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First Carolina Delicatessen

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1635 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27403-2334
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Being I'm suffering a small bit of separation anxiety from my son's first year of college away from home, I decided to plan a day trip to Greensboro to hang out with him. We are both big on kosher foods and boars head products so we googled this place which actually had great food. It reminds me of a small... More 

Thank MOJackman
Columbia, South Carolina
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sandwiches are always stacked with lots of great meats and cheeses. They have a good variety or you can "build your own." I like that I can get carrot sticks rather than chips. Good service, good take out - and good cookies. You can even get a pound of your favorite deli meat!

Thank Leck G
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place never disappoints us at Little Johns Tattoo! We order from here at least once a week, at least!

Thank Robert T
new york
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in Greensboro on a road trip to DC . I love a good pastrami and this sandwich did not disappoint....very lean and juicy warm meat, just the right amount of mustard. We were told the cookies had just been baked white chocolate with macadamia OMG delish! Would definitely return when in Greensboro again! This is a deli as stated... More 

Thank dkkc
Greensboro, North Carolina
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

This is a great place for a delicious sandwich, hot dog, or salad. You can choose from a wide variety of sandwiches or design your own. Sandwiches are accompanied with either potato chips or carrot sticks, a nice choice for healthy eating. You can choose from a wide range of beverages in cans, bottles or from the fountain. And, there... More 

Thank Judy H
Greensboro, United States
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

I don't know how long the deli has been in Greensboro, but I've been eating there for a least 20 years! No, it's not fancy, but the food and service never disappoint! There's a wide selection of sandwiches, salads and sides ~ served simply in a small yet comfy setting. I LOVE supporting local businesses and this is one of... More 

Thank Joanne D
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

I always enjoy eating here. They use Boar's Head meats and Cheeses in all their sandwiches, which is the standard up north. From the Reuban to the Italian sub, high quality meats and good preparation make for the best deli style sandwiches you can find in the area. Not to mention fresh baked cookies and beer.

Thank CaseyYounts
Burlington, North Carolina
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175 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Good lunch, good service, great sandwiches and good. I don't recommend the vegan German potato salad but everything else is outstanding. Meats are piled high and good is fresh. Parking can be a bit tough at times but worth the visit.

Thank BaronVonL
Greensboro, North Carolina
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

An amazing lunch ! The waitress was most entertaining. The food was delicious. The service was fast. GO THERE !!! You will not be disappointed. (( Vegan GERMAN potato salad??? no bacon = not German IMHO ))

Thank Randall E
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63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Hectic and busy environment at lunchtime, based on generous portions across their range of sandwiches and salads. Only drawback is parking, which is limited - get in early is my advice. The Reuben is one of the best in NC

Thank Paul W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1635 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27403-2334
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greensboro
  • Phone Number: 336-273-5564

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