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Side Door Deli & Restaurant

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5999 Central Avenue, #101, St. Petersburg, FL 33710-8535
+1 727-347-5507
08:00 - 15:00
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Sat 08:00 - 13:00
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Toledo, Ohio
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

This deli was recommend by a local business, and we are very glad we went. Although it is inside a office building and small seat capacity, that does not detract from the quality and service provided. Great selection of deli sandwiches to select from, as well as fresh made soups. We had the Trevor club with coleslaw and it was... More 

Thank B4UGoGo
Treasure Island, Florida
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208 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2015

We tried this place for the first time and I am so sad I drove past it so many times. The classic rubin had melt in your mouth corned beef. My wife had a greek salad and soup that was very good also. We will be back!

Thank oahudrew
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148 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2014

In a city with very little in the way of New York style delis, this is a welcome destination -- just wish it were a little more authentic. Their chicken soup with matzo balls (actually one matzo ball per bowl) is a little weak and their chopped liver is kind of dry. On the plus side, their sandwiches are quite... More 

Thank foodieschmoodie44
Gulfport, Florida
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101 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2014

Stopped here for breakfast & it's a nice, clean & friendly place. Lots of choices on breakfast menu & the prices seemed very reasonable. Eggs, pancakes, grits, sausage & toast were all prepared well & very tasty, but the corned beef hash was pretty bad & surprisingly, the coffee was bitter (maybe too old ?). We'll probably go back, but... More 

Thank Cuencathom
St. Petersburg, Florida
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106 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2014

an unlikely location in a small office building, and hard to see from Central Ave. The food is excellent, the service fast and this small deli/ eatery is popular with the locals for Breakfast and lunch. Great soup!

Thank sokemike
Treasure Island
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2013

I ordered on the phone and it was ready when I got there(5 minutes). Nice big sandwich with tender corn beef, fresh bread...just great. I have eaten quite often and it always good.

Thank kitch727
St. Petersburg, Florida
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2013

The Side Door Deli is an unassuming little restaurant in an suburban office building. But, don't drive by or you will miss a jewel of a dining spot. The staff are welcoming and friendly. You feel right at home. But this is way better than my mother's cooking. We tried breakfast, which is the hardest meal to get right. The... More 

1 Thank Pat W
St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 December 2012

The daily specials here keep me coming back. The homemade soups are always delicious, my favorite is the split pea. It's the perfect place to spend a lazy morning with their delicious and affordable breakfasts, or to run in for an amazing everything bagel with cream cheese on the way to work. Their reubens and clubs are awesome for lunch,... More 

Thank Dspb_2014
Treasure Island, Florida
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2012

After hearing how good this place was I was more than disappointed when I finally got there. One of my more favorite breakfasts is eggs and corned beef hash. The cook has probably never actually made corned beef hash. What it consisted of was probably yesterdays left over deli sliced corned beef cut into cubes ... then overcooked at that!... More 

1 Thank SusanN W
St. Petersburg, Florida
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2012

My partner order lunch from here (takout) on a regular basis and we've never been dissapointed. Fresh ingredients and friendly staff make it well worth a visit.

Thank camshoot

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5999 Central Avenue, #101, St. Petersburg, FL 33710-8535
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  St. Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 727-347-5507
We use only the best...Vienna Corned Beef & Pastrami, Boar's Head Cold Cuts and Homemade Soups. Open for Breakfast & Lunch. Try our Homemade corned beef hash or our signature Reubens! If you're looking for a New York Style Deli with Florida Flare then stop by the Side Door.

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