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Rochester Deli

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Updated 05/21/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 05/21/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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$6 - $17
American, Soups, Deli, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Sponsored by: Rochester Deli

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Unique Menu
1. Unique Menu
"You can not find a better sandwich shop"
Greyson W
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2. Scratch Made - Family Recipes
2. Scratch Made - Family Recipes
"I love their chicken and dumpling soup."
Sue H
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3. Cobb Salad is a must try!
3. Cobb Salad is a must try!
"This is one of our favorite place to go for good salads and sandwiches"
Betty C
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Reviewed April 24, 2021

The food is always good and the staff is friendly. We enjoyed the Rachel sandwiches and the Cobb Salads. The portions are good and the ingredients are fresh. The only disappointment this time they forgot the gorgonzola cheese in our salads. We ordered for pickup...and minor errors do happen-- we will still come back for more delicious meals.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed September 12, 2020

This is one of our favorite place to go for good salads and sandwiches. The food is always consistent and the staff is friendly. Their Rueben Sandwich and the Cobb Salad are our favorite. We are never disappointed here.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed February 12, 2021

I ordered a reuben and ate it on the curb across the street. I don't always eat my food on curbs, but with the global pandemic happening, I went with the curb meal. As far as curbs go, it was good. As far as reubens...go, it was great. I used the bathroom. I mean I had to, for a more complete Trip Advisor review. Plus, I had to. There was a sink outside the bathroom. There was also a sink inside the bathroom. I felt a bit odd knowing that people might be washing their hands on one side of the door while I drop poop on the other side of the door, but I had to go. It was clean. I mean, this was/remains a good place to poop. I do want to point out that I WAS a paying customer, as required by signage (please refer to my ordering of the great reuben as verification). The flush was “just ok,” so I did two. I think you gotta be careful on this one because it seemed plugable, IMO. Also, they seemed to have strong suggestions about what can’t be flushed, but this seemed like an historic building and old pipes are hard to maintain. The décor was a nice blend of rustic lights and exposed plumbing, which I felt was consistent. Overall, really nice. I don’t think anyone even washed their hands outside the bathroom door while I was doing the poop. I also don’t think the Mr. Clean Clean Freak was air freshener, but I tried. In any event: the reuben IS the best.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed January 3, 2021

We ordered their Cobb Salad to go. We love the fresh ingredients and how it is nicely presented. They also have great sandwiches and desserts. We keep coming back for more delicious food, they never disappoint.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed February 16, 2020

This place never disappoints. It has great salads, soups and sandwiches. The Wellington Panini is delicious with its home made mushroom duxelle. The grilled reuben is the best! The Cobb salad always uses the freshest and finest ingredients.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed December 5, 2019

Everything you'd expect from an authentic deli and well worth the wait. (What can I say...the place is popular, and for good reason!)

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 5, 2019

Stopped in for lunch, Very nice family ran, the salads and sandwiches are outstanding. I'll make this a point to hit it up again.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 30, 2019

It is a great deli that is run by a family. Food is decently price. Definitely try the desserts as they are yummy. A local favorite hot spot.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 2, 2019

We stopped here for lunch while visiting Carroll University in Waukesha. Very fun place, tasty food and good prices!!

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed June 1, 2019

Their salads are delicious and they always use the fresh ingredients. We are never disappointed when we order their salads. Great Cobb Salad and Raspberry Chicken Salad.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Hello and thank you! Today's scratch-made soups are Chicken Dumpling and New England Fish Chowder! We have a convenient online ordering tool that posts our daily sandwich special and soups, check out our website and click... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rochester Deli

Yes, Rochester Deli offers takeout services.

Yes, Rochester Deli offers delivery services.

Yes, Rochester Deli is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Rochester Deli is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4