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McAlister's Deli Carlsbad NM

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2304 W Pierce St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-3514
+1 575-308-5052
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10:30 - 21:00
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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had eaten at a McAlisters Deli several years back and if my memory served me it was good food, that's why I wanted to eat there as Carlsbad has very limited choices. To say the least my ham sandwich was HORRIBLE. I think it was spam on a dried up piece of leather with something horrible being disguised as... More 

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Thank txtraveler58
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister's Deli Carlsbad NM, responded to this review

We are very sorry for this experience. Our goal is to only use the freshest ingredients while maintaining great customer service and I hate to hear that we fell short. I have forwarded your review to our management team so that we can work on ways to improve. Thank you for coming by and letting us know! Heather Norton Guest... More 

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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fast food called a deli. Bland food with a little bit of taste. If you want to be safe , this is the place to eat. Id say for the average American taste, (bland) this is the place to worship. How can French fries be bland. Try it yourself. We didn't revisit on the way back cause we just couldn't... More 

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448 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here because it looked good, but it was the biggest disappointment. Ordered food then sat and waited. 1st person from business came by and asked if all okay, said no waiting for food order. 2nd person came by and told still no food, order was shown again. 3rd person came by and said still no food ? They said... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I picked up a couple of take-out sandwiches for the road at McAlisters Deli while we were traveling around the Carlsbad area. Let me just say that I had an absolutely beautifully prepared pastrami sandwich that could compete with any deli in New York. It was well made, delicious, and it was so filling I didn't need... More 

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Thank SteamboatBob53
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister's Deli Carlsbad NM, responded to this review

Thank you for coming by and letting us know about your experience! We are thrilled to hear that you and your wife both enjoyed your lunch from our Carlsbad McAlister's Deli! We can't wait to see you both again next time! Heather Norton Guest Services Manager McAlister's Deli More 

Flagstaff, Arizona
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We were wasting time waiting for a movie and decided to eat at McAlister's. We both enjoyed the food and the service was ok considering the large crowd in the place. I had a very tasty reuben sandwich and my wife had the half sandwich and salad. she loved her turkey sandwich.

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Service: When we walked in the place was messy. Messy tables everywhere and servers who were just not that into their jobs. Maybe we came in at a bad time. There were four or five people ahead of us in line. I ordered ahead on the app so that I could walk in, pay, and pick up my food. It... More 

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Thank toniroger
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister's Deli Carlsbad NM, responded to this review

We are sorry for the wait and customer service that you experienced on your last visit but we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your food! I have forwarded your message to our managers so that we can coach our team on how we could make this better next time! Have a wonderful day, Heather Norton Guest Services... More 

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Wait there with our family. Found it to be very slow service and chicken only poor quality of the food

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Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister's Deli Carlsbad NM, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience. We are sorry that we were not able to wow you this time and hope that we can show you a wonderful meal next time. More 

Hobbs, New Mexico
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We live in a nearby town and the past three times we have gone to Carlsbad we have eaten here. We have had several of their sandwiches and they are never a disappointment. Their sweat tea is super and their their various side dishes are good. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank heisteras
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister's Deli Carlsbad NM, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your last few Carlsbad experiences! We try to keep a wide variety of options for our guests so keep an eye out for seasonal changes! We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to town! Heather Norton Guest Services Manager McAlister's Deli More 

Hamden, Connecticut
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329 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Good Pastrami in the Desert. Who would have thunk it?! I had the "New Yorker" a pastrami on rye and it was great. My wife had a Reuben which she liked a lot. Regards, OldeBear

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Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister's Deli Carlsbad NM, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience in McAlister's Deli! We are thrilled to know that you and your wife enjoyed your sandwiches! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thank you, Heather Norton Guest Services Manager McAlister's Deli More 

Carlsbad, New Mexico, United States
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I called in a order for my boss and myself. I asked if I can get two separate orders and he said yes of course like it was no big deal. Well I guess it is. I finally get to the window and they tell me you can't do that. I can get down and pay for two separate orders... More 

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Thank Candace V
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister's Deli Carlsbad NM, responded to this review

We are very sorry for these mistakes Candace and hope that we are able to make it right for you next time! Thank you for letting me know! Heather Norton Guest Services Manager McAlister's Deli More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2304 W Pierce St, Carlsbad, NM 88220-3514
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-308-5052

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