2018: Ben’s Best Voted Queens Best Delicatessen!
Ben’s Best Kosher Deli
96-40 Queens Blvd., Rego Park, NY 11374
Ben’s Best delicatessen is an outstanding restaurant and catering business in Rego Park, New York. Benjamin Parker started this very successful endeavor in 1945. He learned the business from his father who was also in the deli business. Benjamin’s first deli was located at 163rd Street and Southern Boulevard in the Bronx and subsequently moved to Rego Park. In 1984 Benjamin passed away and his son, Jay Parker, who at the time was 33 years old took over the deli and became a third generation deli owner.
2017: Queens Voted Cherry Valley Deli Best Delicatessen!
Cherry Valley Deli
12-29 150th Street Whitestone, NY, 11357. 718-767-1937
Everyone has a go-to late-night deli. For Queens, Chery Valley is that and then some. Opened by four brothers over three decades ago, Chery Valley Deli – famous for its 200-plus signature sandwiches, such as the Corona, the Beast or the Chicken Sandwich – knows its stuff. The long-standing, 24-hour deli, at home in Whitestone since 1979, boasts an impressive menu of heroes, wraps, rolls and appetizers (as well as catering options) that make it a clear-cut winner for best delicatessen in the borough.