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'When Harry Met Sally' Deli

Sues To Stop Knock-Off Orgasms

3/12/2014 2:09 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The NYC Deli where Meg Ryan faked an orgasm is coming after an impostor in court ... claiming it's the only deli that can trade on phantom gratification.

Katz's Deli -- one of the most famous in New York -- claims Katz & Dogz -- a food truck that touts its Reuben Orgasm -- is jacking its act by creating an orgasmic theme.

Katz claims in its lawsuit ... it's become an icon of NYC as a result of "When Harry Met Sally."  In fact, the lawsuit touts that customers line up to sit at the Sally table to fake their own ... which probably makes lunch really annoying.

They even make groaners in laying claim to the franchise.  There's a placard on the table that says, "Where Harry met Sally ... Hope you have what she had!"

So Katz is indignant that a cheap, 4-wheeled imitation is trading on its name and rich history.

Katz wants the food truck permanently garaged.  They also want all the money from those delicious -- though undoubtedly greasy -- Reuben Orgasms.



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Not sure I was born when this movie was out. Who is Meg Ryan?

224 days ago


first, both should prove who gives the best orgasm of all time

224 days ago

There's a problem here    

It was cute at the time because Meg Ryan was so damn cute (before she messed her face up with surgery) and always played the sweet-girl-next-door type so the fake orgasm was cute in the movie. In real life, it was kind of hokey. Those internet babes and women of porn can do a lot better than her. Not that I would know anything about that ...

224 days ago


Don't fake it, bake it

224 days ago


Just because a movie showing a fake orgasm was filmed in your deli, you do not own the word orgasm.

224 days ago


I was only about 8 when that movie came out, always wanted to go to Katz's (to see what all the hype is about) but I'll be sitting as far away as possible from that table.

224 days ago


i hope that's mayo on the table...

224 days ago


Ignorant idiots. This is really a story?

224 days ago


Well you tried it just for once
found it all right for kicks.
but now you found out that it's a habit that sticks.
And you're an orgasm addict, an orgasm addict.
Sneaking in the back door with dirty magazines.
Your mother wants to know
about those stains on your jeans.
And you're an orgasm addict, an orgasm addict.

224 days ago


There is only one Katz deli. The owner is a great guy and I hope he shuts the food truck down!

224 days ago


there just suing because katz and dogz food tastz better and katz deli taste like the food is made from "Katz"

224 days ago


That's funny! Katz deli, who exploits for profit a scene made famous in a movie that the deli had nothing to do with other than allowing filming, is pissed that somebody else is using "orgasm" as a marketing tool? This lawsuit is about as frivolous as they come. If anything, the studio should sue Katz deli for exploiting the success of the movie.

224 days ago

Tony Chliek    

I did know orgasms were the soul property of any place or anyone. If they were, my wife and I would really be in big trouble.

224 days ago


I can see how anyone could become confused between a deli where people fake orgasms and a truck. I can't tell the difference myself.

I'll tell my wife to stop faking them too, just in case they sue us.

224 days ago

The New Improved Sock Puppet    

It was cute in it's time. Now? Not so much.

224 days ago
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