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Benjies Restaurant-Deli & Bkry

1828 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 541-6263
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Ranked #10 of 591 restaurants in Santa Ana
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Most recent review
- Jun 21, 2014
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English first
Las Vegas, Nevada
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260 reviews 260 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Santa Maria CA
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128 reviews 128 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We've been going here for the last few years on our way home from Disneyland. We always make sure to take some of their goodies home with us i..e the black and white cookies and other delicious concoctions they offer. The service is always good and friendly. Don't pass this one by if you are in the area.

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Gardnerville, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Delicious must eat every time we go to disneyland. The triple decker of salami, corn beef and pastrami is a true ny deli sandwich

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Orange County, California
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116 reviews 116 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

You've heard of Nate & Als Deli in Beverly Hills, right. The place where Lou Wasserstein ate every Saturday and you could bump into countless celebs if you visited often enough. Well, Benjies doesn't have the celebs, but the ambience is very similar and the food is outstanding. Most seating is in booths with some seats along the counter. Service... More

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Indio, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We had breakfast on a Sunday morning. We ate in the bar area so we could also watch football. The service by Kathy was suburb. The food was cooked as ordered and the portions were ample. Chanele the manager came by our table several time to check on how everything was and even refilled our coffee for us. We will... More

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Rancho California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

My wife and I have been craving a good Reuben and since we were near Benjie's for a personal appointment, we stopped in for the first time and had lunch. Although we arrived at the beginning of the noon rush and the restaurant was very busy, we were greeted immediately and taken to a set table with menus. A very... More

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Glendale, California
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263 reviews 263 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

After driving past Benjie's for years, my aunt and I decided to try it last Friday for lunch. I was hoping that it was going to be the same as a Benjie's family restaurant that was in Glendale for years and I've much missed..but it's completely different. We ordered a brisket melt on sourdough to share with fries and potato... More

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