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Josef's Elegante Meats & Deli

716 Illinois St, Geneva, IL 60134-1352
+1 630-262-1878
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11 Dec 2018
“The best deli/ butcher shop in Chicagoland area.”
14 Oct 2018
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716 Illinois St, Geneva, IL 60134-1352
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Best meats served by best people. Been coming here weekly ever since they opened 15-20 years ago. They serve hot meals each night which are awesome and also do great catering

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bob R
Reviewed 14 October 2018

This meat market & deli is superb! Not only does everything they sell taste fantastic. the customer service is second to none. I definitely reccomend!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TDAuto
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I love deli sandwiches. This place was a great find. I ordered the Italian sub sandwich and there was so much meat on it, I could only eat half of it. The place is definitely know with the locals.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Tom F
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The meat selection is amazing, the mini burgers are SO GOOD. Authentic Italian. Boars Head meats too. They are great for catering an event. Their fresh foods cooked on the grills for lunch on a Saturday are our weekly treat. The people also make the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank curlyallisons
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Although you can get sandwiches for lunch, this is primarily an Italian type meat/deli/pasta store. Their frozen shrimp is pretty terrific too. Love this place!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank strafals
Reviewed 12 August 2016

You want a great sub at a excellent price check out Josef's in downtown Geneva. Plenty of free parking out the front door. Friendly and fast staff. The sub comes only one size X-large, every time I get one it is two meals. You want...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Rick H
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

One of those old school, really authentic and always great experiences that cannot be missed. Absolutely some of the best homemade Italian sausage around. We have actually used them for catering several times, and they use their sausage and a homemade sauce that is to...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Roomfordessert
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I'm not sure what "old world service" might mean, but it seems apt at Josef's--a family deli that makes extraordinary sandwiches, always has a tantalizing display of meats and cheeses, and are always happy to help with cooking tips.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Steve S
Reviewed 16 May 2016

It has been well over thirty years since I have had the pleasure of being served at a real butcher shop. Great meats, and lots of freshly prepared foods.

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Steve L
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Steaks very good. Deli has nice options for sandwiches. Pre-made items too, lasagna was really nice.

Date of visit: February 2015
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  • Address: 716 Illinois St, Geneva, IL 60134-1352
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +1 630-262-1878
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