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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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  • “Awesome server! Beef and barley soup was great even by itself. Ruben and potato cakes were nice going with it. Also enjoyed the carrot cake. Recommended to anyone passing through the Cincinnati area! ”

    Frank Andrews ★★★★★

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

    Sharon Z. ★★★★★

  • “I think I died and went to sandwich heaven......seriously though, Izzys Original Reuben is the stuff of legends. Words cant describe it, you just need to go in and try it sometime. Im hungry just thinking about it!!!! ”

    Martha C. ★★★★★

  • “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. ★★★★★

  • “2nd time to dine at Izzys.  THIS PLACE IS OFF THE CHAIN!  The "Famous Reuben" is amazing!  This place is a MUST STOP when in the Florence area. The service was good and my beverage stayed full - even brought a to go cup without asking. ”

    Philip S. ★★★★★

  • “The best! Yummy. Love potato pancakes and pickles as much as the sandwiches. ★★★★★★★★★★ 10★s. ”

    Wana R. ★★★★★

  • “Amazing!!! My second day coming back for lunch. Both corned beef and pastrami. Potato pancakes are delicious with a bit of green onion. Must, must stop if you are even close!!! Great service. ”

    Max M ★★★★★

  • “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. ★★★★★

  • “Love our Ft. Wright Izzys! Friendly people, great food always.”

    Kate R. ★★★★★

  • “If you’re a fan of deli sandwiches, this is the place!”

    Kevin M ★★★★★

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

    Amanda W ★★★★★

  • “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. ★★★★★