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Vanelli's Deli

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7873 Farmington Blvd, Germantown, TN 38138-2903
+1 901-754-2246
11:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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Memphis, Tennessee
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432 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Italian twist on a deli. Great flavored and service is friendly. It does take time to get your order, so plan ahead but the food is really good.

Thank grits_are_good
Irvine, California
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132 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Looks like a mom and pop place. People very friendly. Poboys were just OK. I got the pastrami, but it tasted like roast beef.

Thank Ray H
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Homemade sauces, spinach & bread. Tasty ravioli & fabulous meatballs. Cannoli & cookies for a sweet treat. You won't be disappointed, no matter which sub or salad you choose. Love it!

Thank Gaylemae
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Family owned, seem to have a lot of regulars that the owner knew by name! Very friendly and accommodating. When the credit card machine messed up, they were quick to give me a free (AND DELICIOUS) cookie to make up for the inconvenience. I had the meatball sandwich which was very tasty. My friend's sandwich had bread that got soggy... More 

Thank ETemp
Germantown, Tennessee
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460 reviews
372 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped on a Saturday for the first time for a quick lunch. Split the number one sandwich. That was plenty for my husband and I to eat. Bread was fresh, meat flavorful, and Italian dressing had a great flavor. It was a little light on the veggies. We would not hesitate to return for a good sandwich.

Thank jwillstp
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85 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

The smoke brisket is to die for and the roll that they put it on is so good is well worth going to this Deli the staff is great.

Thank pbskateso
Memphis, Texas
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68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

A group of us from the office stopped in for lunch. Upon walking in the door there was a strange smell. I ordered a salad and it wasn't very fresh. Lettuce looked wilted and some had brown spots. The staff is friendly and efficient.

Thank madeinar
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Local owned Italian deli with everything made in house and meats brought in from "the Hill" in Saint Louis. Sandwiches are good. Pasta salad home made. Side of meat balls a nice add on.

Thank Jon R
Memphis, Tennessee
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385 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

One thing I noticed is this place gets a lot of regulars. Everyone seemed to know each other. I was hankering for corned beef or chicken salad and this menu offers neither. I ordered a pastrami au jus which basically tasted like roast beef. All sandwiches are basically italian cold cuts. Most folks had a salad and they looked very... More 

Thank mstrydiner
Indianola, Mississippi
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

I travel to Memphis several times a year and love to try new places. I found this on trip advisor and thought I would give it a try. The owner, Charles Vanelli is really nice and recommended the Ami? sandwich which was wonderful. One of the best sandwiches I have ever had. It was a busy place, and everyone knew... More 

Thank plglong

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7873 Farmington Blvd, Germantown, TN 38138-2903
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-754-2246

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