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Bernie's Delicatessen

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4328 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030
+1 703-691-1269
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06:30 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 06:30 - 19:00
Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to just get soup, which was $6.00 for a medium tomato soup. Sandwiches looked good that I saw others eating but, portions were on the small side. Not too sure this is the best deal in Fairfax, although I didn't taste any of the sandwiches. Inside was a country cabin feel, not dirty or old. Some lights were either... More 

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Thank Jim A
Fairfax, Virginia
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292 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This place is like most area " NY style " pizza places , close but no cigar . That being said they sell a pricey but great sandwich . On this recent visit I had a liverwurst and Munster cheese on marble rye with a touch of deli mustard . Of the years of stopping in here from time to... More 

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Thank theplumbingmedi... .
Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Wonderful local deli near GMU. Sandwiches are delicious and their jumbo shrimp salad is outstanding.

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Thank Beachfan2015
Fairfax Station, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

OK - so anyone can probably make a deli sandwich, but I just love the feel of this place. The older guy, who I assume is Bernie, has created an atmosphere where you just feel good. The employees genuinely look like they enjoy working there. The bakery sweets (7-layer bar - OMG) are fresh and great...and I've never had a... More 

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Thank Barb H
Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

If you haven't been, stop gyping yourself. Homemade corned beef, pastrami and more. Best baked goods in area, homemade.

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Thank marksalesses
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

This place has great sandwiches and desserts. You order and they call your number. Mikey's special is worth the trip. Ample parking. I have dropped Bernie's a point since last time because they have tons of shelf space and deli cooler space lying empty and forlorn. Like they never replaced anything they sold when first open. It looks terrible. The... More 

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Thank MikefromThelake
Fairfax, Virginia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Best deli around. Large portions....fresh food. Near George Mason University. Awesome desserts....free refills

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Thank emajor
Fairfax, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016

Bernie's is convenient to George Mason University & as such, has a crowd of students in there usually & they accept Mason Dollars. It's also convenient to city residents. Their food is typical deli style, but I find them expensive & often "out of" items. They have location going for them.

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Thank 24tripper44
Northern Virginia
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

I've eaten here for years, but this week when I went in the lady behind the counter was wearing a shirt with a bunch of confederate flags on it. Is this the image the restaurant wants to represent? I had my son with me so when we walked back out without ordering it was a teachable moment.

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Thank crmunson98
Fairfax, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Glad to be able to buy tongue for my sandwiches at such a convenient location! Bernie's is located close to the GMU campus and offers all the foods you might find in NYC if you were looking for deli food. The food is good and the prices are reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 19:00
Thursday
06:30 - 19:00
Friday
06:30 - 19:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4328 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-691-1269

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