Marathon Deli, College Park Staple For Over 30 Years, is Coming to MoCo

Marathon Deli, a staple of College Park and life at the University of Maryland for decades, has signed on to open a new location at the upcoming Kensington Crossing shopping center on the corner of Connecticut Avenue and Plyers Mill Rd. Known for its specials, like its $6 gyros on Mondays, $6 steak and cheese on Tuesdays, and $6 chicken parm subs on Wednesdays, Marathon offers a variety of Greek specialities, subs, pizza, and more.

Construction began earlier this year at Kensington Crossing at 10619 Connecticut Avenue (at Plyers Mill Road). Since plans were approved, Kensington Crossing has also signed M&T Bank, Buffalo Wild Wings GO, and Mezeh for the upcoming shopping center. More about Marathon Deli below:

“Originally from the beautiful Ionian island of Greece Lefkada, the owner/chef of Marathon Deli ,George Soldatos has more than 25 years of experience in the food industry and he is bringing the love and uniqueness of the Greek cuisine back in  College Park, Maryland. As a family – owned business we see our customers as family as well, and every Gyro  is served with care and love. We value quality, freshness and authenticity more than anything. Marathon Deli offers several Greek Specialties which are all made in – house from the finest ingredients available. We are pleased to be part of College Park for over 30 years and to be voted the “Best Gyro” in the area! We appreciate your patronage and hope to see you soon! Thank you! George & Maria”

Featured photo courtesy of Marathon Deli on Facebook.

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