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Cecil's Delicatessen & Bakery

651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
+1 651-698-0334
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato salad” (27 reviews)
“pastrami” (26 reviews)
“matzo ball soup” (17 reviews)
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American, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was excellent! Had the Russian Reuben and it was great. You can see every person was enjoying their dish. Visit the bakery too!

Thank Clarice G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon entering were greeted with all the wonderful aromas of the deli. Our waitress was well versed in their menu and was spot on with her suggestion of a side dish, the potato salad reminded me of early family potlucks where great-aunts would bring their...More

Thank Danielle F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing fancy...just good food. The restaurant has been in business for over 50 years. Basic deli sandwich’s, good soups and salads.

Thank 172gary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place from the outside is deceiving. It is a fantastic deli with prompt service and excellent choices.

Thank 1janetm1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

local folks friendly atmosphere. combination of sit down meal and take out and grocery. best breakfast and lunch meals around

Thank N1332DQanthonys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best Reuben Sandwiches in Town. Also has a great Deli. Feels a bit like you stepped back into 1955, but maybe that's part of the charm. Very casual, local favorite. If you don't want to eat in the cramped dining area, call ahead n do...More

Thank NeverStopExplor... X
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food with good service. Stop by the deli on the way out. This is a family owned restaurant and deli shop.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best (and now the last) of the great Deli's in the Twin Cities. Small, but unchanged through time. A highland park landmark.

Thank wflund
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got seated and it took half an hour for our order to be taken. There was a grand total of one server working the restaurant. After that it took 45 minutes for the food to arrive. Not a single apology. The food is not nearly...More

Thank Emily R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a former New Yorker, I feel qualified to rate this Jewish New York style deli! Cecils is the best in the Twin Cities of Minneapolis- St. Paul. In Simple surroundings, this family-owned and operated deli has been a staple in St. Paul for a...More

Thank beatriceellen
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July 26, 2017|
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Response from kurti38 | Reviewed this property |
Ahhh with prices, sorry. The prices were reasonable for the food we got, I wouldn't call the place low budget but we wouldn't hesitate to go back here again and again.
June 7, 2015|
Response from HMS10970 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of any. Suggest you call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-698-0334
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