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Art's Delicatessen

#1,322 of 8,366 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Universal City Area
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12224 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2557
+1 818-762-1221
07:00 - 21:00
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Harker Heights, Texas
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236 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When my wife and I walked in, rather than being met with the usual friendly greeting, we had to ask for a table, and were told to seat ourselves. After 10 minutes we were given menus. We ordered hot pastrami on Kaiser rolls with various side dishes. Five minutes later, we were told that they were out of Kaiser rolls.... More 

Thank TONY263
Los Angeles, California
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

There's a great vibe at Art's. Seems like regulars have been eating at and enjoying Art's for years.

Thank Jon B
Los Angeles, California
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109 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The only thing I will eat there is a tongue sandwich. It runs about $25.00 so you better love tongue. Probably better off going to, I don't know any place but Jerry's

Thank iwilltrain
San Francisco, California
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480 reviews
339 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We came here on a recommendation from friends. We shared the pastrami sandwich, sweet potato fries and the cucumber salad. All were as advertised, which means good. Some will complain about paying $18 for the sandwich, but it's large enough to feed two,people. Our server, Sybil, took us under her wing. The place is a throwback to the 1950s.

Thank Gailyn63
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a typical American food experience from days gone by. We'll this place certainly delivered. So glad I ordered the 1/2 serve lol. Bagel Chips were sensational and my chopped Salad was great. I love delicatessens, I'm a bit of a Salami and Smoked fish fan and they certainly had that in spades. Staff were on it... More 

Thank gizakissmusic
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Not often that I've abandoned a meal after a single mouthful. A deli omelette is not a conceptual conundrum. Corned beef and eggs does not require a Phd to prepare except perhaps at Art's. I guess you can never go back, and I certainly never will. It used to be good. Eggs pre-mixed, sitting in a bowl accumulating the odor... More 

Thank golemjohnny
Charlotte, NC
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111 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Very good overall, but just missing something to make it great. Shout out to the staff - we had a large group (12) and they were very efficient in taking our orders, keeping the water/coffee/ sodas filled and making a large group feel welcome. The food was very good. I had a Reuben and it was towering, lots of meat,... More 

Thank norwegianblue_1
New York City, New York
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916 reviews
618 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 931 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Art's deli right in the heart of Studio City feels like you're on the lower Eastside of Manhattan. I think they imported our waiter as his sense of humor was very NYC. I had an overstuffed brisket sandwich, with a Dr. Brown's cream soda. My daughter had a overstuffed corn beef sandwich with the Dr. Brown's black cherry soda. All... More 

Thank jeremy t
South Pasadena, California
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The food was not even ok. Sandwiches were dry. Meat loaf was covered in tomato sauce. Four dollars for iced tea and all drinks?. Eighteen dollars for a sandwich? This place is not worth my time or money. Eight dollars for apple strudel? I could go on but why. Will not go again.

Thank Toni I
Scottsdale, Arizona
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201 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We sadly left behind Art's Deli when we moved out of the valley and out of state, so were thrilled to have the opportunity for a recent return visit, and just like with an old friend, we were right back at home. Almost nothing beats a scrumptious Reuben and Art's is that and then some. Large enough to share, along... More 

Thank Janike1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Delicatessen
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12224 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2557
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-762-1221
"Every Sandwich is a Work of Art" &"Every Customer is a Member of our Family. "Welcome HOME to Art's Deli." Serving you with care Since 1957. Your Hosts: Sandy Ginsburg & Harold Ginsburg. Most of our menu items have been created from old family recipes dating back to the early 1900's. We use only the highest quality of products. Our suppliers pick only products that meet our high standards.

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