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“Very popular and reasonably priced” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Deli Lane Cafe

Deli Lane Cafe
Ranked #10 of 81 Restaurants in South Miami
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Cafe, Delicatessen
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Charlotte, North Carolina
Level Contributor
25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Very popular and reasonably priced”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

I have eaten here three times and while the food is good the service seemed inconsistent. On the second visit we went for happy hour and although the card on the table said $1 and $2 snacks were available with the purchase of a drink or soft drink, even though I ordered a beer for myself and a coke for my daughter our waitress said we were only entitled to buy one snack because we only had one "drink." I don't know why she did not consider the soft drink valid because obviously a child cannot buy an alcoholic beverage. If there was a problem with the soft drink she should have specified we needed to buy another type. But she was rather snippy so I did not challenge her. We had planned to buy several drinks and several rounds of snacks, but due to her attitude we didn't linger. The first time and third times we went service was better, but this was not during a happy hour. The wraps are good and the personal pizzas are excellent. Deli Lane is very popular with families with kids and offers a really nice sidewalk eating area or indoor, air conditioning. Apparently there is also an area with pool tables, so you can also take advantage of this. We will go back, but hope we get a nicer waitress.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank karla h
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English first
Sarasota, FL
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Horrible service, less than average food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

After ordering coffee and juice, we waited for 10 minutes before seeing our server again. We finally got our drinks and then one by one, the fruit bowl came out, then my daughter's bagel, then 30 minutes later when I asked them to cancel my ONE scrambled egg order with side of hash, they showed up with cold food explaining that the bagels are made by the servers and the food comes from the kitchen. When I stated that generally two people who order breakfast together want to eat at the same time, they shrugged their shoulders. I sent the food back and had it taken off the bill. We won't go back. There are too many other great places to eat then to waste your time here.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank mlsearles
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Miami, Florida
Level Contributor
76 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Food is ok place not that clean”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2013

The food is ok here, edible but not spectacular. Really nothing special.

However, the place is not that clean as the floor was dirty and their bathrooms disgusting.

Can't figure out how they attract such a crowd. I have eaten here over the years when friends insist and nothing has changed as to cleanliness.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Hartee H
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Davie, Florida
Level Contributor
30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great for reasonable lunch, dinner or late night snack”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Been there several times and have never been disappointed. Excellent soups, plentiful dishes and wide selection for the dieter

  • Visited July 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 msrosenstock
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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100 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Eclectic eats!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2013

My husband and a girlfriend accompanied me to this restaurant while in Miami looking at real estate. The place was humming with activity on a Sunday afternoon - an indication of great food/atmosphere.

We were pleased to be seated within minutes of arriving, despite the location being full both inside seating and outside patio as well.

The menu offers breakfast all day, brunch items, healthy options, and a great array of unusual and different meal selections, so it's a wonderful deviation from fast food, chains restaurants (even high end ones) and the usual options.

The reuben was wonderful ... my friend had the cinnamon apple and bacon sandwich with provolone (AWESOME!!) and my husband had the lobster/crab eggs benedict, which was also exceptional.

If you're tired of the usual ... try the place. Pet friendly patio seating, if your four-legged friend wants to accompany you for a nice walk and a meal!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank We_3_Clines
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