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3700 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803-6105
562-433-9305
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good breakfast - fun local place

Lots of breakfast choices. I had egg whites scrambled and a multigrain pancake. Both very good. My husband had an egg white omelet with feta and spinach - also good. Hash brown potatoes are delicious! Turkey and ham club was above average. Overall a good breakfast!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
lisa9962
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upstate NY
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upstate NY
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191 reviews 191 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Lots of breakfast choices. I had egg whites scrambled and a multigrain pancake. Both very good. My husband had an egg white omelet with feta and spinach - also good. Hash brown potatoes are delicious! Turkey and ham club was above average. Overall a good breakfast!

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This place was truly a local gem. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was warm and friendly- just what we were looking for. The fruity pebble french toast is a must!

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San Francisco, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Great place to eat the usual eggs n pancakes breakfast. Food is a above average. The surrounding homely. Service very friendly. Looks like there are regulars whom the wait staff know very well. Good for kids. They have a 18 inch pancake that if you can finish it, it's free. :)

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Holden, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Welcoming environment, with good fast service. Plenty of good hot coffee, kept warm by attentive staff. Breakfast hit the spot, that was all good. I'll be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013 via mobile

Took a walk down Broadway and found this lovely breakfast spot. Great breakfast selection. A nice portion and very tasty. Prices were reasonable and the service was terrific. Also a very nice Bloody Mary to start the day. I would definitely go back.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

It definitely has a diner vibe to it but it's delicious. The menu is very diverse. I had a mimosa it was very strong! It's in a great location right off the water. I had the stuffed French toast with hash browns and steak. It was good and totally out of my comfort zone. This is a must if you're... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This place had great breakfast with rather large portions. There was a lot of people waiting for a table when we got there, but we only waited about 10 minutes before being seated. Our server was great and super friendly, and our drinks were always full. The food was delicious and I liked the random decor inside. It was a... More 

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Hull, UK
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83 reviews 83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Great little joint, had to wait ages for a table as so popular and this was on a week day and when you see the food and taste it you can see why.

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California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

This little gem has been on Broadway in Long Beach for years. They have also opened one in downtown, but the locals can be found most often at the original site. Funky, fun & consistent with great burgers, gigantic sandwiches & hearty breakfasts.

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Long Beach, California
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

If you are interested in hanging out with folks who have been thinking themselves hip for the past 20+ years and want to relive your former glory days, then this is the place for you. Personally, I think it's a bit embarrassing. As a breakfast spot, the food is fine. Note that it is not located on Retro Row as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3700 E Broadway, Long Beach, CA 90803-6105
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: 562-433-9305

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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