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704 S Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057-4020
(213) 483-8050
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Ranked #18 of 8,599 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
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
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Carlsbad, California
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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
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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
14 helpful votes 14 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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
28 helpful votes 28 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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Toledo, Ohio
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46 reviews 46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great pastrami sandwiches, but pretty pricey for said sandwiches. In a bad/transitional neighborhood, go early or on the weekend and traffic will be lighter. I'd go back and try something different, pastrami isn't my favorite sandwich.

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San Jose, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I heard Langer's pastami is best in town. Yes it is really juicy pastrami so tender bun is nice and soft and crispy. Even I write this review my mouth watering I can eat 3meals at least one month ha ha ha.

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Surrey, Canada
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230 reviews 230 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Finally my first visit to Langer's, tried the pastrami sandwich and was not disappointed! Super good sandwich, love the atmosphere in the place too. Good service and decent prices for the huge portions!

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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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