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Published on January 09, 2020
Dig in: Columbus' top 5 delisScotty's Cafe | Photo: Keith F./Yelp

Looking to try the best delis in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top such spots in Columbus, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list. Read on for a rundown.

Columbus-area buyers usually spend more in the winter at food and beverage shops than any other season of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a small business CRM software provider. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Columbus-area food and beverage shops grew to $15 for the metro area in the winter of last year, 2% higher than the average for the rest of the year.

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1. Scotty's Cafe

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Topping the list is Scotty's Cafe. Located at 2980 E. Broad St. in Broadleigh, the cafe and breakfast/brunch spot is the highest-rated deli in Columbus, boasting five stars out of 314 reviews on Yelp.

2. Brown Bag Deli

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Next up is German Village's Brown Bag Deli, at 898 Mohawk St. With 4.5 stars out of 334 reviews on Yelp, the spot, which offers sandwiches, desserts and more, has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Neighbor's Deli

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Northcrest's Neighbor's Deli, at 2142 Henderson Road, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving it 4.5 stars out of 144 reviews.

4. Baba's

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Baba's, a deli and breakfast/brunch spot that offers sandwiches and more in Old North Columbus, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 97 Yelp reviews. Head to 2515 Summit St. to see for yourself.

5. Cornerstone Deli & Café

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Finally, in Clintonville, check out Cornerstone Deli & Café, which has earned four stars out of 182 reviews on Yelp. You can find the spot, which offers sandwiches and more, at 3296 N. High St.

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