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Diner, Canadian
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Takeout, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed October 30, 2020

Decided to try Hali Deli for the first time today. Put in a big order (over two hundred dollars). Service over the phone was great. However, they only take cash. Nowhere on their website is it stated that they only take cash and the person...over the phone also didn't mention it. This is a problem because if you're a first time customer like myself, you wouldn't know they only take cash (during a pandemic no less) So I had to scramble around at work trying to get cash instead of being able to pay with a credit card. Will never order here for work again, I don't care how good the food is.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

Love love love this place. It's only a 4 star review because I haven't had much on the menu apart from breakfast. They close at 3 most days and stay open late until 4 on Thursday and Friday so it's tough to find time to...try their big plate options. Small place that feels like it's been there for fifty years, very fast service and the food is amazing. Get their latkes instead of hash browns and challah toasted instead of rye, you'll thank me. The motzah ball soup will cure any cold you have, you just need to go to the deli to get it as they have no delivery options.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Was looking forward to my first visit however it turned into my last. Sat at the counter for almost 20 minutes without any service, acknowledgement or effort. Busy day but did not get the impression that their customers mattered to them. Gave up and left.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 6, 2020

We have eaten here several times and the food is always delicious, hot and just enough to satisfy. Home made french fries are excellent as are the smoked meat offering. And, their soups are always great. Give yourself lots of time as the place is...busy and service can be slow.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed January 3, 2020

if you dont like super salted meat i would not recomment; Went in expecting a healthy breakfast and only ate half or less; The textures were off and the food was horrible; would not recommend to anyone and would not return to give it another...try;More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed December 2, 2019 via mobile

I cannot think of a better place to go for lunch in the city. This place has a huge menu, and every time I try something new I continue to be blown away. Amazing service, the servers are so kind and are happy to get...to know you. Always excited to get to visit Hali DeliMore

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed December 2, 2019

Hali's Deli looks like many casual delis/diners but quickly becomes something extraordinary. Reuven's Reuben is made with meat the restaurant smokes itself which makes it tender, flavorful, succulent and the perfect foil for the traditional components of the sandwich. Also not to be missed ......the matzoh ball soup. My hosts brought me straight from the airport -- great choice. Arrive hungry!More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed October 2, 2019 via mobile

So happy we randomly found this place online. Bread was fresh, portions were great (on the large size) and staff was super nice. Lox and eggs and corned beef hash were delicious. Please note its cash only.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 22, 2019 via mobile

Good smoke meat with homemade pea soup. Busy spot. Does not take cards, cash or ATM inside at a cost.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in to Hali Deli on a Saturday around 11am. We got the last table in the restaurant and I'm thankful! My friend and I both ordered the Mish Mash Hash with the Challah bread. Holy smokes was that delicious! The bread was toasted yet...still really soft and the hash was unreal. Delicious, caramelized pieces of different meats like salami, brisket and smoked meat along with delicious home fried potatoes. The service was good and I would highly recommend it to anyone!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Yes, Hali Deli offers takeaway services.

Hali Deli is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4