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River Street Deli

151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
+1 423-756-3354
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stromboli” (18 reviews)
“reuben” (18 reviews)
“sandwiches” (48 reviews)
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American, Deli, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nothing like it in North Chatt. Bruce may holler at you and tell you what to have and how to have it, but that's all part of the charm. Great fresh options, perfect for lunch after a day in Coolidge Park.

Thank JWrightAU1224
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I found this place was from the directions of my old boss who told me how good the deli was here. The place is nice and usually packed, due to its popularity, but they get everyones orders pretty quick. They have some...More

Thank Lucas D
Reviewed 1 week ago

It might be difficult to find for travelers. Find Coolidge Park first of you get lost. Don't forget to try the stromboli.

Thank debailllon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was visiting the carousel and wanted something to eat. Headed over to the building that looked like it would have places to eat. Trying to decide which to go in, saw a bunch of locals headed into this River Street Deli, so figured that be...More

Thank K B
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent food from one to the other. We each ordered the daily specials and shared. We had a Asian pork and a roast beef. Once again excellent, best meal during our visit!

Thank tlane1969
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Very good food and friendly service. We were there on vacation and since it was highly rated, thought we'd find it. Small dining area, but cozy. Rare roast beef sandwich had too much horseradish, but tasty. Black eye pea salad was okay. The Elana Ruz...More

Thank X9949OTsarahm
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Summer vegetable soup was very good - LOTS of vegies! Reuben sandwich and potato salad was great! Take the green shuttle from downtown.

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

It was recommended to us and they did not disappoint. Very friendly staff. Fantastic food and a lot of it. We will eat there again on our next visit

Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This is a great place to meet someone informally over lunch, which has been my experience primarily. The food is great, served more-or-less cafeteria-style, but brought to your table. Seating is limited, but I have never had to wait.

1  Thank James t
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Bruce, the owner adds a special flavor to the Deli. You feel like you're in Brooklyn. Great food. Great service. And a delightful energetic atmosphere.

Thank Fred F
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Questions & Answers
6 July 2018|
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Response from hcohn31 | Reviewed this property |
Yes...Pastrami or Corn Beef
29 September 2016|
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Response from hcohn31 | Reviewed this property |
River Deli does not carry Matzo Ball soup.
25 July 2016|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
DEFINITELY! And, the food is fantastic!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-756-3354
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