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Diplomat Deli

1425 Montgomery Highway Suite 101, Birmingham, AL 35216
(205) 979-1515
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Ranked #40 of 904 restaurants in Birmingham
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- Jul 9, 2014
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English first
Oneonta, Alabama
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

My first time there, even though it's been in business since 1982! Sat outside and had very good and friendly service. My Hot Manhatten, pastrami on rye, was very good, and the brown ale was, too. My two friends also enjoyed theirs, and had two beers each!

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Alabama
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141 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

If you want a sandwich 3 inches thick with meat, this is the place. Rubins are great. Double Deli is great. Chicken Salad is Great. Muffelleta is great. Chile is great in the winter. Beer Selection is great. You can't go wrong here if you want a sandwich and a beer.

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Paris, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My friend and I stumbled upon this wonderful place while looking for a book store. We were very impressed with the food. The pastrami sandwich was out of this world. No fat like other sandwiches I've eaten before. The egg salad was very good too. The service was great. Wendy was so friendly and helpful checking us out. I can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

Best pimento cheese I've ever had...Always have the pimento cheese BLT,toasted.....Oh Mama! Their turkey Rubens are excellent also ...Same owner for years..A locals favorite....

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Birmingham, Alabama
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46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Diplomat has the best deviled eggs in Bham. Plus, yummy sandwiches and unique sodas (Dr. Brown's black cherry for example) I have been eating here for years and it is always reliable and delicious. Don't forget to order a piece of homemade lemon pie. It's one of my favorite menu items.

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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59 reviews 59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I have been going here since I was a little girl. My grandfather used to take me and now I go every couple weeks with my husband. The service is great. They have a very friendly staff. My favorite is the muffaletta. They honestly have the BEST! The beer and wine choices are endless. I have had several of their... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

This is our favorite sandwich shop. It's a small deli. They have the usual sandwiches and some unique ones. Try the Californian or Squire. The chicken salad is good also. And, they have lots of beers to choose from.

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17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

Diplomat has some of the best and varied deli sandwiches this side of New York City. High quality ingredients and sandwiches made to order.

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Birmingham, AL
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16 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

Can't help but order the muffaletta almost every time - but truthfully there is not a bad sandwich on the menu. We love to stop by for lunch or dinner. Great patio outside and the best place to find every brand of high gravity beer in birmingham.

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Alabama
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141 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

If you want a great Rubin or just a bowl of soup, this is the place to go. No small sandwiches with one piece of meat here, they pile it on. Gumbo on Fridays and Saturdays! Chile during the winter and if you need a bottle of wine or bourbon on your way out, they have it. Staff is always... More

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