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Ocean Diner

Certificate of Excellence
American, Cafe, Diner
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959 Aviation Blvd, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-4019
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fort Worth, Texas
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I thought the feel of the restaurant was cute and the cleanliness was on par. However, I was disappointed with the food. It was average. Boyfriend and I ordered 2-3-3 and split. There was plenty of food! I ate the 2 pancakes and he had the bacon and eggs. The pancakes were huge, fluffy, and sweet, but nothing spectacular. Kinda... More 

Thank tink8009
Sarasota, Florida
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast here and boy was it great!! We all have something different but everything was good. I had and omelet and it was so fresh and there was something great about there coffee it tasted so good. So if you are by this place you won't be sorry that you tried it! Enjoy!

Thank Klime82
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

This place is great! Killer service, killer food, and INCREDIBLE diner coffee. I say diner coffee because it's different from a chain coffee place, different from a cafe, different from home brewed. Place is top notch. Glad I stopped!

Thank mbrian86
Charleston, South Carolina
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2016

This was conveniently located near our hotel. After reading really good reviews we decided to walk over and give them a try. The food was beyond amazing! We were beyond satisfied! I had "The Morning After" and that definitely did wonders to my taste buds! I really wish we had a location in the Carolinas lol I would definitely go... More 

Thank Tia N
Gold Coast, Australia
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

Second time I have been there and it is fantastic. Friendly staff great breakfast so affordable. Great to see all the old toasters and you feel like you have been set back in time.

Thank Jenny E
Hermosa Beach, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016

Always great food and great coffee! Great sides and salsa! I try everything. Kids love the pancake meal.

Thank Jenn L
Ann Arbor, MI
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87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016

Great french toast, waffles, eggs, and grilled cheese. And the service was prompt and friendly. Be sure to go early to avoid wait -- small seating area fills up by 9. The portions are big.

Thank annarborsef
Redondo Beach, California
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2016

Anyone who has ever eaten in a New Jersey diner will feel right at home here---except for its very small size. Menu that wont quit. Enormous portions. Gallons of coffee. Often with people waiting outside. If youre homesick for New Jersey. Or wonder what New Jersey is really like after seeing the Sopranos. Stop at Ocean Diner. You wont be... More 

Thank Bill A
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90 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Iconic breakfast joint in the beach town if Hermosa Beach. Busy for breakfast. Busy breakfast and lunch on weekends. Every kind of breakfast you could want. Large portions, reasonable prices. Home cooking at its finest. 2 blocks from shopping area. ...Friendly Service.

Thank Jud J
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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130 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2015

We went here for a late breakfast and I highly recommend one of the skillets which are fabulous! Very friendly waitstaff as well.

Thank Michelle K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 959 Aviation Blvd, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-4019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Hermosa Beach
  • Phone Number: 310-372-3739

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