Description and review of Roxie Deli & BBQ, a neighborhood deli located in East Sacramento at 34th and C Streets.
Roxie Deli & BBQ opened in May 2005, replacing the neighborhood Priceless Market. A large BBQ smoker was added in 2009.
Roxie serves breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week – as does a second site now open on 15th Street. I have not been to the 15th Street deli, but it appears that the new site offers certain items not available at the East Sacramento site – fries for example.
Roxie has a variety of breakfast sandwiches, specialty sandwiches and BBQ sandwiches – and I am sure that all of the neighborhood regulars have a favorite sandwich or two! I do! Roxie’s seems to do a good business – whenever I am there at least one or two people are in line regardless of the time of day. Around lunch time the line can get rather long (i.e. out the door).
Roxie is small and there is no inside dining – but there are some tables and chairs outside if you chose to dine on the premises. Many people do year round when the weather is cooperative.
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The smoked chicken and meatloaf sandwiches are available every day. The BBQ meats available are: Tri-Tip (Monday); Pulled Pork (Tuesday); Ribs (Wednesday); and, Brisket (Thursday & Friday).
From time to time lunch time rolls around and I am just not in the mood for anything that I have in the house. When that happens I have been known to take a stroll to Roxie’s to pick up a “junior” size sandwich. It is certainly nice to have a deli in the neighborhood!
I have by no means tried all of Roxie’s sandwiches – but I have enjoyed the Roxie Special (mortadella, ham, salami, 2 cheeses, artichoke hearts and The Works) and the Roxie Veggie (hummus, avocado, artichoke hearts, marinated mushrooms, lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles & peppers plus choice of cheese).
I also really like the meatloaf and brisket sandwiches. The daily BBQ specials come with mayo, horseradish, BBQ sauce, 2 cheeses, tomato, onion and jalapeno. You can, of course, have your sandwich made to suit your taste. I, for example, always take a pass on the jalapeno peppers.
Note: “The Works” is mayo, mustard, lettuce, tomato, pickles, Bermuda onions, jalapeno peppers and pepperoncini.
See related blog post: Annual Sacramento Restaurant Reviews Recap (2017)
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