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Chompies

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1160 E. University Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281
+1 480-557-0700
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Chompie's, Arizona's NY Deli Since 1979, is best known for its...
Chompie's, Arizona's NY Deli Since 1979, is best known for its award-winning N.Y. style boiled-then-baked bagels, famous "Mile High" corned beef and pastrami sandwiches, Jewish Sliders (featured on Travel Channel's Man v. Food Season 3), matzo ball soup, fresh baked breads, N.Y. style black and white cookies, N.Y. style cheesecake, catering, and its huge breakfast all day, lunch and dinner menu, featuring sandwiches, salads, burgers, chicken sandwiches, smoked fish and lox, sliders, traditional Jewish cuisine favorites, Friday fish fry, potato pancakes (latkes), soups, eggs, omelets, pancakes, waffles, French toast, eggs benedicts, healthy Fitness Boot Camp selections, gluten free friendly choices, and kids menu options. Chompie's deli counter features meats and cheeses, smoked fish, cream cheeses, deli salads, knish, and more. The bakery counter offers Chompie's fresh baked-from-scratch breads, bagels, bialys, cakes, cookies, danishes, gluten free friendly bakery goods, rugelach, cupcakes, cheesecake, and more. Take out is also available.
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  • 29
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
NY Deli in AZ

Looking for a real jewish-new york deli experience in Arizona? This is your place. The food and service were top notch. From the pickles served for free to the Ruben I had—everything was delicious. They have take-out service as well. Didn't have time (or room) for desert, but it all looked amazing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
ivaneidea
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Utah
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Winnipeg, Manitoba
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have returned once again to Chompies Our friends went for the fish fry Friday but we wanted the matzo ball soup and corned beef sliders. next time I will look for the chopped liver.

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Thank madonna2001
Utah
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Looking for a real jewish-new york deli experience in Arizona? This is your place. The food and service were top notch. From the pickles served for free to the Ruben I had—everything was delicious. They have take-out service as well. Didn't have time (or room) for desert, but it all looked amazing. The only negative I can mention is their... More 

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Thank ivaneidea
Sun Lakes, Arizona
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150 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been going to Chompies since they had one location 15 years ago, and have tried them all in our travels around the Valley. The great thing about Chompies is that it IS like Netflix. Always something different to try and you never run out of options. Pick anything and you will be happy. Too many favorites to make... More 

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Thank Paul L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two people in our party ordered food with Beef brisket and both were disappointed in both dishes. Our entire party agreed the food is overpriced.

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Thank John B
Arizona, USA
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Service was terrific food was awesome. We had nova lox with bialy capers red onion tomato and cream cheese with chives. Superb. We also has brisket sandwich with fries. Delicious. Bakery on premises. Never had a bad meal or bad service. Way to go.

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Thank wannaseetheworldlt
Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

The portion sizes are far from small. I had soup and 1/2 corned beef mile high sandwich. It was more than enough food and very tasty. My wife had sliders and had enough for lunch the next day. The atmosphere is great if you have enjoyed a New York Deli. Staff was very attentive and the manager walked around to... More 

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Thank Paul M
Rochester Hills, Michigan
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Portion sizes are anything but small. We started with a meat blintz to share as appetizer. huge and yummy. Then 2 got sliders (they are know for these - I'll get it wrong, but mini challah, latke, brisket...). I HAD to have corned beef sandwich - small is 5oz of meat. still big. Let's just say that no one left... More 

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Thank Michelle248367
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Love the new dill pickles, corned beef and pastrami. Potato salad and soups ok. Try the fries, they're surprisingly delicious.

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Thank Steve A
Burgaw
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Huge menu and covers the entire gamut from breakfast to dinner. We took a party of six today and everyone was very pleased with their meal, from skillets to Benedicts to Reuben's to pancakes. The service was superb, Tanya took exceptional care of us. You would have to visit dozens of times to really explore the entire menu. We will... More 

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Thank Mike16248
Tempe, Arizona
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

I love this place. The menu is broad including classical deli food and other items. They serve alcohol. They are open for all meals. They also have a great carry-out service and their day-old bakery is a value.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1160 E. University Drive, Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-557-0700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cafe, Delicatessen, Diner, Soups

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Chompie's, Arizona's NY Deli Since 1979, is best known for its award-winning N.Y. style boiled-then-baked bagels, famous "Mile High" corned beef and pastrami sandwiches, Jewish Sliders (featured on Travel Channel's Man v. Food Season 3), matzo ball soup, fresh baked breads, N.Y. style black and white cookies, N.Y. style cheesecake, catering, and its huge breakfast all day, lunch and dinner menu, featuring sandwiches, salads, burgers, chicken sandwiches, smoked fish and lox, sliders, traditional Jewish cuisine favorites, Friday fish fry, potato pancakes (latkes), soups, eggs, omelets, pancakes, waffles, French toast, eggs benedicts, healthy Fitness Boot Camp selections, gluten free friendly choices, and kids menu options. Chompie's deli counter features meats and cheeses, smoked fish, cream cheeses, deli salads, knish, and more. The bakery counter offers Chompie's fresh baked-from-scratch breads, bagels, bialys, cakes, cookies, danishes, gluten free friendly bakery goods, rugelach, cupcakes, cheesecake, and more. Take out is also available.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?