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“Fantastic deli with a variety of excellent sandwiches and other choices”
Review of Wayfarer Delicatessen & Bistro - CLOSED

Wayfarer Delicatessen & Bistro
Price range: $8 - $12
Cuisines: Cafe, Soups
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Dining options: Delivery
Description: Our dream was to share our love for great food, good drinks, groovy music and the other good things in life with as many friends ~ old and new ~ as we could. ​ ​ (C) 2014 cmw management, llc. All rights reserved chef carey & ron our commitment to quality does not stop in our kitchen ~ we also have a wide variety of fantastic soft-drinks, a great choice of craft & domestic beer and an award-winning selection of wines. And don't forget our famous house-made sangria!This cozy, historic building (circa 1900) and quaint, historic downtown setting are perfect companions to these adventurous recipes from our families and from all over the world! So... Sit. Relax. Eat. Drink. Enjoy. The "wayfarer" concept allows us to culinarily travel the globe. Without the restrictions of a specific cuisine, we are free to explore and create food using the best ingredients and recipes we can find from cultures and food suppliers from all over the world.​We craft our roast beef, pork tenderloin and corned beef "in-house" and our meatloaf is made using a family recipe handed down from Chef Carey's beloved Mother. Our deli meats and cheeses are sourced from some of the best purveyors in the world, ensuring nothing but the finest quality. We make everything else from scratch, allowing our wonderful ingredients and carefully constructed recipes to speak for themselves. While we strive to provide quickly prepared quality meals and intuitive service, please note that we fresh-cut all of our meats and cheeses and make 100% of our menu items "as ordered", so please allow proper time for preparation.​Our commitment to quality does not stop in our kitchen ~ we also have a wide variety of fantastic soft-drinks, a great choice of craft & domestic beer and an award-winning selection of wines. And don't forget our famous house-made sangria! Our commitment to quality does not stop in our kitchen ~ we also have a wide variety of fantastic soft-drinks, a great choice of craft & domestic beer and an award-winning selection of wines. And don't forget our famous house-made sangria!This cozy, historic building (circa 1900) and quaint, historic downtown setting are perfect companions to these adventurous recipes from our families and from all over the world! So...
Reviewed May 7, 2012

The Wayfarer is a small place but definitely worth seeking out if you are in Wilmington. There are a small number of tables inside and outside, and I found all the employees very helpful and friendly. As for the food, it is an international deli, so there are sandwiches drawn from all kinds of cuisines, from classic American to a bit more adventurous. I went to the Wayfarer twice during my trip, and had the Beef On 'Weck as well as the Reuben, and both were fantastic - really some of the best sandwiches I have had in a while. There is also a great menu of bottled craft beer, so you can try to find a perfect pairing with your meal. Definitely find your way to the Wayfarer next time you are in Wilmington!

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1  Thank JacksonWilks
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wayfarerdeli, General Manager at Wayfarer Delicatessen & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2014

Thank you VERY much for your positive feedback! We appreciate hearing from our customers and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your time at Wayfarer Deli & Bistro.

Hopefully, we'll see you back soon. In the meantime, check us out online via Facebook or our website for ever-changing features and bison burgers on Thursdays and Saturdays!

Thanks again!

Your gracious hosts,
Chef Carey & Ron

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Reviewed April 3, 2012

Awesome and friendly staff! The waitress I had was amazing and very knowledgeable about the surrounding area and very nice when asked questions. The food was amazing! I would have loved to try every dish on the menu!! Great place to sit, relax, and enjoy a great meal!

1  Thank Chelse P
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wayfarerdeli, General Manager at Wayfarer Delicatessen & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2014

Thank you VERY much for your positive feedback! We appreciate hearing from our customers and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your time at Wayfarer Deli & Bistro.

Hopefully, we'll see you back soon. In the meantime, check us out online via Facebook or our website for ever-changing features and bison burgers on Thursdays and Saturdays!

Thanks again!

Your gracious hosts,
Chef Carey & Ron

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Reviewed February 19, 2012

We are always looking for another great place to eat in Wilmington and this is it. It is a small shop in front street downtown and is so amazing that you will be back! It has lots of imports, wine and the most amazing sandwiches that I have had in a while. They are no longer accepting the entertainment book coupons but stay and pay full price you will not regret it!!

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2  Thank kpunkin96
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wayfarerdeli, General Manager at Wayfarer Delicatessen & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2014

Thank you VERY much for your positive feedback! We appreciate hearing from our customers and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your time at Wayfarer Deli & Bistro.

Hopefully, we'll see you back soon. In the meantime, check us out online via Facebook or our website for ever-changing features and bison burgers on Thursdays and Saturdays!

Thanks again!

Your gracious hosts,
Chef Carey & Ron

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Reviewed December 31, 2011

have eaten there twice food is prepared with a lot of care and some of the combination sandwiches are very imaginative and carried off w/panache just the fact that they take the time to thank people for revieews shows you the kind of people and restauranteurs they are. plus the waitstaff i haver had have been fun funny and very knowledgable will go back whenever i am downtown

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2  Thank ddylan11
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wayfarerdeli, General Manager at Wayfarer Delicatessen & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2014

Thank you VERY much for your positive feedback! We appreciate hearing from our customers and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your time at Wayfarer Deli & Bistro.

Hopefully, we'll see you back soon. In the meantime, check us out online via Facebook or our website for ever-changing features and bison burgers on Thursdays and Saturdays!

Thanks again!

Your gracious hosts,
Chef Carey & Ron

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Reviewed November 1, 2011

This is a small, but great little Deli on a corner of Front Street. Small because there were only three tables inside, but if you are looking for take-out this is the place to go. There is a great selection of sandwhiches and a few soups to choose from each day. I had The Langenthaler which consisted of house-roasted turkey, swiss cheese and thinly sliced pickles on a panini-pressed ciabatta. The sandwich was generous, fresh and delicious. I substituted soup for the side that would normally come with the sandwhich. In this case a cup of chicken taco soup. I must confess the soup was a bit thin, but it had a great taste. Not too salty or peppery. There are lots of other sandwhich combos to choose from so I am sure I will return to this deli the next time I am in Wilmington.

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2  Thank Hardshell65
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wayfarerdeli, General Manager at Wayfarer Delicatessen & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2011

Thank you VERY much for your positive feedback! We appreciate hearing from our customers and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your time at Wayfarer Deli & Bistro. Hopefully, we'll see you back soon. Thanks again from Carey (Owner / Chef) and Ron (General Manager).

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