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The Yellow Deli

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315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
+1 760-631-1888
Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 00:00 - 00:00
Fri 00:00 - 15:00
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94 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very eclectic choices plus a delicious pumpkin pound cake dessert. The building is also very special because every thing has been hand crafted just like the food.

Thank cmincalif
Oceanside, California, United States
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sure, the food's not bad, for a local sandwich place, and the decor is pretty funky. But before you spend your money here, read up a bit on the Twelve Tribes cult and see if you really want to support them. Just sayin'

Thank LHerrmann
Carlsbad, CA
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91 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Met a friend for lunch at the Yellow Deli. We decided to eat upstairs. The atmosphere of this restaurant is very eclectic with carved wood and many interesting items all around. We noticed one of the waiters talk into a tube upstairs to the kitchen downstairs for an order he placed. You just don't see that in many places! I... More 

Thank dml718
Oceanside, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The menu selections are like something you might find in the kitchen of 'that relative who can really cook'. Lots of healthy choices, as a matter of fact, I can't think of anything that wasn't.. Lunch time is busy but whatever the wait is, it's worth it.

Thank Jenna S
Carlsbad, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

What an adorable place! The restaurant is full of character with a beautiful wooden/cadt iron decor, balconies and a patio with fire pits. I love that our four legged friends are made to feel welcome also. The food they make is fresh and from wholesome ingredients. My favorites are their lamb sandwich, chili and their fresh pressed carrot juice. Their... More 

Thank Mystikty
Vista, California
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed home cooking, and a great atmosphere. Nice seating on the patio or booths inside. Enjoyed the building, if you get a chance have a stroll through it. Cool macrame and wood decor. Service is a little slow but very accommodating. Go knowing you are at their pace. There is a great lounge upstairs along with a coffee/tea bar.... More 

Thank KareHarps
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Great pina colada smoothie, sandwich and salad. Unique and beautiful building. Gorgous patio. The food is prepared fresh so it does take a little longer. It's not the place to go if you're in a hurry but it you have time to linger, it's a great spot.

Thank Amy G
Vista, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice place, friendly staff. Owned by the Twelve Tribes, so that was an interesting conversation with the host that sat me.

Thank ellenp608
Vista, California
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food at this restaurant is very good but the service is very slow. Don't plan to eat here if you're in a hurry.

Thank sdblue48
Vista, California, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I have been here many times and always the food is great. All three of my young adult daughter like this as a go to place for friends. Very quaint and delightful.

Thank Bob B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$13
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 760-631-1888

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