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Federal Delicatessen Restaurant

86 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-363 7184
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (50 reviews)
“pastrami” (99 reviews)
“latkes” (58 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Street Food, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
86 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 962 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love this NY style deli. Love both the chicken and Ruben sandwiches. Service is always good. Great spot for a quick bite

Thank jusmor28
Reviewed 3 days ago

Getting on for 10pm so you are never sure how you will be received at that time but it was no problem and we were made very welcome. I ordered the Blue cod which came in a long tasty bun with some salad and a...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is an American Styled Restaurant and Bar. Some interesting Cocktails to be had. Loved the atmosphere and the staff were pleasant enough. You can watch the Chefs prepare everything in front of you so no room for bad food handling. The waitress that served...More

Thank Eoinz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Retro American style venue. Bottomless tea and coffee. Recommend the Chelsea bun or Hotcakes. This is a quick and convenient breakfast when staying at the SkyCity.

Thank Jennero1
Reviewed 1 week ago

As you can see by the menu, this is not an inexpensive restaurant. Every item is a la carte and the portions are "regular" so not made for sharing. However, with that said, the food is fabulous and worth every penny. This was one of...More

Thank Yvonne B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was such an experience, like stepping back in time. To top it off we had really amazing service and great food! I had the pastrami hash which was hearty & tasty, just what I felt like. I also had an apple juice that was...More

Thank Beeancalulu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast as we could not get a table as in house guests at Sky City Grand without a 15 minute wait. We had a great breakfast with a difference as their menu is unique but flavoursome. We took a table outside...More

Thank Robyn D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most delicious diner ever, so much so that when me and my friends have a special occasion, we almost always go there. The best thing on the menu by far is the mashed potato and I would definitely recommend this restaurant

Thank Mia_mcnamara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although $22 for a sandwich is a little on the pricey side it is very good. The trio of the desserts is also a must. Staff are very attentive

Thank KerrycNZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my go-to place to eat in Auckland. Food quality is always fantastic, service is faultless and the hero items are always there.

Thank 939georgina
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Mary M
Do you offer cheesecakes for weddings.I need a wedding cheesecake for 60 to 70.Any ideas for serving ,transporting out of city and storage and decoration?help!
20 August 2016|
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Response from GAM1965 | Reviewed this property |
I can't answer the question, I too was the customer, not staff. contact them directly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Federal Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-363 7184
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'The Fed' is all about informality, fun and generosity.

Think hand-cut speciality meats, cured lox, gourmet sandwiches deluxe salads & dessert pie by the slice.
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