Looking to grab a sandwich and a few items from the market?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable delis and markets in Cincinnati, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to fill the bill.
1. California Deli
Topping the list is California Deli. Located at 5935 Kellogg Ave. in California, the deli and grocery store boasts five stars out of 14 reviews on Yelp. At California Deli, find specialty sandwiches, deli meats, cheeses, salads, sides and breakfast items. Enjoy a breakfast sandwich with ham, bacon, sausage, egg and cheese, served on either toast or biscuits.
2. Caffe Barista & Deli
Next up is Central Business District's Caffe Barista & Deli, situated at 231 W. Fourth St. With four stars out of 56 reviews on Yelp, the grocery store and deli has proven to be a local favorite for those looking for an affordable option. Pick up breakfast, lunch or pizza while gathering groceries from Caffe Barista & Deli’s several departments that include specialty meats, dairy, cleaning supplies, frozen foods, snacks and more.
3. The Takeaway
Over-The-Rhine's The Takeaway, located at 1324 Main St., is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the budget-friendly deli, grocery store and breakfast and brunch spot 4.5 stars out of 12 reviews. The Takeaway has prepared food such as sandwiches, soups, salads and sides. There are sections for deli, fruits, cheeses and more. Look for their sun-dried turkey bacon sandwich with provolone, served on Allez sourdough.