Try A New Spot – The Surly Mermaid Deli


If you’re from the south, then you’ve experienced your fair share of restaurants. You’ve probably tried every type of food known to man. However, also because you live in the south, you have probably had every type of collard greens, mashed potato, mac and cheese, and fried chicken that has ever existed. If that’s your case, you need to shake things up a bit, and give a whole new type of restaurant a try! Our recommendation? The Surly Mermaid Deli.

Food Favorites

Locals and frequent fliers of The Surly Mermaid Deli all rave on how delicious the food is — and also the uniqueness. Sandwiches such as the Uptown BLT, Total veggie, English Crossant, Grlic Grilled Cuban, Classic Club, and Turkey Classic Club are all what keeps customers coming back. Other favorites include the Philly Cheese, Chicken Salad, Aloha Melt, and Fancy Grilled Cheese. Now it’s your turn to come see for yourself!

The top popular dishes are the Greek Salad, Philly Steak Sandwich, and Muffuletta. Which will you try first?


We trust the word of those around the area and passers-by who love this spot. Here’s what just a few had to say:

  • “A great little, eclectic sandwich and salad place in old, downtown Andalusia.  I had the Uptown BLT and my wife had the muffuletta.  Both were great.  A new must-stop on the way to and from the beach.” -Will P from Scottsboro, AL.
  • “They say you eat first with your eyes and this place gives you a delicious real deal with food and a whimsical eyeful!  Delicious coffee!  Elevated BLT was fabulous.  Hubby loved his fave omelet combo with cheesy grits.   Come here. You’ll love it and the Surly Chef is pleasant to deal with as well!” -Shelia B from Paw Paw, MI.
  • “After two visits. Wonderful food. The monte crisco is amazing. Hawaiian ham sandwich was excellent and soup was great. The chicken salad again was great. ” – Earnest S. from Cedar Park TX.


The Surly Mermaid Deli takes reservations, so feel free to call ahead. They also offer take-out and delivery. It’s the perfect place for groups, so don’t keep this gem hidden to yourself. There’s also outdoor seating, and it’s pet-friendly!

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