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11908 Hawthorne Blvd., Hawthorne, CA
310-679-2947
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 11
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast

Really tasty food. The chocolate chip waffle was so good. Sausage and eggs were cooked perfectly. Really inexpensive considering the amount of food

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Skulllead
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really tasty food. The chocolate chip waffle was so good. Sausage and eggs were cooked perfectly. Really inexpensive considering the amount of food

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Thank Skulllead
metro Wash DC
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Very authentic 50s style California diner! The food was great, not greasy at all! Nice selection. Very friendly service. Think they close early dinner time though.

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Thank yubhk
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I have ordered pancake with eggs that should be poaches and arrived at the table in a separate bowl with some cooking water in it, and overcooked. My pancake where with fruits, the waitress asked me which fruits i wanted and i said i was happy with anything..but i never thought i could have only apples and rock melon and... More 

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Thank Bobbylee70
Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

We had a burger with fries and the nutty nutty turkey with onion rings (about $20 for the entire meal). It was all very tasty. The food came out quick, the server was very friendly, and the restaurant itself was very clean. Nothing fancy but we'd come back.

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Thank BrookeCool324
Godalming, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in the area and went here for dinner on the back of TripAdvisor, nothing else. The food was good (not outstanding) but excellent value for money, and the real draw here that gets my vote is the true authentic 50's American Diner experience. If you truly want to feel like you have had an encounter with a time machine,... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

A good TA find close to our hotel. Super friendly service and good food at good prices. Large menu. Real handy for LAX users. Don't pass up the flan.

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Thank Bill H
Margaret River WA Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

An experience of a true 50-60's diner for some one from overseas. We both loved the decor, the service was very good, friendly and speedy. The crowning glory the food, the burger I had would have been one of the best burgers I have ever tasted. We had to go back a second time to enjoy the atmosphere of nostalgia.... More 

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Thank BobnOz
Winnipeg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We were staying at a hotel about 3 blocks away and this restaurant was referred to us by the hotel staff. The vegetarian breakfast was so so, but the rest of the food looked great. The place looked a bit worn, but the service was very efficient and staff extremely friendly. Great value. You will not walk away hungry!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Breakfasted by chance on the way to LAX via a parking spot. Came back for dinner when we landed. Breakfast was perfection, chicken fried steak to die for, & homemade navy bean & split pea soups just like Mom used to make.

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Thank SacredHarpCuz
Hawthorne, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The staff is friendly and if you speak Spanish, even more so. However the food and restaurant are average at best.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11908 Hawthorne Blvd., Hawthorne, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hawthorne
  • Phone Number: 310-679-2947

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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