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Benjies Restaurant-Deli & Bkry

1828 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705-7825
+1 714-541-6263
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“corned beef” (6 reviews)
“rye bread” (4 reviews)
“matzo ball” (3 reviews)
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1828 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705-7825
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve always love to go to Benjie’s weather its breakfast or dinner. My favorite breakfast is the Deli omelette. For dinner I love their French Dip and cabbage soup!

Thank Pinay P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was very busy at 1 pm, which is a good sign. The food was very good, but a bit pricey to match the size of the sandwich. I got the Reuben, which was huge but it was $14.75. I would rather have less...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We have gone to Benjies several times and every time the food and service were right on the money. This time we sat in the bar/lounge area and Kathy, our server was very busy. She was the only server in the lounge. She did do...More

1  Thank James C
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Great traditional deli. Had been looking for a place since Arnie's closed in Newport. This place definitely fills that need.

Thank James P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Authentic deli. They serve the best pastrami sandwich you'll ever eat. Huge portion...enough to take home for another meal. The cole slaw is excellent.

Thank FreddyDoodle
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were leaving Santa Ana and got lost, drove by Benjies, decided we were hungry and stopped. I'm so glad we did. First the pickles were delicious, the meat on the corned beef sandwich and the pastrami sandwiches were cut so thin that the meat...More

Thank solem8s
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Went on St. Patrick's Day. The entrance was decorated with s rainbow of balloons and a leprechaun in a pot of gold. Had a prime rib French dip with French fries. Sandwich had a lot of tender meat and I added onions and cheese for...More

Thank CynthiaThompson
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This is an old fashioned restaurant good for breakfast and they have deli sandwich and bakery and they small cocktail bar with tv and full bar it's a cozy place.

Thank cirare13
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I grew up in Tustin, remembering our early visits to the new Deli when it opened on 17th Street 4.5 decades ago. The ambiance is consistent. What was fine in the 70's is definitely dated today. The cocktail lounge was recently remodeled...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It is a true deli and people have been enjoying this place for 20 years or more. Portions are huge and food is good. Has a great catering menu. A very good value for your money and so much better than a coffee shop. They...More

Thank 911jackie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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: +1 714-541-6263
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