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River Street Deli

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American, Diner, Delicatessen, Contemporary
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151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
423-756-3354
Today
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Open now
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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

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 55
    Excellent
  • 12
    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
Most recent review
Ok for a quick sandwich

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
Fabreeze131
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
34 helpful votes 34 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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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
44 helpful votes 44 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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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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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
43 helpful votes 43 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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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, Diner, Delicatessen, Contemporary

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?