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1160 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-8481
+1 480-557-0700
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Baltimore, Maryland
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a reuben sandwich and cabbage soup special. The reuben sandwich was huge - biggest I've ever seen. The cabbage soup was one of the worst things I've ever tasted. The cabbage was floating in a cup of ketchup - no, I'm serious - it was ketchup. It was inedible. The plating was really bad - the soup from... More 

Thank DAW59
Mesa, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious food and great service. Worth the wait! Lots of parking and it had a bakery wich is a nice touch since I haven't seen a bakery for years. In the weekend they let you sample stuff while you wait. I bought an amazing coffee cake and I dont like coffee cake.

Thank Mesa D
Richmond, Virginia
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

His was an unexpected surprise. Jewish deli in Arizona - huge portions, hash is SUPERB, Dave's eggs Benedict one of the best, hash browns among the best I've had. Service was timely, friendly, good advice. Place was full. Lots of happy chatter. Solid recommendation for breakfast and likely would be same for other meals!

Thank Lizpovar
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was perfect, from the knish to the matzo ball soup to the mile-high hot corned beef, we were so full and had leftovers to take home! You get plenty of food for your money, and our sweet waitress even refilled our iced teas to go! Also, the pumpkin pancakes are stellar.....do not pass up the chance to try those.

Thank hunkageel
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable breakfast, loved the classic French toast. Prices were reasonable. Breakfast is available all day, very appreciated after we got a late start. Service was fast and friendly.

Thank Elisaandgeno
Phoenix, Arizona
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130 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great deli type restaurant. The sandwiches are super thick with your favorite meat. I state this referring to pastrami and corned beef since that it what my friend and I had. We also enjoyed a delicious French pastry afterwards. The sandwich and the pastry are pricey but worth the cost and great tasting.

Thank dakota m
Baltimore, Maryland
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132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We try to get here whenever we are in Arizona. Reminds us of NYC. Really great food, sizable portions. Friendly staff and the potato latkes are to die for.

Thank michael s
Mesa, Arizona
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

What's not to like about this place? Their menu is so extensive, we didn't know where to start. My husband had a mile high chopped liver sandwich; I went for the Jewish sliders - real brisket on challah bread. The soups are delicious, the cole slaw is some of the best I've had, and the bagels can't be beat! Run,... More 

Thank retired_sloth
Las Vegas, Nevada
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

I first ate at the Chompie's in Scottsdale and then found the one in Tempe closer to me Uncle's house. While the Tempe location is smaller, they both have outstanding food. If you love deli, this is the place to go. They have a great menu and the portions and prices are great. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank hiken62
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Out of town, found this breakfast place and decided to try. The selection of bagels is excellent. I purchased a egg,swiss and spinach on a spinach bagel. I ate half for breakfast and half for lunch, even xold it was great!

Thank Angie G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Gluten Free Options, Kosher
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1160 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-8481
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Tempe
  • Phone Number: +1 480-557-0700
Chompie's, Arizona's NY Deli Since 1979, is best known for its award-winning N.Y. style boiled-then-baked bagels, famous "Mile High" corned beef and pastrami sandwiches, Jewish Sliders (featured on Travel Channel's Man v. Food Season 3), matzo ball soup, fresh baked breads, N.Y. style black and white cookies, N.Y. style cheesecake, catering, and its huge breakfast all day, lunch and dinner menu, featuring sandwiches, salads, burgers, chicken sandwiches, smoked fish and lox, sliders, traditional Jewish cuisine favorites, Friday fish fry, potato pancakes (latkes), soups, eggs, omelets, pancakes, waffles, French toast, eggs benedicts, healthy Fitness Boot Camp selections, gluten free friendly choices, and kids menu options. Chompie's deli counter features meats and cheeses, smoked fish, cream cheeses, deli salads, knish, and more. The bakery counter offers Chompie's fresh baked-from-scratch breads, bagels, bialys, cakes, cookies, danishes, gluten free friendly bakery goods, rugelach, cupcakes, cheesecake, and more. Take out is also available.

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