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The Real Deal

736 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA 02130-2518
+1 617-325-0754
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good54%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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736 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA 02130-2518
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We got takeout lunch from The Real Deal over the weekend. I think my sandwich was the best vegetarian sandwich that I have had. My wife’s turkey sandwich was excellent too. This is a very gluten free friendly restaurant. I wish there was something like...More

Thank VTFoodR
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

The name "Real Deal" pretty much sums it up! Really huge sandwiches with fresh ingredients! Pizza slices ( huge!) salad and spud all fresh and delicious. So many combos to choose and Fresh bread. You cannot go hungry here. If anything you might want to...More

Thank Patti M
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Do NOT order from this place. An HOUR AND A HALF later and when I call to check on the status they tell me what must be the script there when people call to check on things, "it's moving out the door right now". Really,...More

Thank W Augustine D
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Patty melt is bomb. The choices they have are great. Sometimes they burn the chicken in the Texan but, it still tastes good.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I have been dropping by TRD for years now, and NEVER a disappointment. They even have turkey burgers. Although my favorite has always been The Green Monster, yesterday I tried the special grilled cheese sandwich that includes their own homemade barbecue brisket. It was awesome;...More

Thank SheShopsforyou
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

You can't go wrong something for everyone. Awesome staff! I love the adult grill cheese. My wife loves the DArth Vader sandwich. Pizza is awesome. Great wings. My youngest loves the chicken fingers. Priced right! JP and W. ROXBURY. locations always filled with cops firefighters...More

Thank bigchuck68
Reviewed 1 March 2017

AMAZING. If TripAdvisor would let me leave a one word review that would be it....AMAZING. The Darth Vader sandwich is one of the best i've ever had. My father had their cordon blue and it was a close second, but nothing could beat the pastrami...More

Thank Tooch81
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I had a half hour to kill in JP and I was starving. I ordered a large steak and cheese and sat down. Shortly after a smiley young guy brought me my sub and then went and got me some napkins! So nice! Sub was...More

Thank MyLuckyChicken
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We had a Joe Sap wrap and a salad with fresh corn and cherry tomatoes. Both were lovely. Lots of people eating pizza and burgers. Huge pizza slices. Attached to a lovely bake shop that even makes whoopie pies!

Thank aggada
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The first time I visited The Real Deal was seven years ago. I've visited twice in the past two months, and it's just as good as I remembered. I got a veggie burger with guacamole and cheese and it was delicious!

Thank Nicolette P
Jamaica Plain
This Boston neighborhood feels like a distinct
community unique and separate from the bustle of other
areas. Beautiful Victorian homes, restaurants with an
emphasis on being eco-friendly and providing local and
organic food, and a large Hispanic community. Visit
Centre and South streets for restaurants, cafes, and
little shops. The Arnold Arboretum is a beautiful,
large green space well worth a visit if you venture to
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Reservations, Seating
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 736 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, Boston, MA 02130-2518
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Jamaica Plain
  • Neighbourhood: Jamaica Plain
  • Phone Number: +1 617-325-0754
“Real” is a popular term used virtually everywhere, real or not. In in our opinion, if you use that word you had better be prepared to back it up every day. What’s Real? Real is knowing your neighbors, creating a friendly environment where smiling faces are the norm, not just a pleasant surprise.Real is giving your customers more than what they’ve come to expect. We’re all more food savvy these days. We know quality when we taste it and we demand the same quality that we insist on at home. At The Real Deal we strive to use only the freshest ingredients to create genuine food at affordable prices for your family. So what’s the deal? It’s simple. It’s real fresh, real good.
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