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211 N Clinton St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1003
+1 315-373-0484
10:00 - 15:00
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Mon - Thu 10:00 - 15:00
Fri 10:00 - 19:00
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83 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good selection of sandwich & soup. Sandwiches are unique made with a great sesame bread. Service is awesome. Great people. and super fast service.

Thank Curious_Canucks
Syracuse, New York
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

After hearing about this place for years, I finally met up with a colleague for lunch here. Seating is very limited, about 10 seats in total (so most people just take-out), but every item on the menu looked so tasty--it was hard to decide! My friend & I both loved the sandwiches we got (the pork Otto Bahn and the... More 

Thank Kristen S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a great spot to hit up if you are in need of a sandwich. Menu changes weekly and always has great stuff on the menu. The staff is always friendly and quick to greet you, which always makes the experience better!

Thank C R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Aside from the amazing sandwiches that change rotations all year round so that you get the best of everything; the friendly faces and smiles you receive when you walk in the door make the experience one of a kind. We order through my work quite frequently and they have absolutely no problem handling our 10+ orders at a time, which... More 

2 Thank Katy F
Syracuse, New York
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I enjoyed a delicious lunch at Darwin. Inside the restaurant is small so I would recommend take out or getting there early. The buffalo mac and cheese was lovely a well as the pot pie soup which came with a generous serving of bread. The prices were very reasonable particularly considering the food was fresh and healthy. Parking can be... More 

Thank Afurcinito
Charlotte, North Carolina
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471 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Dropped in about an hour before closing. Business was still pretty steady. I ordered the Cubano: Virginia ham, shredded pork, swiss, dijon, mayo and pickles on a sesame seed roll. It was excellent! Not a huge sandwich, but filling. As a side I had the sour cream and onion potato salad. It was rich and creamy, the potatoes were perfectly... More 

Thank JetBlueDriver
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Food was average, and prices were on the higher side. Food tastes excellent though. Lots of variety, great for families, co-workers and friends. The biggest con is the small location- not much room-if any for a sit down and eat ordeal.

Thank Cari B
Syracuse, New York
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74 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Hands down, this is the best sandwich place in all of Syracuse. They are very inventive. The Staff is very friendly. They don't do gluten free, but they will and I am sure it would be great,

Thank Dean O
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I have only ever had catered sandwiches from here, but they are always excellent and well made! I really like the food, and the creativity of their fare. Well Done!

Thank Bassmd22
Syracuse, New York
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

For several years I worked a block away from this place. The sandwich menu changes weekly. All are large portions and very tasty combinations, using quality ingredients. When they offer lobster roll it is outstanding. It is a very busy place for lunch, mostly take out, but the staff is very efficient and the wait time is minimal. Darryl, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 N Clinton St, Syracuse, NY 13202-1003
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-373-0484

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?