7 Best Delis in North Carolina!

If you’re traveling through North Carolina or in search for a lunch spot to break from work, great delis are a-plenty throughout the state. But no worries! We have narrowed it down with 7 of the best delis in North Carolina. Dig into your next meal—these delis offer sandwiches, soups, and salads galore.

Gotham’s Deli, Smithfield, NC

Established in 2003, Gotham’s Deli brings a “taste of New York to the South.” Everything is freshly made. Choose between delicious, toasted bagels, an array of sandwiches or coffee. A daily special at the deli is the Bat Boy, half a sandwich, and Batman, whole sandwich for if you are feeling a bit hungrier. 

Queen Street Deli, Kinston, NC

If you have been in search of a wholesome, affordable lunch, your search is over. Serving sandwiches in Kinston, North Carolina since 2011, Queen Street Deli is the fulfilling lunch without the guilt. High quality, fresh ingredients are used to make each order. Order deli sandwiches, paninis, or from many of the side options: cole slaw, salad, or soup. Both the soups and side items are made from scratch each day. If you need a cold one, not to worry! Queen Street Deli sells wine and beer as well. 

Sluggers’ Deli, Whiteville, NC

“A whole new ballgame,” Sluggers’ Deli is a family business that is dedicated to helping you maintain your healthy lifestyle through salad, soup, sub, cheese steak and sandwich options. Food is cooked to order. Looking for lunch or dinner without the regret? Sluggers’ should be your next stop for a fulfilling meal. 

Jason’s Deli, Raleigh, NC

Jason’s Deli of Raleigh provides only the best options to every customer that stops by. Premium, fresh ingredients are used to make every meal and gluten free, organic, and vegetarian options are served. At Jason’s Deli, treat yourself to quick, friendly service and don’t worry, no artificial trans fats are in your food. 

Mediterranean Deli, Chapel Hill, NC

Serving Chapel Hill authentic Middle Eastern & Greek Cuisine since 1992, Mediterranean Deli has over 63 different items to choose from, including vegetarian, gluten free, organic and vegan options. Offering lavish food portions and pleasant service, Mediterranean Deli is an award-winning establishment that needs to be added to any foodie’s list. 

Rhino Market & Deli, Charlotte, NC

Rhino Market & Deli, located at 1500 W. Morehead Street, has a calm atmosphere and is the best sandwich stop of Charlotte. Great deli sandwiches and craft beer and wine to complement your sandwich of choose.

Cora’s Isle-End Deli, Topsail Beach, NC

Cora’s Isle-End Deli, found in Topsail Beach, is a casual business with excellent sandwiches to choose from and equally excellent service. Large portions, Cora’s makes everything from your classic ham and cheese to The Coragator—“Cajun-seasoned roasted turkey, mixed greens, tomato, provolone, and remoulade sauce grilled on French bread.” If you are in the Topsail Beach area, Cora’s Isle-End Deli is a must-try! 

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