's

Aaron's Food Adventure

Izzy's is a sandwich deli shop located in Cincinnati, Ohio. About two months ago, they were featured on the Travel Channel's hit series "Man v. Food Nation," where one MvF Nation member attempted to eat the "110 Reuben," a massive 5+ pound Reuben sandwich. I ventured to the original Main Street location, the site of the MvF Nation taping.

The corned beef was excellent, among some of the best I've ever had. The seasoning, brining, and slow-cooking process yields this comforting aura when I eat it. Just soft, tender, and flavorful. I loved the melted Swiss cheese here, and even better that they used a broiler to melt that bad boy down. The dressing (probably 1000 Island or something similar?) has that sweet component that combines perfectly with the drained sauerkraut. So yes, I know my fellow Yelp buddy "Chuck B" would enjoy this sandwich... Read More.

 

 

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  • “Im a big fan. I had lunch on a weekday and it was 90% full. The service was excellent.  It was my first time and everyone was very patient and explained what that Izzy is known for their reuben. The Reuben was amazing. The pickles were also amazing. I would recommend Izzys to my friends. ”

    Joel L. ★★★★

  • “I first started going to Izzys over 40 years ago. I remember Izzy working behind the counter across the street from WLWT. The food I had tonight was as good as when Izzy would hand me my sandwich in the 70s! ”

    Arch G. ★★★★★

  • “Absolutely fantastic pastrami Reuben on a pretzel bun!  Chicken noodle soup was fresh with Bowie pasta.  The potato pancakes were crispy pillows of heavenly goodness.  Oh, and the pickles were amazing and I dont usually like pickles!  I sure wish we had one in Toronto!! ”

    Lee M. ★★★★★

  • “Izzys always has good sandwiches, particularly any Reuben variation because the sauerkraut is always crisp and tart. The pickles are the real star though, and we inhale as many as possible every time we visit. The potato pancakes are unique and definitely worth a try - particularly if you are expecting something like a hash brown patty or a soft doughy cake. ”

    Paul W. ★★★★

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

    James M. ★★★★★

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

    Sharon Z. ★★★★★

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

    Dano O. ★★★★

  • “Goetta Rueben and potato pancakes!! And those crisp, cold pickles! Yummy ”

    Amanda W ★★★★★

  • “I love Izzys!!! I go to the one on Mall Road in Florence. The staff are super friendly and the food is delicious!! We love the kids eat free Saturdays as well. The only thing I dont like is that the broccoli cheese soup was taken off the menu. ”

    Macon P. ★★★★★

  • “Came here about 3 years ago while knocking of Great American Ballpark on my list of all ballparks across America.  Hands down the best Reuben sandwich Ive ever had, and as a New Yorker I know Reuben sandwiches.  Would love to come back again in the future. ”

    Adolgo V. ★★★★★

  • “My Sister brought me a Rueben from there & it was phenomenal & the potato pancakes are out of this world!! I only wish that there was an Izzys here in Buffalo, NY. ”

    Dave S. ★★★★★

  • “None Better…Anywhere!! ”

    DM H ★★★★★