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River Street Deli

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American, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Soups
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151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
+1 423-756-3354
10:30 - 16:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 10:30 - 16:00
Sat 10:30 - 17:00
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This deli was recommended since we would be spending time in Coolidge park. It is adjacent. Place was crowded at lunch and the service was quick. Friendly workers. The owner was sweet to make recommendations. When I mentioned I was picky, he just took the menu out of my hand and asked what I would like. It was perfect!😀

Thank tidbit1020
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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59 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great sandwich shop on Chattanooga's North Shore, right by Coolidge Park and lots of neat shops. They have wonderful sandwiches, salads and plenty of deli-type sides to choose from. The sandwiches are huge and the staff were all super friendly.

Thank jdaquarles
Szekesfehervar, Hungary
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

8 guys looking for place to take care of a craving for a sandwich which would fill us up. This is the place! Definitely the closest thing you'll find to a NY Deli in the Chattanooga area. Servings are huge, the sandwiches and soups delicious and reasonably priced. All 8 of us had the sliced roast beef with grilled onions,... More 

Thank Dennis g
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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545 reviews
426 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Most visits I would give RSD very good, but unfortunately they get an average based on the sand which I got today. It was the Reuben, the amount of meat and cheese was adequate, there could have been more kraut and dressing. But, where the real issue lies in my mind is they are using deli sliced corned beef, just... More 

Thank DealScout
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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388 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Bruce Weiss is a New York transplant...he has tried to bring the New York flavor to Chattanooga. Great place for lunch...place has charm...order at the counter. This is a fun experience. Very creative sandwiches...always good..reasonably priced. Ask Bruce for a recommendation.

Thank hcohn31
Watford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

What more can i say...these guys know what they are doing - went for the Reuben...makes my mouth water just thinking about it!

Thank JamieOliver1986
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

The best Deli in Chattanooga, nothing else close. The Muffaletta is as good as any you'll find in NOLA. The Cuban Sandwich and Philly Reuben are my favorites also. The owner, Bruce is as much a draw as his food. As I said in the title, just eat, you won't be disappointed.

Thank FredofChattanooga
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed lunch at the River Street Deli. Owner takes your order, gives recommendations in his own unique way, and then comes around to check on all diners, he is an authentic Yankee and very friendly! Had outstanding Reuben sandwich, lean corned beef and very good flavor. Tables are bussed quickly and with a smile. Also, bonus for, a cool... More 

Thank MaJones37
Wildwood, Georgia
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is a great place for fantastic sandwiches & service. The owner has such a great personality! You are welcomed at the counter and whatever he recommends - just get it! You will not regret it.

Thank trippingbillies2014
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168 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

The many contributors of TA directed us here and it was everything we read. The gregarious and jovial owner welcomed us and was typical friendly NY'Orker. Everything in the deli case looked great. The bread was perfect and the Turkey\ brie was tasty. Has a great local feel to the place.

Thank lewwjr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
American, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Soups
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 16:00
10:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-756-3354

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