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Johnnie's Pastrami


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Danish Ham
Danish Ham & Cheese
Fried Shrimp
Fish Sandwich
American Cheese
Chili And Beans
Straight Chili
Johnnie's Taco
Golden Shrimp In A Basket
Fish Fillet 'n Chips In A Basket
served with lettuce, tomato, french fries and dinner roll
Deluxe Shrimp Plate
Deluxe Fish Fillet Plate
served with lettuce, tomato, french fries, cole slaw and dinner roll
Chicken In A Basket
served with lettuce, tomato french fries and dinner roll
Chicken Plate
served with lettuce, tomato french fries, cole slaw and dinner roll
French Fries
Onion Rings
Chili Fries
Cottage Cheese
Cole Slaw
pie a la mode 0.75 extra
Dish Of Ice Cream
Chocolate Sundae
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
American, Deli
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this place screams ”Old School”. Good fun, great service & fantastic food. Only advice is arrive early ... or order takeout. Seating is limited and locals have been flocking here since 1962.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank FlyinHawaiian67
Reviewed January 29, 2019 via mobile

I have been eating at Johnnie’s since I was a teenager in the 1960’s. The hot pastrami is abundantly delicious. Granted, a tad pricey at $16 but they don’t skimp and the flavor is scrumptious. They pile the pastrami onboard a soft roll and it...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Deborah Lynn T
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Unless you want tacos and then you go next door. Or if the line at Tito’s is to long? You come here. Pastrami. Corned beef. Outside of NYC this is the best you will find. Piled high. In the same building for 60 years. You...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank EleventhHour11
Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This is somewhere I always visit when I hit Cali. Still hands down best sandwich ever. It's clean staff are very friendly even when it's packed

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank fletcherei09
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

Another popular joint for hot pastrami sandwich. Long lines to dine in as well as take away! Very traditional diner experience with mid range prices. The corn beef sandwich was good tasting. Fried chicken with chips was acceptable whilst their cheeseburger were not as expected!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank WilliamC5851
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Friendly service and food with a home cooked flavor. Pastrami sandwuch was steaming hot, tender, not too salty and huge - filling. Inside was a little tight but plenty of space outside. Can't get more LA than this.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 707gennifert
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

This has been the go to for a pastrami sandwich. Always goid- and the fries too! The price has gone up, and make sure to have cash- cash only! There is an ATM just outside the door if you forget. If you've never had one...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nu2tech
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Went to visit family in Culver City and Stopped at the famous Johnnies Pastrami. My favorite has always been Pastrami on a Roll. They give some really yummy pickles that delicious. And i have to have Chili peppers as well.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Rene M
Reviewed November 5, 2018

If you need a pastrami fix, this is a good place to get it. There are a few other items on the menu (but not many vegetables), but this is mostly a sandwich shop. I can't say for sure if this is the best pastrami...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank KatrinaPa
Reviewed October 27, 2018

I’ve been eating at Johnnie’s since high school in the 1960’s. I moved to Colorado 25 years ago but get back to Culver City about 6 times a year. Johnnie’s and Tito’s are hands down my favorite places to eat when I visit. Pastrami on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Response from ANTONIO K | Reviewed this property |
Yes about $16 dollars and yes its great, but eat it therebecause it just not the same reheated.
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