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“Lots of choices - all good”
Review of McAlister's Deli

McAlister's Deli
Ranked #92 of 476 Restaurants in Roanoke
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Description: Home of hand-crafted sandwiches, always fresh salads, giant stuffed spuds and our Famous Sweet Tea. It's always better to give. And at McAlister's, we give as much as we can, including free refills, big portions and big smiles. It's easy to be giving when you're a giver by nature. And we're givers. So as soon as you step through our doors, you can relax and expect to get a little more. Whether it's getting free refills on your sweet tea without ever leaving your seat or being served portions always a bit bigger than your appetite, giving you more of what you like is what we like to do. That's why you'll always be treated like an old friend and be greeted with a warm smile even if we just met.
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Description: Home of hand-crafted sandwiches, always fresh salads, giant stuffed spuds and our Famous Sweet Tea. It's always better to give. And at McAlister's, we give as much as we can, including free refills, big portions and big smiles. It's easy to be giving when you're a giver by nature. And we're givers. So as soon as you step through our doors, you can relax and expect to get a little more. Whether it's getting free refills on your sweet tea without ever leaving your seat or being served portions always a bit bigger than your appetite, giving you more of what you like is what we like to do. That's why you'll always be treated like an old friend and be greeted with a warm smile even if we just met.
Lewisburg, West Virginia
Level 6 Contributor
244 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
“Lots of choices - all good”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

Located in the Towers Shopping Center, plenty of parking and easy to find. There was a longish line but the menus were right at the door so people could make their selections by the time they got to the counter. Due to a good order taking and service plan, the intimidating line moved quickly along and then the orders are delivered to the tables when ready. The salads are large, fresh and really yummy. The Reuben was also a favorite among the group. The regular drinks are large and staff comes through and offers refills - there were few takers the original drinks being, as I said, large. The prices are certainly reasonable and it was a good place to have a pleasant and easy lunch.

Visited May 2013
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Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great potatoes!”
Reviewed March 29, 2013

I have gone to a number of McAlister's Deli locations, and they never fail to provide quick, efficient service and great food. I had one of their yummy baked potatoes (they are HUGE) and a tasty salad. Their large drinks are also a great value.

  • Visited March 2013
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Mannheim, Germany
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
“Worth the Wait”
Reviewed March 10, 2013

With all the people in town for the sporting event, the deli had a line out the door. The line moved relatively quickly. I ordered to go, but ate in because the less people handling my food the better. Waiters brought the food on plates or in bowls to your table after ordering at the counter. The chips were removed from their bag and dumped on the plate. I usually save my chips for later and this process would not have worked for me. The sandwiches were very good. We had the California Reuben, Grilled Chicken Club and Southwest Turkey Melt.

Visited March 2013
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salem, va
Level 6 Contributor
359 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Another great find”
Reviewed February 13, 2013

Our first visit was with friends that had been here before. It has since become a restaurant we visit frequently. There is a wide selection and the prices are very reasonable. The service is always friendly and swift. The food is wonderful. Having the meal brought to us is also a nice touch.
We enjoy McAlister's greatly!

  • Visited February 2013
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Roanoke, Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Sandwich's”
Reviewed February 12, 2013

Really enjoy a Corned Beef on Rye with Potato Salad. Employees always friendly. Place is clean. Soups and salads also rock.

Visited February 2013
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