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Craig's Place Deli & Cafe in Santee

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9083 Old Highway #6, In the Old Russell Stover Bldg, Santee, SC 29142
+1 803-854-4601
09:00 - 19:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped during a quick lunch break. The ultimate grilled cheese was great and the chips are good too. Fast and friendly service.

Thank MrsLStone12
Madeira Beach, Fl
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We were staying close by and wanted a tasty inexpensive lunch and decided to stop by Craig's Place Deli. We had seen no reviews so our expectations were nil. We were very pleased however with the quality of the food. Hubby had a Rueben and I had the Veggie sub and each had potato salad and iced tea. The veggie... More 

Thank madbeach1997
Bucks County , Pennsylvania
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144 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Driving from Charleston, SC to New Bern, NC about 1/5th of the way is a little town named Santee in S.C. It is on I-95 just south of Lake Marion and about 12 miles north of I-26. this Deli is on SC Hwy # 6 East of I-95 by about .4 miles on the left. In a strip mall across... More 

1 Thank Traveler0013
Vero Beach, Florida
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600 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Ordered a pastrami on rye and grilled cheese to go! Reheated pastrami on not real rye bread. Grilled cheese sandwich was disappointing too. Both sandwiches came with very small side and not freshly sliced ingredients. Very disappointing again. Convenient parking and table seating in a small deli style restaurant. It you are expecting a NYC deli sandwiches with all the... More 

Thank Tony C
north carolina
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The restaurant advertises that they are New York style sandwiches. I had the pastrami on rye, The sandwich was just ok and I wish the portions were bigger. Not bad but not impressed and oh, by the way, I'm from New York!

Thank jsnnybnny
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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228 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent sandwich restaurant, with sandwiches stuffed with meat. Everything is fresh and delicious, even the sides (potato salad, pasta salad), including great pickles. Bright and cheerful, clean, A bit expensive for a deli outside of NYC, but overall we would say it was worth the money. Husband had a "Bronx Bomber"--both pastrami and corned beef--fantastic! Wife had a "Craig's Club"--smoked... More 

Thank rich and linda s
Florence, SC
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62 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We needed a break from traveling I95 but nothing that would take too long as we had our dogs in the car with us. Luckily, my husband had stopped with a buddy at Craig's previously and really enjoyed his sandwich so he suggested stopping there as it is right off the highway. We walked in and were greeted by two... More 

Thank Nancy R
Holly Hill, South Carolina
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113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

New restaurant to the area, the sandwiches are delicious! Would be a great stop off I-95 for a fresh deli sandwich! Staff is friendly & restaurant is very clean. Club sandwich is worth mentioning, potato salad is good too!

1 Thank mrssrb
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped here passing through on I-95. Great sandwiches. Good flavor. A little more expensive than a chain but could easily split a sandwich with 2 sides and is plenty. I had the grilled Hawaiian wrap and it was really yummy!

Thank EdandCatherine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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226 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Diverse menu of sandwiches. We opted for the Cuban to share with potato salad on the side and they were nice enough to halve it and serve it on two plates even though we didn't ask. Strawberry lemonade was yum. Service was good and even threw in a couple of sugar cookies at the end. Sandwiches aren't cheap ($8 to... More 

Thank David Y

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
09:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9083 Old Highway #6, In the Old Russell Stover Bldg, Santee, SC 29142
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Santee
  • Phone Number: +1 803-854-4601
New York style deli with Southern Hospitality! The Best Little Deli on I-95 at Santee, SC Exit 98, go east off exit just 1/8 mile on the left. The Reuben is our specialty!

Eat in or Take Out. Sandwich and Wrap platters available. Order ahead.

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