Philippe The Original
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Philippe The Original

"Home of the "French Dipped""

1001 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA
(213) 628-3781 serving: Chinatown, Central LA
open:Mon-Sun 6am-10pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
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Restaurants, Traditional American, $, Cheap Eats, Lunch Spot, Soups, Cash, Shop Online, Delis And Delicatessens, Sandwich Shops,

The Low Down

EDITORS TIPS

Know Before You Go: The sinus-clearing hot mustard gives Philippe's French-dipped sandwiches their powerful, distinctive flavor. If you want to add a culinary punch to any meal, you can buy this combustible condiment by the jar at the restaurant.

The Extras: Private rooms are available for large groups and tours. Please call ahead for reservations and details.

The Extras: Private rooms are available for large groups and tours, and the enclosed booths are perfect for power lunches. Please call ahead for reservations and details.

Rants, Raves & Reviews


by KidScore at KidScore

Philippe the Original is home to one of Los Angeles best French Dip sandwiches. This order-at-the-counter dining establishment features affordable pr...
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By at Gayot

The decor of this cavernous landmark---founded in 1908, it's one of the city's oldest eateries---is early fast-food: sawdust on the floors, vintage... Read More


super
By victor v at Insider Pages

Awesome place with delicious food! I always get pork dip and potato salad. They have a nice wine selection with super good prices.\r Lines are lon... Read More


my heart belongs to philippes
By irene c at Insider Pages

this is one of my favorite places to go to i usually get a beef dipped sandwich some potato salad and a pickled egg. the hot mustard is delicious o... Read More


don't mind the sawdust on the floor and try...
By Kero at Menuism

don't mind the sawdust on the floor and try the lamb or pork dips with crumbled bleu cheese. yum. Read More


the original french dip
By Maria B. at Judy's Book

My parents brought me to Philippe's when I was younger and I've been there a few more times since then. They're known for their famous french dip b... Read More