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The Yellow Deli

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315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
+1 760-631-1888
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 00:00 - 00:00
Fri 00:00 - 15:00
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San Diego, California
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The place is really gorgeous with all the wood work but my salad was nothing special. The price was high and return here with the intent to order a salad. Even the dressing was nothing special..

Thank tango982015
Vista, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Love the food, but I always leave there hungry. I'm not a big eater (175 pound male) But I always leave hungry unless I eat a lot of bread.

Thank PAUL H
Vista, California
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place is incredible. The atmosphere is very peaceful (zen-like peaceful) and the service was excellent. The menu items were different which made the place that much more enjoyable!

Thank Patricia S
Vista, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

The food is always fresh, out of this world good breads, unique building and experience. You may have a wait. On the second floor is a non alcoholic drink bar and sitting areas. Enjoy a drink and the time with your people. It's worthwhile. Every where you look is an artistic experience. Enjoy.

Thank Andy W
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Excellent food and ambiance! The place is so quirky and zen, with all of the plants and incense, folksy music and organic foods. The woodwork is gorgeous too. Had an excellent Reuben sandwich. My only negative comment would be that the service is very slow, but if you go there knowing that they move in slow-motion, you'll enjoy your experience... More 

Thank Jeanene H
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I went here and the only thing on the menu which was vegan was a veggie burger, and they couldn't guarantee it wasn't GMO soy. Everything else is loaded with cheese..

Thank Laurie H
carlsbad ca
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128 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

the story behind this local landmark is worth reading before you even visit. the building is amazing. many levels lots of visual stimulation. the employees are all super nice and friendly (read up on why) the food is simple healthy and fair priced.

Thank ndepndant
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a very well-kept secret in which the only problem is if you're looking to have an in-and-out lunch or dinner you can forget about it. Just take your time and suck in the atmosphere and enjoy a fabulous menu.

Thank carlsbadmc
Vista, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Subject: The Yellow Deli Location: Vista, California, United States, North America Title: Unique, Beautiful Experience, Great Food, Healthy ID#: 462061878 OPEN 24 hours. The atmosphere is calm, peaceful, rustic, antiques. The food is delicious, fresh baked breads, homemade everything, they grow their own organic vegetables. They have a coffee bar, Yerba Mate drinks, some vegan choices, great smoothies. The 2... More 

Thank jball32002
Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Stumbled, fortuitously, on Yellow Deli in search of something other than fast food to eat late at night. I was so pleasantly surprised by the ambience when I was greeted at the front patio of this restaurant. Even at 11 o'clock at night I had a small wait for a table because they were THAT busy...this (rightfully) was a good... More 

Thank Renee W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 13
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 760-631-1888

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