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Joan's on Third

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8350 W Third St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 655-2285
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Delivery

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  • 158
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    Very good
  • 29
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  • 7
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best breakfast in LA

This is the best place in Los Angeles to eat! The food is so good - we actually only stay at a hotel down the block so we can eat breakfast at Joan's! In LA you have to go here to eat- worth the wait !

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Harvey F
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  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is the best place in Los Angeles to eat! The food is so good - we actually only stay at a hotel down the block so we can eat breakfast at Joan's! In LA you have to go here to eat- worth the wait !

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Love, Love, Love the food and Staff here. They make you feel like family and you can catch the owner Joan working and walking around introducing herself to everyone.-She's super sweet. Also their desserts are amazing!

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Looks great from outside. Order first then sit and get served. Good average. Pancakes far to much. Coffees came 15 mins after finish good. Servers very humourless. Coffee worse ever. Better to have instant coffee at home. Try and avoid.

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Redondo Beach, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

love love love Joans, it's a fantastic spot, part bakery, part restaurant, part high end grocery store. Love the pastries, the crown cake, muffins, etc and the short rib sandwich. Come early, it gets super busy. Walking distance from the beverly center.

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Georgetown, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Had dinner here with friends on Saturday evening & sat outside. Surprisingly not crowded, but a steady flow of people. My egg salad sandwich hit the spot, and my dining companions enjoyed their food. Plus I like anywhere that actually puts Arnold Palmer on the menu :-) The inside has plenty of pastries and other "gifty" items to buy.

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San Jose, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This place is popular and crowded. It offers freshly made soups, sandwiches, and salads. You order at the counter, and the food is brought to you on communal tables. The tables encourage talking to other friendly customers. I ordered their tomato orange soup. It was good, but I couldn't detect the orange in the flavors. I also had a plate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

First, I was excited to eat here because it is my sister's name! Love the interior of black and white, very clean and organized with to go food. I had lunch at the Ventura Blvd restaurant in Studio City. I ate Joan's butter lettuce with Grilled Chicken, organic cranberries and French feta. Any salad you get is so fresh and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

BUSY BUSY place. Great sandwiches. The flourless chocolate cake is to die for. I regret that I did not buy more of it to return home with!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We have been frequenting this one-of- a- kind caterer/bakery/restaurant since its opening many years ago and have never been disappointed with the cuisine, staff or service. They are all excellent. I think it would be impossible to find anything from their kitchen or bakery that was not delicious. Their gourmet prepared foods, cheeses and baked goods are in a class... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We stumbled upon this place, which is a stone's throw from the Santa Monica pier. The ambiance is bright and friendly and the prices ($11 for a sandwich!) steep, but the staff is very friendly and the food, excellent. We sampled roast beef, mashed potatoes, grilled chicken and desserts, which we ate on stools by the window, where one can... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8350 W Third St, Los Angeles, CA 90048
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighborhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: (323) 655-2285

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Mediterranean, Delicatessen

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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