The 18 best delis in LA, so you never order a bad sandwich again.
July 20, 2018
Brent’s Deli in Northridge is one of LA’s best - and most iconic - Jewish delis.
September 27, 2023
We’re saying it right now. Langer’s has the best pastrami sandwich in the world.
September 26, 2023
Ghost Sando Shop's deli counter in Grand Central Market is our favorite spot to grab a sandwich in DTLA.
July 3, 2023
Tarzana Armenian Deli is a family-run spot in the Valley that’s home to some excellent pita wraps.
August 22, 2022
San Pedro deli Busy Bee has hardly changed in the last 20 years, with a seemingly permanent line and can’t-miss sandwiches.
Maciel's in Highland Park is the first-ever vegan butcher shop in LA.
August 17, 2022
A Cute Above is a great butcher shop and deli in Santa Monica.
June 1, 2022
Bay Cities is a Santa Monica classic that’s been open since 1925. Most importantly, it’s home to The Godmother, Los Angeles’ greatest sandwich.
January 14, 2022
The Santa Monica location of downtown deli Wexler’s is just as good as the original.
Potato Chips Deli is one of the most underrated sandwich shops in LA.
The Real Italian Deli is a small, order-at-the-counter spot in Palm Springs, with some of the best sandwiches in town.
It's not every day you want to drive down to Grand Central Market, but if it's for Wexler's pastrami you simply make the exception.
Milkfarm in Eagle Rock is the cheese counter and casual lunch spot the whole city should know about.
Eagle Rock Italian Bakery & Deli is home to the best cannolis in LA.
Canter's is a Los Angeles classic. Come late night for a pastrami reuben and some very entertaining people watching.
Orleans and York is a Cajun/New York-style shop sandwich in Inglewood, great for a quick bite or takeout.
Sherman’s is an NYC-style kosher deli in downtown Palm Springs, serving good versions of the classics.
Greenblatt’s is good. You can still walk in, get a hot pastrami sandwich, and walk out happy. It’s the ordeal along the way we aren’t so keen on.
El Gaucho is a Latin American market/deli in Anaheim with tremendous sandwiches and even better empanadas.
Cortina’s is a long-standing Italian deli and market in Anaheim with fantastic cold-cut sandwiches and pizza.
A solid Hollywood deli for your on-the-go lunchtime needs.
Freedman’s is a fantastic comfort food spot in Silver Lake that’s good for everything from a first date to a life-saving reuben with your roommate.
Izzy’s in Santa Monica is one of the only 24-hour restaurants on the Westside.
A little south of most of the stores on Hermosa Ave., Mickey’s Deli is a Hermosa Beach legend with some very solid Italian deli classics.
Chinatown deli Philippe The Original carries much culinary (and cultural) significance. It’s still very much worth the trip.
January 1, 2022