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151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
423-756-3354
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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

The menu is small but changes from time to time. The food tastes pretty good too. But the couple of times I have eaten there, I always end up thinking it could have been so much better. The sandwiches are good, but never thoroughly warm. The grilled sandwiches are toasted and crispy on the outside, warm around the edges, and... More 

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My daughter and I ate here on a Saturday. The service and food was great. I had the sandwich special and my daughter got the soup. We both enjoyed our meals and the character of the place is fun. I would recommend this place for a local joint to eat. Better than any chain place around.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

After hearing the specials of the day from the man behind the counter, I had to try the prosciutto and fig sandwich and tomato artichoke soup. Both were superb! The restaurant looks like your average deli, but they know flavors there and what I ate was gourmet. Quick service, friendly staff.

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Troy, Alabama
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Best roast beef sandwich we've ever had. The turkey was also good. A great little kids menu, too. This is a great little spot in a walking area. Park once and stroll around the beautiful area

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I have been coming to this place for years. Come early on Mondays (I think this is right, check with the restaurant first) to get the famous Stromboli. My go-to is the grilled turkey with brie. Owner Bruce will always make you feel welcome here.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is a popular downtown establishment that we've visited for years. On our recent visit, our food was excellent, as is typical. I had a roast beef special, which had just the right combination of ingredients. The dishes here never fail to "hit the spot," and I've never been left wanting more. Family favorites are the reuben, other specials (most... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We found this gem completely by accident... this deli will make you feel like you are in downtown New York City. Located in the trendy North Shore area of Chattanooga, this small deli is located in the downstairs area of a building located on River St., most easily accessed from the river side of the building. Homemade salads and soups,... More 

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Rocky Face, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Recently visited this deli the Sunday after Thanksgiving 2014 and was not disappointed!! Servings are huge and food is delicious!! Owner explained all specials and recommended his favorites -our group had the Roast Beef sandwich special , the ChattaGooey, and the Rueben made with pastrami. All were very fresh and filling. Owner came by several times to make sure everything... More 

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Wilsonville, Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 via mobile

We were greeted as if we were their only customer (we were not, the place was fairly full). The atmosphere was hometown deli. Nothing to wow about but clean and welcoming. The gentleman taking our order made some recommendations when I couldn't decide on the side salad choices. I was not disappointed! Our group of three adults and a seven... More 

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Clarksville, Tennessee
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113 reviews 113 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This place was delicious; the best place we ate during our stay in Chattanooga. My husband and I got the two specials and split them. The turkey with candied bacon was really good, and the prosciutto and mozzarella with fig jam on a ciabatta bun was the best sandwich I've ever had. The employees we interacted with were really friendly.... More 

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Additional Information about River Street Deli

Address: 151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
Phone Number: 423-756-3354
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
Cuisine: American, Diner, Delicatessen, Contemporary

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