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Rochester Deli

143 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186-4833
+1 262-522-9611
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“corned beef” (14 reviews)
“rueben” (10 reviews)
“sandwiches” (30 reviews)
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American, Soups, Delicatessen
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143 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186-4833
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I decided to have a early lunch leaving a meeting and this place was next door. Right in the downtown areas (small town) with parking. The staff aren't so welcoming, the food was hot and decent and prices are reasonable. This is apparently a major...More

Thank MissFrequentFlyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's literally down the street and around the corner from work. They have great food and I can always count on them for a great bowl of soup, a deli sandwich (my personal fav is their BLT or Ruben's "near sister" Rachel). It is kind...More

Thank martyb200
Reviewed 14 July 2017

It was the First Friday Festival with lots of bands playing in downtown Waukesha and we needed some dinner. We heard good things about this deli so we tried it on one busy Friday night. We ordered at the counter and picked up our beer...More

Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 13 July 2017

they serve many people in reasonable time. I like to stop in before going to a the Waukesha civic theater.

Thank wilbur u
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have visited the Deli many times and appreciate the varied menu and the specials daily. Their bakery is soooo..... tempting and that is because it is GOOD. But, they do their best with their main menu of sandwiches and soups. Everything that I have...More

Thank Heidi P
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We stopped by this deli while visiting friends in Wisconsin. They have great salads and sandwiches. The seating area is a bit cramped, but otherwise, a good place to stop in for lunch.

Thank longhornjz
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I was under the weather and really just wanted some soup and a sandwich. We decided to try the Rochester deli. I've heard they get very busy for lunch, but we come for dinner and there were only 4 or 5 people dining in. Our...More

Thank taykaz
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I usually get the corn beef or pastrami sandwiches. Always perfect. And don't forget the dessert. Great red velvet cake and lemon bars. Very friendly staff.

Thank avalanchejoe
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Great #1 cornbeef and cornbeef hash and a must is there deserts. And never leave without a slice of of chocolate cover cheesecake to go.

Thank Judi M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We have been to Rochester Deli many times. They serve sandwich's, fish fry on Fridays, they cater, and also bake. They own the bakery next door also. Cakes are delicious. I have ordered cakes for employees/friends on numerous occasions.

Thank 89janisf
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21 December 2016|
Response from WeValueOurGuests | Property representative |
Hello and thank you! Today's scratch-made soups are Chicken Dumpling and New England Fish Chowder! We have a convenient online ordering tool that posts our daily sandwich special and soups, check out our website and click... More
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 W Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186-4833
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Waukesha
  • Phone Number: +1 262-522-9611
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Our specialty is hand carved corned beef and pastrami, made to order sandwiches and salads, catering, cakes and a full deli menu (over 40 menu options)! We offer fast service with quality selections. Our delicious, house made, low sodium soups are very popular and our amazing desserts are made at our bakery next door (Periwinkle's Bakery, Chef Dan's daughter, Alicia and her team). Chef Dan has been creating his famous, fabulous Friday Fish Dinners for more than 14 years! Pan fried Walleye, baked and Italian breaded fried Icelandic Cod and our homemade potato pancakes with applesauce continue to WOW our loyal, Friday guests. We offer Wine & Beer, free WIFI, outside dining, seating inside for 60, complimentary coffee and iced tea refills, Senior Discounts on Thursdays, affordable Buffet Catering Menus and more! Visit our Bakery located next door!
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