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Fossati's Delicatessen

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302 South Main Street, Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 576-3354
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food

This place was recommended to me by the helpful guy at the Visitor Center, and WOW was he right! It's a deli. It's not for a formal anniversary dinner or anything, but it's got good food, that comes quickly, made well, and for under $10. I had a combo - half a sandwich and a cup of soup, that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Austin, TX
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Austin, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This place was recommended to me by the helpful guy at the Visitor Center, and WOW was he right! It's a deli. It's not for a formal anniversary dinner or anything, but it's got good food, that comes quickly, made well, and for under $10. I had a combo - half a sandwich and a cup of soup, that was... More 

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The place is the historical restaurant. Foods are great as country simply foods. People are friendly and met Deaf employer who works there. That's awesome!

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Fresh meat, fresh vegetables, fresh bread! The best lunch we had while in Texas for six days! The service is very competent and friendly. Wish, we could come back again, and again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Located in the center of old downtown in a restored 1800s building, this "oldest delicatessen in Texas" was founded in the 1880s by an Italian family. The building is interesting and the service at a table (no ordering at the counter) is very efficient and friendly. Prices are very reasonable. While not a full deli (e.g. no pastrami), all the... More 

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Victoria, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Fossati's makes a Tuna Melt and a Chicken Melt that are to die for. The sandwwiches are just fabulous. The wait staff is so friendly and the "old" atmosphere is fin.

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Victoria, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This family owned delicatessen is always great! The service and food is wonderful and I love the atmosphere! I am a native Victorian, and this has a real hometown feeling!!!

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Victoria Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Native Victorian and have ate here for decades. Always find something new to enjoy. Food dependable. Friendly environment. Nostalgic. Great place to take folks interested in culture - especially non-Texans or Americans :)

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Purcell, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This was one of the best places I've ever eaten. Excellent Frank Napolean sandwich, fresh bread, wonderful meat and cheese, Kite plate was awesome! Very friendly wait staff, everyone seemed to know everyone, little kid birthday party going on in the back. Definitely stop at Fossati's if you are in the area. It will be a little taste of heaven.... More 

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Victoria, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

It is located in downtown Victoria. It is the oldest deli in Texas! They serve a simple menu. Sandwiches and soups. I love their chicken salad sandwich with kettle chips and a pickle.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Fossati's is the oldest deli in Texas and one of the oldest restaurants in the USA. Seemed like a good bet for lunch on our way through Victoria TX.. The service was horrible; it was probably some of the worst service in a restaurant I have ever had. I think the waitress forgot to put in our order though she... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 302 South Main Street, Victoria, TX 77901
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: (361) 576-3354

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm

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