Delicatessens became American staples in the 1950s, when scientists determined that sliced meat—ineffective in patching up spy satellites or serving as nutrient-rich stationary—could perhaps be eaten. Perform edible experiments of your own with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $22 worth of food and drinks at Crossroads Delicatessen, located in Minnetonka. This deal also includes an additional $5 coupon to be used toward future dinner purchases.
Crossroads Delicatessen dishes out a menu of deli sandwiches and dinner items all made from scratch. At lunch, traditional sandwiches such as the grilled open-faced corned-beef Reuben ($12.99) or its equally open-faced sister, the turkey- and pastrami-topped grilled Rachel ($12.99), satiate those desiring bread-bookended eats. Set sail in bowls of matzo-ball soup ($5.49), or mouth-machete your way through the foliage of Scott's famous strawberry chicken salad ($11.99), topped with grilled chicken, roasted walnuts, fresh strawberries, and poppy-seed dressing. Dinner items range from deli mainstays and homemade specials, such as the Chicken-In-A-Pot, boasting half of a chicken simmered in a pot of matzo-ball soup, vegetables, and noodles ($15.99), to favorites such as a full rack of knuckle-coating baby-back ribs, served with coleslaw and choice of potato ($19.99). Saturday breakfast and Sunday brunch are also available for week-start warriors.
Compliment carnivorous commitments with a selection from Crossroads Delicatessen's full-service bar, or keep things ethanol-free with a fresh-baked dessert. The restaurant's charmingly casual ambiance, coupled with the friendly service of its waitstaff, yields a more pleasurable crossroads experience than the time you traded your soul to a traveling salesman for a speed-reading pamphlet.
Crossroads Delicatessen was reviewed by the Heavy Table blog. It has a 4.5-star average from Yelpers, a four-star average from three Insider Pagers and six Citysearchers, and 79% of more than 90 Urbanspooners like it.
- the Crossroads is pleasingly consistent. It even has a full bar, probably necessary to make Bloody Marys for its mega-popular Sunday brunch. – Jason Walker, Heavy Table
- Crossroads deli and bakery is a great little place in Minnetonka. It has a very general but large dinner menu where you can get pretty much anything you want to eat. – Stephanie D., Insider Pages