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The Downtown Deli

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120 E Park Ave, Lake Wales, FL 33853-4124
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Columbus, Ohio
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This deli was located in an old downtown area of Lake Wales. Stopped in for a late lunch. Both employees seemed busy, so we waited at the counter for quite a while, almost walked out while waiting, but a bit desperate to eat. The bottled water was from a self serve cooler, but it was warm. The food was ok,... More 

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Thank JayneTravelBug
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67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in during Make it Magical. Got a Pot Roast sandwich. Very tasty. All their sandwiches are yummy. Relaxed atmosphere. Friendly staff. Its now called Pedro's Downtown Deli.

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Thank Jjanen
Indialantic, Florida
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you !!! We were exploring "downtown" Lake Wales while our grandson attended a Boy Scout event. The food is so very fresh ! The cook suggested a grilled provolone on focaccia....best grilled cheese EVER !!! GO HERE NOW !!! Not fancy, not quick, but extra super yummy, with PERSONAL service. We seated ourselves outside, you... More 

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Thank Paradise4171
Winter Haven, Florida
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

All the sandwiches are prepared to order and are very fresh and tasty! The turkey is carved and freshly roasted daily....excellent! The service is slow, but each order is given individual attention! We do go out of our way to go here for lunch!!!

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Thank Hillview61
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Pedro has a variety of foods, sandwiches, soups, salads and specials. I have not had anything that wasn't delicious and freshly made before my eyes! Pedro hand slices is turkey and pork that he smoked early that day....don't miss.

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Thank Karen W
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67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

Great place for a sandwich for lunch. Had the pot roast sandwich and cheddar and broccoli soup. Both delicious. Reasonable prices. Relaxed atmosphere in a historic district.

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Thank Jjanen
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
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134 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We were traveling through and decided to head to the Historical District. Glad we did. My wife and an excellent Cubano and mine had turkey, ham, cranberry and other stuff... called the Cran??? Can't remember the whole time but it was delicious.

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Thank McTrix
Winter Haven, Florida
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I've been to this Deli many times since it has opened a few years ago, but it appears it has been under new management for some time now. This is the 2nd or 3rd time I've been there since the change, and I have to say that it's not as good as it used to be. The same guy does... More 

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Thank ChefsHubby
South Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Heading to the west coast for a girl's weekend and stumbled across this awesome little place. Wonderful sandwiches and salads, reasonable prices and friendly service. Don't miss the amazing focaccia bread. We will be back the next time we cross the state!

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2014 via mobile

Visited the historic district of downtown Lake Wales for first time. Wanted a quick bite to eat & noticed the deli. What a great choice! Small town ambiance and friendly, welcoming words from Pedro, owner of the deli. Scanned the cafe'-chic chalkboard menu and chose one delicious deli specialty! Turkey ... Ham ... Provelone ... Spinach ... Mayo ... Cranberry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 E Park Ave, Lake Wales, FL 33853-4124
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake Wales

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