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Rochester Deli

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143 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186-4833
+1 262-522-9611
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11:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri 10:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never a disappointment and consistently prepared sandwiches with a decent price. If you are going for an eat in lunch make sure to get there early as their wonderful reputation definitely draws a crowd.

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By far this is the best place in Waukesha to get a Ruben sandwich! They even have gluten free bread so you can enjoy any of their sandwiches. They don't skimp on sandwich fillings either, I can only ever eat half of one. You can order soup and half sandwiches too. The owner is always right there working beside his... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG! I ordered a Ruben & ended up with a Huge, juicy Ruben! So good & basically ended up with 2 meals because I could only eat 1/2 of the sandwich. Nice staff & quick service! I'd definitely go back!

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Delavan, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the 'Bride' to the Rochester Deli in downtown Waukesha, Wi. Very good parking. It was about 2:30 pm. Has about 20 table for dining. Staff was helpful and courteous. We enjoyed the corned beef sandwiches which were served on rye and comes with chips and soda. other deli fare is available. Very good but pricey. Would we return ?... More 

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Muskego, WI
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

I've been to the Rochester Deli a few times. It's located on my way out of town and their sandwiches are great for a road trip - something different than your chain sub shops. They tout the best Ruben sandwich around but I'd give it a "B." Not as much flavor in the corned beef as I would like and... More 

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milwaukee, wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Have always wanted to try Rochester Deli. A colleague provided navigational support, so glad we lunched here. Devoured my piping hot, melty Monte Cristo. Loved the pasta salad. Chicken dumpling soup so warming on a cold winter day. Friendly order experience. Two empty tables for four when we arrived near noon, so we seated easily and waited for our order... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Delicious sandwiches. Had the Devonshire Panini. Great taste combo especially with the fresh asparagus. Desserts are large portions that are delicious and affordable.

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Thank GEChocolate
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Absolutely wonderful corned beef and pastrami....excellent salads (I love the California salad and poppyseed dressing!) and yummy desserts. You can't go wrong when you are in the mood for a super sandwich. Almost forgot to say that their soups are wonderful!

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Thank WAUKOMA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Pan fried walleye amazing. Corn beef sandwiches are top notch. Dining is limited with s good place for conversation.

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Thank Scott A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

This deli is the best! They have a great selection of hot and cold sandwiches and tasty sides. The meat is literally heaped onto each sandwich. The desserts are from the bakery next door and they are amazing. The overall service is terrific and everyone is helpful and friendly. If you want to go there for lunch, I recommend getting... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Meals
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
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186-4833
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
  • Phone Number: +1 262-522-9611
Description
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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