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Compagno's Market & Deli

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2000 Prescott Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-2031
831-375-5987
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
sorry, visitors, you might miss out on this spot .....

because it's not close to any tourist attractions ... but its location in a Monterey neighborhood makes it a hidden gem for locals, esp military personnel ! After getting several recommendations, we finally found ourselves nearby on a Saturday garage sale walking tour. At first, we thought the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Scotts Valley CA
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Scotts Valley CA
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208 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

because it's not close to any tourist attractions ... but its location in a Monterey neighborhood makes it a hidden gem for locals, esp military personnel ! After getting several recommendations, we finally found ourselves nearby on a Saturday garage sale walking tour. At first, we thought the prices were a bit high compared to our favorite market out in... More 

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Monterey, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, so I have had lunch at Compagno's before and the sandwich was great! I had a need for 32 sandwiches for a large group on their Annual Corporate Outing. I contacted Bennett and from the first contact, he was informative, helpful and straightforward. The variety that he offered in sandwiches and trimmings was too much for the group to... More 

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Thank SegwayMonterey
Santa Barbara, CA
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153 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

This is one of those places I'd probably frequent even if the food were just OK. But that isn't the case. They serve fantastic sandwiches in gigantic portions at fair prices. The decor definitely leans towards the Man-Cave meets Shabby-Chic side (or maybe just plain shabby). They have a small number (like 4) of tables inside and out where you... More 

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Thank avodoc
Monterey, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015

Great sandwiche shop with wonderful side dishes, desserts, chips and drinks. Most of their customers are military personnel from DLI.

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Augusta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

This is a local favorite and has been around for as long as I've known of Monterey. The staff is friendly, the sandwiches are great, and the cake is amazing. What more could you want?? Go there today. The only piece of advice is to plan on a line; everyone loves this place.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

Ok, this place has mastered the art of making sandwiches. We stopped by to get a sandwich for a picnic lunch. In one word - WOW. Don't let the appearances scare you off. The person who runs this place has a taste for the finer ingredients and quality products. And yes, the Double Fudge Snickers Cake is every bit of... More 

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Monterey, California
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Having heard many people talk about this Deli and the owner, I can't explain why it took me so long to visit. I stopped by on a Thursday afternoon around 2:00 PM. Several folks and a family were enjoying their sandwiches both inside and outside. The inside of the Deli/Market is filled with memorabilia from around the world with the... More 

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Thank SegwayMonterey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Highly recommend the turkey bacon avocado, had the 1/2 sub which was huge! Food is amazingly tasty and Bennett the owner is so friendly and welcoming. Double chocolate fudge snickers cake is unreal, build up an appetite before you visit. A must visit deli in Monterey

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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

The sandwiches are simply delicious, huge, good variety, amazing smells in the store, huge selection of sodas and beers....what took us so long to find it? If you consider trying it on the weekend be prepared for a long line. You can order ahead!

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This place may look like a hole in the wall, but has the most "Awesome" food. Sandwiches are very big and delicious with so many to choice from it is hard to make a choice!. Cake to die for, and salads over the moon! A place the locals know and flock to. Staff is fun and you can tell the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2000 Prescott Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-2031
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Monterey
  • Phone Number: 831-375-5987

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?