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Anthony's Italian Deli

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5575 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806-6033
+1 225-272-6817
09:30 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 09:30 - 18:00
Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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Marietta, Georgia
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Wow, is all I can say. Their food is amazing and the owners are some of the most friendly people I have met. Get there early or expect a wait - very popular for the locals.

Thank tcniemeier
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Whenever I am in Baton Rouge this is a must have for me. The "new" location hasn't changed the quality of the delicious muffuletta and other sandwiches and specialty dishes. Family owned and authentic Italian!

Thank stampdiver
Houston, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Outstanding muffoletta sandwich. Exactly the giant New Orelean's style sandwich we were looking for. One was plenty for two adults and one child. Excellent olive dressing. Great crunchy bread and blend of meet and cheeses. Melt in your mouth crunchy and soft. I highly recommend this family owned gem. Great, friendly greeting and service. Well worth the trip.

1 Thank momt00
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135 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Ate probably 5 lunches here over the course of an extended stay in BR. The lasagna and sandwhiches are all excellent. The place is very small and can get real crowded and busy during lunch. Can be a bit slow, but the quality is worth the extra wait. The Italian subs and muffalettas are really something to grab for a... More 

1 Thank TXrocklobster
New Orleans
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Their muffaletta and meatball sandwiches are delicious! Wonderful family owned business. Their new location on Government Street is great--much more convenient. They also have a nice selection of packaged foods-- I buy their olive salad for home use and gifts.

Thank KattheYat
Cuero, Texas
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Shared the Muffletta and it was the best! Round warm fresh bread was thin so not as filling as other sandwich shops. Olive dressing was perfect! Very friendly staff & fast service. Will be back, all the way from Texas!

1 Thank JudyBFisher
Front Royal, Virginia
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75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Fantastic sandwich shop. Pure Italian, and the owners are obviously SUPER Catholic. There are pics of Jesus and the Pope. Everywhere. But, it adds to the quirky charm of the place - even if you're not Catholic. The food is unforgettable, and the service came with a smile, even during the busy lunch rush.

1 Thank Poland79
Kansas City, Missouri
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

My daughter, who lives in Baton Rouge, took me to Anthony's for lunch one day last week. I simply could not believe the quantity of food, plus the quality was excellent. This is a small restaurant, but people come & go, so there is always a table available. I had the 4-cheese muffaletta & brought home 3/4 of it. Seriously,... More 

Thank cullybuck
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Anthony's for a few years, back when they used to have the Florida Blvd location. The food has always remained fantastic, my favorite is the meatball poboy, but you really can't go wrong with anything there. The new location is very impressive, much bigger and nicer and the quality of the food has remained excellent.... More 

Thank GEAUXtigers11
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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69 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Anthony's Deli is not a large spot but it is filled with excellent Italian food choices to either take home or to eat on the spot. If you are looking for special cooking ingredients, this is the place to shop.

Thank CampbellHCC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 18:00
09:30 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5575 Government St, Baton Rouge, LA 70806-6033
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Baton Rouge
  • Phone Number: +1 225-272-6817

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?