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Littlejohn's New York Deli

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1427 University Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2606
+1 434-977-0588
11:00 - 23:00
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

Went here for a quick business lunch after a meeting on-site. The Sammie's were good and the service was quick and friendly. I docked them a point BC the drink station was a little messy and sticky, the sweet tea was not sweet at all, and the restrooms were not kept. Yes, it was the height of lunch rush, but... More 

Thank wall_nut21
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305 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Littlejohn's should consider dropping "New York" from their name because they are far better than a typical New York deli. Their menu is quite comprehensive in terms of the varied types of sandwiches and salads. They have very tasty and unique combinations and the hot pepper relish is spicetastic! I had not eaten here since I was an undergrad and... More 

Thank wahoowa1213
Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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121 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Nothing to dislike about this place. I have eaten here four times and each time it is delicious. I was with my 3 kids and they all loved their sandwiches. The menu is fairly large though so take a minute to read it all. This place is usually packed, so go on the off times.

Thank Phyllis D
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2013

I just moved to Cville last month. I'm originally from New York and was excited, after 5 years abroad, to get a deli sandwich delivered to my home for dinner. I called in my order around 5:15 on a weekday evening. The guy on the phone had me spell my address for him three times. I asked for a classic... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2013

This was a nice find while we were staying in Charlottesville, we were a little disappointed to learn that they stop serving breakfast/breakfast sandwiches at 11. The sandwich selection is pretty great, I got a Reuben which was made to perfection. Just the right amount of everything, great start to the day. Having good beer for only $2.75 doesn't hurt... More 

Thank RayBuck007
Raleigh, North Carolina
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543 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 296 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

Many good, interesting sandwich options. There are also about five vegetarian options as well as "lighter" flatbreads. Sandwiches are very filling and prices are reasonable. It gets very crowded but the line moves quickly.

Thank Kat0425
Richmond, Virginia
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2013

Great sammiches, done right. Convenient & quick. Sometimes hard to find parking, but we got a spot right out front this time!

Thank Elizabeth L
Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Great selection of meats, toppings, breads and desserts. Service was great and the food was delicious. I would definitely try it again.

Thank nomadicfemale7
Roanoke, Virginia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2013

Quick line service stays open. Tasty, too large portions, reasonably priced. Had PhillySteak sandwich, little on the greasy side, came with French Fries that weren't. Tables weren't clean.

Thank Lucille7670
Charlottesville, Virginia
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133 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Well known sandwich place. Make sure you leave time to read the extensive menu before ordering at the counter. No table service. Open all the time. Also has some great brownies and blondies and cookies.

Thank CarinaJean

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1427 University Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-2606
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-977-0588

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