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704 S. Alvarado St.
Los Angeles, CA, 90057, United States
TEL: (213) 483-8050

Like vintage Buicks and aging divas, old delicatessens preserve themselves well in the southern California sunshine. Canter’s, Nate ’n Al, Greenblatt’s: all unimpeachable specimens. But the sine qua non will always be 1947-founded Langer’s, source of the finest pastrami this side of the Hudson. The meat—smoky around the edges, Kobe-tender, and bursting with beefy juice—requires not a smidge of seasoning, though mustard comes standard. And the rye...Good Lord, the rye: par-baked daily at Bea’s Bakery, in Tarzana, then finished in-house till it’s plush in the center but crisp at the crust. Finally there’s the setting: brass chandeliers on a dropped-panel ceiling; a malt machine; a case of cakes the size of truck wheels. Dare you? Yes. Yes, you do.


Open / Closes
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Breakfast
  • Delivery
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Lunch
  • No Reservations
  • Parking Available
  • Sunday - Closed
  • Take-Out Available

Cuisine Type:: Soup & Sandwich


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