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Littlejohn's New York Deli

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1427 University Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2606
+1 434-977-0588
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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116 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2014

Nothing to dislike about this place. I have eaten here four times and each time it is delicious. I was with my 3 kids and they all loved their sandwiches. The menu is fairly large though so take a minute to read it all. This place is usually packed, so go on the off times.

Thank Phyllis D
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2013

I just moved to Cville last month. I'm originally from New York and was excited, after 5 years abroad, to get a deli sandwich delivered to my home for dinner. I called in my order around 5:15 on a weekday evening. The guy on the phone had me spell my address for him three times. I asked for a classic... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2013

This was a nice find while we were staying in Charlottesville, we were a little disappointed to learn that they stop serving breakfast/breakfast sandwiches at 11. The sandwich selection is pretty great, I got a Reuben which was made to perfection. Just the right amount of everything, great start to the day. Having good beer for only $2.75 doesn't hurt... More 

Thank RayBuck007
Raleigh, North Carolina
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543 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

Many good, interesting sandwich options. There are also about five vegetarian options as well as "lighter" flatbreads. Sandwiches are very filling and prices are reasonable. It gets very crowded but the line moves quickly.

Thank Kat0425
Richmond, Virginia
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2013

Great sammiches, done right. Convenient & quick. Sometimes hard to find parking, but we got a spot right out front this time!

Thank Elizabeth L
Orlando, Florida
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

Great selection of meats, toppings, breads and desserts. Service was great and the food was delicious. I would definitely try it again.

Thank nomadicfemale7
Roanoke, Virginia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

Quick line service stays open. Tasty, too large portions, reasonably priced. Had PhillySteak sandwich, little on the greasy side, came with French Fries that weren't. Tables weren't clean.

Thank Lucille7670
Charlottesville, Virginia
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123 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2013

Well known sandwich place. Make sure you leave time to read the extensive menu before ordering at the counter. No table service. Open all the time. Also has some great brownies and blondies and cookies.

Thank CarinaJean
Los Altos, CA
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117 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2013

I walked into Littlejohn's in the morning when many of the other breakfast places were still closed in the morning. The lady at the bakery picked a fresh, hot, big blueberry muffin right of the plate. Along with the quality coffee I started making a go at it. Managed to finish a third of that big muffin, sitting by the... More 

Thank docLosAltos_CA
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224 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

The sandwiches are just wonderful. I also had the soup which was great too! We got the Wild Turkey and Five pieces. both great

Thank TheEasternShoreBoop

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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
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1427 University Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2606
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-977-0588

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