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Rochester Deli

143 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186-4833
+1 262-522-9611
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“corned beef” (15 reviews)
“rueben” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (32 reviews)
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American, Soups, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
143 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186-4833
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is mostly deli style. I usually get the 1/2 sandwich and a cup of soup. There sandwiches are always made when you place your order with fresh ingredients and they are very tasty. You can enjoy your meal at the quaint indoor tables...More

1  Thank Tuckerkp1995
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visit there for lunch every once in a while. I got connected with them when we started getting catered food at my place of employment. Their catered food was so good we tried them out for lunch and it is just a good.More

Thank Linda S S
WeValueOurGuests, Owner at Rochester Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Linda, We're so happy you stopped in! We work very hard for our VIP corporate clients and we love hearing you've enjoyed our food off premise and at the Deli. Thank you for taking time to send your kind comment. Sincerely, Chef Dan and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to try the deli that claims it has the best Reuben sandwich. My opinion was that it was average and way overpriced for the amount of food and lack of service. I did enjoy the chicken dumpling soup. $32 for two sandwiches, two small...More

Thank lisaarazz
WeValueOurGuests, Owner at Rochester Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Lisa, We sincerely wish your visit would have been as you expected, we appreciate your trip from Illinois! Rochester Deli is a typical Deli offering excellent counter service and “made to order” menu selections; it’s a bit challenging moving staff to wait tables while...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this spot for lunch and loved our food. It is clearly a local favorite based on all the filled tables. Will definitely be back as they have a great selection on their menu.

Thank sunnystark
WeValueOurGuests, Owner at Rochester Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a lovely comment, we sure do appreciate your visit. Have a sunny day! Chef Dan and Laura

Reviewed 22 November 2017

Had lunch here when visiting my daughter and granddaughter. The sandwiches were delicious! We had a Reuben, Apple Cheese Panini and Turkey Cheddar Panini. Each of us loved our choice. Each sandwich comes with the choice of a side: chips, fruit salad, potato salad and...More

Thank Carole S
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I have been there many times. The food is always very good. Stacked sliced deli meats with dark breads and the toppings. Some other items, and a little bakery for desserts and cakes. The service is good. When the weather cooperates, the outdoor seating on...More

Thank Mac D
Reviewed 9 November 2017

They are known for their reubens but the price is too steep. Over 11 dollars for a sandwich and a tiny bag of chips I didn't even want.More

Thank GreatFoodWisconsin
WeValueOurGuests, Owner at Rochester Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hello, Yes we agree, the cost of corned beef brisket is always on the rise! Wish we had more control of supply and demand from our vendors in Chicago, but alas - our Vienna beef makes a fantastic sandwich! You can always choose one of...More

Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have been to this Deli many times with friends and family. We all love it. The Raspberry Chicken salad is really great and the Grilled Reuben Sandwich is to die for. They also have a great Turkey Cheddar Panini that has their own cranberry...More

Thank bunhed2017
WeValueOurGuests, Owner at Rochester Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Hello and thank you! We are always thrilled to hear kind words about our establishment and we never take any comments for granted. With so many restaurants to choose from throughout the area, we feel very fortunate to have loyal guests, especially ones who bring...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent place for lunch. Their Friday Catfish is the best. I have had this as a carry out many, many times. Try it!More

Thank mcychosz
WeValueOurGuests, Owner at Rochester Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Hello and Happy Weekend! Thank you for your recent visit, we enjoy our Friday crowd! We currently serve Icelandic Cod and Canadian Walleye, perhaps you had our Fried Cod Reuben or Fried Cod on seeded rye. Our wonderful business neighbors and friends "Pat's Ribs" serve...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great tasting sandwiches! Wide variety of choices on the menu for the price. Highly recommend for lunch.

Thank Eugene M
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21 December 2016|
Response from WeValueOurGuests | Property representative |
Hello and thank you! Today's scratch-made soups are Chicken Dumpling and New England Fish Chowder! We have a convenient online ordering tool that posts our daily sandwich special and soups, check out our website and click... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186-4833
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
  • Phone Number: +1 262-522-9611
  • E-mail
Our specialty is hand carved corned beef and pastrami, made to order sandwiches and salads, catering, cakes and a full deli menu (over 40 menu options)! We offer fast service with quality selections. Our delicious, house made, low sodium soups are very popular and our amazing desserts are made at our bakery next door (Periwinkle's Bakery, Chef Dan's daughter, Alicia and her team). Chef Dan has been creating his famous, fabulous Friday Fish Dinners for more than 14 years! Pan fried Walleye, baked and Italian breaded fried Icelandic Cod and our homemade potato pancakes with applesauce continue to WOW our loyal, Friday guests. We offer Wine & Beer, free WIFI, outside dining, seating inside for 60, complimentary coffee and iced tea refills, Senior Discounts on Thursdays, affordable Buffet Catering Menus and more! Visit our Bakery located next door!
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