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New York Deli

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2920 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
+1 804-358-3354
09:00 - 02:00
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Dothan, Alabama
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147 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

In Richmond for a wedding and went looking to see if the NY Deli still existed. Was thrilled to find them but disappointed that it had been remodeled 10 years prior and had lost that typical deli atmosphere with the cases of deli meats, cheese and relishes. I suppose they had to adapt to the changing times and vibe of... More 

1 Thank Lisa B
Midlothian, United States
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Visiting this restaurant is just like being in a New York City diner. The atmosphere is typical, and the sandwiches are outstanding. Everything is fresh and tasty, and service is good. A great spot for lunch - never a disappointment!

Thank Daniella K
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42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I've followed ny deli on facebook for a while before I finally drove the 60 miles to try them. Their decor is like a building you'd find in ny which I liked. Wooden bar, old wooden bar stools even the metallic looking ceiling. I sat and had a couple of bell's island drafts and they were cold and yummy. I... More 

Thank louis9182009
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I have been going here for years and will continue to go try to get there before 3:00pm to get the breakfast the 3 or 4 cheese omelet is to die for. be sure to check out the back patio as it is simple but so Richmond at the same time please do yourself a favor and go. Have fun

Thank K E
Piney Flats, Tennessee
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321 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My family has eaten the sailor sandwich here for decades. We still enjoyed going back for a sandwich when we are in town. I think perhaps the amount of meat on the sandwich has decreased over time. However, it's still a very good sandwich.

Thank wabjr705
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117 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch because it was too hot and I did not feel like eating greasy expensive food in the street. With this said, I wound up ordering a portabello mushroom sandwich and fried onion rings. I was greeted warmly and seated immediately. My request for a window set was granted. I was able to still watch... More 

Thank Michelle K
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178 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We were in town for the week and ended up stopping in here for food and drinks multiple times. The food was always good and the drinks were well mixed. They have a wonderful beer selection. When we didn't want beer anymore the bartender was helpful with mixed drink selections. She even made us based on our mood for the... More 

Thank travelhawk71
Richmond, Virginia
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190 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a basic sandwich joint attempting to market itself as a NYC deli. As a New Yorker, I can assure you that it isn't even close to being a NYC deli, although it is possible to find a reasonable assortment of sandwiches of average quality, at best.

Thank Freddyt64
Richmond, Virginia
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

They have my favorite trivia in Richmond every Tuesday with $3 rail whiskey and $.65 wings (get the sesame ginger). Unfortunately, the menu is kind of hit or "meh." The sailor and rueben are great, but the fried chicken salad and soho turkey are pretty mediocre. I'm not sure why it's so damn hot in there in the evenings in... More 

Thank Ted C
Dayton, Ohio
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

I enjoyed the setting (especially around the bar) and cozy atmosphere. The menu featured a fairly standard (though well made!) selection of bar food. The beer selection was on par with a variety of both standard domestics and craft fare. Overall this made me think of a campus bar in a campus town somewhere. Just the tiniest bit of a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Delicatessen, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2920 W Cary St, Richmond, VA 23221-3516
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-358-3354

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