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Nelson Cheese Factory and Deli

1562 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-2543
+1 651-647-1288
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good41%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“pasta salad” (2 reviews)
“my favorite” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 19:00All hours
American, Delicatessen
1562 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-2543
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is one of our "go to" places when we have to feed visiting scholars at the nearby University of Minnesota. Their sandwiches, rolls, pasta salads, coleslaw, and cheese plates are delicious (though expensive). Everything is always well presented and includes all the accoutrements. While...More

Thank E954HTrichardh
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I got the Mr. T sandwich, which was a turkey breast with avocado and sprouts. When my sandwich arrived I was surprised by the large aount of cheese that was on the sandwich. I've never gotten a sandwich with this much cheese and was very...More

Thank TexasFreqTraveler
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Ahhh, Nelson's! We really like you, even if your open hours are earlier than what we'd like. Nelson's makes the BEST Reuben I've ever had. I struggle, because the classic Reuben recipe uses Thousand Island dressing, which disagrees with me in a big way, so...More

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We live nearby,so in the summer especially, will get delicious sandwiches and have a picnic. The food is always fresh and the staff are great. There can be a lot of people in line around lunchtime and they do a great job of preparing salads,...More

Thank PascalJo
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Lots of options and totally fresh. Just a great lunch. Only real issue is no place to dine in. But good for picnic to go!

Thank LiuFei
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a family owned Sandwhich shop that several years ago morphed into 3 meals a day options.. They have great sandwich options, ie the St Paul, The Nelson etc. Plenty of options for salads, and breakfast to order. I have enjoyed their food for...More

Thank M G
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Shabby unimpressive exterior, what a surprise inside. Deli food, wine/beer shop, quiet outside seating in back, cheese and sizable $2 ice cream cones. Plenty of seating inside. We saw a European group buying wine and cheese for a picnic. Too bad there was no French...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Lunch is a treat when you get one of their salads! They make each one in front of you to your specifications. Everything is super fresh!

Thank Lesa C
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Finally found a place that would make a classic grilled cheese sandwich. I guess they are a cheese shop and deli. Grilled cheese had an outstanding fresh cheddar cheese inside. Had choice of bread and when with a multi-gran . Also, they created a fresh...More

Thank mumbojumboman
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I am lucky to live close to Nelson where I make it a must do to have at least one of their great sandwiches a week. They are carry out only and also have a wide range of salads and soft drinks - many not...More

Thank Larry M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1562 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-2543
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-647-1288
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