Fries like this at Johnny's West Adams in Los Angeles take pastrami to a new level

Johnny’s West Adams

Not your average pastrami joint. If you visit Johnny’s, you might never recover from how obscenely delicious the food is. The modest, walk-up window in West Adams houses a menu of pastrami, burgers, sandwiches and sides. Their spacious, outdoor seating makes it great for groups with plenty of picnic tables and a cozy fire pit. Their connected nightlife venue, The Bar at Johnny’s, is a neighborhood favorite for cocktails and dance parties. You’ll never find another place in Los Angeles where you can dance your ass off while eating a sandwich. Protect Johnny’s at all costs.

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Johnny’s West Adams Details:

🍔 Food:
I don’t know how else to describe the food other than: you’ll be daydreaming about your meal for weeks after you eat it. The Pastrami Tacos are insane. The Johnny Burger feels illegal. Come hungry.

🍸 Drinks:
You’ll find basic beers and soft drinks at the walk-up window, but go inside to The Bar at Johnny’s to order a craft cocktail. They put their own twist on classics like margaritas, martinis, negronis and the like.

🎶 Music:
Inside The Bar at Johnny’s you’ll hear DJs spinning vinyl and there’s even full-on hip hop dance parties on weekend nights. On Friday night 7pm-9pm, there’s live music on the outdoor patio too.

Vibes are immaculate. Plenty of seating outside for both large and small groups. The interior of the bar is a pleasant surprise, with high ceilings, leather seats, and alluring décor. The entire space is the perfect mix of humble and sophisticated.

📸 Photo Ops:
Snag a seat by the fire pit for a cool background. However, the real photo op is the food–your followers’ mouths will be watering from a snap at any angle.

🛎 Hotels Nearby:
Alsace Hotel Los AngelesThe ShayAC Hotel by Marriott Beverly Hills

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Johnny’s West Adams Info:

📍 Address:
4327 W. Adams Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90018

Tues-Sun: 12pm-9pm

The Bar at Johnny’s Hours:
Sun, Tues-Weds: 5pm-10pm
Thurs-Sat: 5pm-12am

📱 Contact:
(323) 840-3048


  • Mind-blowing food
  • Plenty of outdoor seating
  • Connected bar with great vibes


  • Wait for food can be long on weekends
  • Street parking is tough
  • A little pricey (but worth it imo)