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River Street Deli

151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
+1 423-756-3354
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stromboli” (17 reviews)
“reuben” (17 reviews)
“sandwiches” (47 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little sandwich shop! Husband had the Reuben and I had the muffuletta. Will definately be back!

Thank stacey t
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Walk up to the counter in the back and ask Bruce, the owner, what you should have for lunch. Take his recommendation and you will love your meal. There are lots of great options if Bruce's recommendation doesn't trip your trigger. I would go so...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 20 January 2018

I read the reviews of this place.... when they say it is off the hook , they mean it... I love it ....found this place by pure luck. The owner is taking your order or out talking To his customers .... I had the special...More

Thank philip d
Reviewed 26 December 2017

River Street is among the best deli sandwich shops in Chattanooga. The food is amazing with plenty of options and daily specials. In addition to New York style deli sandwiches, they have soups, salads, and delicious sides. If you need help with what to order,...More

1  Thank BruceR_2832
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to is. Wanted something light for lunch. Had the special which was turkey Tuscany. The bread was homemade @ delicious. The staff was friendly & the prices were reasonable. Definitely will go back when we are in the area.

Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This place is off the hook good! Had a daily special sandwich: hot Prosciutto, cheese and fig jam. I should take better notes when dining but was hungry and I suppose surprised. Wasn't sure about the fig jam but it worked. Passed on another hot...More

Thank Smarkway
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Best deli I've been to outside of New York. We loved the stromboli! They use boars head meat so you can't get better than that! This spot stays busy and for good reason.

Thank Sheena N
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Great place Awesome food the atmosphere is awesome. The staff was excellent. The Ruben was great if not the best I have ever eaten. The sweet tea was awesome.

Thank Jeremiah I
Reviewed 26 July 2017

No this is not 2nd Ave. Deli or Katz Deli but is a great place to have a deli sandwich. Be sure to meet owner Bruce Weiss, a New York native & an enjoyable character. I suggest you order any one of the many choices...More

Thank hcohn31
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Lox, capers, cream cheese, bagel. Need I say more? Yes? Okay, well, it's a gem, an authentic NY-style beauty that's a rare commodity in the south. The smoked salmon was the standout sandwich that I'd been looking forward to since pulling up River Street's online...More

Thank 168rachaelm
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29 September 2016|
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Response from hcohn31 | Reviewed this property |
River Deli does not carry Matzo Ball soup.
John S
25 July 2016|
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Response from Mark B | Reviewed this property |
DEFINITELY! And, the food is fantastic!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$8
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 River St, Chattanooga, TN 37405-4007
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-756-3354
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