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Hollingshead's Delicatessen

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Hollingshead's DelicatessenHollingshead's Delicatessen
BA SCORE
97
world-class

118 Ratings
Ratings: 118
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 9.61%
Taps: 22
Bottles: 500
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: N
[ Bar, Eatery, Store ]

368 S Main St
Orange, California, 92868-3834
United States
phone: (714) 978-9467

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Reviews by willjschmidt:
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4.66/5  rDev +6.6%

One of the more unique beer places I've ever been. It's part deli, part beer bar, and part beer store.

The left side of the store is a deli where they make many different types of sandwiches. I did not try the food. The back of the store is a bar with about 20 taps, all craft and all excellent selections. The right side of the store is an outstanding beer store with just about anything that you could possible be looking for. Definitely one of the better selections in Orange County.

This is a family run place with many generations of the family working side by side. They are all really nice and friendly. There is a TV showing sports and tons of Packers memorabilia.

The prices were very reasonable with a 17 oz pour of most domestic crafts being $6. More expensive stuff, such as St Bernardus Christmas, was $10 for a 12oz and $14 for a 17oz. It seems that their tap selection rotates often. When I was in there, it was a couple days after Christmas and a lot of their selection was holiday themed.

I would definitely recommend this place, it's outstanding. Keep in mind they are only open weekdays.

willjschmidt, Jan 03, 2011
More User Reviews:
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4.48/5  rDev +2.5%

OCSA_1978, Nov 07, 2014
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5/5  rDev +14.4%

GREAT brews on tap, great bottles, and great German-style food as well. When you order a food item, they assign your number as a beer, so they'll call you as "St. Pauli Girl" or "Anchor Anniversary" when your food is ready. They have great deviled eggs and their ham salad sandwich on wheat is to die for. Come for the beer, stay for the food.

dagubna, Nov 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

nathan-mcwherter, Aug 11, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev -11%

Been here many times and the beers on tap never disappoint. I've had everything from a goose island tap takover (which had 3 of the bourbon county beers), to special and limited Lagunitas releases such as the waldo beer. Also they reguraly have pliny and blind pig on tap which is always a nice surprise. I used to go there for the sandwiches also but the sandwiches are fairy expensive, about 7-10 dollars for a single and 14-20 bucks for a double (which is ridiculous) and that accompanied with a 6-12 dollar beer really adds up quick.

Overall its a great spot if you want awesome beer and pretty good sandwiches, just be ready to pay about 20 dollars for one single sandwich and one beer. Service is sub par but for me the beer they have make up for it. Would recommend.

aoampm, Jul 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

jeff1973, Apr 04, 2014
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4.86/5  rDev +11.2%

This is a wonderful place. What you can't get on tap, you can certainly find in a bottle. The food is fantastic, though I feel it is overpriced. These guys also carry some pretty special beers, so some of the taps are understandably pricey.

Kenny Hollingshead is a wonderful man and he runs a wonderful delicatessen. I try to go here at least once a week to stop by and have a drink and a cheese/meat platter.

BingCrosby7, Mar 19, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev -0.2%

Stopped in here yesterday, my first time visiting this place after hearing about it for years. Atmosphere was good. People eating at most of the tables, including some of the ones right in front of the beers I was trying to look at. Service was great. I was asked if I needed help twice and the woman who checked me out could not have been nicer. Quality was great. Food looked top notch, even though I didn't partake this time, and the beers all were high quality offerings. Selection was great. They have a ton of beer packed into a small place. I was able to find two Almanac's I had been searching for so that was a welcome surprise. No food this time but it looked awesome from what I saw. Prices were more than reasonable on most of the bottles I was interested in. Overall a really nice bottle shop that I would definitely return to in the future.

orangesol, Feb 12, 2014
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Hollingshead's Delicatessen in Orange, CA
97 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.