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Pearson Deli

2435 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3111
+1 619-222-2234
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (16 reviews)
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American, Deli
2435 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3111
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I work close and go hear when ever I'm able. There sandwiches are trucker huge, so be hungry!! Soooo goooood!!!

Thank Donna R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Currently, this is the only place on Shelter Island that's open early in the morning and where you can buy a cup of coffee. They offer a tempting case of breakfast sweets and the short order cook makes sandwiches to order at this deli. But...More

Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I ordered the grilled cheese with bacon. My daughter had the turkey with avocado. We both had special requests because of food allergies and they got the orders right the first time. The sandwiches were great. The view of the hill and marina were a...More

Thank liljodo
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We enjoyed the bacon egg cheese sandwich with avocado. It was just a short walk from our hotel on Shelter Island.

Thank TxLiMa
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast and also took sandwiches for lunch while enjoying the zoo. Breakfast sandwiches on English muffins and breakfast burrito were all very tasty and substantial. Lunch sandwiches were huge and delicious. They do not skimp on the meat. We also tried...More

Thank COBlueSky
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

I have gone here a couple times, but they tend to close whenever they want to. During my last two visits to the area, they were closed before 1:30.

Thank proctor992
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stumbled on this fantastic wee cafe/deli the best barbeque beef sandwich on Shelter Island, prices are really cheap, my wife and I stopped here every day for coffee and a sandwich, we just loved this place

Thank Davi933
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We ordered 2 sandwiches to go and they were huge. Very, very good!! It may look like a hole in the wall kind of place but, we enjoyed those sandwiches more than anywhere we ate in San Diego. We just happened to walk by it...More

Thank ShaeOkalahoma
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Stayed on Shelter Island for three days and went to Pearsons Deli every day. Lovely freshly made sandwiches, staff very understanding of our picky requests !! Sat out the back on the patio to eat lunch with a nice cold beer, looking out at the...More

1  Thank Diane2703
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This was recommended by a friend, so close to Humphrey's. Awesome sandwiches! Breakfast Burrito (egg and cheese) was great. The tortilla was so fresh!

Thank Carrie H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2435 Shelter Island Dr, San Diego, CA 92106-3111
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-222-2234
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