Frank’s Deli Sets Up Shop In Waverley

Eat, Sydney / 29 September 2021

Get all your charcuterie essentials and a bloody good sandwich at Frank’s Deli.

There are few combinations as satisfying as a perfectly made coffee and a fresh deli sandwich. Whether eaten as breakfast to cure a hangover or lunch to fuel your busy workday, there are so many occasions a coffee and sandwich combination can be appreciated. Waverley locals, get ready to explore this further with the arrival of Frank’s Deli on Bronte Road.Hospitality trio Sammy Jakubiak, her husband Ben Kelly and her brother Alek Jakubiak have risen above the pitfall that is COVID-19 to bring something new to Sydney. With ideas brewing for years about opening a quintessential New York-style deli together, it only took the perfect space popping up in Waverley to take their vision to reality.

The concept was originally inspired by Sammy and Ben’s trip to New York in 2019. After wandering the bustling streets, stumbling across charming deli fronts and eating their weight in pastrami, they fell in love with New York-style sandwiches. They knew that had to bring a slice of it back to Sydney when the opportunity arose.

The space has a 1950s character which ties in with Ben’s father Frank, the inspiration behind the name. With a strong connection to family culture, the deli is set to stand for generations and generations to come, or so we can hope.The food combines the quintessential New York deli experience which a touch of European flavours to represent Sammy’s Polish heritage. There have been lines out the door each day for Frank’s Reuben and the Breakfast Sammy, both with LP’s Meats Smoked Brisket Pastrami and Sammy’s secret Polish sauce.

From fresh sandwiches, hearty bone broths, meals to go and cured meats and cheese cuts, Frank’s Deli is your one-stop shop for all deli essentials. And since good coffee is crucial for any cafe/deli to survive, they have turned to renowned Sydney roasters, Little Marionette to do the job.

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