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The Yellow Deli

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315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
+1 760-631-1888
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 00:00 - 00:00
Fri 00:00 - 15:00
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Vista, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been to the Yellow Deli a few times and I enjoy it each and every time. I love the way it is decorated, it has such a great ambiance. I also love the service, everyone is so nice. The menu is simple, Soup, Sandwhiches, Salads and Breakfast, not to mention their yummy drinks. You HAVE TO TRY their... More 

Thank croseamore2
Reston, United States
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter raved about this place and when we got there I was BLOWN AWAY by the restaurant architecture and artwork OMG !!! Wow!! Fantastic!! When food arrived (sandwiches). ... well. What can I say?? ....average at best. Soggy sopping falling apart bread literally dripping with "sauce"?? The bread was so low quality for the type of sandwich....all I could... More 

Thank Clark G
Haiku, Hawaii
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was OK. Food was not bad, but you must ask yourself if you choose to support a cult. Check them out (the Cult), and then ask yourself if you want to support their beliefs.

Thank Daniel B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been faithful friends of many members of our local Tribe in Rutland Vermont for 2 years. I have enjoyed this loyal supportive relationship as well as my many trips to the deli. I enjoy the company of the staff and have a favorite seat by the Juice Bar where I enjoy the Mate Lattes and Chai Nog. There... More 

Thank Lynn F
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reminds me of a cozy and warm cabin....just "feels good" to be there! The food is good and healthy choices are available. Delightful teas and beverages. Servers are always pleasant and attentive. The artisan breads and deserts are yummy. I love to bring family and friends here for the first time. They love it!!! Celebrated my birthday there last night.

Thank TresJolieMarie
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95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

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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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

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

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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, 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
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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?