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1704 US Highway 181, Portland, TX 78374-3708
13616431100
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Calgary, Canada
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here a few times. Most recently, there were 4 of us and the service was great. The food was awesome. I could have eaten 2 beef dips! Our cups of tea were never empty as the staff was continuously coming around offering refills.

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Thank Ray C
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister Deli, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming by and taking the time to review McAlister's Deli! We are glad that we were able to show you a wonderful experience and look forward to being able to serve you again! Have a wonderful day! More 

Portland, Texas
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I go here at least twice a month and it doesn't disappoint. I have tried most of the menu and haven't had anything I have not liked. There drive up window is super convenient as well as the app.

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Thank damong1017
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37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten at McAlister's from South Carolina to Portland Texas. They are all good. The restaurant in Portland is no exception. Great sandwiches, sweet tea, and the service is always good.

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Thank Rockportlizardfish
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister Deli, responded to this review

Thank you for coming by and taking the time to write a review for us! We are so glad that you were able to stop in and enjoy a great meal! Have safe travels and come back to see us soon! Heather Norton Guest Services Manager McAlister's Deli More 

Portland, Texas
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I am not the one to rate deli's. the food is good, but I am not a deli person... If you like deli's it is probably a GREAT place to eat.....

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Thank George E
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister Deli, responded to this review

Thank you for coming by and taking the time to review us George! We strive to have fresh, quality ingredients with genuine hospitality service. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Heather Norton Guest Services Manager McAlister's Deli More 

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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Offering a variety of different sandwiches and soups is the Hallmark of the restaurant. However my wife and I really prefer the salad. The staff is usually very accommodating when it comes to special orders due to our dietary needs. Overall for a chain restaurant this is really good food

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Thank Monty B
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister Deli, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear that you and your wife enjoy McAlister's Deli! We aim to have a wide variety of fresh options with something that everyone will love. Thank you for taking the time to review us Monty! We look forward to seeing you both again soon! Heather Norton Guest Services Manager McAlister's Deli More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

I'm here for a short term job, staying at a nearby hotel. Having McAlisters close is really convenient b/c they have wonderful food. Their potatoes are huge, soups are good, and the sweet tea is perfect!

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Thank LBK2012
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister Deli, responded to this review

Good morning, I am so glad to hear that you have been able to enjoy McAlister's Deli while you are in town! We try to keep a wide variety of options while also including seasonal things that will change throughout the year so we may have something new for you to try next time! We appreciate you taking the time... More 

Ingleside, Texas
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Friendly staff and clean restaurant. My favorites sandwiches are the Mufaletta and the chicken salad. For a change though, I sometimes prefer to get the Spud Ole. NOTE: If you order a baked potato, you are actually getting 2 potatoes! The choose 2 is a great option if you want a combination of soup, salad, sandwich or potato in smaller... More 

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Thank sroberson
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister Deli, responded to this review

Our goal at McAlister’s Deli is to produce the best food possible while maintaining a constant superior level of service. It is great to hear that you enjoy our menu and sweet tea! Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience! Have a wonderful day! Heather Norton Guest Services Manager McAlister's Deli More 

Murphy, North Carolina
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114 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

What's not to love? The food is great, the service is great, the atmosphere was like all other McAlister's Deli. The restaurant was clean, they offer a drive-through when you call in your order. Potatoes are extra large and loaded!! I've been many times to this location, and never been disappointed. I'm di ed in as well as ordered take... More 

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Thank Kimberly C
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister Deli, responded to this review

Thank you for being a loyal McAlister's Deli guest! I am so glad that you have had wonderful experiences in Portland! We look forward to seeing you soon Kimberly! Thank you for your time and feedback, Heather Norton Guest Services Manager McAlister's Deli More 

Sealy, Texas
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65 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Good sandwich shop for the value. It is ok if you like sandwiches. I prefer other deli's but this one is close and convenient.

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Thank karen v v
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister Deli, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of McAlister's Deli. We try to have a wide variety of options for our guests to enjoy. We look forward to seeing you soon! More 

Deer Park, Texas
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

All three of us had something different & loved it! The Chicken & Dumplings, Tortilla Soup and turkey sandwich were all good. Fast service & very hot food! You shouldn't be disappointed.

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Thank Miscdon
Heather N, Guest Relations Manager at McAlister Deli, responded to this review

We try to have a wide variety of options for our guests to choose from and I love that you took advantage of that! We look forward to seeing you soon! Thank you for taking the time to let us know! Heather Norton Guest Services Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1704 US Highway 181, Portland, TX 78374-3708
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: 13616431100

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