Philippe The Original

Sandwiches, Restaurant
1001 N Alameda St (at Ord St)
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 617-3781
6:00am - 10:00pm
6:00am - 10:00pm
6:00am - 10:00pm
6:00am - 10:00pm
6:00am - 10:00pm
6:00am - 10:00pm
6:00am - 10:00pm



  • Order the lamb sandwich and get it double-dipped for extra au jus goodness.
  • The spiritual home of the French dip, the famous sandwich of carved meat on a jus-soaked roll + 9 cent coffee, 50 cent iced tea, 60 cent lemonade, perfect coleslaw and pies & sawdust covered floors!
  • Order the signature French dipped sandwich, which Philippe's is said to have created during a very happy culinary accident. --Adam Richman, Man v Food Nation
  • Theres nothing like roasted lamb on soft bread drenched in gravy. Yeah, this is good! Anthony Bourdain, No Reservations
  • Double Dip is the best =D
  • They're famous for their French Dip, so #DontBlowIt by asking for chicken tikka masala.
  • Since I dont live in LA, I crave their sandwiches a little extra. One of the best sandwiches Ive ever had.-Jimmy Bradley , Top Chef
  • Set up like an old-school cafeteria/diner, Philippe is best known for its "French-dipped" sandwich. The breakfast of choice: cake donuts, along with 10-cent coffee.
  • Ask for a double dip! Thats a real treat
  • beef dip, pickle, lemonade and use the hot mustard!
  • Skip the line, and get into the kitchen! Make a pick-up order that's more than $40, and you get to skip the WHOLE process (and see the kitchen which is cool!)
  • Try the French Dip Sandwich
  • Get the Beef Dip double dipped with Blue Cheese.
  • if you eat too much hot mustard, your face will start to bleed and you will cry in front of everyone.
  • Classic LA sandwich anyone? Philippe the Original or @HarryCole1908. Go @metrolosangeles 2 Union Station & Pershing Sq #dtla
  • Mustard is hot!
  • Those french dipped (in gravy) sandwiches are simply amazing! I get the lamb double dipped with Swiss Cheese. The horseraddish mustard on the tables is one of the spiciest I've ever had!!
  • The best french dip sandwiches in the world...and L.A. institution and a "can't miss" joint.
  • Take some mustard home Trust me on this one.
  • The mustard is soooo strong that I got tears in my eyes, bleeding nose and a hammer in my forehead!!! Use cerefuly!!!

Nearby places

1000 Elysian Park Ave (at Stadium Way)
845 N Alameda St (at E Cesar Chavez Ave)
1111 S Figueroa St (at Chick Hearn Ct)