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Magoons Famous Delicatessen

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632 S 8th St, Saint Joseph, MO 64501
+1 816-232-3611
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Sioux City, Iowa
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is the type of place we love. It's off the beaten, unique, and has great food. We stopped for lunch. Our group had the reuben, French Dip, Chili, and Turkey Cheddar. Very good!

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Thank SusannaCreek
Rochester IN
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

What a great find.... A truly local spot...when we entered the door, everyone turned to see who was coming in. A fun and friendly establishment. Hot soup and a sandwich on a cool and very rainy Saturday afternoon was perfect. Great food and exceptional service. The sandwiches were wonderfully prepared and the soup was pretty good, too! A smoke free... More 

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Thank Steven W
Kansas City, Missouri
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

This deli has a history of making the best Ruben sandwich and most unusual chili in town for as long as I can remember. Local beer memorabilia, cans bottles, current and old, and music on the weekend.

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Thank Rod N
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Charming classic bar deli. Antiques and atmosphere. Great food. The service was good and had a home town feel. I am sure that nights are fun too - little set for live music. The food was great.

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Thank Stagecrazy
Chesterfield, Missouri
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere true to how this place looked back in the day. Great service, food is excellent as well. Engaging and gracious staff. Very rare find in St Joseph. Stopped by on recent visit and relived childhood memories. Will be back on next trip to town. Recommend the Reuben, suspect most anything will be good.

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2 Thank Lorna L
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014 via mobile

Water was good. Menu was useful to pass the time. Waited 20 minutes for server to come back & take my order. She never did so I left. Saw her walk back & forth a few times & actually walk by. Never asked if she could take my order or if I was waiting for other people to show up.

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Thank Stephanie B
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2014

Stopped here on our way through to Kansas. Wonderful food, great, friendly, service by Alissa even though she had a now show for work that day. The I had the half sandwich and chili--the chili was great, sandwich very good. Wife loved her tuna sandwich. Alissa talked us into the cheesecake, one if a kind-ish, but very, very good. Interior... More 

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Thank NoVaEmptyNesters
Kansas City, KS
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

A funky bar with a nice deli. Service is friendly and efficient. Fine for families. Had excellent sandwiches prepared to order, food was quick and well-made. Only drawback is that even though the bar is in a area sheltered from the bar, a lot of cigarette smoke filters over. For nonsmokers it is stinky; if you can't tolerate smoke, definitely... More 

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Thank guyfromkansas
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102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2013 via mobile

I was in town on business and one of the locals took me here for lunch. The sandwich I had was among the best ive eaten. I really liked the old school decor too. It made me feel at home, I guess I'm a little old school myself.

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Thank Dleep
Calgary, Canada
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40 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2013

Had a meeting with a local supplier in the area, he took us here for lunch. The second you entered, the first word that comes to mind is "WOW!" You are transported instantly back into time. We grabbed a seat near the window and service was prompt and friendly. I ordered the French dip with shrimp corn chowder. While we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Soups, Bar, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 632 S 8th St, Saint Joseph, MO 64501
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Joseph
  • Phone Number: +1 816-232-3611

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?