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Milton's Deli Restaurant

Delicatessen, Diner
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2660 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-1904
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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One of the better Jewish delis in SD

This is one of the more popular delis in the area. The food is really good but the service is only average. The atmosphere is traditional deli. For those into huge portions (I'm not), you will find them here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Tom R
Nipomo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been going to Milton's for over 20 years, I has not been there for over six month. Food was great, service excellent and the menu has been expanded with some terrific new items.

Thank Larry K
Nipomo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the more popular delis in the area. The food is really good but the service is only average. The atmosphere is traditional deli. For those into huge portions (I'm not), you will find them here.

Thank Tom R
lndian Wells, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our sales group had sandwiches and they were excellent. If you like corn beef on rye well you'll be delighted! This was one of the best I've had outside the New York area. I'm so very fussy when it comes to deli food. Will definitely go back next time in the area.

Thank R C
Encinitas, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very nice deli food with large portions. Service was very spotty, did not receive correct drink orders or soup.

Thank Marti R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

I grew up in NY eating at NY delis with my family and Jewish friends. I really love latkes and finally went to Milton's to have some. They were absolutely perfect! Can't wait to go back and try more things from their extensive menu!

Thank lynnmin9
Hinsdale, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

While admittedly there are not many New York style deli's in the San Diego metro area, Milton's has taken advantage offering decent good quality food, but at very high prices for the amount served. Paid $19 for a regular pastrami sandwich which was not that big and served with a small dish of decent, but not great cole slaw. My... More 

Thank Rich G
Phoenix, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten at 100's of Delis and this was by far the biggest disappointment. The Chicken in a Pot was flavorless. The sandwiches which we were told by our waiter as "overstuffed" were, by other standards, anything but overstuffed. One of our party paid $17.00 for a lean sandwich and it came with only a small amount of potato... More 

Thank gonealot
Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

This was my first visit to Milton's and I was not disappointed. I ordered the Mish Mosh Soup, which I'd classify as a Matzo Ball Soup on steroids. It was fantastic and I loved it. The service was also excellent. I'm looking forward to trying the Mish Mosh Soup again next year when I return to Del Mar for the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

If you're in Del Mar, California and you want a pretty good meal of a deli sandwich, Milton's is a pretty good choice. Their menu is fairly extensive and they have all the goodies you would expect with a fair price on their goods. Don't forget to have a Dr. Brown's soda with your meal.

Thank Steve S
Sun City, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The Jewish Deli you will love, with outstanding, plentiful and varied offerings. Located just off north I-5, at Del Mar. Take home counters. Something for every taste. Friendly service.

Thank Gabelex

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2660 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-1904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: 858-792-2225

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Delicatessen, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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