Great Deli Both Vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian food
Posted on 09 / 24 / 2009
Abbys has a great Deli with many inspiring vegetarian dishes. They also have quite a variety of organic chicken, buffalo and wild fish prepared differently all the time. Their butternut squash explosion is out of this world! They have a soup bar with at least one vegetarian option, a modest salad bar that is clean with fresh items including fresh berries, nuts, raisins, hearts of palm, various greens and prepared side dishes like quinoa or brown rice. The staff in the deli seem to have a great turnover except for one of the main chefs who seems to be a constant. They are all pretty friendly but on occasion I feel slightly awkward pulling them away from food preparation to wait on me. They also have fresh juices,including wheatgrass. However, I was taken aback when one of the new staffers made me a juice with carrots right out of the plastic bag. Well...I usually rinse and scrub my carrots before juicing (isn't that the norm?). The prices are pretty competetive (and I shop around). I buy nuts in bulk there, which are less expensive than Whole Foods. The produce department is not huge and I would love to see more locally-grown items there (They stock organic tomatoes from Mexico, which I do not buy). A new addition they added was a refrigerated prepared raw food section. I am a big raw food fan and the items looked quite interesting, but too expensive for me. I do not buy supplements at Abbys, so I cannot give any feedback on that. Overall, Abbys gets a "B" from me, sometimes a B+.
Great Deli, Good Parking, Convenient Location
High turnover in staff