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2803 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA 90804-3702
562-439-5446
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch

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  • 31
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    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Old School pool, beer and laughs

Used to go here to play pool and have a few beers with college pals. Still the same. Plenty of pool tables in the back. Best pickled eggs in town and the Joe's Special sandwich (split Polish sausage, dill pickle spear, Swiss cheese between slices of rye) is still a favorite.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
Scott A
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El Cajon, CA
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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California
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88 reviews 88 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Limited but inexpensive menu, great beer choices, pool tables and a friendly clientele. What more could you ask for from a neighborhood dive type bar?

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El Cajon, CA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Used to go here to play pool and have a few beers with college pals. Still the same. Plenty of pool tables in the back. Best pickled eggs in town and the Joe's Special sandwich (split Polish sausage, dill pickle spear, Swiss cheese between slices of rye) is still a favorite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Really good atmosphere here. This bar has been around since 1924! If you are into a classic bar experience, Joe Jost's will hook you up. Ask Sean for the "Joe's special" and add a classic pickled egg. We thought it was one of the most American experiences we've had in California. Be sure to visit ;)

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Vail
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Joe Jost's is the best place to grab a beer. They have great bar snacks and the beer is always cold. Just remember to bring cash!

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Great place to hang out while having a cold beer and shooting some pool. Family friendly atmosphere where the kids are welcomed. Great bar food for all including the kiddos. Jukebox and big screen TV's throughout. Don't leave without trying the Joe's Sandwich special and the ever infamous pickled eggs. You will want to take a jar home. Only draw... More 

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Monterey, California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

when visiting Daughter, or traveling through So Cal a must stop for a special sandwhich, pickled egg and a beer, or just for a tall cold one. A Long Beach tradition, a Noble Tradition and better be your new tradition, listen to daCoach

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Long Beach, California
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329 reviews 329 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Do any traveling and run across a joe jost t-shirt they are most likely from long beach, ca. It more popular then the queen mary with locals here by a long shot. The place is a dive bar and its claim to fame is the pickled eggs along with a cold beer.

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Seal Beach, SO CA USA
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119 reviews 119 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This never-changing beer/sandwich pub is a landmark Long Beach classic! I've been coming here since 1966, now 48 years, since I was at Long Beach State. Those that frequent this place are often ex-locals that have moved away, only to drop by when they are in town. Its a no-nonsense, never-changing and always-good menu, with numerous beer on tap and... More 

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Long Beach, CA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Don't worry, you have not accidently found a 1930's movie set. If you have not been here since 1930 you will notice that NOTHING has changed. We have never been here anytime when it wqs not crowded, and difficult to find a place to sit. We like to order the Joe's Special Sandwich, a Pickled Egg and the delicious Root... More 

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Fresno,ca.
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Homey, simple, local, cozy....locals love it as well as tourists. Fun place. Actually really liked my "Joes special", a sausage sandwich...NOT a hot dog! Pickled eggs were fun. Beer cold. Crowd interesting. Great vibe! Go!

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Additional Information about Joe Jost's

Address: 2803 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA 90804-3702
Phone Number: 562-439-5446
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Delicatessen

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2803 E Anaheim St, Long Beach, CA 90804-3702
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: 562-439-5446

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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