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Johnnie's Pastrami

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


American, Deli
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours


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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
2  Thank boatspapa1
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

When come back to CA usually have a yen fir pastrami dip but last visit meet to fatty and the prices are getting to high . Again if in the area split a pastrami plate that’s enough for 2 people

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Alwaystravel999
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Always consistent GREAT FOOD. I love the chili cheese dog with chili and onions on the side. The taco and pastrami is also AMAZING!!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Dayna H
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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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