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The Long Wait for Canter’s Deli Is Over

The Los Angeles-based delicatessen finally debuts the first of two Las Vegas locations

Canter’s Deli

Address: Tivoli Village, 330 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 160

Phone: 702-444-0407

Hours: Open from Sunday to Thursday from 6:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday until 11 p.m.

For more than a year, fans of Canter’s Deli impatiently waited for the famous delicatessen to return to Las Vegas after departing Treasure Island near the sports book in 2012.

The wait ends today with the opening of a 6,300-square-foot restaurant at Tivoli Village with room for 200 diners indoors and another 45 outside on the patio.

Owner Kevin Jeffers even created a replica of Canter’s founder Art Mortimer’s 1985 mural, Canter’s signature Baker Boy neon sign, and black and white photographs documenting the 86-year history of the original delicatessen. Memorabilia around the restaurant showcases pieces from former Los Angeles Dodgers coach Tommy Lasorda, former Lakers point guard Magic Johnson, Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, former Cubs shortstop and first baseman Ernie Banks, “Mr. October” Reggie Jackson, “The Yankee Clipper” Joe DiMaggio and former Dodgers right fielder Shawn Green.

The restaurant features a bakery filled with bagels, bialy rolls, and breads along with New York-style cheesecakes, babka cake, rugelach, warm noodle kugel and, of course, black and white cookies.

Canter’s starts dishing out breakfast from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. daily, keeping the menu going until 11:30 a.m. Fans can find corned beef, pastrami and kosher salami omelets; Nova Scotia lox and bagels; pastrami eggs Benedict; potato pancakes; brioche French toast; and a white chocolate raspberry swirl French toast. The restaurant also serves a the Franklyn sandwich with warm steamed brisket topped with grilled and raw onions along with melted American cheese and an over-easy egg served on an everything bagel.

On the lunch menu, potato knish and latkes, pastrami knish sandwiches, and chips and pastrami topped with melted cheese. Burgers, hot dogs, and traditional deli sandwiches as well as matzah ball soup and dill pickles made in house join favorites such as a half-roasted chicken, slow-roasted prime rib, meatloaf, and Fish and Chips, all served with mashed potatoes or steakhouse onion rings.

Canter’s Deli also roasts its own coffee beans, and serves Dr. Brown sodas, beer, wine and more.

Canter’s plans a second location at The Linq Promenade, opening in late October or early November.

Both Canter’s Deli Locations Really Have Opening Dates [ELV]

Tivoli Village

400 South Rampart Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89145 (702) 534-0000 Visit Website

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