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State Street Deli

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107 E State St, Mason City, IA 50401-3305
+1 641-201-1002
09:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Wed 09:00 - 15:00
Thu - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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143 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the comments from the owner for my previous review I did go back and order the roast beef "dry" and got it to go as if it was being delivered to my work place. Nice chat with the owner about what may have happened with my previous sandwiches and he offered to make my sandwich for free which... More 

Thank k-and-3j
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their sandwiches are so unique and so delicious! I only wish they were open on Sundays and evenings, because I can only make it on the occasional Saturday. Very clean. Nice and friendly staff. The #4 is amazing!!! Fantastic bread!

Thank Keriann H
StateStreetDeli, Owner at State Street Deli, responded to this review

Thank you so much! More 

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143 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Like my previous review, sack lunches were brought into work. I again had the roast beef and a side of 3 bean salad and again everything was a soaking mess inside the bag. Sandwich, napkins, silverware packet all wet. Is this the way it is delivered to everybody?

Thank k-and-3j
StateStreetDeli, Owner at State Street Deli, responded to this review

Hello, Traditionally the roast beef in our "hot roast beef & au jus" is soaked in the au jus. This may be why the sack lunch seems to be getting wet. When you order, you may certainly request the beef be "dry" and we will put the au jus in a cup on the side. I sincerley apologize for the... More 

Clear Lake, Iowa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

You won't find a friendlier or more accomodating deli anywhere. All menu selections we have tried are fresh and delicious! They will make your sandwich selection as a gluten free wrap if desired. They taste test and perfect new selections before they are added to the menu

Thank Kay D
StateStreetDeli, Owner at State Street Deli, responded to this review

Hey Kay, thanks for the great review! Yes, we do taste test any new items we add to the menu. Also, thank you for mentioning the gluten-free option that is available. Hope to see you again soon, Pam More 

Mason City, Ia
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I really like the namesake above. The small pasta salad was firm and delicious. I don't know about the other offerings, as the above is the only thing I have had here since I have been coming for a couple of years.

Thank GooddogMasonCity_Ia
Mason City, Iowa
1 review
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I ordered the matzah ball soup off the huge menu board over the counter only to be told that it had been taken off the menu eighteen months earlier, obviously it was still up on the menu for sentimental reasons. There was however it seemed the option of just the broth without the matzah ball. All that notwithstanding If you... More 

Thank Cheweybytes
StateStreetDeli, Owner at State Street Deli, responded to this review

Hi, I would first like to apologize for your experience at my restaurant on Monday January 19th. Unfortunately your visit coincided with the ice storm we were experiencing. On that day I decided to close early to ensure that my employees would arrive home safely before the weather worsened. We are not currently offering the Matzo ball as we lost... More 

Mason City, Iowa
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Their sandwiches are amazing. Don't be afraid to try something new...you will not be disappointed. The service is great and the cost is not bad.

Thank brunsc
Dyer, Indiana
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Jumped off the expressway to find lunch and ran into this place. What a great Deli! Meats were fresh as we're the buns. Service was friendly and quick. They probably could use more signage. If we didn't run into the place, we never would of found it. Great place.

Thank big_beau408
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Hadn't been here before and chose it at random. I had the hot pastrami sandwich and three bean salad - both were excellent.

Thank Steve F
Mason City, Iowa
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I went on a weekday around 12:30 and it was very busy. Had to wait a short while to get a table. I would say there are about a dozen or so sandwiches that you can order. Price is $7-$8 per sandwich. Sandwiches aren't very large (about what you would make at home). You have the option of getting chips,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 E State St, Mason City, IA 50401-3305
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-201-1002

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