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BG's Olde Time Deli

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Delicatessen, Pub
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205 S Plaza Way, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703-5834
+1 573-335-8860
11:00 - 21:00
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Good food in a pub atmosphere. The potato skins are what the place is known for. They are literally piled high with shredded cheese. Different from most potato skins. Rest of the menu is decent, my friends had fish and chips. Nothing spectacular, but never fails to satisfy.

Thank jdwhawkins
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

Tucked away slightly off main hwy can be tricky to find but well worth the effort. A much larger place then if appears on the outside, has separate bar/smoking area which is appreciated. A varied menu with something for everyone, portions are large, you're more apt to get a box then to leave hungry. Everything we've tried on the menu... More 

Thank Edwin G
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We've been going to BG's since I was a kid. However, we moved south and haven't been in a long time. Recently we went back. Our server was super nice, very helpful and just a pleasure to be around. Our food was absolutely amazing and very abundant! We had plenty of leftovers to enjoy the next day!

Thank Honor W
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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367 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

BG's Olde Time Deli has been in Cape Girardeau for many years. There have been a lot of deli's come and go, but this one has been doing well. Their potato skins have always been my favorite. Menu has many different selections for everyone's taste buds. *If you enjoy going to BG's Deli, like I do, please vote for me.*

1 Thank Butterflydays
Sikeston, Missouri
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78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

First off I can't remember my waiters name young black haired kid super personable and great waiter! Great JOB Quality of meat is different ? My favorite sandwich BG Supreme not only did the meat seem of less quality. I also ordered chips and they used to set the sandwich on top of chips which was a great idea because... More 

Thank 2424Willy
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153 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I used to love this place. Over the years it has become shop-worn and food quality has become more inconsistent. My glass was chipped. It seems that everything is covered with a layer of accumulated grease. For example, the little placard advertising dessert on the table in the dining room was greasy. There was a section of the ceiling that... More 

1 Thank aussieinmo
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258 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

We had not been here for 25 years so we had to go in and get the potato skins. The place looks about the same but the potato skins were not as I remembered them. They were loaded with cheese and bacon but the cheeses was more like velveeta. They were different back in the day. The service was fine... More 

1 Thank Kemper07
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

The food is still about average.The prices have really gone up. The service lacked a lot. The place seems dirty to me.

2 Thank 704wayneh
Anna, Illinois
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015 via mobile

Went here to have a few drinks with some friends. We sat at the bar and i have to say... The service was absolutely a joke. The worst I've had in awhile. Bartenders were too busy textin on their phones, or chattin amongst themselves to even notice if you needed another drink. They were not that busy at all. Didn't... More 

1 Thank colts2178
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2015

I read some negative reviews of this place but that was not my impression at all. This place has been in Cape at least since the early 70's and did go through a period of decline. However, the new ownership has refreshed it some and I think returned it to good shape as a restaurant. It still looks like BG's... More 

1 Thank John H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Bar, Delicatessen, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 S Plaza Way, Cape Girardeau, MO 63703-5834
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Cape Girardeau
  • Phone Number: +1 573-335-8860

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