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Canter's Deli

419 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1716
+1 323-651-2030
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (44 reviews)
“sandwich” (57 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
419 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1716
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Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

This is a landmark in Los Angeles! Newcomers might be put off by the dated furniture and decor, but it's still one of the best deli's in town. I have been coming here since the eighties and it seems that nothing ever changes. And thats...More

1  Thank lepetitprince1969
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Everytime I come to LA I have to visit this deli - they are also a restaurant and bakery which I have tried NUMEROUSLY and all the food they sell us scrumptious. Do not let the looks of the interior design (time stood still at...More

Thank CaitlynsMom
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Wow, busy establishment which obviously has a reputation. I note on the wall Presidents have dined here. This is a sophisticated American Diner. The service is great, the staff polite, the food is delicious. We would come back here again.

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Traveled to LA for a family memorial and as always had to get our traditional sandwich of Corned Beef on Rye and Latke. So delicious and served by a Staff that treated us like celebrities. So what's new !! Delicious as always. Pastries - Yum...More

Thank Francine F
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Came here years ago when I was in my 20s. Had a Reuben sandwich that I couldn't finish. I come here now in my 60s and was questioning whether not I could finish a Reuben sandwich. Well yes I can because it's about half the...More

Thank George R
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

I don't know what all the upset is about over decor. Yes, it's all very outdated but the service is exceedingly friendly and the food is good. Keep in mind it's a deli, the sandwiches were great! AND they make their own pickles! Score.

Thank KaylaK6
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Stopped into this old fashioned Jewish deli last Sunday for lunch. It was as close to New York as you'll ever get. The service was great, prices were fair. Definitely a must for a good pastrami sandwich.

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Our tour guide recommended this place and we are glad we went. Several soups, sandwiches, pastries, full dinners, & breakfast items to choose from. Good for when your party wants different things! It's not fancy, just good food. 😊

Thank Crystal R
Reviewed 18 July 2015

As close to a NY deli as the West Coast gets. I don't know when they last updated the decor, and that's part of the charm. Large portions. You can go swimming in the matzoh ball soup. Good omelets and deli sandwiches. You can get...More

Thank Hedgie H
Reviewed 17 July 2015

My favorite sandwich is the corned beef and pastrami on rye with Russian dressing, sometimes cole slaw in the sandwich, depends on the deli. I've ordered this same sandwich at every deli I've been to and Canter's is in the top 5. That's including all...More

Thank Todd H
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Response from Anthony A | Reviewed this property |
You'll have to contact them directly, but I doubt they'll hand over the recipe.
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24 hours!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
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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