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The Yellow Deli

7771 Route 81, Oak Hill, Durham, NY 12460-5121
+1 518-239-4240
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“reuben” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“chili” (4 reviews)
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American, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
7771 Route 81, Oak Hill, Durham, NY 12460-5121
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a hidden gem. The building used to be an opera hall. The stage is still there but some very creative minds added charm and an intimate decor that is unique. Natural wood abounds, adding support, small intimate dining areas, railings. Food that was served...More

Thank Marcia1009
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I love this place! The Yellow Deli is not a deli in the traditional "walk in and order a tuna sandwich and a coke" way. It is an adorable and cozy restaurant on the Catskill Creek. They have a tiered outdoor terrace overlooking the creek,...More

Thank Diane O
Reviewed 25 July 2017

With a name like Yellow Deli you'd expect a warm, light-filled atmosphere. What you get is a dark, almost spooky, forest primeval. Apparently the dΓ©cor was the work of a former artist who worked with the twisted growth of trees to produce a "tree house"...More

Thank Old_Tyme_Farmer
Reviewed 11 July 2017

While staying at nearby Hull-o Farms, we ate lunch twice at The Yellow Deli in Oak Hill. Everything is fresh and delicious. The ambiance is warm and casual, with natural wood work, leather, and yarn (macrame, I think) throughout. We enjoyed our lunch choices so...More

1  Thank jcat3
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I absolutely loved everything about this place. Super friendly service, beautiful woodwork, and outstanding food. Best reuben sandwich I've ever had. Can't wait the go back.

Thank Chris K
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Limited menu, a bit of a wait but fresh cooked and delicious . Craftsmanship is amazing! Like being in a giant treehouse.

1  Thank Paul Z
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed not only the meal but the atmosphere and staff. The chili is terrific and the carrot cake is outstanding. What a pleasure to find this place. Worth the drive.

1  Thank Natlparkfan7
Reviewed 29 August 2016

First, the inside of this restaurant is amazing. Hand-carved wood abounds. It's like eating in a Swiss Family Robinson treehouse. Someone told us that it was worth going to look at the restaurant alone, and she was right. The care and attention that went into...More

5  Thank Laura02116
Reviewed 27 August 2016

My cousin and I stumbled on this wonderful restaurant for lunch while researching our roots in the area of Durham, New York. The sandwiches were great and it is so unique and welcoming on the inside. Once an old opera house they have done an...More

3  Thank kzoowork
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere. Friendly people. Amazing food. I'd recommend this place to anyone. Worth the drive. Never busy. Their muffins and soups of the day are over the top.πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ˜‰

4  Thank Lauren C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7771 Route 81, Oak Hill, Durham, NY 12460-5121
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Durham  >  Oak Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 518-239-4240
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