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Benjies Restaurant-Deli & Bkry

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1828 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705-7825
17145416263
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Orange, California, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been there many times and love the sandwiches and soups....I eat out a lot and can always count on a great lunch here....

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Thank David B
Lake Forest, California
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

I know people who have been going here for years and love the happy hour. The server was splitting time with the restaurant. You had to wait a long time in between for service. Got the menu and waited about 15 min before she took my order. Maybe its because I only ordered a coke first. She never refilled the... More 

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Thank Snapshotgalaxian
Riverside, CA
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192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

I LOVE Jewish Deli food (matzo ball soup, corned beef sandwiches, etc.). I live in Riverside, CA, which, for some reason, is utterly devoid of this type of food (someone PLEASE do something about that). I had an appointment in the OC today, and was very much looking forward to satiating my matzo ball soup craving by coming to Benjies.... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

When I walk into the restaurant and take a deep breath, I just relax. This is just a place for good food and a moment of rest. The waitress was quick and polite, and continually watched over my coffee cup. The sandwich was huge (I ended up taking half home) and the Matzaball soup was terrific. This is a great... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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140 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

I wanted some "soul" food for my birthday. Drove from Mission Viejo to the restaurant. I ordered the Corned Beef and Cabbage. 5 slices of beef were laid over an overcooked hunk of cabbage. A small bowl of potatoes were on the plate. I had to ask for mustard. No carrots, no horseradish no nothing else. Taste was bland. My... More 

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Thank BRubin510
Santa Ana, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

All of the food is really good. The Jewish favorites are favorable and well served. I really enjoy Benjies Special - a pastrami piled high on rye with coleslaw. One has to remove half of the meat to be able to fit into one's mouth to take a bite. The pickles are homemade and extremely good. A must have!

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Thank coyote2ears
Fullerton, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

The Weinstein family has been operating Benjie’s Deli since 1967, and their long-term success is clearly not an accident. When you walk in, you get a nostalgic feeling as it has the classic deli design combined with wonderful aromas. When you sit down and open the menu, you find all the deli items you’d hope to find. To me the... More 

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Thank BruinDan
The O.C.
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79 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

What can I say? For $12.49, a MONSTRO sandwich! Great, we'll ALWAYS come to Benjie's for lunch. ALWAYS. The server's are great, food yummy, but come before 11:30 for lunch. Plus they have breakfast and dinner specials (see pics) Sorry, No senior discount.

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Thank schmink45
Lake Forest, California
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140 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

I've been missing good deli and took the drive from South Orange County to Benjie's. This was my first visit. First night of Hanukkah, I thought they would be quiet. Guessed wrong. Very busy and very slow service. Your typical Jewish Deli. I grew up in LA so I know good deli food. Will not be in a rush to... More 

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Thank BRubin510
Windsor, Colorado
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128 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

This place has been in this location for many years. I worked in an office building in the early 80's near there and not much has changed. In this case, that's a good thing. Great deli/diner type food, experienced servers, plentiful portions and decent prices. What more could you want? My most recent visit I had an egg salad sandwich... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Soups, Delicatessen, Kosher
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1828 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705-7825
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Santa Ana
  • Phone Number: 17145416263
Description
Family owned for 49 years. New York style deli with a newly remodeled full bar, Avenue K. (8 TV's, Satellite and Dodgers games) Come check us out! Follow BenjiesNYdeli and AvenueKbar on Facebook and AveKBarOC Instagram. Follow AvenueKbar on Tap Hunter.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?