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The Oinkster

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American, Hamburgers
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2005 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041-1238
323-255-6465
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
They may be known for the burgers but its really about the pastrami

I was in Los Angeles for a conference and we had a short break for lunch. A bunch of us jumped in our cars and headed down Colorado Blvd. in search of a Wendy's or Carl's jr. just to grab a quick bite and get back to business. As we passed the funky "Googie" sign I knew we had found... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 16, 2015
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Oakland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Late Night
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Oakland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I was in Los Angeles for a conference and we had a short break for lunch. A bunch of us jumped in our cars and headed down Colorado Blvd. in search of a Wendy's or Carl's jr. just to grab a quick bite and get back to business. As we passed the funky "Googie" sign I knew we had found... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Wonderful pastrami sandwiches. Nice casual environment. Saw it on triple D and decided to give it a try. Worth the effort.

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So Cal
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336 reviews 336 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

a decent place to eat...I think I had the pulled pork...I prefer the pastrami. Would come back for sure!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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185 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I went to the Eagle Rock location and was surprised by the total lack of parking space. I was about two blocks away before I found a spot, but the walk was worth it. The joint was hopping and filled with fantastic smells of smoke and BBQ sauce. You have to order at the counter like other fast food places.... More 

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Salt lake City
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I went with some co-workers and tried the pulled pork. It was good, but messy. The bread isn't really as able to hold up to the goodies inside. When discussing it my coworkers said the same thing. Maybe, it was just a bad batch of bread, I don't know. The dip for the fries is very garlicky; so if you... More 

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Guadalajara, Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

If you want to try a gourmet hamburguer and fabulous onion rings..this is the place. Big and tasty burguers, they made their own ketchup (they even had one with chipotle), crispy fries and refreshing draft beer. The staff was super nice. I want to eat there again and try the pulled pork.

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Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Manila lumpia burger - talk of the town - different- ground beef w/ shrimp mixture on pandesal so yum! Oinster pastrami- DELISH! Belgian fries twice fried need I say more w/ garlic aioli. Mayan shake heaven.

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Pasadena, California
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49 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Love pastrami! And for me, this is the best! Also the garlic dip for the fries. Been to a few pastrami places, so far, remains the favorite. Nice seating outside, and the staff are friendly and always helpful.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Decided to check this place out after seeing it on Diners Drive-ins and Dives. The ambiance was definitely much better than the food; they had a couple tv's with sports on, the place was lively with conversation and there was a large outdoor patio. It was cool that they had their own beer on tap and a few options to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great combination~vanilla shake and Oinkster pastrami. Hi Eric! On the opposite end of Colorado Blvd of the Eagle Rock Plaza. Will return.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2005 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041-1238
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: 323-255-6465

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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