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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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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (6 reviews)
“rye bread” (4 reviews)
“matzo ball” (3 reviews)
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American, Soups, Delicatessen
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1828 N Tustin Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92705-7825
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Reviewed 9 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 25 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 21 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 17 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 15 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
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I ate at Benjies the first year they opened in 1967 what a great time coming back to this classic place.

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Good quality corned beef and plenty of it in my rueben sandwich. My husband had the corned beef hash and eggs, my question is why we're the eggs such a bright yellow, almost neon. It is one one of the best delis in orange county....More

Thank Priscilla G
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is a Jewish style deli restaurant. My wife and I had corned beef sandwiches with a cup of soup. The corned beef sandwich was very good. The meat was moist and they served an ample portion. The cabbage soup was very disappointing with very...More

Thank KelloggTraveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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