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Chip's
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11908 Hawthorne Blvd., Hawthorne, CA
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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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  • 6
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fight LAX Gridlock: Stop & Eat!

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 28, 2014
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17 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

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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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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112 reviews 112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This is a 50's diner restaurant located by the airport (and walking distance from our hotel). There is a variety of food on the menu. We went on a Tuesday night, which was not busy and so we had great service. The food is plentiful and cheap for what you get. It's not a fancy place but we enjoyed it.

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The Villages, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This is a 50's/60's style place complete with period music playing. We were waited on by Ludwig who couldn't have been nicer. He took the time to chat a bit before taking our drink order. Great choice of cold bottled beer and my wife's wine glass was filled to the brim. We watched Ludwig prepare an old style milkshake for... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

They have a cheap waffle and egg. But if you want a tasty treat for under 10. stick to the white board with chef's specials as you walk in:-)

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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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