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Urban Deli

68 King St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1G4, Canada
+1 506-652-3354
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (78 reviews)
“sandwiches” (29 reviews)
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Canadian, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
68 King St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1G4, Canada
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Reviewed 19 November 2017

A friend and I were here November 16th. Food was very good. Service was good too. Place is a little small and the hours are limited but well worth the trip when you do get a seat and a meal.

1  Thank Julia H
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I love to go to the Urban Deli at lunch. The food is delicious and the soups are all homemade and flavourful.

Thank Cgavy
Reviewed 18 September 2017

I would like to start with a huge Thank you to Elizabeth Rowe of Italian By Night and Laurie Gillespie of Urban Deli Catering. They did an amazing job Catering our son's wedding in Bouctouche, New Brunswick. They showed up Friday to start prepping and...More

Thank Charlotte C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We were here for lunch and the food was so good that my husband was rolling his eyes back in his head! I got the chicken club with pasta salad. The pasta salad was sweet, which I enjoyed. The club had crispy chicken, which surprised...More

Thank Tang126
Elizabeth R, Owner at Urban Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Good morning Tang....your's husband's reactions says it all!!! Thank you so much for choosing Urban Deli while visiting Saint John. We are very proud of our city, Urban Deli and more so our team at Urban Deli. They truly deserve all the credit. Our product...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

Urban Deli catered our event and it was absolutely amazing. Food was cooked to perfection, everything was on time and absolutely delicious. I would definitely recommend for catering or just a tasty meal. Thank you Urban Deli!

Thank britdouth506
Elizabeth R, Owner at Urban Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Thank you for your review on Urban Deli catering. We love catering and very proud to serve our food! Sharing your experience with others is the best we can ask for. Thank you for doing that. Warmest regards, Elizabeth & Team

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Came here after a friend recommended it as we are visiting from Ontario. Loved the communal table as we were able to chat with locals. Had the tuna sandwich which was delicious. Husband had the roast but was on you gotta eat here which was...More

Thank Sham81
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I went here with my daughter for her birthday, it is one of her favorite restaurants. She had the Chicken Club and fires and I had the Uptown Big Beef Bad Boy and I added fried to that. Their food is amazing, I have eaten...More

Thank Normie59
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

So yummy...I love a delicious well prepared sandwich. Some places just slap together something and call it a sandwich, but here they seen to get that and put care into it. The Reuben had sauerkraut that had bacon in it and a favorful mustard on...More

Thank joanne b
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I went with a friend as their menu has many gluten free options. I chose the double grilled cheese with dill pickles as my side and ice tea to drink. The tea was amazing. My grilled cheese was horrible. The bread was burnt, the middle...More

Thank Janelle S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place is a favourite for lunch. Gluten free pesto veggie sandwich is the best. My husband loves their burgers. You really have to try this place. Great for catering too. Real food mmmm

Thank CDSJ2016
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Questions & Answers
31 October 2016|
Response from Elizabeth R | Property representative |
Thank you for your question. I believe you are asking if Urban Deli will open for dinner? At this point we are not. The Urban Deli remains at 68 King Street and will likely close the same time as now (we'll keep you... More
Bea M
Well my husband and I had appointments in Saint John and hunted through trip advisor for a 4-5 star place to eat and found the urban deli on it, we finally found parking along the busy king street and walked our way down king street with excitement to the restaurant only to find at 4 that it was closed . It would be a good idea to post the hours on trip advisor so that this doesn't happen to other people, then we made our way back up the street to the Egyptian cuisine place and found that it was closed as well, when we asked the locals for a good place to eat they pointed us to a food court for McDonald's inside the mall . That was sad, we went to finally eat at the Chinese place inside the mall and were extremely disappointed at the lack of culinary skills of the cook . People that travel want to know that a place is open especially after they gps it across the city . Just a suggestion urban Deli :-)
21 April 2015|
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Response from Elizabeth R | Property representative |
Thanks tons for getting back! McDonalds...I don't blame you. My initial response and reaction to your post is 100% about you rating any restaurant poorly for not being open. And more so when Trip Advisor did not say we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 King St, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 1G4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  New Brunswick  >  Saint John
  • Phone Number: +1 506-652-3354
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Urban Deli lives up to it's tag line of 'old fashioned. Slightly sophisticated'. We love to put a spin on some favourite old fashioned dishes like our popular meatloaf sandwich. We have the deli classics like Montreal Smoked Meat and our popular Reuben Sandwich. Urban Deli was featured on the Canadian Food Network's 'You Gotta Eat Here' featuring our Muffuletta & Uptown Big Beef Bad Boy sandwiches and our famous lemon sour cream pie, which has travelled as far as Alberta & Ontario. We also offer catering for lunch or private functions. If you are craving something other than deli, see Italian by Night for our authentic Tuscan Style Italian menu for dinner.
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