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Food Catering in Queens, NY

Best Deli Queens, NY

Sapienza Delicatessen and Restaurant

Want a delicious Italian sandwich from the best deli in Queens? Looking for someone to provide you with delicious corporate catering services? Are you looking for the best pastrami sandwich you've ever had? Stop by Sapienza Delicatessen & Restaurant, located in Queens, NY today and place your order!

Sapienza Delicatessen & Restaurant in Queens, New York is known as "The Pastrami King of Queens,” and it’s easy to see why. When you step in, you will be greeted with the most delicious deli offerings around, including Boars Head cold cuts. No other Italian deli can compare to Sapienza’s and we’re sure you’ll be able to tell the difference instantly.

Forget about any other deli when you come to our deli! Our corned beef, brisket, and famous pastrami will keep you coming back for fresh cold cuts on a daily basis. We have the experience that it takes to serve high quality meats that we’re sure you’ll love.

Food Catering Queens, NY

Our Italian deli and food catering restaurant has proudly been serving the Howard Beach area of Queens, NY for over 100 years! Generations have stood before our carver as he skillfully carves piles of pastrami, turkey or corned beef. Many have labeled our Italian deli sandwiches as the “best Pastrami out there.” Come to Sapienza and experience it yourself or call us for food catering services!

Sapienza, New York's best deli!

Located on Cross Bay Boulevard in Howard Beach, Queens, Sapienza Delicatessen and Restaurant offers a wide variety of hot foods, heroes and cold cuts. Whatever menu item you choose, we are sure to make your request fresh and made to order. We use only the finest ingredients available for our large selection of menu items, which include our famous, classically prepared sandwiches.

As a unique Italian deli, Sapienza is one of the few spots to have mastered the art of creating the most enjoyable, delicious Pastrami sandwich. There’s a reason we’re known as “The Pastrami King of Queens!” People visit Sapienza from all over simply to order this outstanding combination of cured meat and cheese. You won't find another Pastrami sandwich like this at any other Italian deli in the whole city!

Call for delicious corporate catering services!

Our customer service is another reason we are often considered the best deli in New York. We take pride in our long tradition of excellence and customer satisfaction. When you visit our clean and open facility for one of our tasty hamburgers or paninis, you are sure to enjoy your food in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere.

Italian Deli Queens, NY

Don’t forget about our catering services! We offer a full menu for food catering at your next event. We’re proud to also offer corporate catering, helping to make that business meeting or event even more memorable. Imagine sharing the best pastrami sandwich in Queens with a potential business client? Make the best impression possible with an order from Sapienza Delicatessen and Restaurant in Queens, NY.

The next time you are thinking about what to eat, choose Sapienza Italian deli, “
The Pastrami King of Queens, NY.” Stop in or call ahead to book food catering in advance or the same day. Eventually, Sapienza will be your Italian deli staple. You will quickly realize why our customers come back year after year to the best deli in Queens, NY! Call today for takeout, delivery, food catering and more. Let Sapienza impress your guests with amazing appetizers, deli style sandwiches featuring Boars Head cold cuts and much more. Catering from an Italian deli is the right food to choose. Our food catering service will satisfy any picky guest. Simply call ahead or stop in to place a food catering order for your upcoming celebration!

Proudly serving Queens, NY.

Products & Services

Sapienza's Italian deli in Queens, NY is the Pastrami King of Queens. We sell hot pastrami sandwiches, corned beef and brisket, wraps, salads, and soups. For morning commuters, our breakfast sandwiches are affordable and delicious. Ask about our lunch and catering specials!


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Longevity you can trust!
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Did you know that Sapienza has been in business for over 100 years! No wonder we are know as "The Pastrami King of Queens" throughout our community.

Ringing in the New Year!
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Too busy to cook?
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With the holidays upon us you are probably entertaining a lot of guests. Cooking can be daunting for a large group. Check out our catering menu today!

Wide variety!
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We have a big selection of foods for you! From hot foods to cold sandwiches and subs, we will fill your belly up with delicious food!

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Areas Served

  • Brooklyn
  • Long Island
  • Queens

Brands Carried

Boars Head