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1237 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2906
+1 916-448-5610
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My colleagues and I visited Pennisi's for breakfast on our 1st morning in Sacramento and ended up coming back 3 times that week. We had a breakfast sandwich on a bagel and coffee/juice. It was delicious. :)

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Thank aikoduds
San Francisco, California
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98 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Breakfast sandwiches were great. Lunch food looked good too. A few tables and wine for sale here along with usual deli and convenience store items.

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Thank SFBayMommy
Oakland CA
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55 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My sister tried it on Friday so we all went back for lunch on Saturday and loved it. We all had different sandwiches and everyone was happy with their selection. The only thing is that there wasn't a whole lot of room, but we manage to squeeze around a little table.

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Thank GinOaklandCA
Miami, Florida
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I thought this would be a unique sandwich shop, but it was nothing more than average. A sandwich with chips and a drink was way more expensive than SUBWAY, which is basically next door. The service was poor, the cashier acted like I was bothering him, & he immediately sat down to read a paper after he rang me up.... More 

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Thank D T
Oakland, CA
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Nice selection and quirky deli. I had the breakfast twice and a snack or two here as well. I would suggest this place for a quick bite to eat.

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Thank Tavares N
sw ontario
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I had the "half and half" soup and sandwich. Half of a turkey sandwich with half of a bowl of soup. Great homemade soup, good quality meats and cheese.

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Thank Phyllis P
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Great bagel and cream cheese! Friendly! Great for a quick stop! Looks like they also offer lunch and dinner but I only tried breakfast! I also believe you can have beer or wine!

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Thank Mia G
Petaluma, California
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

While staying at the Sheraton for business I didn't want overpriced hotel food and found this place which was right between the hotel and the hotel parking garage. Why go to Subway when this was practically next door? Lots of variety, freshly made, great prices and friendly and efficient staff.

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Thank PetalumaTraveler373
Granite Bay, California
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285 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Pennisi's has been a downtown Sacramento fixture for a long time, and it's a great place for a quick lunch sandwich and a drink to go with it. Always consistently good breads to go on those sandwiches, and well made with quality ingredients. We highly recommend it when near the Community Center at lunch time, just across the street from... More 

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Thank porsche74s
Los Angeles, California
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

So easy to wander past, Pennisi's was a score across the street from the Sheraton Grand. I stopped in for lunch to go and found it to be that old-fashioned style deli that smells like salami and fresh bread and coffee. It was busy but moved quickly, and I ordered the meatball sandwich and tomato bisque from the hot counter.... More 

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Thank Kim M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Soups, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1237 J St, Sacramento, CA 95814-2906
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento
  • Phone Number: +1 916-448-5610

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?