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“A must!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Genova Delicatessen & Ravioli

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Genova Delicatessen & Ravioli
5095 Telegraph Ave Ste A, Oakland, CA 94609-2067
(510) 652-7401
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Ranked #57 of 1,080 Restaurants in Oakland
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Delicatessen
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
San Francisco
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114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“A must!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

The staff is simply wonderful. Everything with an Italian accent is available inside the walls of this delicatessen. Their signature pastas and sauces are almost as good as homemade. All selections are fresh with a variety that is unbeatable. Breads & rolls are fresh daily. I do miss the Ligouria foccacia.

Visited April 2013
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Oakland, California
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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“Yum, Raviolis”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

We have been eating their raviolis (available with several different fillings) for years as a quick dinner. Not fancy or upscale, just basic, home-style, Italian fare from a longtime Oakland tradition.

Visited November 2012
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Alameda, California
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“old world flavor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

if you want that subtle experience of the Italian Deli, look no further than the Genova; as soon as you step inside the door, you smell, see and hear the old world of Italian food; hard-to-find items like spicy coppa sandwich meat and Italian provolone cheese are always available

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Oakland, California
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173 reviews
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“A Slice of Italy in Oakland, CA”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2012

Sandwiches made the way you ask for while you wait on fresh rolls with fresh cut meats & cheeses. Delicious, Very good food and good value. Come and enjoy the Genova Experience

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Sonoma, CA
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60 reviews
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“Best Italian Deli....”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

The service is great, the sliced salami is fantastic, the sour dough rolls for sandwiches are fantastic, and you could have a different custom sandwich made for weeks... Oh yeah, whenever, I travel East, North, or South, the number one request is for a pound of sliced salami, which travels well for flights...

A few of the staff have been here, since those past days. However, you cannot go wrong in letting the staff put their favorite sandwich, together for you, once they get to know you... All of the 'cold cuts' in the display are great in sandwiches, and the cheese selection is second to none...

I would highly recommend getting there, before the crowds, hit around noon,or after the noon crowd, and you can take your time with your selections... The staff is very knowledgeable...

  • Visited October 2012
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