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Airport Deli

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Macht St, Shelter Cove, CA
707-986-7474
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Santa Cruz
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93 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We were exploring the Shelter Cove (Lost Coast) area and found the Airport Deli to be perfect for picking up some sandwiches in the morning. They open at 9:00 AM and make sandwiches to order. They even have gluten-free buns that make excellent sandwiches. The sandwich ingredients were fresh and tasty and they make the sandwiches to order. It also... More 

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Thank mrmikeSantaCruz
foresthill
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

it may be overkill but i gotta have fish & chips for lunch everyday !!! oh yea, albacore tuna on the weekends while it lasts, go early cuz it sells out!

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1 Thank alan c
California
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Walking distance from room. Did not open until 9 am but servered up a good breakfast burrito nice place to sit and watch the rain

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1 Thank SleepyNKat
Davis, CA
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336 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We heard about the "great fish and chip" and it was so hit in the Sacramento Valley that we decided to fly there to cool off. What a mistake! We arrived a little after 5:00 pm on Labor Day Weekend. We walked to the deli and there were tons of people there but when we went to order food the... More 

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Thank Chiili
Shelter Cove, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The food is good! I'm not a deli,fried food type of person but they have some amazing meals! The Chef is an excellent cook and so friendly! The staff is always nice and smiling which is great! I would recommend the fish n chips if you love sea food, double jalapeño burger if you love meat, and the calamari basket... More 

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1 Thank LiveFree81
San Diego
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89 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

As has been stated, this is a fish and chips place. The fish is as good or better than any I've ever had, even London. It was a beautiful day and the patio picnic tables made the fare even better. They had a band playing, and had the bbq rustling up 6" oysters for $2 (wow!) and skewers of huge... More 

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3 Thank PeterLorenzo
Roseville, California
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

The deli always has a special BBQ for holiday weekends. The oysters, chicken and ribs were all wonderful. Of course the fish and chips are always good. Very fresh and made to order. Sitting outside in the beautiful weather didn't hurt either. If you looking for fine dining you shouldn't be in Shelter Cove anyway, but if you are looking... More 

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3 Thank Linda B
Peoria, Arizona
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Keeping it simple here - just a good neighborhood market with a deli and serving some delicious fish & chips. We were impressed that they hand-battered each piece before frying - not pre-packaged. Definitely not fast food, but that was ok - we weren't in a hurry. Best part was eating them by the beach.

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2 Thank pwb77
Los Angeles, California
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Ok, the truth is the place is just a fish & chip joint and that's just fine with me. To many restaurants want to feed you all kinds of stuff but can't do any well. This goes for some restaurants in Shelter Cove who think fine dining is serving wine with dinner. The fish & chips were a good size... More 

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3 Thank Michael C
Redding, CA
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Heard about their "famous" fish & chips so had to try them. Quality of fish was good but overly greasy so we were disappointed.....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macht St, Shelter Cove, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Shelter Cove
  • Phone Number: 707-986-7474

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