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“Big, tasty sandwich”

Zoccoli's Delicatessen
Ranked #30 of 371 Restaurants in Santa Cruz
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$15
Cuisines: Italian, Delicatessen
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Houston, Texas
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Big, tasty sandwich”
Reviewed 4 December 2013

Big, tasty, italian style sandwich. Didn't knock my socks off, but you could taste each of the ingredients and everything seemed fresh and high quality. Consider splitting a sandwich if you haven't been surfing all day and worked up a pretty good hunger.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Amanda L
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Santa Rosa, California
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good sandwiches but Mac salad was soft”
Reviewed 21 October 2013

Good modern day deli but swung and missed with the "old school" Italian. I can't recall visiting an Italian deli without mortadella. Macaroni salad was way overlooked and soggy.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Brian M
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San Jose, California
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Must stop by before you hit the beach!”
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Awesome place to stop in for sandwiches when you're on your way out to the beach. When you come in, grab a ticket number at the front counter and wait to be called. Outdoor patio area is a nice place to enjoy your sammich but fills up pretty quick so have someone in your group stake out a table while you're placing your orders in.

I ordered the Italian Club sandwich [roast turkey, ham, Swiss cheese, roasted red peppers, tomato, onion and lettuce] and it was delicious. I love club sandwiches in general but this one combined with the soft ciabatta bread, roasted red bell peppers, and pesto mayonnaise.... I was left licking my fingers and wanting more!

Hubby ordered the Hot Chicken Pesto sandwich and I tried a bite of it and THAT was really good as well. It was similar to my sandwich except it just had grilled chicken and melted cheese. The bread was softer though since it was a warmed sandwich.

One of our friends ordered the New Yorker w/ roast beef and I don't think he enjoyed it very much, which I think was due to the rye bread that it comes with. "Too bready" he said. So take that as you will...

Aside from sandwiches, they have sides a la carte to accompany your meal; such as potato salad, Mac salad, pasta salad, olives, tuna salad, coleslaw, fresh cut fruit, green salads, deviled eggs and more. They also sell entree dishes such as lasagna, ravioli, spaghetti, and Eggplant Parmesan. They offer various dessert items like carrot cake slices, cheesecake, baklava, brownies, and chocolate cookies. If you're thirsty, they have a nice variety of non-alcoholic beverages as well as locally brewed bottles of beer.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Pearl M
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Princeton, New Jersey
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Good fresh options for all”
Reviewed 9 August 2013 via mobile

I was a bit skeptical about stopping at a deli for lunch since I am vegan, but was pleasantly surprised with a lot of vegan/veg options on their menu! The sandwich was great and we enjoyed sitting outside in the sunshine!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank RHONNA1221
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Las Vegas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Fun Deli With Great Fresh Sandwiches”
Reviewed 4 August 2013

We stumbled on this place while walking the streets of downtown Santa Cruz, and are glad that we did! This is a clean deli with a varied assortment of interesting hot and cold sandwiches, salads, etc. Pull a ticket at the counter, wait your turn, and place your order. They will call your number when your order is ready. Husband loved the B.E.L.T. (BLT with egg salad added) and my Breakfast Sandwich (egg, cheese, tomato and avocado) was excellent. Food is fresh and tasty. Service was great, and all staff members were friendly and courteous. The outside tables are plentiful, and a great place to sit on a summer day; dog friendly if that matters to you. Two sandwiches and a large drink for $15 was a good deal. Pleased that we found this place and will happily return.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank vegaspatti
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