Jerry's Famous Deli began in 1978, and now has 10 locations in California and Florida. The Encino site is located on Ventura Boulevard at the corner of Petit Avenue. There is a wide-variety of American dishes featured, with Matza Bowl Soup and Pastrami among the best known. The deli offers indoor and outdoor seating, eat-in, take-out, catering, delivery and phone orders. Reservations are accepted, but not required.