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Nelson Cheese Factory and Deli

1562 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-2543
+1 651-647-1288
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good42%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (18 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
“my favorite” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 19:00All hours
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American, Delicatessen
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LOCATION
1562 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-2543
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1 - 10 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ahhh, Nelson's! We really like you, even if your open hours are earlier than what we'd like. Nelson's makes the BEST Reuben I've ever had. I struggle, because the classic Reuben recipe uses Thousand Island dressing, which disagrees with me in a big way, so...More

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We live nearby,so in the summer especially, will get delicious sandwiches and have a picnic. The food is always fresh and the staff are great. There can be a lot of people in line around lunchtime and they do a great job of preparing salads,...More

Thank PascalJo
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Lots of options and totally fresh. Just a great lunch. Only real issue is no place to dine in. But good for picnic to go!

Thank LiuFei
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Had as catered lunch at work for a group. Sandwiches were immense (seriously, consider splitting). All was good.

Thank djlund999
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a family owned Sandwhich shop that several years ago morphed into 3 meals a day options.. They have great sandwich options, ie the St Paul, The Nelson etc. Plenty of options for salads, and breakfast to order. I have enjoyed their food for...More

Thank M G
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Shabby unimpressive exterior, what a surprise inside. Deli food, wine/beer shop, quiet outside seating in back, cheese and sizable $2 ice cream cones. Plenty of seating inside. We saw a European group buying wine and cheese for a picnic. Too bad there was no French...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Lunch is a treat when you get one of their salads! They make each one in front of you to your specifications. Everything is super fresh!

Thank Lesa C
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Finally found a place that would make a classic grilled cheese sandwich. I guess they are a cheese shop and deli. Grilled cheese had an outstanding fresh cheddar cheese inside. Had choice of bread and when with a multi-gran . Also, they created a fresh...More

Thank mumbojumboman
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I am lucky to live close to Nelson where I make it a must do to have at least one of their great sandwiches a week. They are carry out only and also have a wide range of salads and soft drinks - many not...More

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 3 January 2016

I'm a bit of a foodie - and I love coming to this place for their sandwiches and salads. It's a little pricier than a couple other fast food lunch options in the area, but well worth the extra buck or two. There is no...More

Thank Dylan B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 19:00
Thursday
09:00 - 19:00
Friday
09:00 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1562 Como Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55108-2543
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: +1 651-647-1288
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