Deli Sandwiches, Fresh Salads, Handmade Soups and more on Cottle Rd. in south San Jose - Your nearby DeliCafé "Locations with Character"

Your south San Jose Erik’s DeliCafé, on Cottle Rd. in the Orchard Town Center, is the perfect place for lunch. Whether you grab a fresh deli sandwich, enjoy a salad, or choose a handmade soup, you will find our menu items are made with many locally sourced produce ingredients. For dessert, Erik’s also has a bakery selection that includes cookies, brownies and more.

Enjoy a Deli Sandwich for Lunch Today!

If deli sandwiches are your thing, the Cottle Rd. Orchard Town Center Erik’s DeliCafé features all your favorites, including delicious ham, turkey, roast beef, Monterey jack cheese and more.

Check out a few of Erik's delicious deli sandwiches
  • The Pilgrim’s Progress (featuring fresh sliced turkey breast, avocado, locally grown sprouts…)
  • The REO Speedwagon (built on a foundation of ham, turkey breast and Monterey jack cheese)
  • The Pot Belly (highlighted by pastrami, turkey breast, and Monterey jack cheese)
  • plus many, many more! Check out our full sandwich menu – then come see us!


Delicious Salads Made from Fresh, Crisp Ingredients

Erik’s DeliCafé, on Cottle Rd. in south San Jose, also features our full menu of salads, created to order with as much locally sourced produce as possible, and always served with a side of freshly sliced bread. At Erik’s, you can enjoy salads featuring chicken, avocado, tomato, crisp romaine lettuce, cheeses, fresh croutons and much more.

Handmade Soup from Erik’s DeliCafé in the Orchard Town Center

If you’re in the mood for a handmade soup, you want to grab a bowl at Erik’s DeliCafé in south San Jose on Cottle Road – our soups are savory and delicious, based on Erik’s family recipes using only the highest quality ingredients. Our everyday soup selection includes:

Our everyday soup selection includes
  • New England Clam Chowder
  • Butternut Squash
  • Vegetarian Vegetable
  • Chicken Vegetable Rice
  • Tomato Basil Bisque
  • “Texas Jailhouse” Chili®
  • Plus a selection of Special Kettle (seasonal soups) throughout the year.


Outside of Erik's DeliCafe on Cottle Rd in south San Jose

In 1973, for an initial cash outlay of $429.00, Erik Johnson transformed a 600 sq. ft. delicatessen/bakery in Scotts Valley into Erik’s DeliCafé. Now we have over 30 locations throughout Santa Cruz County, the Bay Area, the Monterey Peninsula and one in Roseville – including this neighborhood deli in south San Jose, on Cottle Road down the street from the Kaiser hospital and near Orchard Supply Hardward in the Orchard Town Center.

Having a group event? Looking for catering in south San Jose?

Find out about Erik's catering services
Erik’s DeliCafé caters all kind of events, from business meeting to family gathering – and we’d love to help serve your next group get-together with awesome deli sandwiches, mouthwatering soups, wonderfully fresh salads and bakery goods that taste like they’re straight from mom’s oven. Check out our catering menu, then come see us on Cottle Rd. in south San Jose.


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