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509 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3605
+1 757-393-3354
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hurricane, West Virginia
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113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2015

Hubby went for lunch and said the Reuben was great. It had plenty of meat and was hot but not greasy

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Thank HurricaneGal_11
Portsmouth, Virginia
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love the corned beef, pastrami and potato pancakes here! It really is like a little taste of NY in Hampton Roads.

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Thank DDRUSN
Chesapeake
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120 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2015

Stopped in for lunch today and ordered their pastrami and swiss on rye. Sandwich comes with chips and a pickle slice. Rye bread toasted well, pastrami pretty good....could have been a little juicier for my taste. Cheese melted well. Service was very good. I'll be back.

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Thank FloraIII
Norfolk, VA
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150 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2014

This was my first visit in several years. It seems as though the place was remodeled recently as the atmosphere was lighter and a little less cramped than before. The food was the same as always, good tasting sandwiches of average size. The waitress was friendly and the food came quickly. It’s a good place to stop for lunch if... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for lunch. I had the corned beef, my wife had a Reuben. Both were good but not nearly the overstuffed sandwich you would expect in New York. I asked if the chicken soup was home made and the waitress hemmed and hawed. I took this to mean the soup came from a can. I did have a spicy... More 

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Thank teddy33050
Liz M, Manager at New York Deli, responded to this review

I apologize you were underwhelmed with your lunch at my establishment. The New York Deli opened in 1964 and we have done our best to keep it affordable and as close to New York as one can expect to find in Portsmouth. We offer a manageable size sandwich, 6oz of house-cooked meat, but one can always add more as listed... More 

Stafford, Virginia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2014

Love NY deli, so naturally I ordered Reuben which was good. Best thing was the $4.00 bread pudding and service.

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Thank Aileen1913
Liz M, Manager at New York Deli, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback! We appreciate your business! More 

Portsmouth, Virginia
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2014

Great local deli that delivers! Get the chicken salad...the best in town and delicious on toasted wheat. Everything we've ordered has been good, with very generous portions and high quality. Don't forget to top off your lunch with a homemade cookie!

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Thank Mariner65
Portsmouth, Virginia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2014

A wonderful deli located in the heart of Olde Towne.Try their chicken salad...it's the best in the area. Fast local delivery too!

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Thank C E
Chesapeake, Virginia
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59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2013

While attending one of the events at downtown Portsmouth, we stopped in here to check out the menu. The staff was very courteous and helpful. Once we made our selection, the sandwiches were made right away and they were both very tasty and plentiful with fresh ingredients. I would highly recommend it for someone who would like to have an... More 

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Thank Danny679
Liz M, Manager at New York Deli, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We are glad you enjoyed it and your feedback is much appreciated. Hope to see you again! More 

Ellicott City, Maryland
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

The place was empty when we entered around 12:30 pm on a Saturday, but it was pretty filled by the time we left. Good sandwiches, quality corned beef and pastrami and Dr. Brown's soda. The service was a little slow and spotty but all in all, not a bad place for lunch.

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Thank meh911
Liz M, Manager at New York Deli, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of The Deli. We will work harder on our customer service so all your needs are met. We hope you will join us for lunch again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen, Soups
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3605
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-393-3354

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