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The Yellow Deli

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315 E Broadway, Vista, CA 92084-6021
+1 760-631-1888
00:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 00:00 - 00:00
Fri 00:00 - 15:00
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carlsbad ca
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128 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the story behind this local landmark is worth reading before you even visit. the building is amazing. many levels lots of visual stimulation. the employees are all super nice and friendly (read up on why) the food is simple healthy and fair priced.

Thank ndepndant
Level Contributor
15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a very well-kept secret in which the only problem is if you're looking to have an in-and-out lunch or dinner you can forget about it. Just take your time and suck in the atmosphere and enjoy a fabulous menu.

Thank carlsbadmc
Vista, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Subject: The Yellow Deli Location: Vista, California, United States, North America Title: Unique, Beautiful Experience, Great Food, Healthy ID#: 462061878 OPEN 24 hours. The atmosphere is calm, peaceful, rustic, antiques. The food is delicious, fresh baked breads, homemade everything, they grow their own organic vegetables. They have a coffee bar, Yerba Mate drinks, some vegan choices, great smoothies. The 2... More 

Thank jball32002
Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled, fortuitously, on Yellow Deli in search of something other than fast food to eat late at night. I was so pleasantly surprised by the ambience when I was greeted at the front patio of this restaurant. Even at 11 o'clock at night I had a small wait for a table because they were THAT busy...this (rightfully) was a good... More 

Thank Renee W
San Diego
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93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place has adequate and reasonably priced food. Decor is Awesome. Help is from their local farm and a little frazzled, but are ok and easy to deal with. Worth a Try!

Thank PeterLorenzo
Noblesville, Indiana
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265 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

My sister took us there for lunch this past week. We needed to leave by a certain time and the staff did everything we asked to accommodate us. The food was excellent. We all had the tomato basil soup, nice and chunky. I had a Reuben that was very nice. Others had there won build a sandwich. The bread is... More 

Thank Gary C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Not much to pick from on the menu. Can't see other than a nice setting what makes this place so special.

Thank James A
Vista, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have been to the Yellow Deli a few times and I enjoy it each and every time. I love the way it is decorated, it has such a great ambiance. I also love the service, everyone is so nice. The menu is simple, Soup, Sandwhiches, Salads and Breakfast, not to mention their yummy drinks. You HAVE TO TRY their... More 

Thank croseamore2
Reston, United States
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter raved about this place and when we got there I was BLOWN AWAY by the restaurant architecture and artwork OMG !!! Wow!! Fantastic!! When food arrived (sandwiches). ... well. What can I say?? ....average at best. Soggy sopping falling apart bread literally dripping with "sauce"?? The bread was so low quality for the type of sandwich....all I could... More 

Thank Clark G
Haiku, Hawaii
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Service was OK. Food was not bad, but you must ask yourself if you choose to support a cult. Check them out (the Cult), and then ask yourself if you want to support their beliefs.

Thank Daniel B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 13
American, Delicatessen, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 00:00
00:00 - 15:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?