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802 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2711
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Ranked #151 of 561 restaurants in Santa Monica
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Diner
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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41 reviews from our community

75% Recommend
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English first
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Visited this restaurant on the advice of some friends who live in the area and loved it! The waitress was incredibly friendly and helpful and rocking some awesome tattoos if my memory serves me correctly! Breakfast optios were suitable for all as we were there with a vegetarian, a sweet tooth and a protein addict! Was bliss being amongst the... More

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santa monica, ca
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

For a late night spot- this is it- great variety in the menu- something for everyone (even vegans!) and open way late!

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

My wife and I visited and loved the decor, a real neighbourhood diner feel. We both had omlettes which were tasty and filling with plenty of potatoes and toasted bread. There was a lot of vegan, vegetarian and healthy options (all omlettes could be made with egg whites). Service was good and prices reasonable.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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88 reviews 88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I been coming here for years and my last few visits we've had service issues and our food was overcooked. My $6 sausage was burnt. I asked for new and waitress balked. The Chili cheese fries tasted like canned chili with a heavy tomato undertone. All in all: food was pricey and not that great. Could have saved about half... More

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Los Angeles, CA
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Walking into this informal eatery reminds one of the Twilight Zone episode in which a NYC commuter from Connecticut steps off the train early and enters a quaint little town from the past. Swingers is a well-maintained restaurant that serves fresh and tasty fare that ranges from Mexican style to conventional American fare. I've had huevos rancheros that are perfect... More

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Tustin, California
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50 reviews 50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Came here with a friend who was visiting from New York for a late dinner after hanging out at the Pier. The diner is located on Broadway and Lincoln, and feels a little hidden in the numerous restaurants and bars in the area, but it's well worth the find! The diner is a mixture of 50's diner with a modern... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

As a former resident of the area, I enjoy heading back to Swingers when I'm in town for some good diner food and funky atmosphere. The decor is true SoCal (think pink cows painted on a bright yellow wall, and clothes-free women on the menus--that gave my Mom a shock the one time she visited!). The servers are generally really... More

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Beverly Hills, California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

I don't know what "Meh" tastes like, but if you come here, you will be sure to find out. Whenever I have business lunches nearby, Swingers is always the place the client requests because it's within a close distance. I don't love the food, but it didn't kill me. Does that count? I appreciate that it is there, to be... More

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Los Angeles, California
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307 reviews 307 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

We have passed this place hundreds of times at the corner of Broadway and Lincoln Blvd. in Santa Monica and never tried it. We were looking for some breakfast in that area of town and decided to give Swingers a try. The staff were friendly and the food was good. My wife had a fried egg sandwich which she liked... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I've lived in LA and after moving, still visit frequently as my sister and her family are in Santa Monica. We love to try new restaurants...and yet had never been to Swingers until now. Great atmosphere. Standard american fare foods. Not the hustle-bustle of Huckleberrys...and the calm is worth it!

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