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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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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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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
Good casual dining

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
Bill H
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Traverse City, Michigan
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Traverse City, Michigan
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271 reviews 271 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
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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Margaret River WA Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Winnipeg
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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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Hawthorne, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 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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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

For non-Americans this is exactly what we picture an American diner to be, straight out of Happy Days! Time warp - although the super-friendly staff are Hispanic rather than matronly white women with beehive hairdo's, the music is 60's, the vinyl booths are in perfect condition and the food typical diner fare. Highly recommend a visit.

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San Diego, CA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

If this building and restaurant were in a different part of LA, it would be packed 24/7. Don't let the odd location stop you from enjoying this 1950's treat. My breakfast of eggs, sausage, and biscuits and gravy was just what the doctor ordered (OK, maybe the heart surgeon). I'll be back when ever I am in the area. Don't... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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121 reviews 121 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Chips is great! Glad I found it and is close enough to LAX to make a diversion. The place is kept to hold that 50/60s charm and is a wonderful piece of history every tourist should check out. Inside is clean and nice the staff fast and friendly. My son and I ate the heuvos con chirizo which was great.... More 

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Gawler, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

This is an older style diner which could do with a facelift without loosing it's old style character, toilets especially

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Hawthorne, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

You can find us at Chips on the weekends for breakfast/lunch. Nice people, great food. A true 50's time capsule. The music is good, too!

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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: Coffee Shop
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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