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“Located in a Latino business district, the Jewish deli is a holdout from another era, and after over 65 years, patrons still say they serve up the "best pastrami in the world."”

– Condé Nast Traveler

Concierge Concierge
"Matzo ball soup, half-sour pickles, fluorescent lighting, Formica tabletops…if it wasn't for the view of MacArthur Park, you might swear you were in a deli on the Lower East Side of Manhattan."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Since 1947, generations of smoked-meat lovers have flocked to this old-school Jewish deli famous for its juicy hot pastrami sandwiches." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The meat—smoky around the edges, Kobe-tender, and bursting with beefy juice—requires not a smidge of seasoning, though mustard comes standard." Full review
Zagat Zagat
""The best deli west of the Hudson River" according to fans, this Downtown "time warp" has been a source for "superb" hand-sliced pastrami on "fabulous Jewish rye" since 1947." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"The most sought after sandwich among locals, by far, is the famous No. 19, with pastrami, Swiss cheese, coleslaw, and Russian-style dressing." Full review
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