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1300 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021-3433
(619) 442-8444
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Aledo, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very popular and small lunch spot in El Cajon. Good variety of ingredients and toppings and additions. Very fast and friendly service. Reasonable prices. Exterior appearance is rather plain and parking very limited which may make unknowing folks pass it up.

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El Cajon, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

The best sandwiches I have ever had anywhere! Once you try them, you will never enjoy the chain stores you .thought were good.

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El Cajon
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The grinder has been around forever and continues to make an excellent sandwich. The services is very quick, even when they are busy. The people are always very nice. Every sandwich is good. You can't make a bad choice here.

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NM
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013 via mobile

How this "deli" stays open is beyond me. Dirty and without any visual appeal whatsoever. Worst sandwich of my life; lowest quality deli meats (similiar to pre-packaged gas station quality), cheap bland bread, flavorless and dry finished product. I cant imagine anyone Ever making a second visit to this establishment.

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Thank BellaLuca
El Cajon G, Owner at Grinder, responded to this review

I found your review a bit offensive. I'm sorry you have such a poor impression. Our meat may not be top end, but it is quality. We slice all the sandwich products fresh daily. The bread is delivered daily by Gibaldi's Italian Bakery of Little Italy. As far as the 'dirty'....we are told by our County of San Diego, Department... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    1 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Delicatessen
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021-3433
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: (619) 442-8444

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?