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Fossati's Delicatessen

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302 S Main St, Victoria, TX 77901-8122
(361) 576-3354
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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College Station, Texas
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Fossati's Deli was established in 1882 and is the oldest Deli in Texas. Right in the heart of Victoria, Texas, they are open only for lunch (11 to 2). The menu has many options for lunch. My wife had the Reuben and I had the Italian Sub, so we split each half and half. The Deli serves beer and wine,... More 

Thank Elmer-Ellis
Dallas, Texas
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200 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Curious to see an deli that was so old that it had to be soo good. It did not disappoint. food was good lots of history on display. As an Italian, I love to see where Italians came & found great business THe family was also related to Lucchese of th boot fame

Thank metooboohoo
Victoria, Texas
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98 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Lunch with a friend, the service was excellent, we were checked on at least every 5 minutes, our drinks were kept full. Very good soup and sandwich at a very reasonable price. Really quick service even at a busy time. Good place for quiet lunch.

Thank BGJ182
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Well presented meals. My chicken salad sandwich was delicious and simple. Nice young ladies serving. Good atmosphere. These are the places that make you glad you did not stop at a chain franchise. I would stop again if going through town.

Thank sincitychic
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Homemade soup, bread. Bar. Wonderful sandwiches. Daily lunch specials. Many sandwiches named after local luminaries.

Thank Stan H
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

Love historical restaurants and this meets my needs. So glad they preserved this building, but why not keep it authentic. It was very bland as a cafe. has a bar that doesn't get much use since they close early. It maintained its walls and floor, but was poor on decor and authenticity. To make it a deli again would be... More 

Thank Debbie S
Hallettsville, Texas
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132 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank GC50MH56
Austin, Texas
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Kevin F
Victoria, Texas, United States
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank Sherri H
Austin, TX
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97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Neskya

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Soups, American, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 S Main St, Victoria, TX 77901-8122
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Victoria
  • Phone Number: (361) 576-3354

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