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Fossati's Delicatessen

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302 South Main Street, Victoria, TX 77901
(361) 576-3354
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11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Meal in a Historic Building

Fossati's offers good lunch time fare in a historical building. The food was good--I got a muffaleta and soup plate, my fiance got the Dutchman's lunch which is a plate of cheeses and cold cuts and bread with spicy mustard. A nice place with lots of character.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2015
Kevin F
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Austin, Texas
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Hallettsville, Texas
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

While on federal jury duty downtown, I went here for lunch. It is just s very short walk and I had heard many good things about it (particularly on television shows). I ordered a Reuben, thinking it should be one of the best I've ever had, but sadly no. The corn beef was cut too thick for any real taste... More 

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Austin, Texas
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Fossati's offers good lunch time fare in a historical building. The food was good--I got a muffaleta and soup plate, my fiance got the Dutchman's lunch which is a plate of cheeses and cold cuts and bread with spicy mustard. A nice place with lots of character.

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Thank Kevin F
Victoria, Texas, United States
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Stopped by for lunch with some friends. Excellent chicken salad sandwich on a sub roll. Comfy table in back room gave us time to catch up and relax. Waitress was very attentive and prompt. Great experience!

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Thank Sherri H
Austin, TX
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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This place was recommended to me by the helpful guy at the Visitor Center, and WOW was he right! It's a deli. It's not for a formal anniversary dinner or anything, but it's got good food, that comes quickly, made well, and for under $10. I had a combo - half a sandwich and a cup of soup, that was... More 

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Thank Neskya
Houston, Texas
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

The place is the historical restaurant. Foods are great as country simply foods. People are friendly and met Deaf employer who works there. That's awesome!

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Thank Pagibig2015
Frederiksberg, Denmark
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Fresh meat, fresh vegetables, fresh bread! The best lunch we had while in Texas for six days! The service is very competent and friendly. Wish, we could come back again, and again.

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Thank Sven-Erik J
Bryan, Texas
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162 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Located in the center of old downtown in a restored 1800s building, this "oldest delicatessen in Texas" was founded in the 1880s by an Italian family. The building is interesting and the service at a table (no ordering at the counter) is very efficient and friendly. Prices are very reasonable. While not a full deli (e.g. no pastrami), all the... More 

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Thank OldAg65
Victoria, Texas
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Fossati's makes a Tuna Melt and a Chicken Melt that are to die for. The sandwwiches are just fabulous. The wait staff is so friendly and the "old" atmosphere is fin.

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Thank Joe H
Victoria, Texas
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This family owned delicatessen is always great! The service and food is wonderful and I love the atmosphere! I am a native Victorian, and this has a real hometown feeling!!!

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Thank sherryj7
Victoria Texas
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Native Victorian and have ate here for decades. Always find something new to enjoy. Food dependable. Friendly environment. Nostalgic. Great place to take folks interested in culture - especially non-Texans or Americans :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 302 South Main Street, Victoria, TX 77901
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: (361) 576-3354

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm

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