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Fossati's Delicatessen

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

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  • 15
    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
Most recent review
Best lunch!

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 10, 2015
Sven-Erik J
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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106 reviews 106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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101 reviews 101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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95 reviews 95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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Top Contributor
107 reviews 107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Chef salad is great, fresh ingredients. Love that they will deliver downtown area when you don't have time to leave for lunch. The daily specials are always good! The Pita club is amazing but plan on splitting it, its HUGE!

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Victoria, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Have been enjoying lunch at Fossati's for about 15 years and I've never had a lunch I didn't like! Their food and service is always excellent. They serve great lunch specials each day as well as really good sub sandwiches.

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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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