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277 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
727-895-5859
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7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Description: Specialize in New York deli style food - serve breakfast, lunch and dinner...
Specialize in New York deli style food - serve breakfast, lunch and dinner - right in the middle of downtown St. Pete
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  • 35
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nice big sandwich right on Central

Great for munchies but not a New York style deli. The sandwich looked great, pastrami and corned beef on nice rye bread but the cold cuts were not up to New York standard. Better than average but.....

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
Les L
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tampa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

I wanted to meet up with friends for lunch and have heard from others at work that the Lucky Dill is the place to go for great deli sandwiches which were huge. I have been longing for a good corned beef or Reuben for over a month, so I said lets go to the lucky dill. I had the Rueben... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We have visited The Lucky Dill in Palm Harbor for years. Amazing food & bakery. So...we see a Lucky Dill Deli in St Pete & decide to check it out. Upon arrival a woman says, "Order at the counter." And she hands us a menu. I say, "Oh, that's different, we usually go to the one in Palm Harbor!" She... More 

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Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Great for munchies but not a New York style deli. The sandwich looked great, pastrami and corned beef on nice rye bread but the cold cuts were not up to New York standard. Better than average but.....

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Tampa, Florida
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120 reviews 120 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

After hearing about the restaurant for quite some time we finally had lunch there. The corned beef sandwich while delicious was so tiny for $11 The tiny spoonful of coleslaw left me hungry wanting to go somewhere for lunch!!

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Rochester,Ny
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Any time I am in the area I try to get to the Lucky Dill. They have great sandwiches. Unless you have a large appetite you may want to order a half sandwhich. Nice to sit outside and people watch during your meal. Biggest problem is trying to find a place to park near buy. I'd rate it 9 out... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

On Sunday we drove into downtown St Peter looking for brunch. After finding a place to park, which is on the street and pay by the way, make sure you bring your quarters, we walked up to the Lucky Dill. I had passed this restuarant on several occasions and they always seemed to be quick busy. We found a table... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Feeling scammed!! There is an AMAZING place North of Clearwater called The Lucky Dill Deli, that I LOVE. Some time ago I noticed one in downtown St Pete. So feeling a bit lazy & not wanting to drive an hour in traffic, we decided to hit the latter. I thought the sandwiches were AT LEAST half the size ($11) &... More 

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Milan, New Hampshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

On a scale of 1 to 10, I'd rate this restaurant a 20! Great grub, great decor, great restrooms, and a place I can't wait to frequent again. All things considered, outstanding! ! ♫ ♫ ♫ !! ♪♫•*♫•♪♫♪♫•*♫•♪♫♪♫•*♫•♪♫♪♫•*♫•♪♫♪♫!! •*♫• ! Say Amen, Somebody !!

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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220 reviews 220 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My wife and I were down town St Pete on a Saturday and could not find a place to have lunch on Beach Drive as all of the places were busy with long waits thus we decided to check the places on Central Ave and chose the Lucky Dill. It wasn't that busy and for good reason. We ordered a... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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360 reviews 360 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is a nice local place with your standard eggs, pancakes, breakfast meats that you can order from the counter. Decent portions, but nothing spectacular. If it is Saturday morning when you are in this area, go instead to the Saturday Morning Market just a few blocks down where you have so many great local vendors of all food types.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 277 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33701
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: 727-895-5859

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Description

Specialize in New York deli style food - serve breakfast, lunch and dinner - right in the middle of downtown St. Pete
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?