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The Garden Deli

107 Town Sq, Burnsville, NC 28714-2934
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Ranked #1 of 27 restaurants in Burnsville
Price range: $6 - $14
Cuisines: American, Sandwiches
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Garden Deli is hidden under the cool shade of its trademark weeping willow tree on Burnsville's historic Town Square. We offer a lush garden setting for outside dining either under our tree, or under a covered deck 6 months out of the year. We also offer a full-size dining room inside with natural wood walls, hand-made lanterns, and oil paintings of local landscapes. We have a fireplace and a cozy atmosphere during the colder months, as we are open year-round.
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97% Recommend
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English first
Mars Hill, North Carolina
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The Garden Deli was recommended by a lady at the Chamber of Commerce. My girlfriends and I decided to give it a try since our first choice The Hensley House was closed. Everything we ordered was very good. The chicken salad was excellent, served with fresh local tomatoes and cucumbers. The roast beef sandwich and the BLT were other sandwiches... More

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Burnsville, North Carolina
5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This restaurant is unique. Has nice outside atmosphere, but is so prestigious inside. The food is very good, be it a sandwich, salad, or just a good bowl of soup. Do not visit Burnsville without stopping by the Garden Deli.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Great local restaurant! We visit each year when vacationing in the Burnsville area. I love the Turkey, Bacon and Caesar sandwich. The fresh and delicious pasta salad was wonderful as usual. My child enjoy the club, the bbq, and the southwestern chicken sandwiches with potato wedges. We sat outside, it was a cool and enjoying day. It was not overly... More

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Traveling and stopped in for lunch. Good food and the server was right on top of things. Would eat here again.

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Asheville, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Had a great steak at Garden Deli! Very tender and cooked just right! A treat for dinner and at a great price as well!

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Jackson, Mississippi
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Crab cakes and crous was AWESOME! Memorable presentation. Staff were attentive. Crowded atmosphere but not too bad. Ribs were dry but tasty. Thanks for a great dining experience.

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Augusta, Georgia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Recently had lunch here while visiting relatives. Had a short wait-place was full-we found out why. Menu selections were numerous. We decided on the daily special soup and sandwich. The portions were very large and the quality was great. Our waitress was outstanding. I related this to the cashier when we were leaving-she said their wait staff "had been with... More

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Mars Hill, North Carolina
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

The food just wasn't all that good. The seafood bisque was on the salty side. My Ceasar Salad had iceberg lettuce in it! Seriously. The fish on my husbands sandwich was cooked perfectly but it was a piece of fish on a sad roll. No lettuce, tomato, or any other fixings. No. Not true. I forgot the packet of tartar... More

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GYDeli, Manager at The Garden Deli, responded to this review

Our Garden Caesar Salad is "Made with a blend of fresh hand-torn Romaine, Green Leaf and Iceberg lettuces" as it clearly states in the "Garden Salad Specials" section of our menu. You ordered a Garden Caesar Salad topped with Turkey & Bacon, without dressing. We take pride in all of our salads at Garden Deli. We NEVER USE BAGGED OR... More

Wilmington, North Carolina
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We stopped for lunch, we had soup and sandwiches...very good, good service. My husband had a Club sandwich and I had a BLT. Both were prepared perfectly and very good. Others our party (7 of us) were also very happy with their meals. This restaurant was not open at night when we were there, so could not return for dinner.

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

This restaurant has been around for years, and I can understand why! The food is constantly GREAT! Nothing special...just good tasting fresh-made food. I've been going there for over 8 years.Their menu ranges from soups and salads to sandwichs and desserts. There are daily specials depending on what fresh food is available. Very casual, with seating indoor and out. They... More

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