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Reviewed 7 April 2022

We will definitely be using J-Birds for future company group lunches. When I got there, the order was ready to go! They had taken the time to place each order in an individual bag and wrote the entree name on the bag. This made it...super easy to distribute at the meeting. The food was delicious!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 9 March 2020

The food is great! They also usually have a great selection of desserts! The service is always friendly! I love the marinated cucumbers and the chicken florentine are my go to's! I like that is within walking distance to uptown but it is a small...space and is very crowded at times. I still say it is a very gem here in our town!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 20 October 2019 via mobile

Average food, kinda reminded me of a hippie place,food was ok, beer selection not so good, probably won't be going back unless everything else closes up

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 13 August 2019 via mobile

My family and I (5 of us) enjoyed a late lunch at J,-Birds Deli on Monday. There is a good variety of salads and sides available plus numerous beer and non-alcoholic beverages to choose from. I had the daily special which had the leanest and...most tender corned beef I have had in many yrs. Service was quick and efficient. Their pricing is very resonable. The only negative aspects is that they have no ice available for beverages and waterj and all the sandwiches only come with a pickle. You need to purchase chips and sides in addition to the cost of the sandwich. We would return again just for the sandwiches. Everyone had a different sandwich and all were very pleased with their choices. There is ample, free street parking in front, around on the side and across the street.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 19 July 2019

Laid back easy going place. We had the rueben and pioneer sandwiches which were both packed full of meat and very tasty Excellent

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

My absolute favorite spot in Shelby, NC. Their sandwiches are absolutely amazing and the owners are always coming up with something new and funky to keep folks coming back for more~ Their selection of beers on tap and bottled up in store for purchase are...more original than any other bar I’ve visited. Not only is the food and brew good, but the vibe here is so laid-back and fun, there’s no place I’d rather hang out downtown.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

My absolute favorite place to eat in North Carolina! This fantastic little restaurant is owned and run by two brothers who are always keeping the menu fresh with some new creation and an ever-changing selection of craft beer, so the menu never gets old. Specializing...in sandwiches and brews, this place can be fun for a nice meal out or a place to gather with friends for drinks~ Really great vibe, good energy, and I always run into the coolest people at Jbird’s. It’s gathered quite a following since it opened, come see for yourself what it’s all about!More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We were on a trip from Charlotte to Chimney Rock & got hungry around the Shelby area. Thanks to this app we found J-Birds. Nice clean spot, bartender very friendly & knowledgeable. Menu nice. Food fresh & tasty combinations. Nice beer selection. We were very...happy to find this spot & will be back!More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I ate there with my wife for the first time a few weeks ago and was really surprised. You have the option of making "creating" your own sandwich, which I did, and loved it. The meats and veggies, along with the bread, were fresh and...delicious. I'll definitely be back soon.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

What a surprise! J-Bird's has amazing gourmet sandwiches. I had a sandwich that had chicken, peppers, cheese and it was grilled like a panini. I picked the marinated pickles as my side item. I was a little disappointed in the pickles. I was expecting them...to be sweet and they weren't. But the sandwich was huge and filling.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is a really good place to relax and have a wonderful Lunch or dinner. The food is prepared fresh and is very delicious.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Great "Asheville style" atmosphere. Deli sandwiches here are always amazing. I recommend the special no matter what it is. (look for what it is before you go, they normally post on facebook) It's all good. Great selection of Local and craft beer on tap and...in bottles. Seems like we always end up taking some home. Truly one of my favorite places.More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Stopped here on our way out of town and enjoyed a delicious chicken pesto sandwich and marinated cucumber side salad. Cute place that offers inside/outside dining options. Would definitely eat here again.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Never had a sandwich or salad here I didn't like. Good rotating selection of beers. Casual and laid back.

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

When J-Birds opened in Shelby I think the town breathed a collective sigh of relief that we finally had a place to grab a beer and a sandwich... The food is excellent and consistent, something we don't always have in Shelby. The beer selection is...varied and interesting. The owners are what really make this place special. They are always available, and always working to make their place the best......Give them a try.....I can assure you it won't be your last trip there.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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J-Bird's Deli & Ales is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5