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River Street Deli

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American, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Diner
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151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
423-756-3354
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Doing business

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Visitor rating
  • 57
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious sandwiches but kinda pricy...not so much for younger kids unless you go with the basics

The sandwiches are delicious! I always get the one with the melted pimento cheese. They are kind of pricy though and do not include anything other than just a sandwich. I told the owner I'd like a recommendation for small children and he made something quite spicy. Not a big deal but I had hoped... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
beachb0und2010
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Marquette, Michigan
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Marquette, Michigan
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The sandwiches are delicious! I always get the one with the melted pimento cheese. They are kind of pricy though and do not include anything other than just a sandwich. I told the owner I'd like a recommendation for small children and he made something quite spicy. Not a big deal but I had hoped they'd eat their almost $9... More 

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Grayson, Georgia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

4/10/2015 We took our older grandkids for a trip to Chattanooga and had been told that this was the best deli in town. Great grill cheese, black bean soup and the roasted pork sandwich was very good. We all ate for under $30, very reasonably price. The owner was very helpful and friendly. Yep we will be back the next... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Great sandwiches in neat little area. Fresh ingredients and excellent selection. Had turkey with Brie and honey mustard. Really good-spicy honey mustard. Philly Reuben was great as well!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

I've been eating lunch here since 2000. It's a genuine New York Deli with genuine New York service. I have never had a bad sandwich here. The owner will always tell you what's good and he's never been wrong. Love this place!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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85 reviews 85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I are new to area, and he mentioned his coworkers attend here weekly for lunch. We stopped by this past weekend for lunch and it is claimed to be a New York City deli. We walked in and the décor was ok. We ordered out sandwiches and grabbed a table outside. My boyfriend ordered the chipotle chicken... More 

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Wiggins, Mississippi
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105 reviews 105 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The menu was kind of confusing. The food took a little while to come out, and honestly, it was just okay. It's a little overpriced for what you're getting.

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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121 reviews 121 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: 423-756-3354

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 8
  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?