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Fromin's Delicatessen

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Santa Monica
American, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Diner
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1832 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5610
(310) 829-5443
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch

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  • 9
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Takeout works well.

If you live far from a deli as we do, then it is good to have somewhere like this to take out from on an occasional trip to Santa Monica. Chopped liver, pastrami, and chicken in the pot were all winners and this place gives Cantor's a run for its money.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
lespes
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Redlands, Ca
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  • Families with children
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Redlands, Ca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you live far from a deli as we do, then it is good to have somewhere like this to take out from on an occasional trip to Santa Monica. Chopped liver, pastrami, and chicken in the pot were all winners and this place gives Cantor's a run for its money.

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Santa Monica, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Fromins is a great breakfast place. Casual, relaxed atmosphere, big menu, decent prices. Great lox and bagels, with gluten free bagels too. Their ham and eggs are wonderful. My husband loves their corn beef hash. We go almost every Sarpturday, and it is the kind of place you can have a good traditional breakfast at a leisurely pace.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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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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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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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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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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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>  > 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 20
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1832 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5610
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: (310) 829-5443

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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