The German word for delicatessen means delicious, and if you’ve ever had a sandwich from a deli made from fresh meats and cheeses, you’ll know why. In West Virginia, you can find everything from 50-year-old markets serving up classics, to meat-centered delis dishing up the best chili you’ve ever tried. Here are the 6 best delis in the state!
Featuring Boar’s Head meats and cheeses, M&M Mart N’ Deli in Charleston, West Virginia, is a convenient place to stop by for those few items needed at home and dinner to go. Portions are generous and the prices are great. You can also order deli trays for holiday parties or the office.
Founded in 2013, Hermosilla’s Deli Market in Fairmont, West Virginia, offers a healthy alternative to traditionally heavily preserved deli foods. They feature Troyer meats and cheeses that do not contain fillers like soy or MSG without sacrificing great taste. In addition to quality meats and cheeses, the deli has a salad and olive bar, and the Hermosilla family brings their years of market experience home.
When you step into La Famiglia in Huntington, West Virginia, you’ll think you stepped back in time to old Italy. Using recipes that create some of the best foods in Southern Italian cuisine and with the freshest ingredients available, La Famiglia serves deli sandwiches and dinners made from meats and cheeses that come from straight from Italy. La Famiglia also serves wood-fired pizza and caters private events.
Historic downtown Wheeling, West Virginia, is the setting for Coleman’s Fish Market. This famous deli has been around for over 50 years and if you want a simple, but excellent fish sandwich on white bread with your choice of condiments, this is the place to go. If you still haven’t had enough fish, consider taking some of their fresh fish, lobster, or shellfish home.
Owned by Smith’s FoodFair, Smith’s Deli is part of a multi-department grocery store and focuses on making meals easy. They have a full-service bakery that features the popular Greenwich Village Murray’s cheese. In addition to party platers that include anything from chicken tenders for the wee ones, they can create specialty cheeses trays for the more mature palette and custom-made celebration cakes.
Open since 1987, T&M Meats in Cross Lanes, West Virginia started catering parties and events by offering finger sandwich trays, shrimp and fruit trays, and by-the-pound items like hot dog chili, pork and chicken barbeque, coleslaw, baked beans, and potato and macaroni salad. They opened WV Brick Oven Menu and Pizza last year and will deliver to your location upon request.