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17th St Deli Downtown

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125 Grace St
Wilmington, NC 28401 (Map & Directions)
Phone: (910) 343-1722
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88% say Yum
206 people voted
Cuisine: Sandwiches, Salads, Wraps
Neighborhood: Downtown

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Restaurant Description

The best chicken salad in town! We deliver anywhere in downtown Wilmington, and many of the surrounding areas. Our Delihead Special is $5.00 everyday and many times there is more than one. During the colder months we offer up to 6 soups daily and offer a wide variety of sandwiches and salads. Our Delihead Club is free to join and members receive a daily e-mail that has all of our soups, sides, and specials of the day, as well as jokes and a recipe. Members who pay in cash receive 10% off when they dine in, or no delivery fee when delivered. We even have portable credit card machines so you can pay with your debit/credit card when we deliver.<br /> <br /> We are dedicated to offering a wide selection of high quality food at fit-in-your budget prices. <br />
Hours: 8am-4:30

Delivery
Yes

Payment
Accepts Credit Cards

Attire
Casual

Alcohol

Price Point
$ $ - Cheap Eats (Under $10)
$$ - Moderate ($11-$25)
$$$ - Expensive ($25-$50)
$$$$ - Very Pricey (Over $50)

WiFi
No

Parking
Yes

Good for Kids

Reservations

Outdoor Seats

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Reviews of 17th St Deli Downtown

Harriet posted on 12/15/2010

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These folks put together a wonderful sandwich tray for my school. It was one of the most beautiful and also yummy trays I have seen. The delivery was on time and the driver was very helpful. I just can't say enough good things about 17th St Deli Downtown!

Mariellen Meszar posted on 09/26/2010

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Enjoyed your restaurant very very much.

Kelly posted on 03/26/2010

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Awesome lunch and quick service. The help is friendly also. Keep up the good work. I just hate the one on Carolina Beach Road is not open any longer.

C.S. Alexander posted on 12/18/2009

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The 17th Street Deli is now under new ownership (since late Oct. 09). Now offering four to five soups daily, a new expansive menu, very fast delivery times (especially to PPD), breakfast starting at 8am, and much more. We're dedicated to making your experience with us a great one.

posted on 12/05/2009

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I have never gotten my food so fast from take out. And the delivery girl -I think her name is Shannon- is so sweet and timely. She is also pretty.

posted on 09/22/2008

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i HAVE ALWAYS HAD GOOD FOOD AND TIMELY DELIVERY FROM 17TH ST DELI. THE BREAD IS GOOD, THE FILLINGS ARE GOOD AND THEY ARE VERY FRIENDLY.<br /> THEY DO GET EXTREMELY BUSY AT NOONTIME ... SO IF YOU WANT FOOD THEN, ORDER IN ADVANCE. DON'T WAIT UNTIL 12 .

posted on 09/16/2008

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NEVER ORDER DELIVERY !!!!!!!! IT HAS TAKEN OVER 1.5HRS TO DELIVER 2 SANDWICHES !!! RIDICULOUS, I ORDERED AT 11AM PLENTY OF TIME FOR 2 SANDWICHES TO BE READY !!!!!!

posted on 09/15/2008

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The service for this deli has gone completely downhill. The company I work for provides the majority of their income so you would think that they would take the time to make the orders correct. Also, they don't bring change and you have to hope that what is on the menu appears in your lunch. You should never have to ask for something that is stated to already be on the sandwich. And don't bother asking to speak to a Manager, they will just try and get you off the phone. If they don't have enough staff to deliver to us in a timely and accurate fashion, hire more people!! Oh, and I'm pretty sure they charge you a delivery fee so I wouldn't worry about tipping especially since they rarely have change anyways. And if you use a card, they have taken all of your information including your street address and 3 digit security code and zip cide so make sure to take that copy from them, it has ID theft written all over it!!!!!!

posted on 08/22/2008

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A coworker and I ordered delivery from here today and they informed us that they were a little behind but the food would be here in at least a half an hour. So about an hour goes by and NOTHING. So I called and was informed "something had happened at the courthouse" and it should be here any minute becasue the delivery person had been held up. So another 30 min goes by and we called again, he said the delivery person was HERE, however I had not been called yet. So we walked downstairs about 10 minutes later and she was here but we wondered why we hadn't been called yet. So we asked her what happened at the courthouse expecting it to be some big deal and said "they didn't have their money ready"...sorry but this is NOT an explanation of why our food was almost 2 hours when the two locations are within blocks of each other. And to make it even better, my friends shrimp salad made with mayo had been at the courthouse for an hour! Her "fresh fruit" was fresh out of a CAN and she was stiffed on the bread and the dressing she was supposed to receive with the order. Who ever said they have wonderful fresh fruit obviously doesn't know what "fresh" means. Canned peaches are by far fresh. So we called back again for the 3rd time and she let them know how unhappy she was and he said he would send bread...that is not a good way to compensate for a delivery that was 2 hours late and missing items. I used to like them but now I feel like they are just cheap and unprofessional.

Lookin posted on 05/15/2008

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Absolutely awesome!!! You have got to try this place. Fresh, fresh, fresh! Best chicken salad ever...don't tell my Mom. Homemade cakes like Grandma's. This is a true southern style family deli that makes Wilmington proud!

posted on 05/10/2008

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Great little place with great food! Need I say more?

posted on 04/16/2008

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I ATE THERE THE OTHER DAY FOR THE FIRST TIME<br /> AND IT WAS GREAT. THE CUSTOMER SERVICE IS GREAT AND THEY ARE ALL FRIENDLY AND<br /> HELPFUL. ALL ORDERS ARE MADE TO ORDER SO<br /> YOU MUST WAIT SO THEY CAN MAKE IT<br /> THE WAY YOU LIKE IT, BUT IT IS WORTH THE <br /> SHORT WAIT. YOU HAVE TO WAIT EVEN <br /> LONGER AT A FAST FOOD CHAIN RESTURANT<br /> AND IT IS ALL PRE-MADE, SO TAKE MY WORD<br /> IT IS WORTH THE SHORT WAIT. THE BEST FOOD<br /> IN TOWN AND THE FRESHEST. I WILL ALWAYS<br /> MAKE AN EFFORT TO GO OUT OF MY WAY<br /> TO EAT THERE.THANKS 17TH ST DELI DOWNTOWN.ONE OF YOUR LOYAL CUSTOMERS.<br /> THEY ALSO MAKE GREAT SANDWICH TRAYS<br /> FOR OFFICE MEETINGS.

JAMES BROADY posted on 03/17/2008

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I ATE THERE THE OTHER DAY, AND FOUND THE FOOD GREAT. THEY ALWAYS HAVE GREAT SPECIALS. I HAVE GONE TO OTHER DELI'S AND<br /> WAS NOT HAPPY. YOU GET ALOT FOR YOUR MONEY, AND THE CREW IS ALWAYS HELPFUL. I WILL NEVER GO TO ANYTHING BUT THIS DELI WHEN I AM DOWNTOWN. GREAT CREW, HAPPY ALL THE TIME.TRY THEM SO TIME.

posted on 02/23/2008

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For the price you pay, you'd figure you get more. Maybe it's because I'm from NY where we have real deli's, so the little food you get is rather disappointing from this so-called "deli."<br /> <br /> I can't really rate the atmosphere since I've only had it delivered to work.

downtown diner posted on 02/19/2008

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Awesome food! Every dish I've tried is delicious. Fresh fruit every day, homemade cakes, great customer service or delivery! What a find!!!

matthew longenecker posted on 02/18/2008

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Great place to eat, relax, and to give your taste buds exactly what they want. I eat here everyday and the food never gets old to me. The shrimp salad is the best ever!

posted on 01/17/2008

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The tuna fish salad is my fav! Put it on some honey wheat bread and you have a healthy lunch that tastes great!

Angela C. posted on 10/17/2007

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I have found my new favorite lunch place! Thanks for delivery. Everything I have eaten from here has been amazing. The chicken salad is awesome & the homemade cakes are so yummy!!!

Beth and David Hicks posted on 09/17/2007

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I went to eat their the other day, and the food and<br /> employees are friendly,and very helpful.<br /> The food is the best in town. I also noticed that they have made the winners circle which means that they have items from their menu that are healthy and low in calories. The owner and her children are very friendly. I will always go out of my way to eat there. I suggest that all that read this eat there. There salads are always fresh||||||.<br /> A loyal customer. Thank -you 17 th st deli downtown.

posted on 07/19/2007

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I went to the 17thst.delidowntown,and the<br /> staff is wonderful. They are so friendly<br /> and helpful,I have taken all of my<br /> friends,family & co-workers. There food<br /> is always fresh and i have never had <br /> anything i didn't like. They have made a<br /> loyal customer from me.

Marisa posted on 05/08/2007

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I wanted a sandwich but ended up with a salad because they all sounded so mouth-watering. They were true to their description. The fruit and vegetables are extremely fresh, their salads (shrimp, tuna, and chicken) are made fresh daily, you can taste it. The shrimp salad has just the right amount of fresh thyme, parsley and red onion. Excellent!!!!!!

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