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Joan's on Third

Everyone's a Regular at Joan's on Third
The bustling Joan’s on Third gourmet marketplace is a staple of the Los Angeles lunch scene. It is a revolving door of characters for which L.A. is known: celebrities, aspiring actresses, power moms, and entertainment industry executives. However, it also appeals to those simply with good taste, such as the 70-year-old man who has been lunching with his wife every day since Joan’s opened 14 years ago. While it can feel a bit chaotic with the buzz of the crowd and unintuitive layout, it is a place to experience Los Angeles at its finest and will be hard not to find yourself becoming a regular. Front and center upon entering is their artisan cheese bar, which makes for a perfect pit stop on the way to a dinner party. To the left is their New York deli-style salad and sandwich bar, which includes popular items like the Chinese chicken salad, apricot glazed ham & Brie sandwich, and short rib sandwich with melted Jack cheese, onion, and arugula. To the right are the sweets and snacks with a gelato bar and displays of their delicious pastries including the Nutella-filled 'pop tart.' You can order to-go or take your number, find a table and let the people-and-dog watching extravaganza unfold before your eyes.
Joan's on Third, Los Angeles
“For a quick bite I go to Joan’s on Third. The family-owned café is known for its excellent sandwiches.” —Trina Turk
This appeared in the October 2013 issue.
Joan's on Third, Los Angeles Los Angeles California United States

8350 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
+1 323-655-2285
Sun 8am - 7pm
Mon - Sat 8am - 8pm