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Big Top Delicatessen

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70 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2015
+1 207-721-8900
07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Sat 07:00 - 16:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent food served in a fun atmosphere. The food and service is top notch. Busy at lunch so go a little early you won't be disappointed.

Thank inkman543
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

The Food is great and lots of it we will be there for lunch often this is a place for the working man and retires like me

Thank Tom H
Brunswick, Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

The folks here are super friendly and efficient, and this place is clean and welcoming for a dive (which is the aesthetic that they seem to want to cultivate). However, while the food is both edible and affordable, we never crave it. It's just what it is: deli food.

Thank small_monkey26
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016

An old standby. We love the "Roy" sandwich, and the hot pastrami is pretty good too. They give you free pickles and chips with the sandwiches.

1 Thank MaineRambler
Augusta, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

We had a burger and a cheese steak here. The burger was in the lower 10% of burgers that we've ever had and the cheesesteak was undistinguished. Stick with the cold sandwiches.

1 Thank travveller95
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

Good place to grab a hearty sandwich, or choose one of their creative sandwiches. Nice variety. The dining area is OK, could use some better design, but good enough for what it is.

Thank AnchorAweigh
Brunswick, Maine
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

Great combo sandwiches! Good service, great atmosphere! I've been a happy customer for years and Tony runs a great deli with consistently excellent quality!

Thank janeinmaine2015
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138 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

Stopped by to grab some sandwiches and they were absolutely delicious and filling! You never go hungry when you eat here.

1 Thank Heidi F
Mid Coast Maine, Maine
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2015

I love this place. The owner and staff are awesome. The food is always very good and a great value to boot. Eat breakfasts here mostly, but I love their veggie Reuben, so have to grab a lunch there once in a while too.

Thank Nory Y
Onancock, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

This is a busy place that seems to be a locals favorite. My main issue was the soup of the day -- corn chowder. I think they need my recipe as what I was served just wasn't good. Reuben sandwich was thick with tasty corned beef. But the swiss cheese was not melted as a proper reuben would feature. Another... More 

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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
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Maine St, Brunswick, ME 04011-2015
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Brunswick
  • Phone Number: +1 207-721-8900

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