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Canter's Deli

419 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1716
+1 323-651-2030
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (49 reviews)
“matzo ball soup” (43 reviews)
“sandwich” (60 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
419 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1716
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I have travelled to LA multiple times in the past 6 months.. We've had several breakfasts at Nate and Al's and had enjoyed them. On our most recent trip, we decided to try Canter's, a place neither of us had been in...More

Thank Fearful
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with an out of town friend to Canters, which I thought would be good for a Ruben sandwich. I wasn't mistaken. The sandwich was so big I had to cut it and eat it with a fork. Got some nice kosher pickles with it...More

Thank laura m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Canter’s reigns supreme as far as delicatessens go in LA. Their hot pastrami is fabulous as is their matza ball soup. Their homemade bleu cheese dressing is so good that I always buy a pint to take home. Don’t miss out on all the goodies...More

Thank Deborah Lynn T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You could argue that this is the best New York deli outside NYC. I believe it is. With an extensive menu, excellent service, a superb bakery and great location, this is as good as it gets. Since 1980, I’ve visited dozens of times and it...More

Thank Claude F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Typical Jewish Deli with the huge sandwiches and dairy dishes. So good and perfect if one likes this kind of food. Not abnormally expensive. Has their own parking lot which is important as parking is difficult. The did not put pickles and sauerkraut on the...More

Thank 6sandy6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten at some good deli's including a few in New York City, but none were better than Canter's Deli in Fairfax. My wife and I ordered the New Jersey and some Dill Wedges and some Dilled Green Tomatoes. it took us two and half...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything you have ever thought about a deli is captured at Canter. The food and the atmosphere are old Jewish styles. Wonderful!

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

It is rare to get authentic Jewish-style deli outside the East Coast, but Canters is a delightful surprise . From the garlicky kosher pickles to the huge meat sandwiches, Canters matches anything in NYC or Philly. They have traditional Jewish fare such as matzah ball...More

Thank jeffmd49
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Canters isn’t only restaurant, but a delicatessen and a bar as well. Being in L.A.. downtown area, we had doubts about the parking, but we were told, that the restaurant has its parking lot, that is closed to the public. It was easy to find...More

Thank stinkwink
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Classic Deli menu with a lot of options. I was here at 5 am and the staff were cleaning the place - it is spotless. Everything was tasty and fresh. Great service.

Thank Oren W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 419 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1716
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-651-2030
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