City Delicatessen

535 University Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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Restaurants, Delicatessens, Bakers-retail, Foods-carry Out

Top Sentiments among City Delicatessen Reviewers

Good breakfasts Good desserts Excellent matzo ball soup Creative cocktail menu Huge calamari sandwich Delicious reuben sandwich Great burgers Unique dishes Love cheese Typical cuisine

Customer Reviews (8 reviews)


on Citysearch Jan 11, 2009
We ordered (from the not-very-friendly owner) stuffed cabbage, (so sweet it was inedible), chicken soup (average), knockwurst ruben, (hard bread, otherwise average), chili cheeseburger, (not hot, otherwise... (more)

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on Citysearch Dec 05, 2008
The food was pretty good. Not the best, but I only had a burger for a meal. I would go again to try something new, and it's a very nice restaurant. The pies were delicious! (more)

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on Citysearch Oct 19, 2008
I thought the City Deli was ok. I think there are other deli's in San Diego that are far superior. The food is overpriced for the amout that you receive and the taste is average. It has good atmosphere but the food isn't to... (more)


on Citysearch May 21, 2008
I love the pastrami sandwiches. They have good service and a friendly staff. I have eaten there several times and have never been disappointed. (more)


on Citysearch Nov 19, 2006
Very average diner food--not too bad, but nothing spectacular. The curly fries were pretty good, as were the cookies fromt he bakery counter. (more)


on Citysearch Oct 30, 2006
<b>In Short</b><br>Since the early 80s, this beloved corner store has sliced lean pork, baked Cinnamon Apples, and served up its hot pastrami sandwiches to patrons from early morning to midnight. Space is copious... (more)

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on Citysearch Oct 22, 2005
I have only been here once for a meal, but have picked up several cakes for various parties and social functions. They make the most amazing carrot cake. Parking can be tough, since Hillcrest is such a popular... (more)

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on Citysearch Jul 22, 2005
Need some good pastrami? City Deli is the place. Located in the center of Hillcrest, they are open exceptionally late at night (midnight most days, 2AM on weekends), serve breakfast anytime, have a fun (if fickle)... (more)

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