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Magoons Famous Delicatessen

632 S 8th St, Saint Joseph, MO 64501
(816) 232-3611
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Ranked #21 of 170 Restaurants in Saint Joseph
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2014
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English first
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Stopped here on our way through to Kansas. Wonderful food, great, friendly, service by Alissa even though she had a now show for work that day. The I had the half sandwich and chili--the chili was great, sandwich very good. Wife loved her tuna sandwich. Alissa talked us into the cheesecake, one if a kind-ish, but very, very good. Interior... More

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Kansas City, KS
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

A funky bar with a nice deli. Service is friendly and efficient. Fine for families. Had excellent sandwiches prepared to order, food was quick and well-made. Only drawback is that even though the bar is in a area sheltered from the bar, a lot of cigarette smoke filters over. For nonsmokers it is stinky; if you can't tolerate smoke, definitely... More

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Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

I was in town on business and one of the locals took me here for lunch. The sandwich I had was among the best ive eaten. I really liked the old school decor too. It made me feel at home, I guess I'm a little old school myself.

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Calgary, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Had a meeting with a local supplier in the area, he took us here for lunch. The second you entered, the first word that comes to mind is "WOW!" You are transported instantly back into time. We grabbed a seat near the window and service was prompt and friendly. I ordered the French dip with shrimp corn chowder. While we... More

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Dartmouth, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

I have to stop by every time I'm in town. The food is good, the music is great, and you won't find a friendlier staff. A place where 'everybody knows your name'! The cheesecake is home-made and original recipe - delicious!

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

a st joseph icon. i go less often because of the smoking policy, but approve of the right of owners to establish their own policy. consistently the BEST live music in town.......

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King City, Missouri, United States
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67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

Magoon's Deli is a great place for a super sandwich. The staff and owner always treat you like old friends. Famous for serving Magoon's 1918 Chili recipe - delicious. Louie makes a great Reuben sandwich, my favorite, but all the sandwiches get great reviews from locals. The music starts Tuesday nights with an Open Jam, sometimes with a guest artist... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012 via Local Picks

Back in the day charm, with here and now atmosphere.... Lunch is always DELISH, the cook really knows what he is doing and can BLOW your mind with sandwiches and fixin's. He still makes Old Man Magoon's Chili just the same as its been made for years upon years and the Dr. Brown's takes you back home again!! Live music... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

Best deli sandwich in St. Joseph. Great staff and atmosphere.

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

Cool blues and nostalgic venue with lots of old memorabilia. Live blues on most nights. Saturday afternoon jam session Sandwiches are excellent. The Reuben is king.

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