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R.T. Smith's Delicatessen

10 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-1404
+1 540-314-4072
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“reuben” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
08:00 - 15:00 Hours
Italian, American, Deli
10 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-1404
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Not QUITE as good as expected from the raving reviews, but certainly worth a visit! Good sandwiches, nice change from your typical chain sub shop. A little pricey, but interesting options. Cozy place with seating inside. We'd go again.

Thank jkoldtown
Reviewed 28 October 2017

First of all, this is the only Roanoke deli with proper rye bread and dill pickles. The best has the genuine taste and texture of a NY rye bread. The dill pickles are crisp and have that sharp flavor that I recall from NY. I...More

Thank 2Yummy4U
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Thanks for coming down! We look forward to seeing you soon and can't wait for you to try our Roast Beef. Next time your omelette is a bit dry and salty, ask us. We will happily make another for you!

Reviewed 13 September 2017

Plain and simple, this is just a pretty darned good deli and place to get a good breakfast or lunch. While not a fast food joint for sure, they seem to take pride in making each sandwich just the way you want it with very...More

Thank Captbigguy
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Thanks! Keep checking back for more exciting foods to make you never have to visit NYC ever! One more way we try to save you money!

Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Knowing this establishment is locally owned, I stopped in for lunch to support their efforts. They serve breakfast all day, but I was interested in their sandwiches. Decided on the Madison, which has an Appalachian flare by using apple butter as a condiment. Chose the...More

Thank Wendy E
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thanks! We look forward to seeing you again! Next time add bacon to your Madison.. sends it right over the top!

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

I passed this place many times. Then someone said positive things about it, so I went in. The folks were very friendly and accommodating. I ordered a hogie and got it small. The sandwich alone weighed 1 pound. It was one of the best sandwiches...More

1  Thank ChefZ2
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2017

As a fellow Chef, I know how hard it is to find that perfect place. Thanks for coming! See you next time! -K

Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The corned beef hash is excellent! Definitely not out of a can. Breakfast bagel sandwich was also very good.

Thank ForbesB
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We went in expecting nothing and leaving with I will be back. Stopped in for a quick breakfast sandwich before the Hokie game and spent time talking with the owner about New York. What a great little find, so glad we picked this over a...More

Thank Jaxfore
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2016

Look forward to seeing you!

Reviewed 6 September 2016

I can't say enough great things about this lucky find!!!! The owners are from NYC and really know their stuff. The food is EXCELLENT. Fresh, made-to-order items in addition to menus that vary daily and/or weekly. Prices are unbelievably reasonable. Friendly, relaxing environment. You must...More

Thank PghGirl46
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2016

Y'all come back now, ya heahz?

Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

You know the kind of sandwich where your fingers get messy because all the good stuff packed between two slices of bread falls out and you have to use your fingers because there is no way you aren't going to not eat that goodness? I...More

Thank NDdenver
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Delicatessen, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2016

Thank you very much! We hope we include enough napkins. Looking forward to seeing you soon...

Reviewed 27 September 2015

Driving through Roanoke on the way to DC so thought we would pay a visit to the downtown area. Saw this spot and decided we would grab a bite. About 3pm and was deserted. Ordered the club and the Reuben and although they tasted great...More

2  Thank da51her
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Campbell Ave SE, Roanoke, VA 24011-1404
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-314-4072
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Classic New York Deli, classy catering.
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