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98 E Center St, Moab, UT 84532
+1 435-259-0200
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout
Description: Here at our deli run by a friendly young couple, we serve sandwiches...
Here at our deli run by a friendly young couple, we serve sandwiches, salads and soup of the day. Our entire product is of the highest quality with the vast majority made right here daily. We are not fast food, but we are made to order comfort food that will meet your every expectation. We appreciate your patience if your order takes awhile and we will always quote a time when necessary. Phone orders are always welcome and will provide more time to enjoy your meal when the clock is an issue. Thank you :)
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  • 96
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good deli sandwiches

We stopped by Pantele's to grab some sandwiches to take to Canyonlands. We ordered an Italian hero amd a turkey sandwich. Both of the sandwiches were very good, and were loaded with meat. The servers were very friendly, and they even asked if we were going to be eating on the road, since... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
Boscaverde86
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Marietta, Georgia
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English first
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284 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The food is great. Good salads and very tasty sandwiches. The food produced by a friendly lady the day we visited the restaurant. There were some waiting time - but OK. Our impression of this place was spoiled somewhat by the male servant that took our order. If you as server think unexperienced customers in your restaurant really are annoying... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

We stopped by Pantele's to grab some sandwiches to take to Canyonlands. We ordered an Italian hero amd a turkey sandwich. Both of the sandwiches were very good, and were loaded with meat. The servers were very friendly, and they even asked if we were going to be eating on the road, since we'd need extra napkins if we were.

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Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

It takes FOREVER to get your food (which they do tell you up front). We waited for the counter person to take our order, waited for the food, waited.... While the food is good, do not go if you are in a hurry. They need more help in food prep, as one person was doing all the prep while others... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is a nice place for lunch, with terrific fresh salads, sandwiches, etc. but be prepared for a long wait. When the owner took our order, we were told it would be 30 minutes to get our salads. And the place wasn't full, either. Luckily, after several hours of hiking, we didn't mind the wait. Locals seem to call in... More 

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Dublin, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Wife found on internet and did not disappoint. Husband and wife team were working hard to please. Real good selection of lunch sandwiches. Cherries were included in the fruit side dish, which was a good unusual. Bout the only knock was they were out of a few menu choices. Maybe they were struggling to keep up. Otherwise impressive for a... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

They opened 1/2 hour late then I had to wait for another 1/2 hour for my sandwich because they didn't have everything prepared to make sandwiches such as the sauce and sides for the sandwich. The food was good but having to wait an hour for a sandwich is too long.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This little gem is just off Main Street & totally worth going to for a meal. Fabulous sandwiches and salads - you pick the ingredients. Food was excellent!

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Moab
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

I took on of my employees here for lunch on a hot late May day. We both ordered the Italian meatball sandwich. We were pleasantly surprised that the price included chips and a drink as well. We could barely eat all the food and the homemade root beer was fantastic! All this for under $20 for both of us? In... More 

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Gainesville, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Fresh food, big portions, reasonable prices. Really enjoyed the lunch. Not a lot of space inside, but adds to the charm.

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Moab, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Good food and good service. Can get a little slow when business is booming. The sandwiches are a little over stuffed but hard to complain when you get more than your money's worth. Always has been fresh and tastes great! Not sure about their longevity but hope they are around for a long time.

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Additional Information about Pantele's Desert Deli

Address: 98 E Center St, Moab, UT 84532
Phone Number: +1 435-259-0200
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Moab
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen, Soups

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 98 E Center St, Moab, UT 84532
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Moab
  • Phone Number: +1 435-259-0200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Vegetarian, Delicatessen, Soups

Description

Here at our deli run by a friendly young couple, we serve sandwiches, salads and soup of the day. Our entire product is of the highest quality with the vast majority made right here daily. We are not fast food, but we are made to order comfort food that will meet your every expectation. We appreciate your patience if your order takes awhile and we will always quote a time when necessary. Phone orders are always welcome and will provide more time to enjoy your meal when the clock is an issue. Thank you :)
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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