476 Commonwealth Ave. Boston; (617) 247-9712
Deli Haus has been a longtime hangout for the student and artist crowds who live in Kenmore Square. It boasts a large and varied menu and is days a week. Any nerve-jangling excursion to Logan would be improved considerably by stopping in here. one of the few restaurants in Boston that stay open until 2 in the morning a good place for a bite after leaving one of the nearby clubs.
Appetizers include ethnic specialties like meat or potato knishes (three for $5.75) and homemade soups. Breakfast is not such a bargain, unless you can handle the Beat the Haus special: three eggs, five strips of bacon, German fries, and three slices of toast for $5.25. Your arteries will love you for it
There is a tremendous selection of sandwiches, both hot and cold: Basic varieties range from egg salad ($3.50) to hot corned beef or roast brisket ($4.95). Or try Romanian pastrami, or imported sardines (a full tin!). Check out the Velvet Elvis sandwich ($3.95), with grilled peanut butter and bananas on white bread, just like the King would have it. In the hot category, the barbecued beef sandwich ($5.95) is thinly sliced beef dripping with a tangy sauce on a bulkie roll, served with plenty of French fries.
Dinners have similar prices, making better deals. Marinated steak tips are served with rice pilaf, and a choice of a small salad or veggie of the day, for $6.95. Or try a char-broiled half-chicken, with cranberry sauce, salad, and fries, for $6.25. Drinks include beer and wine.
The fill-you-up approach extends to the desserts, offering an array of giant ice cream sundaes such as the Thursdae scoops of Dutch chocolate and Turkish coffee ice cream topped with coffee syrup, sliced bananas, toasted nuts, whipped cream and a cherry for $4.25. New York-style egg creams, too. Open daily.