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Sandwich Emporium

3054 1/2 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, CA 92117-6779
(619) 275-
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible22%
8 Aug 2017
“"Sandwich Purgatory."”
3 Jun 2017
“One employee, sloooowwww service ”
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8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
American, Deli
3054 1/2 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, CA 92117-6779
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Heading to work in Clairemont today i decided to give the local sandwich shop my business instead of the Subway i usually go to across the street. I know, "Subway, ewww." yeah, its not great, but i dont have much time for lunch & Subway...More

Thank Paulgila
Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

On a typical Saturday morning there is one employee working. I stood at the counter for over 5 minutes while she cooked in the back. She kept telling me "just a minute." I left without ever being helped.

Thank zak s
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We really liked all 4 sandwiches and the simple tables were fine. The tight parking situation was slightly frustrating but it proved worth it. We'd go again if we were in the area. Easy location off the highway. Yum! And very generous size!

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed April 1, 2016

Popped into this place for a spot of brunch having flown in from Scotland the previous day. Menu. Was extensive and options there for all of us. Had to wait a couple of minutes while our order was cooked from fresh but the wait was...More

1  Thank Fergus S
Reviewed December 18, 2015

This restaurant features excellent sandwiches made to order. We always order over the phone, and pick up the sandwich(usually a BLT) to eat at home. The sandwich is always ready on time and as requested. You can eat in as well, and there are a...More

1  Thank bsimosd
Reviewed March 28, 2015 via mobile

Neat little sandwich shop located in a strip mall between a hair n nail salon and a self serve dog washing business. Don't let this fool u. The food is great. A ton of varieties. Great quality meats. Breads. And the prices are fair. $7.75...More

1  Thank WESLEY W
Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

Super nice customer service, efficient, budget-friendly and, best of all, so so tasty! I stopped by here for lunch and will definitely be coming back again. My Double Decker was sandwich perfection made to order. Lots of great options abound here (veg and non-veg alike),...More

1  Thank Marie F
Reviewed October 13, 2011

What a great variety of sandwiches in a little place you'll miss if you blink! It's in a strip-mall next to the self serve dog wash. Five of us had five different sandwiches: Reuben, pastrami, california w/ quac, 3 cheese grilled cheese and turkey w/...More

1  Thank CofCMom
Reviewed July 19, 2011

Great sandwiches and atmosphere. The Jersey Ruben and the spicy Julio are craveable. They cater too so I plan to use them in my next event.

2  Thank Yumyu
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Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3054 1/2 Clairemont Dr, San Diego, CA 92117-6779
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: (619) 275-
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