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Joe's Famous Deli

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American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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288 Bridge St, Vail, CO 81657-4577
(970) 479-7580
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not just ice cream

Joe's is a bit hard to find if you don't know it. It's in Vail's main Village, up a side street and down a flight of stairs. But people in the know find it -- apparently for the ice cream! Well, time to get the word out about Joe's sandwiches. They are amazing. The suggested builds are conventional... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Anne C
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Ridiculous prices. Awful service. Do not buy muffins for about $4.00 each, not tasty at all. My friend paid $3.25 for a coffee one day, the next day a 1.00. When questioned about the discrepancy, was told the waiter thought she was a local on the lower price day ?????? Overpriced, indifferent attitude of workers, bad muffins.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Stopped by for the iced cream and asked what the best flavor was... Was given a sample of blueberry cheesecake. Crazy good! Will be back just to try that again!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Stopped in for some sandwiches (skipped the ice cream: the opposite of everyone else!) and they were quite good. The staff was abrasive though, and we felt uncomfortable in the space. Better to get your food and go, I think.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We tried the Blue Cheese Chocolate, Horseradish Chocolate Chip, and a few sorbets and enjoyed them all.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Joe's is a bit hard to find if you don't know it. It's in Vail's main Village, up a side street and down a flight of stairs. But people in the know find it -- apparently for the ice cream! Well, time to get the word out about Joe's sandwiches. They are amazing. The suggested builds are conventional with a... More 

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Dallas, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Best ice cream in Vail - hands down. great, adventurous flavors (chocolate chip cookie horseradish... great twang, chocolate blue cheese...mmm mmm chocolatey rich and tart/salty). Do NOT depend on their waffle cones to hold the enormous scoop they give you: the cone is great - light and crunchy - it just falls apart over the course of eating... Skip a... More 

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Venice, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Yes, Joe's has ice cream, all homemade and probably the best in Vail. Many varieties to choose from, and a number of comes to try. Various toppings make your choice complete.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Great ice cream and nice service at the foot of the mountains in Vail. Unfortunately it is underground so you don't have a view unless you eat it outside. Small space but we were the only ones so it wasn't a big deal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Given the lack of a grocery store in central Vail, it was nice to find a place for convenient food that was reasonably priced and healthy.

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Storrs, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

If you want the best hangover, fuel for your day sandwich ever. Try the beef and egg. It has the perfect combination of meat, cheese and horseradish sauce then it is topped with 2 over easy eggs. It is a messy goodness with egg yolk dripping down my chin ....... I can't wait to go get another. Unfortunately that is... More 

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Additional Information about Joe's Famous Deli

Address: 288 Bridge St, Vail, CO 81657-4577
Phone Number: (970) 479-7580
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 288 Bridge St, Vail, CO 81657-4577
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Vail
  • Phone Number: (970) 479-7580

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children

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