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Carrollwood Cafe & Deli

) #836 of 1,904 Restaurants in Tampa $$ - $$$ American, Soups, Cafe
11606 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618-3502
+1 813-964-9008
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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08:30 - 15:30All hours
American, Soups, Cafe
$$ - $$$
11606 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618-3502
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

I've been going here 2-3 times a month for about 5 years getting their pastrami sandwich. Unfortunately I won't be going back. They've raised their prices and made their sandwiches smaller to the point where even though they have the best pastrami in the Tampa...More

Thank Clay D
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Man I love this place. Hands down the best hot pastrami on homemade rye anywhere in Tampa. All of the sandwiches and soups are absolutely fantastic, and the owners are downright great people. I don't get down here as often as I used to, so...More

Thank patman86
CarrollwoodDeli, Owner at Carrollwood Cafe & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hi patman86, thank you for such an amazing review. We pride ourself on cooking all our meats, soups and baking our breads in house. We would never serve our customers anything we wouldn't serve our family. Your satisfaction is our priority and we are indeed...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017

This family-owned and operated restaurant & deli serves delicious food. I don't even like marbled rye/pumpernickel bread and this was delicious. I ate the whole sandwich with glee. My husband enjoyed his stuffed pastrami sandwich very much; my veggie sandwich called "Light Veggie" on the...More

Thank Ella923
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Used their lunch catering recently. Service is good. Recommend the chicken gouda pasta as it is very tasty. I would pass next time on the cupcakes. They were not bad but not up to par with some of the cupcake stores. The cookies are very...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 10 May 2016

I ordered a Cuban and a Turkey Ruben for my wife and I to go. I arrived at 12:10pm to pick up order. There were NO customers present at 12:10pm on a Tuesday. RED FLAG. This place has always been more than busy when I...More

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

I was craving a real turkey sandwich at 5 months pregnant and came to the right place. Since I am not allowed to eat cold lunch meat, I asked the clerk if the turkey was real turkey or cold cuts and was positively delighted when...More

Thank clw03f
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Not really sure what to expect from another chain restaurant, stopped with some friends for lunch, The quality of food was very good. Greens were fresh and salads were nicely presented. Meat was done properly and had great flavor. Server was excellent. Manager stopped by...More

Thank bursar1
Reviewed 3 February 2016

The previous owners knew the niche and filled it well. The served large portions of quality food for a good price. After the ownership change things started to slide down. During my most recent visit, the pastrami was dry and the bread slightly hard. Service...More

2  Thank gscar35
CarrollwoodDeli, Owner at Carrollwood Cafe & Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2016

I sincerely apologize for your experience. We have owned Carrollwood Deli for the past three years and have not experienced such dissatisfaction. The quality of food and menu has remained the same. Our Jewish Rye is baked fresh everyday. Our New York pastrami is the...More

Reviewed 20 November 2015

Just had lunch here and was not disappointed! It is not a big place, but very conveniently located on Dale Mabry. I ordered the tuna sandwich on honey wheat toasted. It was really big, with lovely tomatoes - I thought about taking half of the...More

Thank kewood99
Reviewed 22 September 2015 via mobile

Never personally been in the store. Food was always delivered. Amazing menu, fresh food. Great job catering in as well.

Thank Jill B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
08:30 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11606 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33618-3502
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-964-9008
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If you want a selection of oven-roasted meats, piled high on your choice of fresh baked breads with toppings such as imported cheese, smoked bacon and sweet onions, served with a side of homemade coleslaw and a crisp kosher pickle you better head to Carrollwood Cafe & Deli. Since 1997, Carrollwood Cafe & Deli has been serving Tampa with the highest-quality assortment of sandwiches, gourmet soups and fresh salads found anywhere. Great food at great prices. Specializing in corned beef brisket, New York Pastrami, and fresh baked turkey Carrollwood Cafe & Deli has become a favorite among the local lunch crowd. In fact, the Deli has become so popular many Tampa businesses depend on us to cater their office luncheons, business meetings, open houses and special events. We offer dine-in, carry out and delivery options and accept all major credit cards. We will never compromise quality and service for the bottom line. At Carrollwood Cafe & Deli "Service is our Motto and Quality is our Brand."
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