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Blues City Deli

2438 McNair Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2815
+1 314-773-8225
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“muffaletta” (17 reviews)
“sandwiches” (78 reviews)
“pastrami” (16 reviews)
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2438 McNair Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2815
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

The food here is terrific but it is the decor of the small deli that makes this a unique visit. They did not have live music when I was there but the blues posters and memorabilia on the wall was neat to see. This is...More

Thank Kswany
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We pulled up here at 11:30 on a Friday, and the line was down the sidewalk already. Had fun conversations with friendly local people while we waited about 10 minutes to make our order. Despite the tiny size, we were able to get seating for...More

Thank Don055
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We are lucky to have attended high school with the owner of this exceptional, nationally recognized establishment! Vince (Vinnie) Valenza is one of the nicest guys you could ever meet and the restaurant & staff are the best. We went with family on a Thursday...More

Thank familydocmom
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Wow, I can't believe I've not been here before. There was a long line on a Saturday at 1:30p. We had though we'd miss the lunch rush. The line was out the door and down the street, but we didn't have that long of a...More

Thank Evan C
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I have been to Blues City Deli many times for their great food. I have tried every from the Benton Park to the Fiesty Tuna to the Blues City Dog and everything in between. I have not found anything on the menu I would not...More

Thank Johnny R
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Great sandwiches, artwork and music. Not much seating but seemed like most everyone was getting orders to go.

Thank snowskiblues
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I went to Blues City Deli around 12:30 or 1:00 on a Thursday so when we walked in there was a small line that looked long in the small restaurant. Did I mention it was small? The decor was blues themed as well as fitting...More

Thank hershey_girl200018
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This being our first visit, as we drove past looking for (an easy to find) parking spot, we saw the line and almost went elsewhere. Thank goodness we didn't! It was a beautiful day, and the line moves at a good pace. The food is...More

1  Thank Gerry S
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Sandwiches are very tasty, I also had red beans and rice with chorizo which was over the top. Most likely you'll wait in line but it goes quickly. Don't expect to sit inside because the band plays there and builds up quite a crowd

Thank willgero
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped by after a brewery tour. The food was great, got the vino. Wife got tuna salad and said it was best she's had. It's not very expensive either.

Thank tmoore62
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2438 McNair Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2815
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-773-8225
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This is a delicious little deli that has 77 reviews on Google Maps but I can't seem to find it here on trip advisor. Thought you might want to add it.
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