Long Island Eatery

Long Island Eatery is an authentic New York style deli right here in Wilmington, NC. Serving the big sandwiches, breakfast and hot entrees you’d expect from a big city deli.


Monday – Friday 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sunday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm


Long Island Eatery is an authentic New York Delicatessen right here in Wilmington, NC—run by a family that is actually from Long Island, NY. So expect the same delicious selection of deli favorites, fresh meats, and big sandwiches, plus a variety of prepared foods you can eat here or take home.
Why 495? That’s I-495, the Long Island Expressway, but it’s also the price of our Daily Lunch Special. A special sandwich and sides for the low price of just $4.95
What we’re about is great food and great prices. Whether you are coming in for coffee and a breakfast sandwich, a quick deli lunch or you want to take home one of our fantastic prepared meals for your family, you can count on Long Island Eatery to give you the best quality and value for your food dollar.

The NY Deli Experience In Wilmington!

Mickey Fasano, John Fasano and Glenn Tranchon have brought their experience from Long Island, New York, to Wilmington, NC, with a true New York Deli experience. Which means piled high sandwiches as you’d expect, great sides, fully prepared meals and a deli case full of great take home selections and yummy desserts.
Long Island Eatery is great for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Try our amazing breakfast sandwiches. We also have the best muffins in all of Wilmington: Banana Nut, Blueberry, Corn, Bran, Apple Cinnamon, Chocolate Chip and delicious cakes too!
Or have your favorite specialty sandwich made to order. Come try Wilmington’s best Hot Lunch! Chicken Parmesan, Meat Ball Parmesan, Sausage and Peppers, Hawaiian Chicken, Ziti Bolognese, Baked Ziti, Reuben sandwich with Sauerkraut, Pastrami and Chicken Cutlets. Plus fresh hot soups, like Cream-Of-Turkey and Minestrone.
And check out our Smoothies Bar for cool and healthy treats.
A New York family finally doing it right! Great service, quality food and terrific prices. A “REAL” NY Delicatessen.

  • Casual
  • Free WIFI
  • We accept all major credit cards
  • Walk-Ins Welcome
  • Small of Large Groups
  • Kid’s love us
  • Eat In or Take Out
  • Full Service Catering
  • Outdoor Seating Area

$4.95 Lunch Special!

Check out our Daily Lunch Special Monday – Friday for just $4.95. Includes Sandwich-of-the-day, potato salad, slaw or macaroni salad. You can’t beat that!

Long Island Eatery
839 South Kerr Avenue
Wilmington, NC 28403
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Purchase any breakfast sandwich or deli sandwich and get a 2nd one of equal or less value at 1/2 price. Just show us this Long Island Eatery Page on your smart phone. Offer expires 12.31.11.

Notable Quotes

I love this place. The tuna is great and the meatballs are to die for. I got 5 meatballs to go-figured I would make spaghetti at home. It was a treat.
—Urban Spoon
Great food, great people and great atmosphere. These guys are great people, very helpful In and out! Sandwiches are spectacular, egg salad, chic salad, hero’s, hot dishes, you name it! Lunch is great, breakfast is great too! Try it out, you’ll find yourself going back again and again!
—Urban Spoon

“AWESOME! Coming from NY, I am so happy to have found an authentic deli! The food is great, the service is top notch and it is very clean. My new favorite place to grab a sandwich and a cappuccino!”