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“Unexpected!!”

Craig's Place Deli & Cafe in Santee
Ranked #7 of 36 Restaurants in Santee
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: American
Description: 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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Description: 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.
Wake Forest, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
546 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
“Unexpected!!”
Reviewed 20 March 2014 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise. We saw a sign on I-95, & decided to stop for a sandwich. We split a Bronx Bomber & it was very good! The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is that the coffee tasted burnt.

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Jacksonville, Florida
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“FANTASTIC”
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Great little deli, the sandwiches were large and filling and the soup tasted like grandma's. Great place to take a break from all the fast food restaurant on this exit. Oh, and service was personal and fast if your in a hurry

Visited March 2014
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1 Thank Joe P
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Pinehurst
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Road trip lunch”
Reviewed 20 February 2014 via mobile

On a fun trip with friends..checked trip advisor for reviews on where to eat lunch.. Craig's was very good for a deli..the hot pastrami was great and so was the Ruben..the big blue was excellent..will stop again for a quick lunch..

Visited February 2014
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1 Thank Kathleen R
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Edisto Island, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
125 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Craig's Deli in Santee, SC”
Reviewed 31 January 2014

We stopped by Craig's Place Deli for lunch based on a recommendation of some friends in Santee. We must have been there on an off day since the food was below average and service was average. We ordered a half a Cuban sandwich and the soup special, Tortilla Soup. Other than being hot, the small grilled half sandwich was nothing special, just some deli meats and cheeses on white bread. The soup was watery, with very little substance, and no crisp tortillas or nachos served in it or with it. The waitress said the soup came frozen so it was definitely not home made. We were expecting at least something similar to tortilla soups we have had at other establishments or sandwich shops, but this was more like a canned soup product. Needless to say, after the build up from our friends we were very disappointed and wished we had gone somewhere else for lunch.

  • Visited January 2014
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2 Thank Steve K
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Craigs D, Owner at Craig's Place Deli & Cafe in Santee, responded to this review, 3 November 2014
We are sorry to hear you had a less than satisfactory experience. We hope you'll give us a second chance next time you're in Santee, SC. We also relocated to 9083 Old Highway #6 in the old Russell Stover Candy building.
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Santee, South Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“EAT HERE OFTEN”
Reviewed 7 January 2014

I now know the owners and are always greeted as an old friend. Myself and two church buddies try to meet here weekly for a sandwich and fellowship. Food is good, good size sandwich and sides are delicius- Stop in and Tell Becky and Bill hello-

Visited January 2014
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1 Thank Michael S
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