Somebody Help This Poor Boy: Great New York Cheesecake in Dallas

He’s a lean, mean, non-fighting machine with his eye on the future and a nostalgic stomach. He reminisces:

Hi, Nancy. Do you remember Phil’s Delicatessen on Oak Lawn? I think it was in was where Lucky’s is now. The sandwiches were piled high and the cheesecake was delicious—the blueberry sauce dripping all over it. Is there any place in Dallas that even compares to Phil’s? Particularly the cheesecake? Thanks.

Two years ago, we talked about this. And SideDish readers constructed the perfect Dallas Delicatessen.


  • There is no contest. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria’s New York cheese cake!

  • Dorothy

    Angelo & Vitos Pizzeria, Plano.

  • Jo Bennett

    Grimaldi’s for anything…yes!

  • Caryn

    If you are a serious fan of cheesecake, try Cheesecake Love. It is local and here is the website: