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211 N Clinton St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1003
+1 315-373-0484
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Fort Myers FL
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The chefs at Darwin's are really creative- and as a result- most of the sandwiches are unique and really good. On occasion, you may try a sandwich that isn't what you want- but you can't fault them for trying different combinations. The soups are tasty and the sandwiches are huge.

Thank broadcast9
Cambridge, New York
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165 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2017

I was a traveler who happened upon the Darwin after reading the great reviews. It's a hopping sandwich shop. I picked the fish Po Boy that's offered during lunch. It's a tasty sandwich with a spicy thousand island dressing, sweet pickles on a great roll. It was so good. I can see why the Darwin is a hit with the... More 

Thank Linda147
Liverpool, New York
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Darwin is a small Syracuse delicatessen. It has great value .The food is excellent and of good quality. There is limited seating inside but it is worth the visit for a very good filling lunchtime meal. Everything is set up so you could eat there or take it with you. The staff is friendly and helpful. If you are in... More 

Thank wbw123
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Good selection of sandwich & soup. Sandwiches are unique made with a great sesame bread. Service is awesome. Great people. and super fast service.

Thank Curious_Canucks
Syracuse, New York
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

After hearing about this place for years, I finally met up with a colleague for lunch here. Seating is very limited, about 10 seats in total (so most people just take-out), but every item on the menu looked so tasty--it was hard to decide! My friend & I both loved the sandwiches we got (the pork Otto Bahn and the... More 

Thank Kristen S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 28, 2016

This is a great spot to hit up if you are in need of a sandwich. Menu changes weekly and always has great stuff on the menu. The staff is always friendly and quick to greet you, which always makes the experience better!

Thank C R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Aside from the amazing sandwiches that change rotations all year round so that you get the best of everything; the friendly faces and smiles you receive when you walk in the door make the experience one of a kind. We order through my work quite frequently and they have absolutely no problem handling our 10+ orders at a time, which... More 

2 Thank Katy F
Syracuse, New York
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016

I enjoyed a delicious lunch at Darwin. Inside the restaurant is small so I would recommend take out or getting there early. The buffalo mac and cheese was lovely a well as the pot pie soup which came with a generous serving of bread. The prices were very reasonable particularly considering the food was fresh and healthy. Parking can be... More 

Thank Afurcinito
Charlotte, North Carolina
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543 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in about an hour before closing. Business was still pretty steady. I ordered the Cubano: Virginia ham, shredded pork, swiss, dijon, mayo and pickles on a sesame seed roll. It was excellent! Not a huge sandwich, but filling. As a side I had the sour cream and onion potato salad. It was rich and creamy, the potatoes were perfectly... More 

Thank JetBlueDriver
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

Food was average, and prices were on the higher side. Food tastes excellent though. Lots of variety, great for families, co-workers and friends. The biggest con is the small location- not much room-if any for a sit down and eat ordeal.

Thank Cari B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 N Clinton St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1003
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-373-0484

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