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“Great tofu sandwich!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Deli Grotto - CLOSED

Deli Grotto
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great tofu sandwich!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

You don't really think of tofu when you think of an island vacation, but the Deli Grotto had the most amazing tofu sandwich. Well marinated tofu with sprouts, lettuce, tomato, onion, guacamole and honey mustard (I substituted dijon) on a pita. Absolutely delicious! The veggie burger also looked good and was definitely homemade. Excellent looking sweets. This place is both delicious and affordable.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank malks12
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218 reviews from our community

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English first
Baltimore, Maryland
Level Contributor
55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great sandwiches and sweets!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

We just returned from St. John and stopped in the Deli Grotto twice. We encountered no rude manager, just a friendly woman at the register. Perhaps the manager has realized that he needs to manage and not take orders. The sandwiches are freshly made and huge -- big enough to split. And the desserts are sinfully good. Don't let a few bad reviews keep you from stopping into the Grotto.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank cavtowson
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Kansas City
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good Food and worth the time to stop in.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

The food was tasty the beer was cold and the staff were very pleasant. I had a beer and a New Yorker sandwich which stuff full of meat and cheese. My wife had the same minus the beer. The food was served quickly and tasted great. We would both recommend this place.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Robert T
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New York
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Pick up a sandwich here!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013

This is a great place to pick up a sandwich, drink, or snack to take along with you in St. John. Or, sit down at a pleasant shady table right outside the deli at the Mongoose Shopping Center.

Visited January 2013
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Thank relaxguy_10011
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Providence, Rhode Island
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Best CONGO bar EVER!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2013

Although, we tried lots of St. John restaurants, we took home lots of sweet treats from Deli Grotto for our villa. Great place for lunch, and SWEETS were sinfully great!!

Visited April 2013
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Thank StaceyC0510
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