Deli Man Synopsis
Jewish culture reflects the heart of a vital ethnic history. As that culture continues to shift and adapt alongside mainstream America, delicatessen food – as its name suggests – remains a beloved communal delicacy.
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Interesting and Fun

By ruthcooper355
Anyone who has ever eaten in a deli should see this to see how hard the owners and their families work to make sure you have a good experience. Moving stories of three generations of owners who work...


By Charles Berky
This was another good "Foodie" flick to add to a recent good list. Humorous, entertaining, as well as historically informative. Just don't go on an empty stomach....

Saw it in Houston!

By scorza
Funny, touching, brilliantly edited, we want to see it again! See it and take all your friends. Had dinner at Kenny & Ziggy's after the movie, and the food was fabulous as was the atmosphere. But...

Deli Man

By ronnieb1120
My husband and I both thought it was FANTASTIC!!!!!! The history of the Jewish people and the Jewish delis brought back many fond childhood memories. "Ziggy" is quite a person apart from the...

Deli Man (written by Gregory Mann)

By gregmannpress
More than 160 years of tradition served up by the Jewish deli owners, operators and fanatics who are keeping hot pastrami hot and a culinary must. Jewish culture reflects the heart of a vital ethnic...

The best story of "Jewish Deli" history todate.

By tony s
There have been similar films that have appeared on PBS & the Travel Channel but this little gem is by far the best to date. Well written, great cinematography and the most important part is the...

Too much on one subject

By clane68
I saw Deliman at the Atlanta Jewish Film festival. This movie left me feeling 'meh' about the whole film. While there are interesting parts about the history of the deli and specific famous delis,...


By rdzeisler
This was a fun movie and very enlightening...

Better have a deli to stop st on your way home!

By sandydj2
Native New Yorker, not Jewish but have eaten at delis my whole life. Was wonderful to hear the backstory and made me wistful for the days when great delis were all over. Glad to have Mill Basin deli...

Don't Go Hungry

By polegirl2007
If you are a fan of Kosher Deli food, see this movie. It's fun and gives you a historical appreciation of how these fast fading gems came to be. The documentary traces one particular deli owner, and...

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Rated PG-13 | For Some Language