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1425 Montgomery Highway Suite 101, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
(205) 979-1515
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beautiful Buffet Bonanza

Visited with friends and my elderly parents on a day when the supper buffet was available and our preferred waiter, Gary, was working - both food and service were excellent and all this despite a busy restaurant setting that night. Would recommend "The Dip" as one of our favourite places to eat in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Visited with friends and my elderly parents on a day when the supper buffet was available and our preferred waiter, Gary, was working - both food and service were excellent and all this despite a busy restaurant setting that night. Would recommend "The Dip" as one of our favourite places to eat in Fredericton

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have been a Diplomat customer for over a decade now. If you want a high level of luxurious dining, then you need to go elsewhere. Otherwise, this is your place. The wait staff is always super-friendly and professional. Service is fast. They have a great selection of custom and house-designed sandwiches, and the soup of the day is always... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I stopped for lunch on Tuesday, February 10th at around 1:00. The restaurant is older which is fine, and looked clean. There is a lot of beer and wine which lends character. My server was a younger guy that I asked for recommendations, he didn't initially offer anything, but eventually suggested the hot sandwiches. I ordered the Reuben which he... More 

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Birmingham, AL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Very casual deli. This place has been around a while. Giant selection of beers. Great sandwich selection, unique recipe combs for sandwiches. Definitely not the same old thing. You want a pedestrian sandwich, go to Firehouse or Subway. You want an original, eat at the diplomat. And the service is quick too.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Amazing sandwiches and the most Awesome home made pimento cheese ever. Wide selection of spirits Nice location 1 minute from interstate.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Good sandwiches and a great selection of beer. Diplomat deli is simple and awesome. I try and stop through every time I'm in the area.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Great Sandwich Shop. I've been coming here for years. At one time it was the largest selection of beers in Birmingham. Can't go wrong with any selection. Gets really busy during the week for lunch.

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Oneonta, Alabama
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42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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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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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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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Additional Information about Diplomat Deli

Address: 1425 Montgomery Highway Suite 101, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
Phone Number: (205) 979-1515
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Vestavia Hills
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1425 Montgomery Highway Suite 101, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Vestavia Hills
  • Phone Number: (205) 979-1515
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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