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East Bay Deli

334 East Bay St., Charleston, SC 29401-1592
+1 843-723-1234
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (113 reviews)
“pastrami” (12 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
334 East Bay St., Charleston, SC 29401-1592
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1 - 10 of 402 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Kid-friendly cafe with a good selection of food. The sandwiches were not quite as big as Carnegie, but that's okay. The Reuben was really good, and my daughter had a turkey and cranberry on croissant that she said was the best sandwich she'd ever had....More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good place to walk to from the South Carolina Aquarium. It's less than a mile and the only place I know of that is that close to the Aquarium. It's an expensive lunch spot, with sandwiches, burgers, hotdogs, and more. The shopping...More

Thank katiehp2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I emerged from the boat tour of Fort Sumter ravenous (must have been the fresh salt air?) and didn't want to move our car from the parking garage near the boat terminal. We sought out this deli, which is only a couple...More

Thank Betty B
EastBayDeli, Guest Relations Manager at East Bay Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Betty B. for the great review! We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every sandwich on our table looked delicious. Big portions for a good price. Really busy at lunch, so plan accordingly. It was a little messy after the lunch rush, but the staff was working so hard to keep up. I have to give them props,...More

Thank Maegan M
EastBayDeli, Guest Relations Manager at East Bay Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the fantastic review Maegan M. We appreciate your business and kind words! We hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We tried East Bay Deli on Hwy 17 because the conference we attended offered a coupon. We were impressed with the smooth pace of ordering and receiving our food. The food was fresh and the deli was clean. The sandwiches were very large and we...More

Thank Jwl300
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited this establishment for breakfast. We had the cypress veggie burrito. The burrito was tasteful and fresh. You can find your typical dinner breakfasts. Now service was very poor. We had our used plates on our table for over 2 hours while my colleague...More

Thank Erik C
EastBayDeli, Guest Relations Manager at East Bay Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good afternoon, Thank you for your feedback. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast. However, we are very sorry that you had issues with the staff. We are a fast casual counter service establishment which means that the staff working the counter...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Food,Staff friendly and prices reasonable for a tourist area.I had a turkey wrap and it was done to perfection.The others in my group had salad and for the price it was well worth it.

Thank hseyfried60
EastBayDeli, Guest Relations Manager at East Bay Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the fantastic review! We appreciate your business and hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 14 July 2017

One of the better deli's i have ever been to. I absolutely loved it the time I went back in January. The food came out a little slow but other than that, I was presented with an amazing tasting sandwich. Would definitely go back if...More

Thank NateOckenhouse
EastBayDeli, Guest Relations Manager at East Bay Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the fantastic review! We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you again soon!

Reviewed 11 July 2017

This place was recommended to us for a quick lunch and we were not disappointed. Varied menu and true deli atmosphere. Crowded the day we were there, but indoor and outdoor dining. Wonderful food. Easy to see why this is Charleston favorite.

Thank Dean R
EastBayDeli, Guest Relations Manager at East Bay Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful feedback! We appreciate your business and hope to serve you again soon!

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We dropped in for lunch after being handed a coupon on the street. It was a pleasant surprise and seemed to be a great local deli visited by the locals. They have a large selection of sandwiches and sides.

Thank Mike E
EastBayDeli, Guest Relations Manager at East Bay Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the fantastic review! We appreciate your business and hope to serve you again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 334 East Bay St., Charleston, SC 29401-1592
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Charleston>  > Upper Concord Street
  • Neighbourhood: Upper Concord Street
  • Phone Number: +1 843-723-1234
Description
East Bay Deli opened on September 11, 2001; a terrible day for America and hard day to start a business. Nonetheless, we’ve continued on; and over the last decade, we’ve become a popular place to eat for Charleston’s locals and tourists alike. East Bay Deli is a New York style deli with a distinctive southern flair that offers traditional deli favorites as well as a variety of salads, healthy sandwiches and wraps. Our food is fresh, deli-cious, affordable, and we’ve got something for every taste. Today there are seven East Bay Deli locations serving the Charleston & South Carolina area. For the last thirteen years in a row, we have been voted Charleston’s Best Deli and we strive every day to keep that tradition going strong. East Bay Deli has given the traditional New York Deli a unique southern twist. We’ve brought the best of two culturally diverse cuisines together to create a distinctive menu, and we offer a great meal at an affordable price. Where else can everyone in your family or group find their favorites? By going beyond traditional deli and offering burgers, hot dogs and French fries, as well as healthy alternatives, such as our salad bar and wraps, we have created a franchise business model that generates high revenues without creating a complicated operation.
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