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“Fast, Good Quality, Never Been Disappointed”
Review of Uncle's Deli

Uncle's Deli
Ranked #15 of 80 Restaurants in Darien
Cuisines: Delicatessen
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Reviewed April 17, 2014

First rate egg sandwiches, great cheeseburgers, generous and fresh lunch sandwiches, fast service. Not sure why people have complained here about the line or the prices. There usually is a line, but it moves fast. There are enough people behind the counter so that your order is ready by the time you get to the front of the line to pay. And the prices are normal deli prices for really good sandwiches. No bargains, true, but I've always gotten what I've paid for which has been consistently good, well wrapped for take-out, and made to order. Lots of choice. It is not particularly friendly, but that's because all the personnel are working speedily and don't have time to chat. Fine with me since I'm not there for conversation. Have never had a bad experience and have been there many times.

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Thank Lynn F
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

For with out doubt being the most expensive deli in town the food certainly isn't the best, paying 9.00 for a sandwich with more than two toppings gets pretty old. On top of the outrageous prices they constantly screw up your orders and if you actually want the sandwich you ordered they'll give you a dirty look when you ask them to fix it. I've also found the owner Rob and the woman behind the counter to be especially rude. To top it all off when making your sandwich the staff doesn't where gloves, they go from the cash register to making sandwiches without washing their hands... Yuck! For the worst prices and the worst customer service in town for me Uncle's is a no go. If your in Darien Mama Carmela's has the best lunch and prices in town, while Vavalas has the best breakfast sandwiches. Time for Uncle's to get over themselves!

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Reviewed August 26, 2013

they probably have the best bacon, egg & cheese sandwich in town.

their lunch is pretty bad.
all deli meats are pre-sliced the night before, so the meat is usually dried out by lunch time the following day.

they show deli meat in the deli counter wrapped in Boars Head packaging, but the actual pre-sliced meat they serve on your sandwich is not Boars Head. you have to specifically ask for Boars Head and even then, they don't carry Boars Head Turkey, ever.

no doubt a lot of people like the place as it always has a line at lunch, but i'm not a fan. the service by the owners isn't really that friendly, i prefer being waited on by their staff. nonetheless, even with the line, its pretty efficient. while i don't like the place, i go their often only because its close and quick, just wish it were better for the $10-$12 i spend each day.

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Thank Mike H
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

Uncles has a really large menu for a deli, they have daily specials as well, ready made salads which is nice to pop in quick and pick up.

Thank CTpickytraveler
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Reviewed December 21, 2012

When visiting Darien we never miss at least one meal here. Friendly family atmosphere and a great bargain. See and be seen!

Thank CraftsmanTraveler
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