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Matano's Little Italy

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12114 California St, Yucaipa, CA 92399-4331
+1 909-797-3444
11:00 - 15:00
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Yucaipa, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place,authentic Italian food the aromas of Italian cuisine and a beautiful display of salads and more, best sammys in Yucaipa

Thank oter642
Yucaipa, California
Level Contributor
298 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Although they serve other Italian eats, Matanos serves excellent Italian sandwiches. The owner is very friendly. You'll find limited seating indoors and on the sidewalk.

Thank Gabby92399
Yucaipa, California
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151 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Greeted as soon as we walked in by the super friendly owner. Her laughter and bright smile shows she really loves what she does. You can taste the love in her sandwiches as they are made to perfection. I had the Boston bomber on crusty bread. Delicious. I can't believe I have lived in Yucaipa for so long and just... More 

Thank Dartravelgirl
Yucaipa, California
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Best subs in town. Feels like your shopping in old Italy.Located in down town Yucaipa.Has limited seating outside

Thank codybluedog
Yucaipa, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Very nice cozy place with good food and friendly employees. The sandwiches are very tasty. It is in upper Yucaipa where one finds many small stores with antiques etc.

Thank Tom_Mogensen
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Love the owner, love the food! A little bit of Italy in our own back yard! I only wish she'd expand and make the shop bigger and have more Italian food available for purchase! ❤️❤️👍🏼👍🏼

Thank pam s
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Small whole in the wall place. Owner is from Naples, Italy and makes the best sandwiches and lasagne roll-ups ever. We like the crunchy rolls over the soft ones Just make sure you bring plenty of time or call ahead because her food is so popular and it is only her and her daughter working there that the wait can... More 

Thank Isabel B
Yucaipa, California
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51 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Yucaipa is a small town that has few eateries original within themselves. Matano's is the opposite of any sandwich place is town. The food is fresh & sandwiches are made by hand on site. The owner only uses the best ingredients especially the meat, cheese, & bread. There is a bit of wait when you order considering each sandwich is... More 

Thank Michelle B
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Matano's makes the best sandwiches. There are small tables outside where you can eat. Warning: this restaurant gets very crowded on weekends and days when the weather is nice so you may want to order to go (which you can do by phone) and take your meal to a nearby park.

Thank Shoshana S
Chino, California
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

I am in LOVE with these sandwiches! Be prepared to wait as they do get busy at lunch and there is only one sandwich maker, but it is so worth the wait! The ingredients are all fresh (no fillers, no artificial flavors or colors, no by-products, no gluten...). The bread is fresh baked daily and is so good. I like... More 

Thank hotellover13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
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Italian, Delicatessen
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12114 California St, Yucaipa, CA 92399-4331
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Yucaipa
  • Phone Number: +1 909-797-3444

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