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Cafe 50's

11623 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025-2907 (Westside)
(310) 479-1955
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Ranked #312 of 8,562 restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers, Italian, Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Neighborhood: Westside
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Neighborhood: Westside
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you want good old American comfort food, this is not a bad place to get it. My favorite sandwiches are their avocado BLT and their Tuna Tom Jack (tomato and melted jack cheese). Ice cream fountain items are better than average. Their soups and salads need some re-inventing.

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Alexandra Headland, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Great atmosphere, worth a visit. Milkshakes were yum, burgers ordinary. Chilli cheeseburger bun was soggy and burgers ordered M/WD were just on M. Chilli dip on side was more like bolognese. Monday night is half price burgers, worked out to bad not bad value.

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durham, nh
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Great food at this terrific diner-inspired restaurant. Fun Hollywood memorabilia everywhere you look, oldies music playing and very good food. I had the turkey dinner and was pleasantly surprised at how fresh everything was - the mixed veggies included asparagus which was great. Of course ice-cream treats rule, and the milk-shake I got did not disappoint. Fun place to get... More

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Hopewell Junction, NY
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We were staying at a hotel a couple of blocks from Cafe 50's. It 's really cool place to see, lots of old picture posters on the wall .. looks like a throw back diner from the 50's. The food was average, and there only seemed to be 2 people working and the service was terribly slow. My wife ordered... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

I just ate there with my bf and got the worst service I've ever had!! Everything she did was wrong. She should change job careers.

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Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This is a great diner, with all the ambience you should expect from a place like this. Service is fast and efficient. The hamburgers are the best I have tried in LA. I recommend the blue cheese bacon hamburger.

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Derby uk
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Loved the decor and 50 s music juke box . The food is very good and a great price . Found it by accident but so pleased we did .I didn't gave one but the shakes look amazing.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Took refugee from the traffic while on a sight seeing trip. A great way to wait out the traffic! The food, especially the milk shakes, were good and reasonably priced. In addition to 50's music, the place has great 50's decor, to include movie posters, photos, information, etc. The high light was talking to a couple at the next booth... More

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Alta Loma
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

The chicken fried steak was good and the shakes are great. Monte Cristo sandwich was ok, but the burgers looked better. 50's music playing and there is a fun newsletter to read at your table. Lots of stuff to look at on the walls. Interesting, fun place.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

I always go there ! I live 2 blocks away, the food is delicious, the waitresses super nice. Awesome service and decoration aswell !

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