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Fromin's Delicatessen

1832 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5610
(310) 829-5443
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Ranked #204 of 566 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Delicatessen
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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142 reviews 142 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Came here on recommendation and had a great value dinner. Large portions and very tasty. Great Matzo ball soup too and very friendly service. I does what is says on the tin and unlike so many other delis, is very reasonably priced. Recommended.

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Half Moon Bay, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I was in Santa Monica for a high school reunion (hadn't been there for a good 25 years), and came across Fromin's while I was looking at old haunts. Since Jewish food isn't very available where I live, I decided to stop in and get something to eat. I decided on half a chopped chicken liver sandwich and half a... More

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San Luis de Sabinillas, Spain
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

In its class one of the best - certainly in the neighbourhood. Great selection of Jewish Soul Food to eat in or take out. Ruben Sandwichs to Blintzes, Dill Pickles and Bagels to Lox and Corned Beef Hash. Whether for breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack, its hard to beat, even egg creams and Dr. Brown's Sodas! Friendly service and very... More

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Santa Mo
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

LA has been my home for two plus decades but my taste buds remain those of a born and bred New Yorker's which is why Fromin's is such a great find. While the accent and attitude are different -- less accentuated vowels and friendlier service -- the food reminds me of the best tastes from my childhood. Bon Appetit.

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San Francisco, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I wanted a deli sandwich. And I got my wish. Fabulous Pastrami on Rye with cole slaw, heaven. The pastrami was lean and flavorful. No frills here a real basic deli. My husband had chopped liver and chopped egg delish. Great lunch.

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Malibu, California
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265 reviews 265 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Whenever someone in the family gets sick or needs comfort food, Fromin's has the best Matzo ball soup on the westside...Maybe anywhere in CA. Balls as big as your fist with noodles and broth. Add a little rye bread and skip your doc/urgent care visit. This is real medicine. Of course, its' also just good for your soul and as... More

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Maynard, Massachusetts
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58 reviews 58 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Perfect place to get a hearty breakfast or brunch. Nice selection of breakfast foods (and deli items too). Food was prepared quickly and delivered quickly to our table by our very friendly waiter. Food was hot and very tasty. We were stuffed by the time we finished the food on our plates, but we were not rushed so it was... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Not a romantic night out place, but if you like Jewish Style food then this is where to go in the LA area. Enormous variety, vast portions and good taste and value. Friendly staff add to the atmosphere, as do the overhead TVs showing muted sports programmes. The sound de jour on the day we went was Turkey Vegetable, so... More

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I have eaten in delis all my life, in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles. Fromin's disappointed big time. The meager amount of corned beef was dry, as were the slices of rye bread. The kishke was bland and tastless. The coffee cake tasted like a piece of bread with sugar on it. All in all, this restaurant did not... More

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Los Angeles, California
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160 reviews 160 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I eat here w/my friends and out-of-town guests when we can not make it to Canters Deli. I love their sandwiches, pickles and desserts.

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Additional Information about Fromin's Delicatessen

Address: 1832 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5610
Phone Number: (310) 829-5443
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Delicatessen

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