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Palmer's Deli & Market

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555 Walnut St Ste 219, Des Moines, IA 50309-4116
+1 515-288-4466
Saturday
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 15:00
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Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States
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172 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have to have a quick meal, but want a TON of options, this is your place. This place has so many options and the food was really good. I had the soup and a sandwich and I was really full. I definitely recommend it.

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Thank Eric C
Westerville, Ohio
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Tried Palmer's for the first time in 5 years while on this past trip. Was not disappointed! Sandwiches are good and variety is plentiful to build your own!

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Thank Philip N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

If you want a sandwich, soup or an amazing salad - look no further. The food is amazing, the Reuben is one of my coworkers favorites. I myself go for their soups and salads. Their meatloaf is also amazing. Must go here for lunch at least once and you'll get hooked!

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Thank vacagirl2016
Sioux City, Iowa
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191 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Have been to Palmer's a couple of times and have never been disappointed.Healthy choices at reasonable prices.

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Thank loesshawk2015
Des Moines, Iowa
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Big reputation and a lot of buzz but at the end of the day it is a very pricey deli. They have your basic salad, sandwich, soup, sides kind of offerings and everything tastes good. There is nothing to complain about as far as the food goes but it is not exciting and at the prices there are better options... More 

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Thank KGibson23
Des Moines, United States
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Great food, clean establishment, friendly staff. This is a once a month or more stop for us, my wife has tried several sandwiches, I prefer the Pastrami.

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Thank Charles H
Des Moines, Iowa
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Palmer's deli lead me to believe that i was going to go to the official deli that i am used to with the stacked deli meat sandwiches and that flavorful official jewish type delicatessan that i am used to. Instead, the sandwich was meh what i got (i can't remember, it was awhile ago) and i did enjoy the premade... More 

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Thank bglick21
Des Moines, Iowa
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Their breakfast is the best. Not all locations serve it so be sure to look before you try to go! They make wonderful sandwiches, and they have a few "gluten free" options but it's not ideal. If you have allergies I would avoid this deli, it's like most and open air so there's no control at all. I've had reactions... More 

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Thank Jenna K
Ankeny, Iowa
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104 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I prefer the Palmer's Deli in Ankeny for its layout and parking, but the food is similar and fresh at 555 Walnut St. The menu doesn't stray toward anything exotic, and you're sure to find something for even the pickiest palate. I like the salads and the hot beef sandwiches.

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Thank Iowa50021
Des Moines, Iowa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2016

Best chicken salad ever! Tried many kinds all over the country, but always come back home to Des Moines for Palmer's chicken salad!

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Thank Annie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen, Soups
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 Walnut St Ste 219, Des Moines, IA 50309-4116
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Des Moines
  • Phone Number: +1 515-288-4466

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