Best of Awards

Chompie’s is honored to have won many awards over the decades we have been in business, from Best Deli and Best YouTube Campaign to Best Sandwich Spot, Best Bakery, Best Matzah Ball Soup…and more! 

Thank you so much for your loyalty and support!

Chompie’s Awards


Best Jewish Deli and Best Bakery, Phoenix New Times Best of Phoenix, Readers’ Choice

Chompie's New Times Award

Best Deli, Readers’ Pick – Jewish News Best of Jewish Phoenix

Best Matzah Ball Soup – Jewish News Best of Jewish Phoenix

Best Kids’ Menu – Jewish News Best of Jewish Phoenix

Jewish News Best of Logo 2014

Lovey Borenstein Honored to Be Named One of Arizona Foothills’ “Women Who Move the Valley” 2014

One of Chompie’s owners and Borenstein Family matriarch, Lovey Borenstein, was extremely honored to be named as one of the 10 “Women Who Move the Valley” in the January 2014 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine. Lovey (pictured above with her daughter Wendy) thanks everyone, especially her loyal customers, for their support for the over a third of a century Chompie’s has been in business.
View article with Wendy’s interview about Lovey online at

Wendy (L) and Lovey (R) Borenstein

Pictured: Wendy Borenstein (L) & Lovey Borenstein (R)



Best Jewish Deli, Phoenix New Times Best of Phoenix, Readers’ Choice

Best Sandwich Spot – ABC 15 Arizona Facebook Poll

Best Sandwich Spot 2013 ABC 15 A-List



Best Jewish Deli –  Phoenix New Times 2012 Readers Choice

Best YouTube Based Ad Campaign“, Chompie’s Lou and Lovey Videos, Phoenix New Times Best of Phoenix 2012

“This is the most Veteran friendly restaurant in the valley.”"
- Art Sloane, The Arizona Republic, Veteran’s Voice column, July 20, 2012

ASU State Press Magazine – One of “The Top St. Patrick’s Day Spots”

The Arizona Republic – One of the “Top 5 Dining Picks/Top Notch Bakeries”, Feb. 24, 2012

Chompie's Voted Best Jewish Deli Phoenix New Times Best of Phoenix Readers Choice


Best Comfort Food, Reader’s – North Valley Magazine

Phoenix Magazine Best of the Valley 2011 – Best Sandwich and Best Deli, Readers’ Choice

Jewish Sliders #23 Phoenix New Times Chow Bella Blog “100 Favorite Dishes from 2011″

Jewish Sliders #5 “Top Ten Sliders in Town” Haute Living Magazine

Old Fashioned Borenstein Burger Awarded 4 Stars by “Scottsdale Burger Examiner”

Chompie’s “Ultimate Slider Challenge” Special Recognition

“Best Bagels Around” – Shari Lopatin

“Mile High Bacon Lettuce and Tomato” Rave Review by (ASU) State Press Magazine



New Times “Best Deli” Reader’s Choice

“Best Deli 2010” – Best of Jewish Phoenix -Jewish News of Greater Phoenix

AZCentral Readers’ Choice: Best Family Owned Restaurant

“Top 10 Valley Breakfast Spots” by Arizona Republic restaurant critic Howard Seftel

Phoenix Magazine Readers Pick – Best Deli in the Valley

New Times Best of Phoenix


Where the Locals Eat National Guide – Best Deli
Best of Jewish Phoenix Awards – Jewish News
- Best Bagels
- Best Kid Friendly Restaurant
- Best Bagels
- Best Bakery
- Best Deli
- Best Desserts
- Best Kid-Friendly Restaurant
Phoenix Magazine – Best Sandwich – Reader’s Choice
Phoenix New Times – Best Deli – Reader’s Choice



AZCentral Nominated for “Best Deli”, “ Best Breakfast” “ Best Bakery”- Readers Choice


Phoenix Magazine “Best Deli”, “ Best Bagels”- Readers Choice


Phoenix Magazine “Best Deli-Bakery-Bagels”


Phoenix Magazine “Best Bakery-Deli”
Zagat Travel Guide “Rated Excellent”
AOL City Guide “City’s Best”


New Times “Best Deli”
Zagat Travel Guide “Rated Excellent”


AZ Republic “Best Bagel”
New Times “Best Sandwich”
Best of Jewish Phoenix “Biggest Corned Beef Sandwich”
- Favorite Bagels (Runner Up)
- Most Delish Knish


Project Graduation Certificate of Appreciation
AZ Republic “Best Bagel”
New Times “Best Sandwich”


City Search “Best Deli”
Phoenix Best in the Valley “Best Sandwich”
AZ Republic “Best Bagel”


New Times “Delicatessen Best Bagels”
AZ Republic “Best Bakery-Bread”
Independent “Best Bakery-Deli-Bagels”
Lupus Foundation
Paradise Valley Independent “Best Bakery-Bagels”
Senior Choice “Favorite Bagel Place”
The Reps Best “Best Bakery-Bread”
Tempe Beautification Award
Proud Sponsor United Broadcasting Awareness


KXAM Radio “Best Deli”
New Times “Best Bagels”
Independent “Best Bakery”
AZ Republic “Best Bagels”
Paradise Valley Independent “P.V. Picks”
Dial to Dine “People Speak Award”


Senior Choice “Favorite Bagel Place”
Independent “Best Bakery”


Independent “Best Bagels-Deli-Bakery”
Paradise Valley “Best Bagels”


AZ Republic “Best Bagel”
New Times “Best Deli-Bagels-Bakery-Caterer”
Best of Phoenix “Best Ethnic Breakfast”
Marriott Camelback Inn “Cakes and Tortes”
Jewish War Veterans Certificate of Appreciation


AZ Republic “Best Bagels”
Taste of Chocolate “Creamy Creations”


New Times “Best Bagels”
New Times “Best Deli”
AZ Republic “Best Bagels”
Taste of Chocolate “Cakes and Tortes”
AZ Republic “Best Under the Sun”


New Times “Best Bagels”
Arizona’s Best “Best Bagels”


New Times “Best Bagels”