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2347 Pacific Coast Hwy, Lomita, CA 90717-2401
310-326-9626
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5:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri 5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Thu 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast

This is a great old school diner that serves an awesome breakfast. I usually get the eggs Benedict and biscuits and gravy but everything I've tried has been good. You will definitely leave full.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
Kelly O
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Lomita, California
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Lomita, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a great old school diner that serves an awesome breakfast. I usually get the eggs Benedict and biscuits and gravy but everything I've tried has been good. You will definitely leave full.

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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My first introduction to Hot N' Tot was only meant to be a one-time only "love affair" as I was craving a "down-south" breakfast. I tried it over a year ago and felt so guilty, because it was so good. However, I kept thinking about the biscuits, waffles, eggs, grits and coffee, which answered the prayers of my taste buds... More 

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Palos Verdes, CA
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

As a local family, we find ourselves eating often at Hot n Tot. It's an old fashioned coffee shop without many modern upgrades, and that's why we love it. Their fresh squeezed orange juice is expensive, and so delicious I don't care. While their omelettes are famously huge, I gravitate to the breakfast quesadillas. My only complaint is that their... More 

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Lomita, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This place used to be open 24 - 7 It was a truckers stop the place got sold a couple of times but the essence is still there. There is something about a counter booths and tables that is not seen in "modern" coffee shops. Good service, large portions completive prices. Great view of Pacific Coast Highway I hope it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Nothing more to say...Excellent Service, Excellent Food & Excellent Atmosphere...Pleasant place to eat.

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Torrance, California, Usa
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is a family favorite my Son told me about the place after he and his wife went for breakfast.Now my sister and I with our grand kids during the week when it is less crowed weekend are packed. The food is wonderful anytime you go Breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you like soup go on Tuesday for split pea... More 

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Lomita, California, United States
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Lomita, sometimes nicknamed "slow-mita", likes to preserve what it can of it's small town character, we even have a feed store. The Hot n Tot hearkens back to the old time town coffee shop serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. The walls are replete with old town photos including Jimmy Stewart. The restaurant gets very busy on weekends at breakfast and... More 

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Lomita, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is an old time diner. Their breakfasts are large, very good with great service. Bit of a wait on Sunday mornings. Could do with some sprucing up. I have only had breakfast here in the last few years. Previously I was not impressed with their dinners. Never had lunch here. There are booths, tables and counter service. Personally, I... More 

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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Place is in dire need of a good cleaning and paint. Probably looks like it did when it opened in the '40's. Don't expect any kitchy ambience, there is none. Food was lacking in taste, and not a good value for the price. Service was very good, too bad the food wasn't worth eating. Plenty of parking in back.

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Torrance, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is a great little gem to go have breakfast or dinner at. The place has allot of Black & White photos of Lomita History. The food is good & the price is right. Good service & friendly wait staff. Even when busy the wait is never very long. Lots of FREE parking

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2347 Pacific Coast Hwy, Lomita, CA 90717-2401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lomita
  • Phone Number: 310-326-9626

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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