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Philippe the Original

1001 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1803
+1 213-628-3781
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“french dip” (380 reviews)
“potato salad” (161 reviews)
“lamb” (264 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Soups, Deli
PRICE
£
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1001 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1803
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You haven't been to Philippe the Original? You MUST go. Philippe the Original is old school food in Los Angeles. i mean, look at the menu. Who does old school variety like Philippe's ? So go there and do that. You'll be glad you did.

Thank T3570FEcatherineg
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just recently ate lunch here. Parking is easy if you show up before the lunch rush. Great friendly staff and great food.

Thank David D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Whether you believe it began at Cole’s downtown or here at Phillipes...the flavor of the perfectly cooked sandwich dipped into the juicy broth is a rare find! An incredible sandwich. Watch out for the mustard. A man thought he was having a heart attack n...More

Thank coleg230
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited after seeing on man v food and was not disappointed. I had the beef with double dip and will be going back for more next time I’m in LA.

Thank Dale T
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for romantic or sentimental atmosphere, don't go here. But if you want a great french dip sandwich and homemade tasting potato or macaroni (or both) salads in a lively, simple, come as you are restaurant, come to Philippe's. I have been...More

Thank wendy4413
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I loved it! We were at the Union station and we asked a police officer’s recommendation. Really glad we listened, the place was such a gem! It was big with plenty of seating, the price was affordable, staff were really nice. They...More

Thank Malika A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 4 friends enjoyed a nice visit to this famous foodie joint. It was 6:30 pm on Tuesday. So not crowded and parking was a breeze. The environment is very very rustic. The roast beef sandwich soaked in au juice was even better...More

Thank Joinbill
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a can’t miss, we went for the beef double dipped with potato salad and macaroni salad. The sandwich, as always, was amazing!

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had sandwiches there right before a Dodger game and it was mobbed! There are several sandwich types to choose from so there is something for everyone. Figure 1 1/2 sandwich for normal eaters. This place is loaded with old LA memories. Excellent!!!

Thank coachee1313
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasty sandwiches with a variety of side dishes including macaroni and potato salad in a historical location (check out the rail museum and spend a few minutes looking around the walls). The french dip is not served with a side of au jus, as is...More

Thank Qpgmr
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fourfourfourgirls
18 May 2017|
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Response from Theo B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Most servings can feed one person, but kids can split servings, especially if they're younger. All meals affordable.
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Lizardia
4 February 2017|
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Response from aandmrun | Reviewed this property |
This is not really a place where you would go for "healthy choices". It's a" sawdust on the floor" kind of place.
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Lizardia
4 February 2017|
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Response from Steven A | Reviewed this property |
I do not think so and with amount of wheat products in kitchen I am not sure I would take a chance In downtown The Border Grill has a gluten free menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-1803
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 213-628-3781
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