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San Jose's 4 best delis (that won't break the bank)

Sandwich Mill Deli & Catering | Photo: John D./Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on April 07, 2020.

Looking to try the top delis around?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the best affordable delis in San Jose, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to satisfy your cravings.

1. Oasis Metro Deli

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North San Jose's Oasis Metro Deli, located at 1737 N. First St., Suite 130, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the affordable deli and breakfast and brunch spot, which offers sandwiches and more, 4.5 stars out of 127 reviews. 

Oasis Metro Deli offers freshly made house soups, salads and cookies. There's also a gallery featuring local photographers, according to Yelp.

2. Sandwich Mill Deli & Catering

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Sandwich Mill Deli & Catering, a deli that offers sandwiches and more in Cambrian Park, is another affordable go-to, with four stars out of 198 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1381 Kooser Road to see for yourself. 

According to Yelp, Sandwich Mill Deli & Catering serves rib eye steak sandwiches, oven-roasted turkey sandwiches and both falafel and meatball sandwiches.

3. Chiaramonte's Deli & Sausages

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Downtown, check out Chiaramonte's Deli & Sausages, which has earned four stars out of 165 reviews on Yelp. Dig in at the deli, which offers sandwiches and more, by heading over to 609 N. 13th St. 

The family-owned eatery offers "lean, fresh Italian sausage (around 88% fat-free) that's all-natural, with no preservatives and no MSG," according to Yelp. There's also a small Italian market onsite. 

4. Zanotto's Express Deli

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Finally, there's Zanotto's Express Deli, a downtown favorite with four stars out of 85 reviews. Stop by 80 S. First St. to hit up the deli next time you're in the mood for cheap eats. 

The market features deli sandwiches and such sides as pasta salad, egg salad and Caesar salad. There are also daily soups on offer. 


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