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Ham Heaven & Devil Dogs

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2647 Mall Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231-5941
+1 941-923-2514
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

That's what the sign on the awing says, and we agree! We always make Rocky's place our first stop when we get back to Florida -- we like the corn beef rueben. Always excellent. We've probably introduced a dozen visitors to HH & DD, and all of them make it a regular destination.

Thank travelingcoupleMN
Bluffton, Ohio
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

I personally don't care for rye bread, so I typically have steered clear of a Reuben sandwich. While at HH&DD's counter I made that comment and Rocky came to my rescue with a "no worries" and a selection of other bread types. I'm now a Reuben on wheat fan!! Some say the best Reuben in Sarasota is at The Gulf... More 

Thank Aunt-JK
Punta Gorda, Florida
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

I too am from NY. We sought out this restaurant looking for a decent pastrami sandwich in southwest Fl. This is the place. It is NOT Katz's or the Carnegie Deli. The meat was close, but not quite as good. Also, in NYC the meat sits on a steam table for hours so that it is very tender. That said,... More 

Thank john f
Sarasota FL
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

Rocky has a great meal. No matter what we've ordered, it has made everyone at home happy. I called and he was almost closed up... but waited and I was quick like I promised I'd be. As it was, I was able to be juuust under closing time. Thanks, Rocky. BTW, wife LOVED the pastrami on rye.

Thank Don-and-Mags
Greenville, South Carolina
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129 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Originally from NYC, we can be a bit fussy about our pastrami. We'd been searching for a delicious, lean pastrami sandwich for over a year. FINALLY we found Ham Heaven and Deviled Dogs. A little off the beaten path however whether you're a local to the Sarasota area, a snowbird or on vacation don't miss your chance. Looking forward to... More 

1 Thank flashSC
Norwalk, Connecticut
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

This is my 3rd visit to this location..we are here in Sarasota visiting from Ct on vacation..this location is in a section called Gulf Gate..in a strip mall...the food was absolutely delicious and I must confess I was actually licking my fingers..and it's not even what they are well known own for..do yourself a favor when in the area and... More 

1 Thank ConnecticutJennyg
Sarasota, Florida
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45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Not quite sure if the rueben was worth the $11.25, but sure was tasty! Will go back again and try the coleslaw option instead of the potato salad.

Thank allspice1
Sarasota, Florida
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and good service. Had an egg sandwich with chili. This is a great find in gulf gate. We will be back for sure!

Thank Hayley K
Reston, VA, USA
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93 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016

What a find this place is! This is just a small sandwich joint with BIG sandwiches. We shared a Reuben and Filet Mignon sandwiches and they were superb. Do yourself a favor and have the homemade coleslaw,too. They have an interesting collection of pictures on the wall as well.

Thank Tom Z
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

My mother and I went to Sarasota to pick up a few things when I saw a sign stating "Best Reuben" and that was all I could think of. I am from NYC and I know a good samdwich. They make some amazing sandwiches! Aside from great food, the owners were amazing. As soon as they opened people came pouring... More 

1 Thank meganethomas12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $30
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2647 Mall Dr, Sarasota, FL 34231-5941
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-923-2514
Voted Best Reuben in the State of Florida.

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