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Compagno's Market & Deli

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Sandwiches, Delicatessen
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2000 Prescott Ave, Monterey, CA 93940-2031
831-375-5987
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best deli lunch EVER!

The excellent reviews on Trip Advisor speak for themselves. We made a special visit to Compagno's after being recommended by a friend. We were not disappointed. People are queuing out the door for the amazing food served up here. Our family tried a variety of different sandwiches and they were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Whiteley, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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English first
Whiteley, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

The excellent reviews on Trip Advisor speak for themselves. We made a special visit to Compagno's after being recommended by a friend. We were not disappointed. People are queuing out the door for the amazing food served up here. Our family tried a variety of different sandwiches and they were all amazing. The best sandwiches, crammed full of filing, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A must to visit when in the area. Unique decor and great hospitality. They have really big and delious sandwiches. Probably the best prices in town for lunch. Highly recommend!

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

When we pulled up the line was out the door and we soon found out why. The owner greeted us and took our order ad the line progressed before one of the staff behind the deli counter built, and I say built deliberatively, our sandwiches. The full size is essentially enough for 3 and the regular or half could easily... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Huge portions! My son got the Marine - he and I ate part for lunch, then he shared with hubby for dinner - and there was still leftovers! Do yourself a favor - order a half sandwich and plan on sharing it! Great food...,

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Highly rate this place, great sandwiches and monstrous. Great staff. Dedications to the military as decore.

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Bakersfield, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Bennett the owner is truly a class act! The sandwiches are spectacular and the service is fantastic. You feel like you are at home In this place. Lots of other businesses should take a look at why this place is so successful! I can't wait till my next visit!!!

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

When I lived in Monterey many years ago I ate at Compagno's at least once a week. Bennett's food is still delicious. One of my favorites was the Chicken Salad on Dutch Crunch bread, and it tasted just like I remember. Meatball subs are still incredible. My son had the Army Special and devoured it. Bennett has a variety of... More 

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Monterey Peninsula, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great sandwiches, but make sure Buster washes his hands before he makes yours! Not in the center of tourist happenings, but worth the find.

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Monterey, CA
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is THE place to go on the Monterey Peninsula for sandwiches. They have hot as well as cold and a full selection of drinks & beer. It is located a block from the entrance to the Defense Language Institute, so you'll see armed forces influences pinned to the ceiling; armed forces names for the sandwiches. You can order a... More 

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have been buying these sandwiches for probably 40 years. They are always delicious and so filling.

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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: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?