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Garden Island Deli

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246 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
+1 907-452-3379
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Feels as though we were not treated equally as the other customers. Perhaps something that they should work on.

Thank Colten L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Just ask for what you want! They will make it for you while you wait, and you walk out with a fresh, tasty sandwich for your lunchtime pleasure. Very reasonably priced.

Thank Jeanne A
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Arrived in Fairbanks late, so a stroll over the China River to this so was very convenient. Bought fruit, snacks. & alcohol to cover the next 2 days.

Thank Nettie193
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191 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a great place to get a sandwich. I didn't have time to drive around town looking for someplace to get a decent sandwich. This was my first choice and was my best decision I made all day.

Thank jfausmith
Fairbanks, Alaska
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

When you are hung over, go into garden island and order the steak sandwich with the dipping sauce - it is a lifesaver!! These ladies know how to cook!!

Thank Daniel L
Fairbanks, Alaska
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101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Been using the deli for years, and they haven't disappointed me yet. Large variety of meats cheeses etc. fill out just what you'd like and they deliver. The store's a bonus serving the locals in the area, and it's one of the few non chain stores left in Alaska. Great place to grab a sandwich and enjoy eating in, or... More 

Thank sean775
Lagrange, Ky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

We bought 4 sandwiches for the $9.95 special. They were huge, full of meat. It came with a fountain drink and a big bag of chips.

Thank odie2101
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I very much enjoy their turkey bacon provolone sandwich and their shrimp pasta salad. Great place to go for lunch. My boyfriend really likes their roast beef.

Thank Barbara T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

This deli is one of the best kept secrets in Fairbanks!! It actually shares the same space with a wee small convenience store AND a liquor store as well so there's absolutely no atmosphere, however, their custom made deli sandwiches are deeeeelicious and their side dishes...like macaroni salad or thai rice salad, are fantastic!! The prices are very reasonable for... More 

1 Thank Deborah K
Fairbanks, AK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

This is a great place for a sandwich and side soup or salad. They have a huge variety of sandwiches and the best chicken cashew salad your had in your life. There soups are always yummy too. You get a lot for your money and you couldn't ask for quicker service. I work near here and we often will fax... More 

1 Thank AK_Tarah

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Soups, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-452-3379

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