A Winning Combination

A Winning Combination at Joe Jost's

Customers know they can count on Joe Jost's for cold beer, pickled eggs and a comfortable environment. 

By Heather Swan at Your Advocate

When commercials and movies are looking for the quintessential bar setting, Joe Jost's often gets the call. That may be because Joe's looks the part and is the definition of what a bar should be: a comfortable place where you can get a drink and a bite to eat at a reasonable price. 

It's also the gold standard of a long-running small business. Joe Jost opened his self-titled barbershop/pool and poker emporium in Long Beach in 1924. When Prohibition was repealed in 1933, Joe applied for a liquor license and started serving cold beer and some sandwiches at Joe Jost's. The Barbering Commission soon informed him that it was too dangerous to cut hair were alcohol was served and consumed. 

"He had to choose between beer and barbering," said Ken Buck, grandson of Joe and third-generation owner of the family business.  "He looked at his books and saw his future was in beer." 

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Attention Joe Jost's Pickled Egg Lovers!

Pickled Eggs Mix from Joe Jost's


Are you currently living in an area of the world that doesn’t allow you to make a quick visit to Joe’s but you hunger for one of our famous Pickled Eggs? Well over the years we have received many requests to ship our pickled eggs, but we resisted these requests due to the extreme expense involved. However we have solved that problem, with the help of a food scientist we have developed a dry powdered formula to duplicate our famous pickled eggs.

We provide the dry mix, you provide the eggs, jar and 40 gr. cider vinegar. Just follow the instructions and in just 7 days you will be able to enjoy our pickled eggs. Make them for your own use or send one to a friend or relative as a gift. Click here to place your order now.


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Joe Jost’s Tavern is located at 2803 East Anaheim Street, Long Beach, CA 90804 USA
Monday-Saturday: 10am-11pm • Sunday: 10am-9pm • Phone: 562-439-5446
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