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Gaffey Street Diner

247 N Gaffey St, Los Angeles, CA 90731-1921 (Harbor)
310-548-6964
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Ranked #1,543 of 8,699 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Hours:
Mon - Fri 5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Diner
Neighborhood: Harbor
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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El Cajon, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My wife and I visited the Gaffey Street Diner in Los Angeles California last week and had a great experience. We remembered, that several years ago Guy Fieri, from " Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives" TV show on the Food Network channel, had visited and had given a great review of the Gaffey Street Diner. The restaurant personnel were very friendly... More 

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Great food and service. Highly recommend . If you want breakfast go with the John Wayne special. Also chicken fried steak is great. The service is fast and very friendly.

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Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I was not impressed, besides the large servings and the friendly and attentive wait staff the rest is lacking! The food average, the place looks as if they have not invested in any upgrades in decades, and the place was mostly empty but it took a long time to receive our food. We left the majority of our dishes.

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Los Angeles, California
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180 reviews 180 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My family and I ate dinner at the Gaffey Street Diner in July 2014, and we all really enjoyed our meal. We eat at Gaffey Street Diner every July where we meet friends for breakfast before we head off to an event. We love the food, it's all really good. Portions are generous, and the prices are reasonable. The decor... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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419 reviews 419 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

My girlfriend and I wanted to try someplace new, so we Yelped this place and headed there. My first impression wasn't that good: The parking lot is small, poorly surfaced, and not level. Most of the customers were parked in the neighboring dirt lot, which looked like an even worse option. It was only when we walked past the side... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This is a diner. People unfamiliar with true diners, don't understand why they came to be. These are the food establishments created to serve the working man (truckers, longshoreman, shift workers, etc) the food is heavy, meant to sustain these clients for a long period of time. Don't be the hipster dufus that goes there to find some picture perfect,... More 

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Anaheim, CA
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373 reviews 373 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
200 helpful votes 200 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

I had no idea is was a TripleD place. I yelped it, and saw the great pictures of the food. My BF lives 10 minutes from this place, and we never knew it. Before the food, we ordered coffee, which my cup arrived cracked. Lucky my server noticed it, and took it away. Then I poured "cream" in my coffee,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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61 reviews 61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Went to this diner for breakfast after seeing it on tripadvisor. We are not familiar with many restaurants in the area, so I looked for one while in the car. The breakfast was very good, but typical. I had eggs, sausage, and a pancakes. The serving size is rather large, especially the pancakes. They were tasty, so I took 1/2... More 

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Escondido, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

great ortega scrambled eggs-more ortega than egg. great potatoes, why can't the yuppies and their designer food taste this good, and be healthy. good service too.

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Riverside California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Ok we were drawn in because this restaurant was on TV. The portions were large the food pretty much tasteless. I had a Chorizo omelet. It was simply scrambled chorizo and eggs folded in to an Omelet LIKE pile. The home potatoes were spice less. Staff was friendly but common man just because Guy ate here it does not make... More 

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Additional Information about Gaffey Street Diner

Address: 247 N Gaffey St, Los Angeles, CA 90731-1921
Phone Number: 310-548-6964
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Diner

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