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The Yellow Deli

315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
+1 760-631-1888
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veggie burger” (11 reviews)
“bread” (37 reviews)
“sandwiches” (34 reviews)
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American, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
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1 - 10 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Right off the bat, you need to check the hours before going. They are closed on Friday’s but open 24 hours a day other days. Apparently the restaurant is run by a commune and everyone who works there is part of it. Finding that out...More

1  Thank RJA_SD_1964
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Just arrived in San Diego from Ny and my friend decide for me to come try this restaurant. It was about an 1 hr wait...BUT well worth it. The Virgel soda collection was really great. As for the food O ordered roast beef with everything...More

1  Thank HGVacation
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This was my second time here & I don't why it gets such rave reviews. Both times there the service has been agonizing slow. The waitress took our drink orders 3 waters and 1 cream soda & it took 20 minutes , I even had...More

Thank mellengal
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The only words I can use to open my review is this place is a hidden gem! It's in an old (or made to look like) 3 story house and offers outdoor seating as well. The decor and design is old and funky but gives...More

Thank Sid k
Reviewed 8 December 2017

This is always a relaxed environment. The cashew/cranberry salad is healthy, tasty and reasonable. The side of walnut bread is delicious. I also enjoy the waiters who are all mellow.

Thank edwardp62
Reviewed 5 October 2017

has super chill vibe and great atmosphere! Lots of craftsmanship work has been put into this unique restaurant. Good food! Love the salad and chill!

Thank takemehome2sandiego
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We had visited the Valley Center location before and enjoyed it, but got a late lunch start today so decided to take our out of town guests to lunch in Vista since it is closer What a unique experience! We really enjoyed the interesting decor,...More

Thank Karin C
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

I love this place and I am reluctant to review it because I kind of like the fact that it's a little bit underground and very local in its appeal. If it gets much busier I don't know how they would handle it. But it's...More

Thank 4chrisryan
Reviewed 13 September 2017

A unique deli built with rustic and artistic flair. Fun sort of place to enjoy a light meal. Soups are "homemade" and are most bakery items. Can be crowded and noisy at times. Outside patio is delightful (weather permitting).

Thank 645penny
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of our family most favorite places to go for soups snd sandwiches type of dinner. All menu items are pretty simple but taste amazing, including drinks and deserts. Only giving them four stars because service can be slow at times otherwise this...More

Thank ruscali
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carole m
12 September 2015|
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Response from Sandy015 | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend it. I don't think they have the space and also the food selection for a large family group
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 13
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 760-631-1888
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