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1160 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281-8481
+1 480-557-0700
7:00 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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Tempe, Arizona
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good food with sizable portions, enough to take home if you are not a big eater. Easy parking area beside the restaurant. The bakery and deli are very enticing as you enter. I am never disappointed.

Thank 480nancy
Independence, Ohio
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for lunch on Saturday 09/17. The service was barely adequate but the food was good. I had the brisket which could have done withou the gravy. Horseradish and mustard are enough. My wife had the big apple pancakes and really enjoyed them. I've never been to a deli that I didn't get a pickle with my sandwich... More 

Thank mpk2379
Mesa, Arizona
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Food - Great Service -Tempting Bakery - Lots of Specials! Okay, so I wanted to see that the buzz was about and willing to face the ASU traffic to do so. I am so glad I did! The sandwich I ordered for take out was ready in less than 5 min. with so much lean rare roast beef that... More 

Thank ladylj5748
Prescott, Arizona
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch today. It was so hard to choose what to eat. Plus they serve breakfast all day. I had the small cobb salad which was huge and hubby had an omelet. We both liked what we chose and can't wait to go back and try something new!

Thank Nakitalab
Helena, Alabama
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82 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For those of you who don't know what a real Deli is, you HAVE to come here! Everything is fresh and super flavorful. The portions are huge! I had a fresh bagel and lox spread as a starter. OMG wow! Ok, the stuff you buy I'm the grocery is just awful in comparison to this. These bagels will spoil you!... More 

Thank Alex S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am from Chicago and there is nothing better than a corned beef on rye. Chompiess fills mt addiction. Great baked good and pastries

Thank Mary B
Scottsdale, AZ
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chompies has been in the Phoenix area for many years. Most people in the area label it as the ‘best’ Jewish Deli in the area and it often receives great reviews. I have eaten at the original store many times, and I have yet not found a dish that is authentic. Perhaps my expectations are too high as I compare... More 

Thank MMasumoto
Arizona, USA
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never had a bad meal here. This time was smoked salmon tapas with potato pancakes and my son had a waffle. Was all great, service was good too, noticed the empty water and coffee fast. Highly recommend this place, love it.

Thank wannaseetheworldlt
Paw Paw, Michigan
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here whenever I get the chance when traveling to Tempe. The menu is huge, the service is great, and the food is for the most part very good. The sliders are spectacular! I have tried them all and my personal favorite is the turkey. Beware of the deli sandwiches as they are huge! The dessert selection is very... More 

Thank ARC58
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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122 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not your typical NY Deli but almost as good. The portions are very generous and full of flavor. The wait staff seemed a little "hit and miss" but overall the experience was good one.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Diner, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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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