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The Yellow Deli

€€ - €€€American, Cafe, Deli
315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
+1 760-631-1888
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veggie burger” (11 reviews)
“sandwiches” (34 reviews)
“banana milk” (6 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 00:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Deli, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We gathered here with friends for a weekday lunch. The funky atmosphere makes this an interesting location to dine. The food is natural and healthy. Everything is made from scratch on the premises. The Green Drink is fabulous. There are several iced teas. Breakfasts, salads,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hippely
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Just the kind of indoor/outdorr dining that exemplifies SoCal! Friendly service; lovely atmosphere; open 24 hours; delicious food from a varied menu; natural ingredients.good value. Honestly, I don't think you could go wrong with anything ordered at this cafe/deli.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Drumraine
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Great atmosphere to go for casual farm to table food. Food is grown on the organization's farm and the building was constructed by these people. This is "slow food" versus "fast food" in that the atmosphere and servers are very laid back. We enjoy going...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Vicki S
Reviewed 23 September 2018

The atmosphere is so fun and so wonderful, I keep coming back. The Green Drink is terrific and I order it every time. The food is ho hum, very average. The service is HORRIBLE! Here's a tip, order EVERYTHING...I MEAN EVERY SINGLE THING THAT YOU...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank idelmargo
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Loved the food and the smoothies. The food is all fresh and the place is amazing and very cosy. My second time there and a must place to go whenever I visit The area. Friendly staff who got us fitted pretty quickly despite the long...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank IneSarah H
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

1. If you haven’t been here yet, you need to check it out. The building is custom constructed by ...perhaps your server. Iron work, wood work, leather work, murals all down by the community that make up all the yellow deli s. Give yourself a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank TheMac2018
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The venue is beautiful. The food is all fresh and satisfying. The service is not fast food fast because it is made to order and that does take a little time.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank michaeldA8534CF
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Great place to go when downtown Vista. We have been there several times after seeing a live show at the theatre. A very convenient location with great sandwiches, pizza and drinks. Staff is super nice and food is fresh and delicious. Décor and building layout...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank calmc55
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We were seated by the fireplace for lunch on Christmas Day. We ordered sandwiches and were totally satisfied, both with the selections and taste. It is an amazing building... we took a tour. I could have sworn it was an ancient building, but it's not....More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank arrrrrrrrr54
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This is a beautifully built restaurant and with down to earth menu selections from a genuinely sweet staff whose reputation takes home grown to a whole new level.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tikicadette
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carole m
11 September 2015|
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Response from Sandy015 | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend it. I don't think they have the space and also the food selection for a large family group
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 760-631-1888
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