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Blues City Deli

2438 McNair Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2815
+1 314-773-8225
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (89 reviews)
“muffaletta” (11 reviews)
“pastrami” (18 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
2438 McNair Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2815
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant came highly recommended by friends. We got there a little after 12pm and there were several people lined up outside waiting to go in and order. Once you get inside, you order at the counter, they give you a number and you can...More

1  Thank Rhonda L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the long line deter you-it moves fast and is worth the wait. Delicious sandwiches made from top quality meats and cheeses and decent prices for what you get. Limited seating inside and several tables with umbrellas outside-they even bring your food to you.

1  Thank librarychick
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was takeout for a group of about 20 people. Wide variety of orders, and everyone absolutely loved their sandwich. I had the BBQ stack and it was just heaven on a bun! Sauced perfectly, not sloppy, just flavorful, quality pulled meant, just wow! This...More

1  Thank Dave C
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Omg the muffuletta sandwich is SO good! It's also big enough for like THREE people to share! This is a Benton Park neighborhood staple. The place is tiny, so there's nearly always a line out the door. A band is often taking up some room...More

2  Thank newsformaggie
Reviewed 7 July 2018

My husband surprised me for lunch today and took me to the Blues City Deli and it was fantastic. The line was out the door but it moved very quickly and was worth the wait. We had visited New Orleans last year and I had...More

1  Thank travelfanitaly
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

This was a home run on our scorecard! We came n for the weekend for the Cardinals vs Cubs game and were looking for a place to grab a quick bite before heading home to Chicago. After reading reviewed we figured we would try this...More

1  Thank mygaby
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Fresh ingredients, fantastic choices and you can eat a monster size sandwich or easily share. Never disappointed and I have a different type sandwich each time I go.

1  Thank jkhertlein
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

All the reviews online were amazing for this place and they still didn’t reflect how good the experience, food, and staff were. Don’t be turned away by a line, because it is worth the wait (but the wait wasn’t that long). My party all tried...More

1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

If it wasn't for Vinnie, I would be skinny! If you come away hungry, it's your fault. Nice big sandwiches plenty of choices.

1  Thank kblgroup2004
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Amazing Food. Love the pastrami. Fast service and friendly staff. During busy lunchtime there are not many places to sit but you can always take it with you.

1  Thank cindycV6432KG
Vinnie V, Owner at Blues City Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank you Cindy ! Much appreciated!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 19:45
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2438 McNair Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2815
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-773-8225
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This is a delicious little deli that has 77 reviews on Google Maps but I can't seem to find it here on trip advisor. Thought you might want to add it.
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