Good, old-fashioned delis are a true treat, with storied histories and down-home vibes. In Indiana, you’ll find no shortage of these delis whipping up sandwiches with high-quality ingredients and plenty of love. If you are looking for a great deli serving up high-quality options with a comfortable ambiance, then you must check out the best in the state!
"Over 100 Years of Tradition." That's just what you'll find at this classic Indianapolis delicatessen. Since 1905, Shapiro's has been crafting up deli sandwiches with the highest quality ingredients and a "touch of Jewish tradition." Naturally, the favorites on the menu include the usual suspects: corned beef sandwich, reuben sandwich, pastrami sandwich. Every single one of them is delicious and worth a try.
If you are looking for delicious deli food that has zero high fructose corn syrup, no dyes, artificial flavors or colors, or processed MSG, look no further than Jason’s Deli in Evansville, Indiana. Jason’s is all about clean and healthy eating. The produce is fresh, the meat and cheeses are sliced fresh daily, and everything is homemade. They also offer gluten-free and vegetarian menus as well. Try a delicious black bean taco salad or a scrumptious Mediterranean wrap!
Located in downtown historic Plymouth, Indiana, is another deli that prides itself on avoiding trans fats and using healthy oils and whole grains to give their customers the most wholesome and healthy food there is. Opie’s Deli is the place to be for delicious, healthy food and drinks that are at their purest thanks to the water purifying system the restaurant had installed. You can create your own deli sandwich, or try a grilled chipotle chicken sandwich. They also serve Chicago Red Hots, as well as the most delicious fruit smoothies one can imagine!
Oy vey! If you are in the mood for pure, gluten-free, kosher food, head on down to Oy Vey Bakery and Deli in southern Terre Haute, Indiana. Whether you are in the mood for some grab and go or want to sit and enjoy your meal in this cute shop, Oy Vey has something for everyone. Try the Pizza in a Box, where what goes in the box stays in the box, or an amazing Oy! Vey! Veggie Burger. You won’t be disappointed!
The Midday Deli in Indianapolis, Indiana, is a family owned deli and catering company. Offering homemade, made from scratch soups and salads, Midday has something delectable for everyone. The staff is friendly, the customer service is excellent, and the food is amazing. Try the triple cheese grilled cheese sandwich or the midday melt with the soup of the day. Don’t forget your mouth watering homemade cookie for dessert! Choose from chocolate chip, peanut butter, oatmeal raisin, ginger, or snickerdoodle!
When owners John and Chris Sutton decided to open Sutton’s Deli in 1999, they wanted a restaurant that expressed their passion for people and cooking. Located in downtown Angola, Sutton’s Deli has a variety of options to choose from, including their newest addition: wood fire pizza on the weekends. The Four Horseman is to die for, as the Quattro Formaggio topped with fresh basil. Not only is the pizza mouthwatering and delicious, but their cream of potato soup (served Monday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) is what potato soup should taste like: creamy without being too thick, the potatoes perfectly sliced, and the texture just right.
Located in the small town of Orleans, Indiana is Sprigler’s Farm Market & Deli. Sprigler’s is what a deli should be. Home grown and delicious. Whether you are looking for fresh produce or the best baked spaghetti with a side of homemade lemon pie for dessert, Sprigler’s is the best! They sell their own produce when in season, from green beans, cucumbers, yellow squash, and Yukon potatoes.
The Lost River Market and Deli in Paoli, Indiana, is a gem when it comes to finding quality products and delicious, homemade foods. Lost River is a community grocery store, featuring natural, organic foods and locally grown products. Their deli is grab and go, or you can pull up a seat and enjoy your meal inside the store. The sandwiches, wraps, soups and salad bar are made daily. Everything is crisp, fresh, and tasty. The ham and apple sandwich is amazing, as is their pasta salad.
Head on down to Madison, Indiana, and taste the deliciousness that is the Red Pepper, because life is too short for fast food. The building is bright red and a bit unique in its design, adding to its character. The staff is super friendly and pride themselves on providing outstanding service. The Delta Queen Panini is fit for a queen, and the Vampire Slayer is sure to make Buffy proud! Another reason to visit the Red Pepper? The outdoor sitting areas are pet friendly! Bring Fido along to join you!