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R.T. Smith's Fine Delicatessen

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10 E. Campbell Ave., Roanoke, VA 24011
+1 540-985-4524
07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The corned beef hash is excellent! Definitely not out of a can. Breakfast bagel sandwich was also very good.

Thank ForbesB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We went in expecting nothing and leaving with I will be back. Stopped in for a quick breakfast sandwich before the Hokie game and spent time talking with the owner about New York. What a great little find, so glad we picked this over a chain restaurant. We will be back the next time we are in town!

Thank Jaxfore
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Fine Delicatessen, responded to this review

Look forward to seeing you! More 

Pittsburgh, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

I can't say enough great things about this lucky find!!!! The owners are from NYC and really know their stuff. The food is EXCELLENT. Fresh, made-to-order items in addition to menus that vary daily and/or weekly. Prices are unbelievably reasonable. Friendly, relaxing environment. You must try the french toast bagel bits! Closed Sundays. Thankfully they were open Labor Day since... More 

Thank PghGirl46
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Fine Delicatessen, responded to this review

Y'all come back now, ya heahz? More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

You know the kind of sandwich where your fingers get messy because all the good stuff packed between two slices of bread falls out and you have to use your fingers because there is no way you aren't going to not eat that goodness? I love the breakfast egg and cheese sandwich and get one every time I am in... More 

Thank NDdenver
RT S, Owner at R.T. Smith's Fine Delicatessen, responded to this review

Thank you very much! We hope we include enough napkins. Looking forward to seeing you soon... More 

Watford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Driving through Roanoke on the way to DC so thought we would pay a visit to the downtown area. Saw this spot and decided we would grab a bite. About 3pm and was deserted. Ordered the club and the Reuben and although they tasted great and made from scratch we were disappointed with the size of the sandwiches. We are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

The new-ish owners of RT's are great - very friendly and accommodating. They have delicious salads for a pick-up lunch - knishes and ALL kinds of made-for-you sandwiches. Excellent deli meat and cheese. Not to mention Seafood Slaw, Chicken Salad and Kale Salad that are delicious. And the other day - a MONUMENTAL piece of Chocolate Cake. Look forward to... More 

1 Thank Patay1
Willoughby, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Will be back later to update. Go here. Now. Ok, I'm back. This place was awesome. We walked here from Hotel Roanoke where we were staying for the wedding of the century. Under new owners, this place is striving to make a name for themselves and it was delicious. They boast real Coke flow - not the diluted stuff you... More 

2 Thank MsCarrie75
Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

Popped in for sandwiches, and again for breakfast. Both times I found the staff very friendly, helpful and ready to do what they could to make the experience a lot of fun. Was there once a few years back, and the only difference in the sandwiches that I could see were that the meats are now sliced thicker and they... More 

1 Thank Zia_Stella
Roanoke, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

I'm a sucker for deli...but I would call this deli-light.. Like a franchise deli, maybe. Nothing all that special, though they are trying with stuffed peppers and a few other home-made things. Had a Reuben...something hard to screw up. Bread was warm and fresh. Meat was sparse, in my opinion. Others in the group had the same observation. If you... More 

Thank chiknlvr
Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014 via mobile

I was in town for work and needed a quick lunch in between conferences. A quick walk from the Hotel Roanoke--I was never disappointed! Husband and son had breakfast sandwiches each morning while we had sandwiches or the daily lunch special later in the day. Dessert and baked goods are all DELICIOUS! The crumb cake, lemon pound cake, and the... More 

Thank Beth S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Italian, American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 E. Campbell Ave., Roanoke, VA 24011
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-985-4524
Classic New York Deli, classy catering.

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