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Jimmy's Food Store

4901 Bryan St.
Dallas, TX 75206
214-823-6180
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Jimmy's Food Store +

Nick Rallo

Details

  • 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday; closed Sunday
  • $; $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Snack Food
  • Beer/Wine
  • Free Parking, Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Jimmy’s is an East Dallas institution, a grocery store with a deli counter that does double-time cranking out the best sandwiches in the city. The Italian Stallion sandwich is one of the biggest, baddest sandwiches around, loaded with just about every meat this superb shop has in its cases. The other sandwiches are formidable, too, including one of the region’s better muffalettas.

Top pick: While you wait for your sub, sample some wines or olive oils and buy a box or two of homemade-then-frozen ravioli to cook later.

The downside: Saturday afternoons at Jimmy’s get wild as hundreds of sandwich-craving customers descend. If you need to get some grocery shopping done, it’s better to stop by on a weekday.

Fun fact: The DiCarlo family has owned Jimmy’s since 1966, although the store only pivoted to its current all-Italian format in 2005, in a remodel that was necessitated by a devastating fire.

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