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Cecil's Delicatessen & Bakery

651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
+1 651-698-0334
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“potato salad” (25 reviews)
“pastrami” (25 reviews)
“matzo ball soup” (16 reviews)
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651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are plentiful amounts of meat on their pastrami and corned beef sandwiches! I usually get one or the other or their Rueben. I also like their blintzes:) Whenever I am there I always go home with a stash of pickles, pickled green tomatoes and...More

Thank Claire P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cecil's never disappoints. The best rueben and milk shake and everything else! Oops forgot the Cole Slaw is the best as well!

Thank Kate D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cecil's has always been an outstanding restaurant for those who are looking for a casual dining experience with an "old neighborhood feel". Though the Deli is not what it once was, the restaraunt has maintained it's mark as a hole-in-the-wall gem for those interested in...More

Thank CJS850
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best deli in St Paul! The cabbage slaw is the best! Our regular Christmas Eve lunch is pastrami,rye, slaw, pickles and potato salad from Cecil’s.

Thank Abby L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing short of fabulous. East Coaster Sandwich is as New York as it gets. Everything here is spectacular

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such good food and memories. Best Rueben in town. You will not be disappointed. Clean, prompt service, and such interesting fellow dinners.

Thank missychrissyssp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After hearing about this place for years I finally checked it out. The deli is up front and the restaurant in the back. We were seated quickly and water was brought to our table. the menu is large and extensive but I settled on the...More

Thank TryppAdams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the spicy Reuben and it was delicious! We also ordered a pastrami sandwich. Definitely a place to grab lunch when visiting!

Thank Marque M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After three years we were fortunate enough to come back here and it is as good as ever - if not better. Probably the best deli food we have ever eaten.

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

A friend and I had lunch at Cecil's Deli and I had to admit that this was one of the best pastrami on the sandwiches ever! So good that we went back two additional times to pick up their dry salami and freshly baked cookies...More

Thank Christine B
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26 July 2017|
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Response from Kurt I | Reviewed this property |
Ahhh with prices, sorry. The prices were reasonable for the food we got, I wouldn't call the place low budget but we wouldn't hesitate to go back here again and again.
7 June 2015|
Response from HMS10970 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not aware of any. Suggest you call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 651 Cleveland Ave S, Saint Paul, MN 55116-1293
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-698-0334
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