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2413 S Walker Ave, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA 90731-4905
+1 310-832-8660
09:00 - 18:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the belly buster of meatballs and italian sausage for lunch and we passed on dinner. They make one hell of a sandwhich. Its in a neighborhood but it will not dissapoint.

Thank John J
Torrance, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Good thing to call ahead, the line frequently extends outdoors. Their pastrami sandwich is a favorite but they also have the meatball and the bbq chicken sandwiches that people tend to love. They have belly buster that is too big for most, but some are daring.

Thank Tbenavente
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing's better then busy bee please be sure to check the hours of operation and be aware the line sometimes can get long. It's definitely a spot that everyone can enjoy just no spots to eat when you buy this classy mean. All the locals in San Pedro cruise to this location because of its affordable prices and classic submarine... More 

Thank Peter M
Lakewood, California
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Great sandwiches!. Grab one and head to Pt. Fermin for nice scenery and relaxation. Owners are so nice too.

Thank annamarieolivarez
Port of Los Angeles, CA
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160 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Best sandwich shop anywhere! This well established local deli attracts hundreds of customers each day. Long lines of hungry folks patiently wait for the best tasting sandwiches on the planet. The only issue is the scarcity of available parking.

Thank Jonaleen A
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

We went on a busy Wednesday for lunch. There was a pretty size able line, however there were 3-4 guys making sandwiches super fast, but also taking special requests. My husband and daughter loved the Italian sausage, I had a basic turkey avocado, very good and HUGE, 2-3 meals worth. Great Chip and drink selection. Cash only!

Thank 26MicheleG
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

I have eaten sandwiches from here before that were bought by co-workers, but never actually stepped into the deli until today. I always liked the portion size, the flavor, and the fresh bread/rolls. So I was not surprised when I went there and saw the crowd . . . should have gone BEFORE Noon! I tried the turkey pastrami (trying... More 

1 Thank Fred R
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

When in Pedro, you must stop by Busy Bee for the best sandwiches around. Located in a residential area but very easy to find. Nothing fancy just good, fresh or hot sandwiches. I can't even begin to tell you which one is my favorite so I will be coming back to try them all. I recommend to buy one, they... More 

Thank Pedro F
San Clemente, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is a meat eater's paradise. 90% of the people in line were guys! Great sandwiches with lots of meat -- whatever you choose. Quite a wide selection and many looked great! Messy. You will need to take the sandwiches somewhere to eat. Good value and filling!

2 Thank JimW551
North Carolina
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267 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Had both cold and hot sandwiches. All hot ones are covered in marinara so unless you ask other wise, be prepared. I had a Capicola sub and the meat was great and compared to any deli I have had on the East Coast. The bread was fresh and service was quick. Bring cash as they don't take cards or checks.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2413 S Walker Ave, San Pedro, Los Angeles, CA 90731-4905
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Harbor
  • Neighbourhood: Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 310-832-8660

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?