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The Downtown Deli

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130 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-258-3069
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Great service and food

I ordered this for a lunch meeting and was extremely happy with it. Everyone really enjoyed their food and said everything was delicious. Everyone that works here were super friendly and even offered to help me with all my bags. Will deffinately order here again. Can't wait to try their mexican... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 12, 2014
Suzanne S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

I ordered this for a lunch meeting and was extremely happy with it. Everyone really enjoyed their food and said everything was delicious. Everyone that works here were super friendly and even offered to help me with all my bags. Will deffinately order here again. Can't wait to try their mexican food also. If you are downtown phoenix you should... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Was recommended for breakfast by our hotel. At 7:30am on a weekday, we were the only customers. No employees in sight. Called out and a gentlemen came out of a back room. He said someone would be with us shortly. We waited briefly and walked out as we had an 8:00 speech to attend to.

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Los Angeles, CA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I had a breakfast burrito with choriso, not exactly a good choice for a deli sandwich shop. It was OK, very generous, but looking over the more typical deli fare, the sandwich makings looked delicious and sandwiches are obviously all fresh made on the spot as ordered.

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Lillington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Ive been here two times over 2 years, and the food stays the same, excellent. Great food and they give you plenty. You may have to park around the corner and walk down but well worth it. Very popular for lunch. A friend who is local to Phoenix recommended it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

This is a deli where you go to the counter to order, a bit like a cafeteria. So, at first we were not enchanted. We were a bit past the breakfast announced hour, but they still accepted our order without fussing. The food was good, big portions and hot. Not reheated things like you see other places. While we were... More 

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Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Generally when traveling I trust the tripadvisor restaurant rankings. However, this restaurant was not my choice, rather a coworkers. However, of the three restaurants we ate at in Phoenix, this was the best. Loved the corned beef! Good sized fresh cuts of meats, and the soup was good. Would definitely go again.

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Marshall
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

The Downtown Deli has a unique menu. You really should try their chocolate scones!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

They have one great breakfast burrito, and they are a real neighborhood place. They are friendly, they remember your name and your order. They have great sandwiches for lunch. Overall good local place! Definitely give it a try!

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Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

Took a group of 15 and we were all impressed! If Seinfeld's "Soup Nazi" had the best soup this place has the "Sandwich Nazi". The "New York" sandwich I had was tremendous. The fries were golden and crunchy. Perfect. John the GM wandered and checked to see if everything was ok. It was.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 130 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: 602-258-3069

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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