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Milton's Deli Restaurant

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2660 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-1904
+1 858-792-2225
07:00 - 21:30
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Sun 08:00 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 07:00 - 21:30
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San Diego, California
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575 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Milton's has an extensive menu with Deli items and full course meals. A half sandwich costs $11 and is more than ample. They have a full deli counter for take out items. The servers have been there a long time and are very competent.

Thank baltoro
San Diego, California
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364 reviews
216 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one of the best 2 sandwiches i have ever had right up there with Katz deli in NYC i ahd he rueben that had pastrami and corned beef and it is huge but it is so incredibly tasty that it is making me drool thinking about it, the chicken noodle soup was also very good, not cheap but big servings... More 

Thank randy7496
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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210 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner with friends. We were greeted and seated promptly. Our waiter, Gustavo was terrific. The food was so,so. Cabbage soup was Luke warm. Mushroom barely soup was mostly salt. It was sent back. The pea soup,replacement was good and hot. My Milton salad was ok, but nothing special. The rib dish was very good. We were seated where we... More 

Thank Computernana
El Cajon, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We've never been disappointed with Milton's. Always great deli sandwiches or salads with prompt, friendly service.

Thank Pete H
Santa Cruz, California
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Went with 5 adults and 4 children.Got a table big enough for all of us . We were relatively early for dinner and the service was superior. Food was ample and deli delicious. Only problem was the bakery display in front which made the kids drool and ask for more treats to take home. Great place!

Thank frsaccomd
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We went to Milton's on Christmas night because it was one of the few restaurants open. It has limited gluten free options available, but we were able to get something to eat. The service was friendly and willing to work with us.

Thank Ruth Z
San Diego, California
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575 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

I have had lunch and dinner there several times recently. The sandwiches are wonderful along with fine service. It is a lively, fun place with a well stocked take out counter.

Thank baltoro
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80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

We have eaten at Milton's a number of times while staying in Solana Beach. Our visit last night was par for the course. While nothing at Milton's is bad, nothing really stands out either. The pastrami is always okay, but never as good or as plentiful as NY/Chicago delis I have been to. The service is decent, but the prices... More 

Thank SamPav
Las Vegas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Staying at the Hilton, Del Mar, my friends & I wanted some N.Y. type deli for lunch. Luckily, nearby was Milton's, a full service restaurant & deli right out of the Manhattan play book. We ate (more like pigged out) and left full and satisfied. I can't eat like this often, but if you are from back east like I... More 

Thank 774stevenmg
juniper flats
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Huge menu, fair prices. Something for everyone. Great beef dip and cheesesteak sandwiches. Yummy ice cream shakes. Great ribs.

Thank socalranchgal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Delicatessen
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2660 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014-1904
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Del Mar
  • Phone Number: +1 858-792-2225

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