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McAlister's Deli

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1205 Grindstone Pkwy #121, Columbia, MO
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Baltimore, Maryland
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I visited McAlisters deli with a work friend while we were visiting the Columbia area. It's a nice place with a good selection. I had gotten a southwest chicken salad and it was delicious and fast. All prepared fast and fresh! Perfect stop for a quick and healthy lunch!

Thank Thomas S
Columbia, Missouri
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Love the unsweetened tea with lemon! Love the size. Chicken and dumplings are wonderful. Fast service. Great location. Plenty of seat/tables.

Thank BananaRed
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to McAlister's Deli three times now and I've been meaning to write a review. Better late than never. I know that I rated this place as horrible despite being here three times, but hear me out. The first time I ate here, I got my order to go since I was with a group of friends and it... More 

Thank Haley P
Liberty, Missouri
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106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

WoW...larger than expected for a strip mall store front! Nice and clean plus great service! Menu had a big variety to choose from besides unique sandwiches.....loaded potatoes, soups, Huge Nachos, many sides , flavored ice teas, something for everyone including a kid's menu. Everything was reasonably priced and portions were great. I really like this place!!!

Thank Terri C
Rainier, Oregon
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809 reviews
418 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 272 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

This is a franchise deli which does a good job of providing average food to a largely college-age clientele (at least in Columbia). The roast beef and horseradish sandwich was edible, but appeared to actually be a Philly Cheesesteak in a panini bun. Lots of onions and peppers, but no evidence of horseradish (maybe the chef prepared the wrong sandwich?)... More 

Thank Kalamariverrat
Gonzales, Louisiana
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

I just love this restaurant especially for a quick sandwich or soup. It's quick and comfortable and the people always take care of you. The bank to for always taking care of us.

Thank John M
United States
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

Can never make up my mind when I am in town and stop by. Everything looks great and usually taste great. Service is spot on. Cannot go wrong with anything they sell! Stop by and see 4 yourself. Enjoy!

Thank Qprius
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

My go to place for lunch or supper. The Columbia site has never run out of items, unlike Jefferson City. Although they both seem to be understaffed. My last visit was with my sister in Mid August is a case in point. Tables had not been bussed for some time. I had to move dishes to another table for us... More 

Thank Sharon B
Columbia, Missouri
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Consistent quality and fast service make this a favorite spot for me. The food is fresh and tastes great. Good food for all ages in a well kept restaurant.

Thank Roger K
Warrington, Pennsylvania
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114 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Daughter took me here (college student Mizzou)... They have a large sandwich selection and not all "just the usual" selections. Really enjoyed it!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Healthy
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1205 Grindstone Pkwy #121, Columbia, MO
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Columbia

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