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Benjies Restaurant-Deli & Bkry

1828 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 541-6263
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Ranked #20 of 598 Restaurants in Santa Ana
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Delicatessen
Most recent review
- Sep 2, 2014
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Diamond Bar, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 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
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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291 reviews 291 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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101 reviews 101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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59 reviews 59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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133 reviews 133 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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129 reviews 129 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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