We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

R.T. Smith's Fine Delicatessen

10 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-1404
+1 540-985-4524
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Best in Town”
26 Dec 2016
“Great Deli!”
All hours
Italian, American, Delicatessen
10 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-1404
Write a Review
Reviews (18)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 18 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I passed this place many times. Then someone said positive things about it, so I went in. The folks were very friendly and accommodating. I ordered a hogie and got it small. The sandwich alone weighed 1 pound. It was one of the best sandwiches...More

1  Thank ChefZ2
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Fine Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

As a fellow Chef, I know how hard it is to find that perfect place. Thanks for coming! See you next time! -K

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The corned beef hash is excellent! Definitely not out of a can. Breakfast bagel sandwich was also very good.

Thank ForbesB
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We went in expecting nothing and leaving with I will be back. Stopped in for a quick breakfast sandwich before the Hokie game and spent time talking with the owner about New York. What a great little find, so glad we picked this over a...More

Thank Jaxfore
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Fine Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2016

Look forward to seeing you!

Reviewed 6 September 2016

I can't say enough great things about this lucky find!!!! The owners are from NYC and really know their stuff. The food is EXCELLENT. Fresh, made-to-order items in addition to menus that vary daily and/or weekly. Prices are unbelievably reasonable. Friendly, relaxing environment. You must...More

Thank PghGirl46
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Fine Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2016

Y'all come back now, ya heahz?

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

You know the kind of sandwich where your fingers get messy because all the good stuff packed between two slices of bread falls out and you have to use your fingers because there is no way you aren't going to not eat that goodness? I...More

Thank NDdenver
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Fine Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2016

Thank you very much! We hope we include enough napkins. Looking forward to seeing you soon...

Reviewed 27 September 2015

Driving through Roanoke on the way to DC so thought we would pay a visit to the downtown area. Saw this spot and decided we would grab a bite. About 3pm and was deserted. Ordered the club and the Reuben and although they tasted great...More

2  Thank da51her
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The new-ish owners of RT's are great - very friendly and accommodating. They have delicious salads for a pick-up lunch - knishes and ALL kinds of made-for-you sandwiches. Excellent deli meat and cheese. Not to mention Seafood Slaw, Chicken Salad and Kale Salad that are...More

1  Thank Patay1
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Will be back later to update. Go here. Now. Ok, I'm back. This place was awesome. We walked here from Hotel Roanoke where we were staying for the wedding of the century. Under new owners, this place is striving to make a name for themselves...More

2  Thank MsCarrie75
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Popped in for sandwiches, and again for breakfast. Both times I found the staff very friendly, helpful and ready to do what they could to make the experience a lot of fun. Was there once a few years back, and the only difference in the...More

1  Thank Zia_Stella
Reviewed 11 September 2014

I'm a sucker for deli...but I would call this deli-light.. Like a franchise deli, maybe. Nothing all that special, though they are trying with stuffed peppers and a few other home-made things. Had a Reuben...something hard to screw up. Bread was warm and fresh. Meat...More

Thank chiknlvr
Nearby Restaurants
545 reviews
.11 km away
Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint
200 reviews
.10 km away
125 reviews
.11 km away
197 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby Attractions
Virginia Museum of Transportation
502 reviews
.54 km away
O. Winston Link Museum
229 reviews
.25 km away
Taubman Museum of Art
298 reviews
.20 km away
Center in the Square
157 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from R.T. Smith's Fine Delicatessen staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-1404
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-985-4524
  • E-mail
Classic New York Deli, classy catering.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing