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Benjies Restaurant-Deli & Bkry

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1828 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 541-6263
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7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Average food quality & service

If it is an authentic deli you are looking for you should try Katella Deli in Los Alamitos. Our experience provided a basic sandwich in an atmosphere needing serious updating. The staff seemed nice enough but not friendly in the least. My guess is most of their business is from people that have... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 11, 2015
MominOC
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Orange County, Ca
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English first
Orange County, Ca
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

If it is an authentic deli you are looking for you should try Katella Deli in Los Alamitos. Our experience provided a basic sandwich in an atmosphere needing serious updating. The staff seemed nice enough but not friendly in the least. My guess is most of their business is from people that have been going there for years and find... More 

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Pasadena, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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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104 reviews 104 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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78 reviews 78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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108 reviews 108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 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
3 helpful votes 3 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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405 reviews 405 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 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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117 reviews 117 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1828 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: (714) 541-6263

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?