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Garden Island Deli

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246 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
+1 907-452-3379
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Dalhart, Texas
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a unique little place...liquor store, conveinience store and deli. The sandwhiches are generous and the deserts are awesome

Thank Teanna C
1 review
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Feels as though we were not treated equally as the other customers. Perhaps something that they should work on.

Thank Colten L
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Just ask for what you want! They will make it for you while you wait, and you walk out with a fresh, tasty sandwich for your lunchtime pleasure. Very reasonably priced.

Thank Jeanne A
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Arrived in Fairbanks late, so a stroll over the China River to this so was very convenient. Bought fruit, snacks. & alcohol to cover the next 2 days.

Thank Nettie193
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217 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is a great place to get a sandwich. I didn't have time to drive around town looking for someplace to get a decent sandwich. This was my first choice and was my best decision I made all day.

Thank jfausmith
Fairbanks, Alaska
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

When you are hung over, go into garden island and order the steak sandwich with the dipping sauce - it is a lifesaver!! These ladies know how to cook!!

Thank Daniel L
Fairbanks, Alaska
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102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Been using the deli for years, and they haven't disappointed me yet. Large variety of meats cheeses etc. fill out just what you'd like and they deliver. The store's a bonus serving the locals in the area, and it's one of the few non chain stores left in Alaska. Great place to grab a sandwich and enjoy eating in, or... More 

Thank sean775
Lagrange, Ky
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

We bought 4 sandwiches for the $9.95 special. They were huge, full of meat. It came with a fountain drink and a big bag of chips.

Thank odie2101
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

I very much enjoy their turkey bacon provolone sandwich and their shrimp pasta salad. Great place to go for lunch. My boyfriend really likes their roast beef.

Thank Barbara T
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014

This deli is one of the best kept secrets in Fairbanks!! It actually shares the same space with a wee small convenience store AND a liquor store as well so there's absolutely no atmosphere, however, their custom made deli sandwiches are deeeeelicious and their side dishes...like macaroni salad or thai rice salad, are fantastic!! The prices are very reasonable for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Soups, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 246 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-452-3379

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