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Compagno's Market & Deli

2000 Prescott Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-2031
831-375-5987
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Ranked #2 of 257 Restaurants in Monterey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Takeout
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English first
San Francisco, California
Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

After reading all the reviews we came ready to pack sandwiches for our hike in big sur ! They didn't fail! We ordered a half sandwich for two and it was more than enough! That means - their sandwich servings and the thickness of the sandwich is big! The layers of salami and mortadella was unending. The hubby didn't even... More

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Monterey, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Best and biggest sandwiches around! But if you've never had their cheesecake...you're not living!! Prices and quality are both excellent. Sandwiches are usually enough for two meals. So glad we found this neat place, you'll definitely want to stop by if you've never been!

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Sacramento, CA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

A little out of the way, but well worth the drive up the hill. The sandwiches are delicious and HUGE, as promised. I got a half sandwich, which was more than enough for lunch. Everyone was pleased with their food and would love to go back when we are back in town!

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Minneapolis
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74 reviews 74 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I used to stop here with friends to grab sandwiches for picnic lunches when I was stationed at DLI 20+ years ago. My friend and I stopped on our way out of town to see if was as good as we remembered. It is. Get a half order as it is the size of a regular sandwich other places. Don't... More

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Hope Mills, North Carolina, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I'm in town visiting friends and they took me to this small, hole-in-the-wall deli in Monterey. I ordered a half turkey salami on sourdough and it was FANTASTIC. The owner is so friendly and such a sweetheart. He keeps so any different sodas and chips in stock. Oh, and the desserts are divine! I had a giant slice of chocolate... More

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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43 reviews 43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This stalwart grandfather of sandwich places has been around for decades. Wife and I decided to stop in so we could pick up some sandwiches for a whaling trip the following day. They had me at Mortadella. It's my lunch mean kryptonite. We ordered two sandwiches and needed a wheelbarrow to carry them. So we ate one that evening, and... More

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Mountain States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We came here based on the reviews in tripadvisor as we knew we wanted to get sandwiches to take to eat by the water. The sandwiches are very large (probably could have fed 2 people) but you paid for it, for sure. Spendy lunch if you get chips and sides. Hard to find.

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Portland, OR
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

For some reason all of the military people in Monterey have been obsessed with this place. I think it's because the sandwiches are big or something, because I don't think they are really very good. I think the sandwiches I made myself with deli meat from Safeway were better than the ones at Compagno's. This place is overrated like so... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I don't know why anyone goes to this place. Bland. Not tasty. Limited choices. No place to sit. Disappointing.

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Monterey, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

If you are looking for a good sandwich, look no further! This place has become a sunday staple for everyone at my work! Well worth the money and time to travel up the hill. Lunch time can fill the place fast so get there early to get your order in.

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