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DePalo & Sons

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2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
+1 805-773-1589
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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67 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Found this by accident while staying in a nearby hotel. Delicious everything! A bit pricey but worth it. Very nice shop, nice people. They will heat up entrees for you if you tell them you are in the hotel nearby. Desserts are fab!

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Thank tnjeannia
San Luis Obispo, CA
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129 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Food is pretty good, but very expensive! Some of the food is better than others. Makes the best pasta salad I've ever tasted and I usually hate pasta salad. Deli items are OK. I eat there about once every 3 or 4 months due mainly to the expense.

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Thank Backpacker_0905
Wrentham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful shop with excellent sandwiches coffee and breakfast foods Has a great wine selection and cheeses and breads.

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Thank cfcaldwell
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Known to the locals of Shell Beach, this is a must-stop for anyone in the area. Fantastic food can be found in the deli....giant meatballs, lasagne, terrine....you name it - its fantastic! The store also features upscale food items, cookbooks and alcohol. Need breakfast? They sell a variety of homemade pastries and freshly brewed coffee. Need a picnic lunch? They... More 

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1 Thank Michelle E
Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

We loved the deli sandwiches. It's a small gourmet market with some grocery items, wine, spirits, yummy desserts (get the carrot cake), and a decent sized deli. We loved the sandwiches, but I did not like the eggrolls or the tortellini from the deli case.

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Thank ashlandmatt
Santa Barbara, California
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

There was so much good food in this deli, it was hard to choose! Great big deli case with wide variety of salads, meats, cheeses. Another big case of desserts. Pre-made pastas and soups. Gluten free cookies, just lots and lots of variety. Great stuff!

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Thank Goletian
Garden Grove, California
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

I have only been here one time, on a very recent visit to Pismo Beach. Two or three people all recommended De Palo & Sons for the deli counter, so we decided to pick up a couple sandwiches on our way to Morro Bay for a quick day trip, with the idea of having a picnic looking at the Rock.... More 

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Thank MO_Rates_Em
Washoe City, Nevada, United States
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101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Excellent deli, market and wine and liquor store. The food is awesome and very fresh. Great Caesar Salads, Pasta Salads, fresh cooked sliced turkey, pork pops, carrot cakes and much, much more.

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Thank Judy B
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

My last straw to finally comment here is that the girl that took my order of my sandwiches whom I just saw cleaning the floor and the trash and moving the floormat from one place to the other with her bare hands. Yes she did put the gloves but she put it without washing her hands. I accepted it but... More 

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1 Thank almond40
Santa Maria, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

I moved here from Brooklyn N.Y 4 years ago. Being Italian I couldn't find anything comparable to what I am use to. My fiance finally told me about this place . Why are they so good well they are from Brooklyn N.Y. lol just like walking into a Brooklyn salumeria. Great Italian food. They just need to get that great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2665 Shell Beach Rd, Shell Beach, CA 93449-1779
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Luis Obispo County  >  Shell Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 805-773-1589

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