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The Oinkster

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2005 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041-1238
323-255-6465
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
This place rocks for a quick lunch!

My favorite sandwich is the Cluckster; I've had it 5 or 6 times! Buttermilk fried chicken with just enough spice and the pickled onions put it right at the top! I like their arugula side salad: it's pretty good. They've got really interesting burgers of the month too. I am always tempted to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
AshWolf
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Los Angeles, California
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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151 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My favorite sandwich is the Cluckster; I've had it 5 or 6 times! Buttermilk fried chicken with just enough spice and the pickled onions put it right at the top! I like their arugula side salad: it's pretty good. They've got really interesting burgers of the month too. I am always tempted to have their cupcake of the day, but... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We love this place. Know for the Pastrami but the salads and chicken are very good. beer on tap .Home made ketchup. Purple ice cream is very good.

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Torrance, California
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A nice little barbecue joint. The pulled pork is great. I prefer the pastrami. Patio is nice and clean thanks to a hard working crew constantly keeping the tables clean and ready to go. Not fancy. Just a nice friendly neighborhood alternative to fast food.

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22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My wife and I hit this place a couple years ago when we were in the area. We try to hit at least 1 or 2 'Diner's, Drive-In's, and Dive's' spots whenever we travel. This place definitely delivered! So we were on our way home from Irvine today, my wife thought we should hit it again. What a great idea!... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I lived in Eagle Rock for many years and this was a go to restaurant. They make their own sauces, brew their beers, smoke their own meats, and just overall a great place to dine. My only complaint is that they don't have enough seating! Since it's an excellent place to eat, they have lots of patrons, and not enough... More 

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McKeesport, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Great little find. Awesome pulled pork sandwich and pastrami- they cure their own! Fries are really good and the shakes are to die for! Indoor and outdoor seating so you can enjoy the California sunshine!

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Los Angeles, California
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

They have a good variety and all of it is good. I go just for their fries served with mayonnaise. They are so good.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Oinkster is great. The fries are great and the pulled pork was a treat. Wish it had bbq on it though. Had a milkshake and it really topped off the meal. Would go again!

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La Habra, California
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

2nd visit at the request of friends. I had the Oinkster Pastrami sandwich which was literally 1/2 fat. Paper thin slices stuffed in a roll with onions, slaw and cheese, and the roll does not hold up well to the moisture of the sandwich. If this were trimmed pastrami, it might really be good, but you just can't tell due... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Oinkster does very little that is revolutionary but their execution on fast-food standards is beyond excellent. They do everything well and some things are arguably the best in the region. Burgers: meaty delicious, made to order and if you are lucky enough to come during burger week... outrageous! Fries: some, if not the best fries to be had in Los... More 

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Additional Information about The Oinkster

Address: 2005 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041-1238
Phone Number: 323-255-6465
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2005 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041-1238
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: 323-255-6465

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?