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Nielsen's Delicatessen

4500 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77027-6710 (Afton Oaks/ River Oaks)
713-963-8005
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Ranked #1,036 of 7,200 restaurants in Houston
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Dessert
Neighborhood: Afton Oaks/ River Oaks
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Neighborhood: Afton Oaks/ River Oaks
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  • English first
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English first
Houston, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I have been eating here my whole life...literally, they opened in Highland Village a couple of years before my birth and we lived just blocks away. Their Danish fare is addictive, however, you must enjoy a base of mayonnaise because it is their signature. The breads are fresh, the meats are lean, the turkey is NOT processed but actual real... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

It is a small Danish deli with a very good potato salad that has a secret recipe, unusual and quite extraordinary. The sandwiches are equally as good, but the bread has soft crust which is a pedestrian standard for Houston. But the food is otherwise wonderful.

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I had heard a lot about this place and I finally got to try it. I was disappointed by the food. It is possible that I had built a Utopian notion of the famous egg salad sandwiches and the exuberant potato salad and the reality just didn't match with my expectation. However I will attempt to explain my ratings here.... More

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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012 via mobile

A little pricey. Fast service but no smiles from the staff. Good to grab and go because they only have a few bars tools to dine in. But definitely one of the best hole in the walls we have found in the area.

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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

This is one of my favorite whole in the wall places in Houston. It has been on and off for me though, most of the time very good but a little pricey.

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