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704 S Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057-4020
(213) 483-8050
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Ranked #34 of 8,660 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Diner, Delicatessen
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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Portland, Oregon
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79 reviews 79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

To-go garden salad was well above average, but it is the only thing I had that was a good value. Other menu items, while very good, were way overpriced. Pastrami was BOML (best of my life): tender, and not at all salty. Cole slaw was well above average. Lox was thick-sliced, fresh, and very good, though a bit too-heavily smoked.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Went here after reading the reviews, just an all round awful and ordinary experience. Very bland #19, nothing world famous about it. Tats deli in Seattle kills everything about Langers. The bill was phenomenal to say the least. Will never go back, I can't understand how this place still gets decent reviews.

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New York, NY
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382 reviews 382 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
307 helpful votes 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I finally made here and wow, why did it take so long. The #19 is a legendary sandwich for a reason - a serious flavor explosion in the mouth. The neighborhood is sad but at least they have a guarded parking lot nearby. I can't wait to come back. Wow!

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Carlsbad, California
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I'm more of a lox type than pastrami but the #19 has made me a convert. Together with a chocolate egg cream tasting just as it should, I was in heaven while at Langer's. The pastrami is simply amazing. So juicy. So lean. So melt-in-your-mouth, have to keep eating, don't want to be full delicious.

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Pacifica, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Wait, did I just pay $16 for a sandwich? Yeah. Yeah, I did, and I'd do it again. My wife and I went to Langer's on a Saturday, at around 0900. The place was mostly empty. We got the famous #19 pastrami sandwich, one blintz, a chocolate egg cream (for her), and an iced tea (for me). For us, this... More 

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Los Angeles, california
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The pastrami sandwich is a masterpiece, as good as any in LA or NY, but it is getting truly expensive to eat there. A sandwich, fries and a drink will run you $25 by the time you get tax and tip.

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Los Angeles, California
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49 reviews 49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is without a doubt, the BEST pastrami I've ever tasted. Not located in the best part of town, but more than makes up for it thru the quality of the sandwich and the quantity is great too.

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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We are not usually in this neck of the woods but we certainly will make a point of a repeat visit. This place is so famous it doesn't need my review but.... The best pastrami I have ever had. My local deli just closed after a million years and I asked our waiter, Kevin to recreate my #11 from the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Langers is in a "skid-row" and "ghetto" Los Angeles neighborhood -- be vigilant, watch your purse/wallets and don't let your kids wonder off. We're glad that we took the "RED-LINE subway" from North Hollywood, instead of parking in this lousy, scary neighborhood. WARNING: Don't go to Langers after dark, . I would not feel safe coming here with my family... More 

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United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

My boyfriend and I aren't from the L.A. area, but were surprised none of my family that actually live here knew about this place. Maybe they just live under rocks, who knows. The boy discovered this place on Food Network; I think the Sandwich King said this was his all-time favorite sandwich. We're sandwich people. We had to come. These... More 

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Additional Information about Langer's

Address: 704 S Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057-4020
Phone Number: (213) 483-8050
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Diner, Delicatessen

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