New Opening: Junior's on 49th and Broadway

 Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Junior's has a new location and I could not resist to go there few days after their opening! I love Junior's and I am glad they opened other locations, not only in New York in fact as they opened at Boca Raton in Florida. So, the new location on 49th street and Broadway is quite big, looking more modern that its sister a couple of blocks away, with the feel of a modern deli, keeping the vibrant orange theme omnipresent. 

 Dining room at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Dining room at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

 Counter at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Counter at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Food wise, there is no surprise there as they serve a full menu with classics that made their success, the cheesecakes being of course their number one seller. And if you do not want to dine there, you can just grab one at their takeout counter located right at the entrance.

 Grab and go at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Grab and go at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

We went on a Saturday, quite early and were surprised how crowded this place was. They first proposed us to sit at the counter but we preferred a table that we got without even waiting. After ordering, they brought us some pickled beets as well as cabbage and sour pickles that were quite good.

 Pickled beets at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Pickled beets at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

 Sour pickles and pickled cabbage at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Sour pickles and pickled cabbage at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

I also ordered a Dr. Brown's root beer, a bit tempted by their milkshakes, but thinking that it would be too much with the cheesecake I was planning to get for dessert.

 Dr Brown root beer at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Dr Brown root beer at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Jodi ordered a matzo ball soup (always delicious there)

 Matzo ball soup at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Matzo ball soup at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

As well as a Greek salad.

 Greek salad at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Greek salad at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

On my side, I ordered their pastrami reuben that I admit could have had a bit more cheese and sauerkraut, but was delicious, delightfully messy from the fat dripping from the thick layer of meat and the generous amount of Russian dressing I put on top of the pastrami. I also loved the crunchiness of the toasted bread that gave a nice contrast to the softness of the meat. 

 Pastrami reuben at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Pastrami reuben at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

 Pastrami reuben at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Pastrami reuben at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

 Pastrami reuben at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Pastrami reuben at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

 Pastrami reuben at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Pastrami reuben at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Last was the long awaited cheesecake (plain) that is always fantastic and that I consider the best: smooth, dense and creamy.

 Cheesecake at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

Cheesecake at Junior's on 49th St. and Broadway, NYC

I love Junior's and was once again not disappointed!

Enjoy (I did)!

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Junior's - 1626 Broadway, New York, New York 10019

 
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