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Jackson, MS- Really missing Old Time Deli!

Clarkafella Dec 20, 2007 07:09 PM

Is there any place in the area where a person can get a decent corned beef or pastrami sandwich any more? Places like McAllistar's just don't cut it- too much bread, too little meat!

I am really jonesing for a Super Old Time Club!!! Is there anywhere around that has something close?

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    jimmymack99 RE: Clarkafella Dec 21, 2007 07:03 AM

    I didn't even know it had closed. It was my favorite place in Jackson to go and I always stopped when I traveled through there.

    1. Kudzu1313 RE: Clarkafella Dec 21, 2007 07:45 AM

      I miss Old Time Deli so much. Every time I'm in town (mostly holidays) I drive by and sigh. So, I can commiserate.
      I have no idea where there would be anything like it.

      I went to the restaurant in it's place, Julep I think is the name. Bleh.Can't believe THAT is what is in the place of OTD.

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        alison Nichols RE: Clarkafella Dec 23, 2007 12:52 PM

        I, too, miss Irv and the gang and especially that big pickle barrel near the front cash register.

        1. zorra RE: Clarkafella Dec 23, 2007 06:23 PM

          How sad! My uncle would always bring back their pickles whenever he went to Jackson.
          (this was, ouch, about 35-40 years ago)

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            olebuddyman RE: Clarkafella May 26, 2012 11:10 AM

            I use to go there to get tongue for sandwiches. It was delicous. Does anybody know where I can get tongue in the Jackson area?

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              perrottwilliamson RE: Clarkafella Oct 1, 2012 07:33 PM

              For your need of a good club sandwich, I have never eaten anything at Primo's that left me hungry or unhappy. They have a club sandwich described in their menu that is making my mouth water. (It was my late uncle's favorite restaurant & reading the menu makes me want to go to Jackson just to eat there.)


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                Wendell Smith RE: perrottwilliamson Oct 8, 2012 05:44 AM

                When Irv retired and sold it the new owner started to make changes to cut cost. It took the new owner
                less than a year to destroy what Irv and his staff had spent years building. What a shame……… If something is not broke then don’t fix, or in this case, change it.

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