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New York Deli

509 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704
7573933354
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Ranked #17 of 166 Restaurants in Portsmouth
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Hot Dogs, Soups, Sandwiches
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch
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English first
Norfolk, VA
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This was my first visit in several years. It seems as though the place was remodeled recently as the atmosphere was lighter and a little less cramped than before. The food was the same as always, good tasting sandwiches of average size. The waitress was friendly and the food came quickly. It’s a good place to stop for lunch if... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We stopped for lunch. I had the corned beef, my wife had a Reuben. Both were good but not nearly the overstuffed sandwich you would expect in New York. I asked if the chicken soup was home made and the waitress hemmed and hawed. I took this to mean the soup came from a can. I did have a spicy... More 

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Liz M, Manager at New York Deli, responded to this review

I apologize you were underwhelmed with your lunch at my establishment. The New York Deli opened in 1964 and we have done our best to keep it affordable and as close to New York as one can expect to find in Portsmouth. We offer a manageable size sandwich, 6oz of house-cooked meat, but one can always add more as listed... More 

Stafford, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Love NY deli, so naturally I ordered Reuben which was good. Best thing was the $4.00 bread pudding and service.

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Liz M, Manager at New York Deli, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback! We appreciate your business! More 

Portsmouth, Virginia
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Great local deli that delivers! Get the chicken salad...the best in town and delicious on toasted wheat. Everything we've ordered has been good, with very generous portions and high quality. Don't forget to top off your lunch with a homemade cookie!

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

A wonderful deli located in the heart of Olde Towne.Try their chicken salad...it's the best in the area. Fast local delivery too!

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

While attending one of the events at downtown Portsmouth, we stopped in here to check out the menu. The staff was very courteous and helpful. Once we made our selection, the sandwiches were made right away and they were both very tasty and plentiful with fresh ingredients. I would highly recommend it for someone who would like to have an... More 

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Liz M, Manager at New York Deli, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are glad you enjoyed it and your feedback is much appreciated. Hope to see you again! More 

Ellicott City, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The place was empty when we entered around 12:30 pm on a Saturday, but it was pretty filled by the time we left. Good sandwiches, quality corned beef and pastrami and Dr. Brown's soda. The service was a little slow and spotty but all in all, not a bad place for lunch.

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Liz M, Manager at New York Deli, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Deli. We will work harder on our customer service so all your needs are met. We hope you will join us for lunch again soon. More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Been coming here for +40 years and always find it a treat. Superb soups, huge and exquisite sandwiches, salads and more. No place better.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

There is nothing not to like. This is a family run operation and most of the family works there. Service is a little laid back but not bad at all. Go early for lunch or you will be waiting for a place to sit! I lived and worked in Portsmouth for 20 years and this is a local's favorite. The... More 

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Liz M, Manager at New York Deli, responded to this review

Thank you for the GREAT review. We are glad you enjoyed your lunch and hope you return soon! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

Delish food. Portion size was perfect.... Not too big or too small. Went to lunch one day with my hubby and then brought 3 other friends the next day. They all raved about it, too!

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Liz M, Manager at New York Deli, responded to this review

What a great review! We are so glad you enjoyed yourself! Thanks for supporting local businesses by returning with friends! More 

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Additional Information about New York Deli

Address: 509 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704
Phone Number: 7573933354
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Delicatessen, Hot Dogs, Soups, Sandwiches

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