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Cecil's Delicatessen & Bakery

651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
+1 651-698-0334
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastrami” (20 reviews)
“potato salad” (18 reviews)
“matzo ball soup” (12 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We once lived close enough to be regulars 30 years ago. Now, it is a special treat to stop by and get a hot pastrami with pepper cheese on a Keizer roll. And a stop in the bakery/deli is a must!

Thank Dorisgail
Reviewed 6 days ago

Cecil's is the place for corned beef, salads, egg creams. Quick service if you're on your way to the theater or...

Thank Sieglinde G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Talk about customer service. This place could show a lot of other places how to do it. I entered the small shop and headed to the back where I didn't have to wait long to be greeted by a tall gentleman with a booming voice...More

Thank MrCMartin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An old fashion plain Jane Jewish Deli with great food. A great children’s place and a great place for grandparents too! The kids had kosher hot dogs and I had a sandwich called some like it HOT! If you like hot pastrami and Russian rye,...More

Thank bolson2016
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We went to Cecil's to meet family for a quick dinner. It didn't disappoint. Their menu was huge and it was hard to decide what to order. I'm glad my cousin recommended the Russian Ruben, It was delicious. My husband got the chili and it...More

Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

My company ordered a delivery meal. Some were boxes, some basically buffet style. It was my first time eating here. I couldn't believe how very basic the sandwiches are. Slices of bread with food inside. Extremely unoriginal, and it honestly wasn't that good. The pickle...More

Thank Raysters
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Turkey Reuben is amazing. I love the dark rye. Service was quick and our waiter was accurate and friendly while serving our party of 6. The menu is huge. My husband got the French Toast turkey club- very inventive and delicious. I got the...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband and I moved from MN 9 years ago and just got back for a visit and this was the top of our list to eat. We love the traditional Reuben they serve here and I love the coleslaw. So happy to taste it...More

Thank Wrennay
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I love calling and getting the Nosher to go. It's delicious, I also get the potato salad and the pickle.

Thank tif316
Reviewed 10 August 2017

It is interesting how many people highly rate Cecil's. I have been there several times and we have had their box lunches a few times -- we live nearby. For me, it is just okay, good, but nothing to go out of the way for....More

1  Thank jeffo442
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Questions & Answers
27 July 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kurt I | Reviewed this property |
Ahhh with prices, sorry. The prices were reasonable for the food we got, I wouldn't call the place low budget but we wouldn't hesitate to go back here again and again.
7 June 2015|
Response from HMS10970 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of any. Suggest you call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-698-0334
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