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Katella Deli Bakery and Restaurant

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4470 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
+1 562-594-8611
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Huntington Beach, CA
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Katella Deli is a newer restaurant that enjoys old school quality. The pastrami sandwich is machine sliced, so not truly old school, but the bread and pickles make up a great plate.

Thank RichardfromHB
Surprise, Arizona
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526 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Miss when they gave you the tin with your milk shake Corned beef sandwiches keep getting smaller. Took forever to get green tomatoes My wife's French onion soup had to be sent back for reheating Miss the good old days when this restaurant was the best

Thank michaelbkolsky
Irvine, California
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153 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

There is just no bakery like this one! Everything is so well done and that means done like your GREAT Grandma made it. Yes, we did eat there more than a few times. The food is good but the prices have gone up to a level as if it were fine dining in a beautiful setting, which is it is... More 

Thank jeri f
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Great food. Good size portions. Excellent service. Unbelievable menu choices. Very reasonable prices. Decor is a bit dated. Bakery, deli, bar, take out and restaurant, what more could you ask for?

Thank Mike V
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Been here twice this week. A lunch and a dinner. Fabulous! Real, delicious homemade food. Great service. Will definitely be back on our next trip.

Thank Andi & Mike L
Los Alamitos, California
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

My wife brought me here for my birthday to have brunch. She chose it because it had good reviews and we live fairly close. The booths were a little beat up and old but overall my breakfast meal was delicious. I'd compare it to iHop but better. On our way out the manager wished me happy birthday and gave me... More 

Thank blfranks
Santa Ana, California
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This was obviously once a very good restaurant and they still get a crowd. However unless they upgrade management and service, the crowd is going to go away. Maybe we just went on an off day but I detect serious management issues. We went on a Saturday and at an off hour which was 5:00 PM. There was a 20... More 

Thank John F
Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

This independent establishment had a great menu. Food is served in a modern and tastefully decorated series of dining rooms. The menu choice was wide and varied and everything ordered was top quality in terms of presentation and more importantly taste. I also used the Deli which had a wide range of savouries and sweet things to choose from. I... More 

Thank Nick T
Long Beach, California
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

I love going to this place. It is busy and the food is always good. I generally sit at the counter and the service can be on or off depending on the server and the number of people. But Saturday the special soup is Sweet and Sour Cabbage Soup. And it is awesome. I generally get a cup of soup... More 

Thank John K
Orange County
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I've been coming to this deli for 20 years and I still love it. The restaurant is consistently good, but its their deli that defines them. Everything is so well done, from their meats and salads, to their cakes (which taste homemade...not bakery fake). They're catering department is efficient and will make your life so much easier. Their custom cakes... More 

Thank SaraLeeP

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4470 Katella Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Los Alamitos
  • Phone Number: +1 562-594-8611

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