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704 S Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90057-4020
+1 213-483-8050
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastrami” (411 reviews)
“rye bread” (115 reviews)
“coleslaw” (57 reviews)
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American, Diner, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher
$$ - $$$
704 S Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90057-4020
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I first heard about Langer's in a movie when someone who lived in NY asked a friend who was flying to LA for a few days, to bring them back their pastrami sandwich. Accordingly, I didn't need the menu because I already had my mind...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank johnalfred2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's really one of the best pastrami sandwiches I've ever had. If interested in kosher or halal, this is the spot for you.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank raedzt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hands down the best deli in LA. I have been a customer there for 40 years (when I am in LA) and they have never disappointed me. Personally I love the #24, but all of their meats, breads and sides are very well prepared. You...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank DavidVanM
Reviewed 8 November 2018

To start the staff was very friendly and accomodating. We met Mr. Langer and he was really nice. He told us his father had opened the restaurant in 1947. The pastrami and chopped liver sandwich was superb, as was the pastrami and sauerkraut sandwich. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nels C
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Go there and order #19! Oh My Darling! So so good and yet I am not a pastrami kinda girl. Would I go there again? Anytime for that #19. Their coleslaw is the best and the taste of the coleslaw combine with the rye bread...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank AnaHappyAllTheTime
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Every lunch at Langer's is an experience! From the pickles to the "CBRye" Corned Beef on Rye, to the Pastrami, to the Matso Ball Soup, to the Splitpea or Beef Barley soups, and on and on. When you walk in it Smells good, it sits...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank FredSimson
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I’ve been eating with family and friends at Langer’s for nearly 32 years. It has the best corned beef and pastrami in Los Angeles hands down. This is a well run family business, it’s not unusual to see Mr. Langer when you walk in the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SoCal16
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Must try the hot pastrami sandwich on rye. Crust on bread is amazing. Try it without mustard at first. Not even one block from Westlake/McArthur Park metro station.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank stevefS5947NY
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Since 1947 this deli serving delicious pastrami and corned beef. Their brisket is excellent. I ordered number 19 on the menu. Pastrami cheese coleslaw on rye bread. Men the pastrami is so succulent it melts in your mouth. Rte bread is very crisp outside chewy...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ray K
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

A must stop for Asian tourist and must try their Legendary #19 sandwich, named for the dish's chronological spot on the menu: It's a heaping portion of pastrami served on Russian dressing-smeared rye and topped with coleslaw and Swiss cheese. They even have a very...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hugoawe
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Nancy L
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Response from BOBreviewed | Reviewed this property |
If Norm Langer is the guy who started Langers, he passed away. As to exactly who cuts the goods now, I am guessing it is the person with the big knife and gifted eyes and hands. Levity never (?) hurt anyone. If it is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 S Alvarado St, Los Angeles, CA 90057-4020
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 213-483-8050
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