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Chops Deli

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130 N Front St, Suite 101, Wilmington, NC 28401-3975
+1 910-399-6503
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11:00 - 20:00
23:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
23:00 - 03:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were tired and hungry, having just finished one race, and preparing for another the next day. Our sandwiches were outstanding, and the fruit salad was fresh. I had the Jackson (Peppermill smoked turkey and fixings on a baguette), and my husband had the Marseille (Maple-glazed chicken and fixings on a baguette). They were perfect! Even though we were there... More 

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Thank Jenni R
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I used to live in Wilmington and I HAD to dine here before leaving. I miss the sandwiches and staff. My favorite meal?... The Marseille with the daily special Mac & Cheese. I frequented the monkey junction location but sitting outside at the downtown Chops is always a treat.

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Thank Angela C
Oak Island, North Carolina
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I always get the chicken salad sandwich (no tomatoes because we can be picky) and it's absolutely wonderful. I've had other items before that are equally delicious but we always go back for the chicken salad.

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Thank Sara L
Ocala, Fl
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

I had the "Snellville" sandwich for lunch and it may have been the best deli sandwich I've ever eaten. Prices were a little on the high side but our server was very helpful and attentive. Busy and energetic lunchtime atmosphere. We'd definitely eat there again.

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Thank knothead1
Suwanee, Georgia
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75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We just showed up with 11 people. Sat immediately. Served quickly. Food was really good. "Constantinople" sandwich and potato salad was very good. Chicken salad wrap was very good. Monaco was very good. Waitress was friendly quick and accurate with orders and multiple bills. Highly recommend for casual quick tasty filling food. Sidewalk seating was available. Parking on the street... More 

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Thank Erik B
Suwanee, Georgia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Everyone in our group loved their lunch choices. Sandwiches are interesting and fantastic. Service was great too. Highly recommend

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Thank Rudy W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Place is kinda just thrown together inside. Not a great seating arrangement. Waitress was terrible. Couldn't remember our order. Don't order the sweet tea! It's horrible. You're in the south, please have decent sweet tea or take it off your menu. And, no I don't want your mint infused whatever either. Potato salad was bland. For 2 people to have... More 

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Thank James C
Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My family lives sandwiches! Friendly staff and delicious food. We will definitely be back! We got Marseilles, Plymouth, and 2 Jacksons. Don't forget to grab a black and white cookie!

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Thank luvbnamom6
Wilmington, North Carolina
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Hand cut deli gourmet deli sandwich shop. Each sandwich is hand cut deli meats with gourmet toppings and dressings. Unbelievable flavor!

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Thank paigehaney28412
North Carolina
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Chops is one of the only places where I order something new each time, and I consistently love it each time. Locals know this is the place to go for fresh, delicious, and creative eats. The staff is friendly and service is great. Try the mint sweet tea - so refreshing!

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Thank Sealander

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, International, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
23:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
23:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 N Front St, Suite 101, Wilmington, NC 28401-3975
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-399-6503
Description
Established in 2009, Chops Deli is the premiere sandwich eatery in Wilmington. As you an tell we take ourselves very seriously and are dedicated to ensuring that every customer who comes through the door has fun, enjoys their meal and their time spent with us, and leaves thinking about the next time they'll be able to swing by. We have built our reputation on providing the best sandwiches made with the best and freshest ingredients including Boar's Head meats and cheeses to fresh, and local when available, produce and round out the experience with a friendly and helpful staff and an eclectic music variety that keeps your toes tapping. When visiting Chops Deli, expect to get treated like you're family because, as far as we're concerned, you are.

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