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1300 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021-3433
+1 619-442-8444
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good0%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
14 May 2018
3 Mar 2017
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
1300 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021-3433
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Decided to try this based on the posted reviews, but was thoroughly underwhelmed. Can't say it was bad, but it was certainly "why bother". Tried the ham and turkey. two slices of ham and one paper thin slice of turkey. Very dry, a lot of...More

Thank kewpie2018
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Great sandwiches great service Clean and comfortable I have tried all the sandwiches can't go wrong. Great selection of drinks

Thank Hank W
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

I've been revisiting this little corner sandwich shop every time I'm back in town for over 30 years. All of the subs are great, but the meatball subs are the best! The old Italian family recipe has never changed.

Thank motogeezer2013
Reviewed August 1, 2016

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.

Thank Flycast47
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.

1  Thank Linda F
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.

1  Thank KMcGrew
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...More

Thank BellaLuca
El Cajon G, Owner at Grinder, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2013

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...More

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1300 N 2nd St, El Cajon, CA 92021-3433
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Cajon
  • Phone Number: +1 619-442-8444
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