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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 good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (52 reviews)
“matzo ball soup” (46 reviews)
“sandwich” (66 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Kosher, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
419 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036-1716
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited LA, and asked my sister for recommendations on places to eat breakfast. Canters was at the top of the list. They had a great variety of breakfast foods, served in a restaurant that probably hasn’t be updated since the 1960’s, but with a flair....More

Thank MomMom3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Canter's Deli is one of those "hot spots" that people flock to after major events in Los Angeles. My friends / colleagues found our way to eat dinner following a press event for the 2018 Academy Awards (Oscars). Many of our group were not familiar...More

Thank LouiseASL
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Always wanted to stop in this fabled deli but didn’t until recently. Unfortunately we were too full from a large lunch to eat one of their very nice looking sandwiches or plates; we will just have to save that for another time. But we did...More

Thank Chip-the-tourist
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

The food is always very good, have tried most things on the menu and none disappoint so can’t say much more. Then the service...I had Pam on this occasion, a real sweetheart, but service is always good. Be prepared to eat...go on an empty stomach...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

We went for breakfast and had great service and good food. The welcome, the decor and the food were just what we had anticipated from a 24 hour deli/ diner. Reasonable prices. Portion sizes not too overwhelming for a Brit. Highly recommend for the experience.

Thank Stella W
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Pleasant space, very good pastry. for lunch I had a pastrami sandwiche that was good. I dispense the pickles. I do not know if they like or not to receive tourists,If they like to have tourists, please help us choose a good menu that I...More

Thank HugoSalvador23
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The restaurant was very busy, lunchtime the day after Christmas Day. We had to wait about 10 minutes for a table and the waitress was pleasant and helpful. So far so good. However, ONE HOUR later we still hadn't received our food. At one point...More

Thank Mary Z
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

The Good: The service was outstanding. The menu had so many choices! The deli-style pickles were ooh la la! The Reuben sandwiches were thick and hearty, the sweet potato fries crisp and delicious. Matzah ball soup is SO good! Bakery counter—amazing! The Bad: Super expensive....More

Thank Tracy T
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I just returned home from a 5 day stay in the LA area with a friend of mine. This was the only restaurant I listed on our itinerary, and I am so glad we did! I was first drawn to the vintage look of the...More

Thank wjramey
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is my favourite place to eat in the entire LA - every time the staff are super friendly, the food is great its just like the classic delhi's that you find in New York and there is so much of it that I always...More

Thank Leila R
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Margaret M
24 July 2017|
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Response from Caruttah | Reviewed this property |
I dont know but its a fantastic cake
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Ellen T
24 February 2017|
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Response from Betty K | Reviewed this property |
24 hours!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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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