Flakowitz of Boynton

Bakery | Delicatessen | Jewish
One of the best

Flakowitz has been a favorite breakfast and lunch spot for my girlfriend’s dad since he began going to Florida for the winter about a decade ago. It has become our go-to spot whenever we visit him to escape the cold New York City winters. It’s obviously a big hit with the locals, as there is a substantial line each time we visit. There are quite a few “snowbirds” from the Northeast who come to Boynton Beach for the winter, and Flakowitz is the taste of Jewish deli food that they grew up eating in the city.

I’ve had the homemade corned beef hash more than once and it is one of my favorites anywhere. Twin mini brisket sandwiches (on mini rolls) are pure deli comfort food. Deeply flavorful au jus and a crispy latke on the side brought me right back to many meals I’ve had at delis in New York City. Not having grown up with matzo brie, I had to give it a try. I was told that pancake style is the way to go, but I ordered it scrambled. It seemed bland to me; but my side of bacon had lots of piggy flavor.

As good as the meals are, don’t fill up too much. Flakowitz has an in-house bakery with stellar treats, including the first black & white cookie I ever have truly loved: a moist, cakey wonder that is full of flavor. Flakowitz also bakes its own cakes, pies, cookies, babka, breads, bagels, and more. I took home a half loaf of country white bread that toasted up quite nicely.  A item not listed on the menu is marble cake, which comes free to each table of three of more diners. It’s shot through with veins of chocolate, but not too sweet.

Flakowitz has been around for only about 20 years but has a lived-in charm, as seen through the hostess who seems to know just about everyone waiting in line.

What to Eat
Flakowitz of Boynton, Marble Cake
Marble Cake
Marble cake is gratis to each table of three or more. It is perfect for revving up one's appetite.
Flakowitz of Boynton, Black & White Cookie
Black & White Cookie
Having grown up on Half Moon cookies in Central New York, I've considered Black & Whites their ne'er do well cousin. But Flakowitz's made me a believer.
Flakowitz of Boynton, Bacon
Excellent crispy and chewy bacon.
Flakowitz of Boynton, Twin Mini Brisket Sandwiches
Twin Mini Brisket Sandwiches
Twin mini brisket sandwiches
Flakowitz of Boynton, Grits
When in the South, I almost always opt for grits instead of home fries. These are a creamy paragon of comfort food.
Flakowitz of Boynton, Tomato & Cheese Omelette (with Corned Beef Hash)
Tomato & Cheese Omelette (with Corned Beef Hash)
Housemade Corned Beef Hash id some of the best: perfectly crusty outside and creamy in the middle.
Flakowitz of Boynton, Breads
Rye breads, picture-perfect challah, rolls, Flakowitz has got the goods.
Flakowitz of Boynton, New York Egg Cream
New York Egg Cream
This is billed as a "New York Egg Cream." But no true NYC egg cream would have whipped cream and chocolate sauce on top.
Flakowitz of Boynton, Matzo Brie
Matzo Brie
Scrambled Matzo Brie (with onions) is a bit bland. Fellow diners informed me that "pancake style" is the better way to go.
Directions and Hours
open now
Sunday7:30am - 7pm
Monday7:30am - 7pm
Tuesday7:30am - 7pm
Wednesday7:30am - 7pm
Thursday7:30am - 7pm
Friday7:30am - 7pm
Saturday7:30am - 7pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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