How would you tag an US American deli. Obviously shop=deli does not apply because it is NOT a gourmet shop. But what would you use otherwise? leisure=restaurant or leisure=fast_food or shop=convenience ?

US American delis: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delicatessen#United_States (look for United States)

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IIRC this was discussed briefly in one of the mailing lists: avoiding confusion was important for at least one NYC-based mapper! I personally use shop=delicatessen to avoid the potential confusion.

(10 Jul '16, 15:19) SK53 ♦

If it is a restaurant and offers a variety of dishes including a sitting area, then it can be tagged as amenity=restaurant, cuisine tags might probably added to describe what is sold there. If it is just a take out, then takeaway=yes/no can be mentioned with the restaurant or fast food. Depends on how the deli functions or what they sell. If it is just a shop selling meat then shop=convenience can work.

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