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“COLD SOUP and A HAIR in the SOUP!”
Review of McAlister's Deli

McAlister's Deli
Ranked #318 of 1,019 Restaurants in Lexington
Price range: US$0 - US$10
Good for: Child-friendly
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Good for: Child-friendly
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Soups (2 orders) were delivered lukewarm and cool !! This temperature definitely does not meet the minimum temperature for state of KY health standards.

The assist manager was told and she took the soups back to heat them. The soups were returned very warm but one bowl was even given the "gift" of a BLACK HAIR !! Yuck!

We also noticed an food inspection rating of 88, though a passing grade, is low and certainly a warning sign. The details of the code violations were not posted.

We will NOT return.

Very poorly managed facility!

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Thank Dale M
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

There are many good items that you can get at McAlister's. They have convenient attached parking. They have very good nachos.

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Thank Wayne B
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Wasn't the greatest in the beginning but has improved. Good soups and nachos! Like the combos as welll

Thank Mike J
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

In my opinion, McAlister's is the best deli in Lexington. They have a wide variety of hot and cold sandwiches as well as baked potatoes and salads. Their Memphian Sandwich is the best non burger sandwich around: turkey, ham, roast beef, with usual toppings and a good mustard sauce. The brown bread is delicious and has real body. They have very good potato salad liberally sprinkled with paprika. All the food is well presented and appealing to the eye, They have great carrot cake and cheesecake as well. I can buy a sandwich and side dish with water fo about $9 and it is so filling I often do not need to eat again. Highly recommended.

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Thank rlguffey1
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

You can't go wrong here. Every sandwich, salad, and soup I have ever tried here is really, really good. I am so glad this deli is a chain and that their standards are consistent from location to location, city to city. The salads are huge by the way.

Thank GrannyD2013
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