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Benjies Restaurant-Deli & Bkry

1828 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 541-6263
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English first
Pasadena, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

This is not on the beaten path or even downtown Santa Ana; it's sort of a residential location. If in Santa Ana and you want a reasonable priced deli lunch, look this one up and go. You'll not regret it. Order any sandwich, but the specials are just that; special.

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Anaheim, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A friend who grew up here was in town from KY & we chose Benji's for breakfast. Neither of us had been here in years, but I had a hankering for lox & bagels for breakfast. Benji's hasn't changed. Not really sure if that is a positive or a negative -- nostalgia is great but it goes only so far.... More 

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The O.C.
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77 reviews 77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Hubby had the hot corned beef sandwich on kaiser and I had the #2 corned beef/salami/swiss triple decker. See pics. 'Nuff said. He couldn't finish his, I had chix noodle soup with matzo balls and so I could only eat 1/3 of my sandwich on rye. The triple decker was $13.49 and hubby's hot corned beef was $12.49. He asked... More 

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Diamond Bar, California
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106 reviews 106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This restaurant has been in business for over 45 years. Large portions at a reasonable price. Not the cheapest place to dine, but the food is worth it.

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Dove Canyon, California, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We visited Benjie's mid-afternoon on a Saturday. Never having been to New York, I'm not going to even try to compare Benjie's to a 'real' deli - whatever that is - I've been to Canter's in LA and a couple of former deli's (PJ Berstein's in Laguna Hills). But - the menu is extensive - lots of sandwiches (including triple-deckers),... More 

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newport beach, california
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Anyone who considers this place to be a reasonable facsimile of a New York Jewish deli has never been to a New York Jewish deli! Take it from a guy who grew up in New York City, who went to college in Manhattan and who frequents Canter's whenever possible...this place doesn't even come close to Canter's or Langer's.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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382 reviews 382 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My client said it was the best Reuben he's ever had. Good job TripAdvisor reviews for leading us here. The restaurant itself has seen better days & the neighborhood was interesting but the food was phenomenal. I had the #5 triple decker. Awesome!

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San Clemente, California, United States
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113 reviews 113 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We wanted deli for breakfast one morning after taking a family member to the airport so we found benjies and went in. The place is large and had plenty of seating even thou it was busy. We found the service and food to be good and the prices were fair. I wound go here again but I don't think it's... More 

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Orange, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Service is outstanding, food is out of this world delicious and huge portions. Very affordable, great location, very happy & friendly waiters / waitresses and very clean.

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The O.C.
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77 reviews 77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

My birthday dinner..ok, another birthday dinner. If I get gift certificates, I'll use them, especially when my friends KNOW what I like! and I REALLY REALLY like Benjie'! It's been family run for YEARS AND YEARS, longer than I've been in the OC, and that's been 37 years. Chicken noodle soup with matzo ball? YUM The matzo ball was large... More 

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Additional Information about Benjies Restaurant-Deli & Bkry

Address: 1828 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone Number: (714) 541-6263
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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