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Antonelli's Deli

Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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1354 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020-1620
619-440-8460
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Sandwiches are worth the wait! Been for lunch many times, and have always had to bring half the sandwich back to the office. Its good too! Big sandwich with big flavor and big selection.. Its a cant miss.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Jim D
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El Cajon, California
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El Cajon, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Sandwiches are worth the wait! Been for lunch many times, and have always had to bring half the sandwich back to the office. Its good too! Big sandwich with big flavor and big selection.. Its a cant miss.

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Spring Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you DON'T like amazing sandwiches, don't go here. This family owned business has been passed from father to sons and it just gets better. Sandwiches are all hand made and hefty. Don't expect french fries but I recommend the number 26. That's a double decker BLT (order it on marbled rye, oh my). This sandwich is easily 4 inches... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

After I found out about this restaurant by some friends, I was surprised! The food is very good, you can feel the taste of real Food. Grate services, the price is very reasonable. The only thing is that not everyone knows there is this grate restaurant in east county area.

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Excellent sandwiches. Hearty sized portions. A little pricey but worth it for the quality. Soup overpriced for the size Coffee not good.

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Lakeside, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This is the places you find the working men. Fire fighters, contractors etc. Great sandwiches......... huge....great taste. A favorite!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Antonelli's is an East County staple. It has been around since before I was a kid. The wait during lunch on any given day should speak for itself. I usually get an 8" #8 (Basically a club on french roll) the 12" is just too much food because they're about 4" - 6" wide and they do not skimp on... More 

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The line is often ling, so hot tip: Call in your order. The bread is always so soft, yet has a good chew to it. Your sandwich comes with a pickle, and they have just about any meat or cheese you would want. Combo deal comes with chips and a drink, but I always get their potato salad, it's not... More 

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El Cajon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I eat here often very good food. Many time's I will get the 3ft sub's for party's. Great price's very friendly people.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Antonellis is a staple in east county. I don't eat here quite as much as I'd like but they do make an amazing sandwich. With a large selection of breads and different kinds of sandwiches you really can't go wrong. The wait time can get a bit lengthy, especially during the lunch hour so plan accordingly if you're stopping by... More 

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Ramona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Really good food. Parking lot is really small. Sandwiches are always high quality. Staff runs wide open all lunch time. Indoor and outdoor seating. Come hungry because some of these sandwiches are large.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1354 N Magnolia Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020-1620
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: 619-440-8460

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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