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State Street Deli

107 E State St, Mason City, IA 50401-3305
+1 641-201-1002
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good15%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible2%
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“bean salad” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (14 reviews)
“coleslaw” (2 reviews)
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107 E State St, Mason City, IA 50401-3305
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit very much. The holiday sandwich was awesome as were the rest of our sandwiches. Much better than chain sandwich places like Subway. Definitely enjoyed the atmosphere and experience and will be back again when visiting my son and family.

Thank gwtwgs1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The special of the day was the "holiday sandwich" -- hot turkey with stuffing seasoning, cranberry, and provolone. Oh, my goodness -- it was exceptional!! Freshly made by super friendly and helpful staff, delivered to the table with a smile. Many choices of sides --...More

Thank Dana5169
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Based on the comments from the owner for my previous review I did go back and order the roast beef "dry" and got it to go as if it was being delivered to my work place. Nice chat with the owner about what may have...More

1  Thank k-and-3j
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Their sandwiches are so unique and so delicious! I only wish they were open on Sundays and evenings, because I can only make it on the occasional Saturday. Very clean. Nice and friendly staff. The #4 is amazing!!! Fantastic bread!

Thank Keriann H
StateStreetDeli, Owner at State Street Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Thank you so much!

Reviewed 15 April 2017

Like my previous review, sack lunches were brought into work. I again had the roast beef and a side of 3 bean salad and again everything was a soaking mess inside the bag. Sandwich, napkins, silverware packet all wet. Is this the way it is...More

Thank k-and-3j
StateStreetDeli, Owner at State Street Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Hello, Traditionally the roast beef in our "hot roast beef & au jus" is soaked in the au jus. This may be why the sack lunch seems to be getting wet. When you order, you may certainly request the beef be "dry" and we will...More

Reviewed 2 February 2017

You won't find a friendlier or more accomodating deli anywhere. All menu selections we have tried are fresh and delicious! They will make your sandwich selection as a gluten free wrap if desired. They taste test and perfect new selections before they are added to...More

Thank Kay D
StateStreetDeli, Owner at State Street Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2017

Hey Kay, thanks for the great review! Yes, we do taste test any new items we add to the menu. Also, thank you for mentioning the gluten-free option that is available. Hope to see you again soon, Pam

Reviewed 24 January 2017

I really like the namesake above. The small pasta salad was firm and delicious. I don't know about the other offerings, as the above is the only thing I have had here since I have been coming for a couple of years.

Thank GooddogMasonCity_Ia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I ordered the matzah ball soup off the huge menu board over the counter only to be told that it had been taken off the menu eighteen months earlier, obviously it was still up on the menu for sentimental reasons. There was however it seemed...More

Thank Cheweybytes
StateStreetDeli, Owner at State Street Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Hi, I would first like to apologize for your experience at my restaurant on Monday January 19th. Unfortunately your visit coincided with the ice storm we were experiencing. On that day I decided to close early to ensure that my employees would arrive home safely...More

Reviewed 4 November 2016

Their sandwiches are amazing. Don't be afraid to try something new...you will not be disappointed. The service is great and the cost is not bad.

Thank brunsc
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Jumped off the expressway to find lunch and ran into this place. What a great Deli! Meats were fresh as we're the buns. Service was friendly and quick. They probably could use more signage. If we didn't run into the place, we never would of...More

Thank big_beau408
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Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 15:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 E State St, Mason City, IA 50401-3305
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Mason City
  • Phone Number: +1 641-201-1002
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