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"Very nice place to eat. Good food!"


Mary Jo Thompson

"My girlfriends and I went for our second time and again wasn't disappointed!! Sandwiches were the best. Pies are to die for no frozen pies here,all homemade. Will continue the drive to the wonderful place. Service great also friendly owner! Take the trip there!!“ 


Diana Chance

“If you live in the state of Iowa or find yourself traveling through, make a stop at this gem in Brooklyn. You’ll be planning your next trip to the restaurant before you finish your meal, guaranteed. Save room for pie of course. Seriously. Great dinner specials Friday and Saturday nights. This is the kind of place you could dine alone, bring a date, or take your whole family and have a great experience” 


Alyssa Moore

"Just had the best apple pie from the Classic! Love their specials and panini sandwiches. Great food!“ 


Linda Wainscott DeGeeter

“On Saturday I purchased a huge Classic Deli peach pie at a benefit live auction. It was by far the best pie I have ever eaten. I had to fight my husband for the last piece. We will definitely be cruising to Classic Deli to have lunch and purchase another fantastic pie. Loved your pie at Lake Delhi.” 


Mary Duello Panosh

“Enjoyed lunch on our way to Des Moines after picking-up daughter at the U of I following the end of first semester classes in Iowa City. Classic Deli in beautiful downtown Brooklyn is a great spot - nice location, pleasant staff, and top drawer food! Delicious chili, killer grilled cheese sandwiches, excellent paninis —- and hard serve ice cream! Just a couple of miles north of I-80 in Brooklyn. It’s so worth a stop! — in Brooklyn, Iowa.”  


Elliott G. Smith

“Amazing food and amazing owners” 


Sarah Hughes

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