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Fromin's Delicatessen

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Santa Monica
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1832 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5610
+1 310-829-5443
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Always a good predictable meal at Fromin's. The new dill pickles are the major draw for me. In this day and age of speciality restaurants, a good deli is hard to pass up.

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Thank Bill D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Lunch in this unpretentious deli restaurant was great. Omelette and chips (ever the gourmet), and L had something called a Florida burger - had some avocado. Two meals was enough for three of us - two tall man and an average sized woman. It's not posh but just what we wanted after feeling a bit weary of the ultra gloss/rip... More 

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Thank ruuthee
San Luis Obispo, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

A family member has many food allergies & it is often difficult to find good restaurants with a large choice of food for them to eat. Fromins was recommended by my hotel staff (even though there was a restaurant on the hotel site). The staff was very helpful & accommodating & the food was delicious. There was just so much... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Of the diminished number of eat-in delis in Santa Monica, Fromin's is perhaps the best. It's convivial, popular and the food is usually above average. Breakfasts tend to be huge and traditional: eggs and hash; eggs Florentine and Benedict; omelets. Lots of home fries, but if you care about your shape, substitute fruit. Lox and bagels, good but costly, For... More 

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Thank NyakaNyaka
SANTA MONICA
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139 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2016

Fromin's is a very good deli. Unfortunately very good delis have increased in price so much that it makes for an unpleasant experience to give $20 for soup/half sandwich. It is much better if you go when you have a coupon.

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Thank MITCHEL N
Oak Park, California
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

I love Fromin's Delicatessen. I ordered the corn beef hash with a poached egg and homefries. Great satisfying meal. The portion was large so I split it with my wife. We then had a cheese blintz served with sour cream, apple sauce and jam. Great meal. Our waitress was a real pro and made our lunch time meal fun. There... More 

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Thank Bobbyoyo
Los Angeles, California
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512 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015

So Fromins is a great place, the food is Definately deli, My preference is to get food to take away, as opposed to sitting with the 100 year olds. They probably got to 100 eating at Fromins, but for me, I love to pick up take home and feed my group. Bagels are the best and so fresh....yum

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Thank AARDVARKKILLER
Miami, Florida, United States
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2015

Been to this place many times, and the best part is - they have Groupons! So it's great for guests and friends. And they also have gluten free bread, bagels, etc. so it's awesome for me to eat there. I always get the tuna... and eat half so I can save the other half for later! Some of the best... More 

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Thank Phil B
Santa Monica, California, United States
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015

Forman's is an excellent deli. Great service, and their chicken in the pot is excellent, as are their huge sandwiches. Yum!

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Thank ffejers
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Probably the nicest deli I have ever been to; I compare all of them to my favorite, Car. Deli in NYC. They don't have the big God pickles, but the food was just as good; fresh and hot. Very busy st 2:00 pm, you can tell it is a local favorite. I think I'll come back for breakfast tomorrow. Give... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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
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: +1 310-829-5443

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

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