Skip to Content
Cheap Eats

Canary Persian Sandwich ~ Westwood

Canary Sign

1942 Westwood Blvd ~ Between Santa Monica and LaGrange (TACO Map)

If you are Iranian, there is a chance you'll run into someone you know at Canary. If you're not, you almost certainly won't. So depending on where your parents were born, this place can be either a social club or a hideout. A peaceful lunchtime sandwich hideout. While the menu features all kinds of basic Persian grub, from kabobs to... different types of kabobs, the real action for the lunch-hour crowd is with the sandwiches. The kabob lunch special sandwich is excellent, a nice long ground beef kabob surrounded by lettuce, tomato, pickles, some garlic and spces, wrapped up in tasty Persian bread. The hotdog sandwich, which is served South-of-France style in a baguette with a hole in it, and then Canary-style with peppers, garlic, and cabbage, is also a winner. Don't forget to order some melon juice to wash it all down with-- Canary has some of the best melon juice in this city, and while it's a bit pricey, the glass is huge. The friendly staff is quick with a smile, the price is right, and the location is sleepy but easy to get to, with free parking in the back. All in all, if you need to vary your sandwich routine, Canary is a good option.

www.canaryrestaurant.com has the full menu and more info.

Kabob Sandy
Pickles at Canary Restaurant
Dolls at Canary
Canary Mural
Canary Seating

Stay in touch

Sign up for our free newsletter

More from L.A. TACO

What To Eat This Weekend In L.A.: Colombian Ceviche De Chorizo, Knafeh Chocolate Bars, Lobster Tacos, and $11 Steak Frites

Plus a new lechon kawali in Koreatown and more. These are the best things to eat and drink in Los Angeles this weekend.

July 19, 2024

Hawthorne’s Very Own COYOTE Are Running L.A.

Wailing their signature ghoulish howl, two brothers, "Ladies Love Guapo," and "Ricky Blanco," are the duo that makes up the up-and-coming Mexican-American rap hip-hop duo, COYOTE, hailing from Hawthorne.

Why You Should Be Tipping Your Servers and Budtenders In L.A.

Minimum wage workers in L.A. reflect on the reality of working for tips: “This is how I have to survive out here in California.”

July 18, 2024

The Newest Addition to the L.A. Dodgers is a 14-Year-Old From Culiacán, Sinaloa

Meet Ezequiel Rivera, the teenager from Culiacán, Sinaloa, who just signed with one of the MLB’s most prominent teams.

July 18, 2024

The Singer For Brujería, L.A.’s Biggest Mexican-American Shock-Rock Death Metal Band, Has Died

Brujería's co-vocalist, Ciriaco "Pinche Peach" Quezada, passed away last night from heart failure at 57. He joined in the band in 1992 after founding member Jello Biafra left. He was the star of many of their provocative music videos and sang alongside his cousin and founding vocalist, Juan Brujo.

July 18, 2024
See all posts