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Cecil's Delicatessen & Bakery

651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
+1 651-698-0334
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastrami” (21 reviews)
“potato salad” (18 reviews)
“matzo ball soup” (12 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Cecil's to meet family for a quick dinner. It didn't disappoint. Their menu was huge and it was hard to decide what to order. I'm glad my cousin recommended the Russian Ruben, It was delicious. My husband got the chili and it...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

My company ordered a delivery meal. Some were boxes, some basically buffet style. It was my first time eating here. I couldn't believe how very basic the sandwiches are. Slices of bread with food inside. Extremely unoriginal, and it honestly wasn't that good. The pickle...More

Thank Raysters
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Turkey Reuben is amazing. I love the dark rye. Service was quick and our waiter was accurate and friendly while serving our party of 6. The menu is huge. My husband got the French Toast turkey club- very inventive and delicious. I got the...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband and I moved from MN 9 years ago and just got back for a visit and this was the top of our list to eat. We love the traditional Reuben they serve here and I love the coleslaw. So happy to taste it...More

Thank Wrennay
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I love calling and getting the Nosher to go. It's delicious, I also get the potato salad and the pickle.

Thank tif316
Reviewed 10 August 2017

It is interesting how many people highly rate Cecil's. I have been there several times and we have had their box lunches a few times -- we live nearby. For me, it is just okay, good, but nothing to go out of the way for....More

1  Thank jeffo442
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We visited on Friday, July 28, 2017 around noon. We were seated promptly. I ordered their "famous" reuben sandwich with potato salad as my side. My wife ordered a turkey sandwich with American cheese. We also had two soft drinks. Service was just ok. The...More

2  Thank Steve0315
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I had the Pastrami on Rye (hot) with coleslaw for lunch. the slaw was nice but you come to Cecil's for the Pastrami! juicy and delicious and it pretty much made my day. I bought a pound at the counter to take home for the...More

2  Thank spram0
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Shared lunch with friends and family today at Cecil's. Absolutely great reuben sandwich and potato salad. I'd recommend it to anyone.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Stopped in for dinner last night after an appointment on the recommendation of my boss. Was told it was nothing fancy...you walk in and head through the deli and the sit down restaurant was behind. He said if it was open to definitely check it...More

Thank Erica T
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27 July 2017|
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Response from Kurt I | Reviewed this property |
Ahhh with prices, sorry. The prices were reasonable for the food we got, I wouldn't call the place low budget but we wouldn't hesitate to go back here again and again.
8 June 2015|
Response from HMS10970 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of any. Suggest you call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-698-0334
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