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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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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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Thank Nick T
Long Beach, California
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76 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank John K
Orange County
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank SaraLeeP
Seal Beach, California
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66 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've had Katella's baked goods as gifts but had never stopped into the restaurant until this morning, Wow!! First it's a full deli--think New York, upper east side....and bakery again, think NYC....and then you've got a darn cozy restaurant with neat booths and levels to give you an intimate dining experience on one of Los Alamitos busiest roadways. It's comfortable... More 

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Thank Dagnytags
Aliso Viejo, California
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This iconic and authentic landmark deli destination was the subject of many conversations between my parents and anyone who brings up the subject of a great deli / bakery. They finally convinced me to try it and I wasn't disappointed but I wouldn't duplicate the 30 minute drive it took me to get there. I ordered the warm pastrami sandwich... More 

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Thank BarbaricDerek
Los Angeles, California
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Katella Deli is a favorite! When guests come to visit, a trip to Katella Deli is always included. Favorites are matzo ball soup, reubens, and other traditional Jewish food. The portions are generous. We always have enough for another meal. They don't skimp on the meat! Make sure to say YES to the offer of pickles. The bakery is attached... More 

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Thank Calgal39
Norwalk, United States
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Lots of food, but a bit pricey. Typical delicatessen food served in a sit down atmosphere. I usually get one of the sandwiches and it fills my large appetite. Katella Deli is similar to the famous Canters Deli, but a bit more upscale. The bakery is the best around. Cakes, cookies, and pastries are all as good as they look,... More 

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Thank Gary I
Garden Grove, California
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This is a place to go when you're looking for a large menu with hard choices, because everything is extraordinary. This is a place you can expect to leave with enough to take with you to enjoy later. And as an added bonus, you can stop in their deli side for a huge selection of meats, breads, pastries, desserts and... More 

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Thank ronald t
Long Beach, California
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102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I have been going to Katella Deli since I was a little girl (so, about 45 years), since they were in their much smaller former location down the street (where Polly's Pies is now located. If I am remembering correctly, they built and moved into the current location in the 1980s. I have fond memories of the original location, which... More 

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Thank Lynda V
Yorba Linda, California
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

In New York you can find a Jewish Deli about every other street corner. They are mostly awesome but almost always quirky, crowded and difficult. That is supposed to be the charm. They are much harder to find here in Southern California. The San Fernando Valley has Arts and Brents. LA has Canters, Langers, Greenblatts but the OC is without... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Delicatessen
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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?