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10207 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-2741
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a huge fan of Mcdonalds but went to show our son for nostalgia sake. It was fun to walk up and order but the menu and look of the packaging was nothing special. The eating area was filthy and the people around the area didn't seem to think it was very special. Something really needs to be done to... More 

Thank Jax0420
Downey, California
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61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

fun to go for nostalgia value..menu choices limited but different...not a full service mc donalds..parking is bad...

Thank Jordan D
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Just stumbled on this when I was visiting from out of town. Had to stop and take a look. Very cool. They have a mini museum with old memorabilia of old cups, happy meals, toys, etc. One of the coolest things was the sign that showed the original prices. Hamburgers were 15 cents, fries were 10 cents, and shakes were... More 

Thank Benjamin L
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Staff and residents don't seem to valorize the place as an actual tourist spot. Go ahead as an enthusiast and start taking pictures and they will stare at you as if you're some kind of crazy or something. Food was good, though. The museum is very interesting, also. Overall, people ruined what could be an awesome experience.

Thank Pedro H. S
Melbourne, Australia
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257 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Truth be told, I'm not the biggest lover of the Big Mac, but I couldn't pass up the opportunity to visit an icon that is the oldest operating McDonald's in the world. It's in a local neighbourhood, that to the people who reside in the area, is just a regular McDonald's, but to me it is a piece of history... More 

2 Thank RPKE
Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Stopped in here to see one of the original McDonalds. Loved the museum and overall atmosphere. Worth a stop!! (only got a snack, so cannot rate the food.)

Thank culturaldiva
Downey, California
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you want to feel like you've Dropped a bag of concrete in your stomach go. But there are so many better chioices at the same price point with better fresh inexpedients. NOT Frozen Freeze Dried. or shipped across the country in a freezer bag with a ton of preservatives.

Thank jeffvalle
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

This sure brought back memories! The 4th ever McD's in all it's original glory! I wouldn't care if the food was terrible (it wasn't), I would come here every day (if I lived nearby). Museum's cool too.

Thank Stevethesuit
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

I stopped by on the way home , got D's family pack where u get a variety of food &4drinks , I forgot it didn't come with fries , so I proceed to order 4 small fries would cost me $4.75 this McDonald's is very costly why I'm not sure, but never again I will continue to pass my hse... More 

Thank Sedalia G
Salem, Oregon
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

I enjoyed stopping off in Downey, California, to visit this old fast food restaurant and adjoining museum. The museum is small, but it contains a good history of the McDonald's business and has many interesting items from past promotions. It was also fun to see the signs advertising prices from years ago.

Thank colliermj

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10207 Lakewood Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-2741
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
  • Phone Number: 562-622-9248

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?