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River Street Deli

151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
+1 423-756-3354
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stromboli” (18 reviews)
“reuben” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (46 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to is. Wanted something light for lunch. Had the special which was turkey Tuscany. The bread was homemade @ delicious. The staff was friendly & the prices were reasonable. Definitely will go back when we are in the area.

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This place is off the hook good! Had a daily special sandwich: hot Prosciutto, cheese and fig jam. I should take better notes when dining but was hungry and I suppose surprised. Wasn't sure about the fig jam but it worked. Passed on another hot...More

Thank Smarkway
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Best deli I've been to outside of New York. We loved the stromboli! They use boars head meat so you can't get better than that! This spot stays busy and for good reason.

Thank Sheena N
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great place Awesome food the atmosphere is awesome. The staff was excellent. The Ruben was great if not the best I have ever eaten. The sweet tea was awesome.

Thank Jeremiah I
Reviewed 25 July 2017

No this is not 2nd Ave. Deli or Katz Deli but is a great place to have a deli sandwich. Be sure to meet owner Bruce Weiss, a New York native & an enjoyable character. I suggest you order any one of the many choices...More

Thank hcohn31
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Lox, capers, cream cheese, bagel. Need I say more? Yes? Okay, well, it's a gem, an authentic NY-style beauty that's a rare commodity in the south. The smoked salmon was the standout sandwich that I'd been looking forward to since pulling up River Street's online...More

Thank 168rachaelm
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Definitely will be visiting this deli again next time I am in town. Right by the river park and great food. I had the Elana Ruz sandwich and will have a hard time not getting that sandwich every time I go! SO GOOD!

Thank merrys712
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We stopped in at this Deli to eat on our way back home and it is a hidden gem. I can't remember the older gentlemen's name that was taking our order but he was really nice and enthusiastic. He named off several sandwiches that he...More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We found this deli by accident when we were in Chattanooga, so three years later we are back and had to try it again. Not disappointed. Lovely smoked salmon as suggested by the owner.

1  Thank Pauline R
Reviewed 2 June 2017

No....Chattanooga is not New York City..e to met.best delis in the world. River Deli comes close.....excellent sandwiches....big portions...many,many regular choices plus daily lunch specials...great place to meet friends for lunch.Owner Bruce Weiss is a character to enjoy.

Thank hcohn31
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Questions & Answers
28 September 2016|
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Response from hcohn31 | Reviewed this property |
River Deli does not carry Matzo Ball soup.
John S
24 July 2016|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
DEFINITELY! And, the food is fantastic!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-756-3354
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