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Rochester Deli

143 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186-4833
+1 262-522-9611
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“reuben” (13 reviews)
“sandwiches” (32 reviews)
“fish fry” (16 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
American, Soups, Deli
$$ - $$$
143 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186-4833
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fresh and prepared as ordered. Everything was delicious. Nice clean and cozy for lunch with friends.

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent fresh choices of sandwiches, salads, chips, beverages, and desserts. Fast, friendly service, at a reasonable price. Clean.

Thank Mary H
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Great food and efficient service. They have a system down that works where you order at the counter and get called up when your food is ready.

Thank summerslide
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I visited during a normal lunch hour and the place was moving with people. The food was made quickly and well. I was able to get a club sandwich on gluten free bread, no tummy trouble and followed it with a gluten friendly dessert. All...More

Thank missteacher029
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

My brother-in-law and I were hungry. Being from out of town, I deferred to him. He said, “I haven’t been in years, but I know a good deli.” I ordered the basic turkey sandwich while he ordered a Cuban. Good stuff. On my next visit...More

Thank bigjoe950
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

This is by far our most favorite restaurant! The old diner has amazing staff, delicious homemade chicken dumpling soup. The Rueben is awesome, as are there paninis, and they have a separate bakery that are amazing!! I'm hungry already just typing this!! Seriously consider them...More

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Love the Deli!!, the almond Macaroons are scrumptious!! Fish fry is really good. Pretty busy at the heart of lunchtime, but they are prepared and get you in and out!

Thank Dorene R
Reviewed June 12, 2018

According to the sign over the register, this is the home of Wisconsin's best Reuben. I didn't order a Reuben (not really my thing), but my coworker did. He enjoyed it, and said it was definitely very good (but wouldn't say if it was the...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Wow ,outstanding !!!,incredible ,exquiste, mouthwatering, heavenly out of the ordinary !!! If you like Walleye,look no further ! I have never had Walleye prepared with Beurre ,,blanc sauce n cooked to perfection!! Red potato ,or potato pancake ,coleslaw, roll, Take note!! a real CHEF prepares...More

Thank MaryAnn M
Reviewed March 3, 2018

My husband and I have eaten at this restaurant several times, and it never disappoints. The sandwiches are always fresh tasting with generous amounts of meat or other ingredients. The location is in an old historic building with many old and interesting family photos. The...More

Thank Robert H
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December 21, 2016|
Response from WeValueOurGuests | Property representative |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186-4833
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
  • Phone Number: +1 262-522-9611
  • E-mail
Our specialty is hand carved corned beef and pastrami, made to order sandwiches and salads, catering, cakes and a full deli menu (over 40 menu options)! We offer fast service with quality selections. Our delicious, house made, low sodium soups are very popular and our amazing desserts are made at our bakery next door (Periwinkle's Bakery, Chef Dan's daughter, Alicia and her team). Chef Dan has been creating his famous, fabulous Friday Fish Dinners for more than 14 years! Pan fried Walleye, baked and Italian breaded fried Icelandic Cod and our homemade potato pancakes with applesauce continue to WOW our loyal, Friday guests. We offer Wine & Beer, free WIFI, outside dining, seating inside for 60, complimentary coffee and iced tea refills, Senior Discounts on Thursdays, affordable Buffet Catering Menus and more! Visit our Bakery located next door!
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