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4264 Peck Rd, El Monte, CA 91732-2114
626-444-8425
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Butte, Montana
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Outstanding Best Pastrami in years Great service No rising us to leave We sat and caught up for three hours

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

I ordered my usual -their superb pastrami dip sandwich. My husband had their very good spicy noodle with beef soup. Service was superb. This is a local's place and we enjoyed it. Complementary cookies (fortune cookie, almond cookie) for dessert.

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

I use to love this place, good food excellent bartenders who remembered your name and what you liked to drink had a sense of community. As of late seems management was more concerned about their own agenda than the bars, changing hours of operation insisting customers close out tabs and reopen new ones to file billing for the day. Its... More 

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El Monte, California
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

One of the very few American restaurants in El Monte ok food but great staff. Has a varied menu so everyone in your part can find something to eat

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Fremont, California
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4,350 reviews
1,316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,252 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Yep, this place has the best Jolly Jug pastrami dip we have ever had. Its amazing! What is further amazing, they have been making good pastrami sandwiches for decades. I grew up enjoying them and they still make them good today. Today we lucked out - they had a daily special of pastrami sandwich, french fries, and pickle for under... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We really used to love this place and it's food was great all the dip sandwiches and burgers, cole slaw, and all. These days the food is very average the new owner really have not kept up the quality food of days past. Looks like they care more about what's going on in the bar instead. So sad to see... More 

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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My wife bragged about the jolly Jug in South El Monte. She said the pastrami sandwiches were the best! I stopped at the Jolly Jug in El Monte. I ordered 2 to go. When I got home, I surprised the wife. Her surprise turned to disappointment. The bread was about the size of a hot dog bun. The meat was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

After three years I got hungry go one on their great beef dip dinners. I found that Simon was still the bar tender and he remembered us. Food was the best, service was the friendliest, not many there but had a good quiet dinner.

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Simi Valley, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We were on our way to a memorial service and decided to come here for breakfast. It was a older establishment. We were greeted by a very enthusiastic hostess. The place was empty but this did not detract us from eating here. It was on a weekday probably after the morning crowd. We had the usual breakfast - eggs, bacon,... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Been searching for pastrami dips that are as good as Jolly Jug in the area of San Francisco - and alas, the only way to get the best pastrami dip ever is to have it at Jolly Jug. Jolly Jug is an "institution" for El Monte, having served comfort food for years. Eat in or take out - service is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4264 Peck Rd, El Monte, CA 91732-2114
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  El Monte
  • Phone Number: 626-444-8425

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?