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Downtown Deli

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53 Fall St, Seneca Falls, NY 13148-1408
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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257 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This retro-looking deli is easy walking distance from the It's A Wonderful Life Museum. They mainly serve sandwiches, many named after characters from the movie. Our timing, right after lunch, must have been a bad time for the staff. Nobody told us how to order (stand at the far end of the counter and make your selection), they gave us... More 

Thank Professor04
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stood around for awhile before someone even glanced our way-and then let us know that we needed to order at the counter and not at a table. Then it took awhile before someone seemed inclined to take our order. My husband ordered a Chef's Salad....which was nothing more than greens with some tomato in it....no cheese, cold cuts, or... More 

Thank nanar226
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stumbled across this place as we needed a quick lunch and absolutely loved the selection of creative sandwiches. I could come here everyday for a week and try a different sandwich that sounds tempting.

Thank TravelingMamaGlv
Auburn, New York
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So the experience here unfortunately was not to good , the staff at the time was not very pleasant. Then I found out from a friend that they were rude to her also ! I found out this is not associated with the deli in Auburn which I always have felt that our business mattered !!

Thank mike t
Seneca Falls, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great sandwiches in just about any configuration you can imagine. Both our daughters have left Seneca Falls, but when they are in town, Downtown Deli is a must visit. Also good for catering. 50's deli/diner look is fun.

Thank stephenbeals
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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236 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

I ordered a half sandwich and the soup of the day to go. The counter person was surly, apparently because I tried to order from the wrong spot. I ordered a bowl of soup. Server combined two already-filled styrofoam cups and then wiped the soup off the daily special board. It was inedible, as if it had boiled in the... More 

Thank jackonferry
Rochester, NY
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I used Tripadvisor to find this well-rated deli and was excited about taking my husband and daughter for lunch. The menu and roll selection had great variety and the prices are fair. Our troubles began at checkout. Their "system" is rather chaotic and unclear to first-timers. I pointed to my daughter and myself and said "we have half sandwiches and... More 

Thank LVenable07
Trumansburg, New York
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Many creative specialty sandwiches, or order one made to your specifications. Cold cuts are fresh and delicious. Many toppings to choose from as well as an assortment of breads. They always have a soup I can enjoy with my half sandwich. Warning...their whole sandwiches are quite large.

Thank Marguerite S
Safety Harbor, Florida
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

I was in Seneca Falls for business and stopped by the Downtown Deli for lunch. The decor reminded me of diners from my youth and the staff was very friendly. There were dozens of sandwiches to choose from and I settled on a panini with turkey, bacon, and cheese. It was delicious. The sign behind the counter says "A half's... More 

Thank Cliff S
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Don't pass through town without stopping by! Excellent sandwiches, soups and sides! I go there once per week! Get the Balboa!

Thank Lisa R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Fall St, Seneca Falls, NY 13148-1408
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Seneca Falls
This is a popular deli/restaurant in the heart of Seneca Falls, NY. We were very impressed with the food and value

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