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Urban Deli

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$$ - $$$
Canadian, Delicatessen
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68 King St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1G4, Canada
+1 506-652-3354
11:45 - 15:00
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Mon - Sat 11:45 - 15:00
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Kingston, Canada
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place for lunch, had great sandwiches and burgers. A pleasant decor and pleasant staff, all round great lunch spot!

Thank philanthropy666
urbandeli, Owner at Urban Deli, responded to this review

Happy New Years and thank you for taking the time to review your experience at Urban Deli! Our staff deserve all the praise. They truly are the heart and soul to helping us deliver our products. We look forward to seeing you again! elizabeth & team! More 

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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

With multiple awards to its name the Urban Deli (which becomes "Italian by night") is a great spot to enjoy some amazing food. Locals are anxiously waiting for Italian by night to move to its new location. Reservations are recommended as currently seating is limited. During lunch Urban Deli will delight you with its variety of options.

Thank Brent M
Saint John, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A gem of a find!👍 Awesome food and the carrot cake is to die for! It's a bit on the small side but the food makes u forget about that immediately. Conveniently located uptown. Prices are reasonable. I believe it switches to an Italian restaurant for the evening - Italian By Night which is also wonderful👍

Thank ImNotOnFacebook
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to Urban Deli based on a trip advisor recommendation. The restaurant is small. So you have to be prepared to wait. However the food was really very good. And the desserts were even better! Put this place down as a must experience during your visit to Saint John.

Thank Greg F
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Can't believe I waited long enough to try this restaurant. Now, it's in my list of go-to's in Saint John. :-) PS I'm not one to eat salad, but their Spinach Salad is to die for!! Promise!!

Thank Nash A
White Plains
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Urban deli offered excellent choices for lunch - especially for health conscious people. I had black & white salad which was excellent. My husband had a triple decker grilled cheese. Both were yummy! You must try the carrot cake - to die for Great service & fun atmosphere Tried to return for dinner but was unable to get a reservation.... More 

Thank Dennis C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Today I visit this great deli that had been showcased on the Canadian tv eating show. They boast of amazing deli sandwiches coupled with many different types of aide dishes. I had a great veggie sandwich with a side of quinoa. My brother in law had turkey and fries. The portions were small but full of flavour. The restaurant had... More 

Thank Katharine P
Fredericton, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The food was freshly made and delicious! Service was quick and efficient too. Loved the idea of a common table as a way to meet new people too. Definitely a place to visit

Thank CAL1940
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Lovely fresh food, authentic vibe. Right in the middle of downtown.We shared salad and a sandwich and both were lovely with efficient friendly service. Recommend!

Thank Maria M
Fredericton, Canada
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Servers can be very rude. I have been here before and the food is good but last time I tried to have lunch there with my partner and they had all the tables empties and they just said all of them were booked, with a very bad tone. They did not even try to accommodate us for a later time.

Thank Domenico B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Canadian, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:45 - 15:00
11:45 - 15:00
11:45 - 15:00
11:45 - 15:00
11:45 - 15:00
11:45 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 King St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1G4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: +1 506-652-3354
Urban Deli lives up to it's tag line of 'old fashioned. Slightly sophisticated'. We love to put a spin on some favourite old fashioned dishes like our popular meatloaf sandwich. We have the deli classics like Montreal Smoked Meat and our popular Reuben Sandwich. Urban Deli was featured on the Canadian Food Network's 'You Gotta Eat Here' featuring our Muffuletta & Uptown Big Beef Bad Boy sandwiches and our famous lemon sour cream pie, which has travelled as far as Alberta & Ontario. We also offer catering for lunch or private functions. If you are craving something other than deli, see Italian by Night for our authentic Tuscan Style Italian menu for dinner.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?