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Langer's Delicatessen-Restaurant

704 S. Alvarado St.
Westlake, CA 90057
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Langer's Delicatessen-Restaurant +

Anne Fishbein Pastrami sandwich


  • Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • $$
  • Breakfast, Lunch
  • Beer/Wine
  • Catering, Kid Friendly, Takeout
  • Parking Lot Available, Parking Validation, Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Life is fickle. Things change. There’s not much you can count on. What can you count on? Langer’s Deli. Langer’s will never change, or at least we hope with the fiercest of hopes that it will never change. Because as citizens of L.A. we need to be able to stand in that line, we need to be seated in one of those brown vinyl booths, we need to order that pastrami sandwich and get it on that bread served by these people in this room. Since 1947, Langer’s has been delivering what many believe to be the best pastrami sandwich on Earth. Whether you go for plain pastrami on rye or the famous No. 19 with Swiss cheese, coleslaw and Russian dressing is between you and your god, but either way, Langer’s gives us all something solid to hold on to in this cruel, unpredictable world. —Besha Rodell

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