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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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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 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
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Visitor rating
  • 33
    Excellent
  • 40
    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
Great triple D location close by

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2014
MamaFiero
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Los Angeles, CA
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Late Night
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92 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Contributor
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
Top Contributor
314 reviews 314 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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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267 reviews 267 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 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
Senior Contributor
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
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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
121 reviews 121 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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87 reviews 87 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 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
4 helpful votes 4 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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Issaquah, Washington, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Didn't mind the crowds; it was the sign of a popular eatery. The food was delicious; we could have ordered less and had plenty. Pastrami was excellent and the service was very friendly.

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