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Gioia's Deli

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1934 Macklind Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2726
+1 314-776-9410
09:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00
Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The hot salami sandwich should be on the to-try list of everyone who lives by or passes through the area. I usually order it on garlic cheese bread with pepper jack cheese. Totally worth every calorie.

Thank Daniel W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Gioia's is the best deli in St. Louis hands down. My whole family loves it from the hot salami my personal favorite to the meat ball my oldest loves it. Its about a 15 to 20 minute drive for us but so worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my kind of place. Really funky and takes you back in time. We decided to go eat lunch on the Hill and drove around and saw Gioia's Deli and decided to give it a try. What a great place to stumble onto. This place is probably the same as it was when it first opened. It's small and... More 

Thank Rowlett9105
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son and I love to come here for lunch. He always gets the Porknado...ham, hot salami, and bacon with Swiss. I go back and forth between the meatball and the hot salami. Both are delicious. Hot, fresh, and fast. Staff is courteous and friendly. We will be back....next time for the New York Philly! Highly recommended!

Thank Beth S
Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Ok, here’s the old town Deli you’ve been looking for… just skip the others. Seriously… we had so many places to choose from to grab lunch during our last visit to St Louis, but this one caught our eye. We wanted something fast and simple, get in, get out, fresh. BAM! Nailed it! It was like stepping back in time... More 

Thank BradandStacy41
Champaign, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This classic sandwich shop is amazing. They hand out samples of their warm salami sandwich....and they hook you. It's a no frills place with great service, friendly help, and amazing sandwiches. Don't miss it!

1 Thank RobbTob
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Went here because I saw all the folks standing in line out the door. Sandwiches are superb. Any sandwich, but I had their in-house made salami and boy, what a meal! See my picture. Small interior, but pleasant counter staff and plenty of people wanting to take your order and move the line so everyone gets their food in a... More 

1 Thank sharon11232015
Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great place. They gave us a sample of the warm salami they make fresh every day. It was unbelievably good. We got sandwiches and could only eat half as they are so large. It is a small place, but a lot of character.

Thank Kathy T
Troy, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I had the Hot Italian Sandwich special on garlic cheese bread. It was over the top. The sandwich was huge and it was loaded with meat. Be prepared to wait in line but the wait is worth it. They also have a nice seating area outside.

Thank Lonnie2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We heard from a local that this place was a must! It sure was! Great food! I had the Philly cheese and my husband had the porknado both were prenominal!!! We took ours to go, they have seating just not a ton

Thank Jenny M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 16:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1934 Macklind Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2726
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > The Hill
  • Neighbourhood: The Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 314-776-9410

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