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Babe's Kitchen

American, Diner
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1106 E Wardlow Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807-4726
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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Babe's kitchen is right out of WWII Long Beach. a dozen seats at the counter and a few tables on Wardlow Street. The breakfast is traditional - eggs, 4 sausages and a big pile of crispy hashbrowns with home made toast. Full of regulars who know the waitress and cook, Doesn't get better - try it!

Thank Frank B
Long Beach, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Mom and pop kind of place. It took awhile to get food. It actually was a little creepy to me. Kind of reminded me of a whole in the wall place you would see in a horror flick like Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

Thank John G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

The food is amazing! homemade toast homemade jam, homemade biscuits and gravy.. really nice thick pieces of bacon, homemade hash browns. You can't find any more places like this everything's processed and fake!! Did I forget to mention homemade pies unbelievable♡

Thank Geofrey L
Fullerton, California
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198 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

I stopped in out of curiosity after driving by Babe's many times. It's a little restaurant on Wardlow Road in Long Beach that doesn't really feel like any restaurant in this century. It reminded me of the A & A Café on Compton Blvd. in Compton when I was growing up. We called that the malt shop. It had the... More 

Thank MaryLouise H
Signal Hill, California
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Cockroaches scuttering across the counter cause me to scutter out of the door! The place was empty - I wonder how they passed their last Health Department inspection?

Thank LJC309
Long Beach, California
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86 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Small little mom & pop shop that serves a great breakfast. Homemade bread, jellies, highlight this place. It seats maybe 25, but don't let the size deter you. The bacon is thick, the home fries are yummy, and the atmosphere is friendly,

1 Thank Briandlinda
Yorba L:inda
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2009

Babes is an unassuming looking diner right out of the 50's. The food is simply awesome. Everything is homemade, including the bread, jams, pies, and this is simply the best hamburger I have ever had with a thousand island dressing that is the greatest. George (owner and cook) has owned Babes for 33 years and staff have been there for... More 

4 Thank Jabba27
Long Beach
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2007

The place is simple, unadorned, plain. The food is hand-crafted home-made diner food. The staff is friendly and have been at Babe's for about 25 years.

3 Thank slurpslurpslurp

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Restaurant Details

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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1106 E Wardlow Rd, Long Beach, CA 90807-4726
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Long Beach
  • Phone Number: 562-427-4897

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