Most modern cuisine is a continuation of classic dishes, just as a computer is a slightly modified typewriter and a washing machine is a river in a box. Revel in palatable progress with today's Groupon: for $7, you get $15 worth of deli fare at The Route 58 Delicatessen in Virginia Beach.
The Route 58 Delicatessen slices myriad meats and serves up sandwiches, burgers, and breakfast in a laid-back atmosphere. Its extensive menu abounds with delicatessen favorites as well as breakfast staples. Forks dive into the deli omelet, loaded with a meaty trio of corned beef, pastrami, and salami ($10.99) and the 58 scrambler's union of bacon, sausage, and ham ($12.99) recalls famous exceptional combinations, such as Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Bacon. Topped with homemade Russian dressing, the formidable reuben ($13.99) was voted the best in Hampton Roads by The Virginian-Pilot in 2008. Slice into Benny's beef brisket ($14.99) or scope the scenery from atop a triple-decker BLT sandwich ($10.99).
The Route 58 Deli
The glint of sunlight off the Empire State Building. The Statue of Liberty's outstretched torch. The crack of another home run echoing within Yankee Stadium. New York City's iconic scenery was built by hard-working people who knew the value of an honest day's work and, more importantly, a hearty sandwich to keep them going. Though it may be a little outside of Manhattan proper, The Route 58 Deli replicates the sights and scents of the borough's traditional delicatessens.
Boasting a recently revamped menu, and new extended hours (Monday–Sunday 10:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.), the Virginia Beach outpost teems with meaty mainstays, from an overstuffed reuben that earned perfect scores during HamptonRoads.com's reuben taste-test to Sabrett all-beef hot dogs whose natural casings sizzle and split with seared-in flavor. Guests can wash down these gargantuan eats with a real New York egg cream or cans of Dr. Brown's cream soda, or end meals with sweet finales including Carnegie Deli triple-baked cheesecakes.
4000 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462Get Directions