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The Griddle Cafe

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$$ - $$$
As featured in Los Angeles In Three Days
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7916 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046-3304
(323) 874-0377
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Porto Alegre, RS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very big portions, you can share for sure. The cafe works all day long, they offer american cuisine. We ate hamburgers and tacos, couldn`t eat all the fries which came along. We arrived at 2:30p.m. so we didn`t have to wait, but according to internet info, it`s recomended you reserve before arrive there. Cosy place.

Thank Viviane_Muller
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the griddle cafe for breakfast after reading the reviews on TA - loved it! Get there early as it gets very busy, we were lucky enough to be seated straight away but by the time we left there was a queue down the street. To clarify from other reviews, there IS parking! We read that there was a... More 

Thank Maleficent_7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had breakfast here around 8:30 am. When we left there was a long line waiting to get in, so I recommend coming early. Delicious food and big portions. All breakfasts look good! Cafe latte was really good too.

Thank Avishag F
Los Angeles, California
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231 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had to place our name on a list and wait in line outside.....on a Monday. This place is POPULAR! Had the Yellow Brick Road pancakes.....which overflow the sides of the plate.....caramel and nuts.....so good. Also had eggs benedict which is served over a bed of potato skins.....nice! Coffee is french press. Large menu that includes burgers and salads too. Good... More 

Thank stoketun
Dallas, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Delicious, but lots of wasted food. The pancakes are ginormous... and you get 3 of them. Most people can't even finish one pancake. Not only are they big, they taste great, too. The velvet pancake is like eating wonderful cake with icing on it. I'll be back again when in Los Angeles and when I am ready to gorge myself... More 

Thank Fishgeckos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my brother went to USA for the first time in September. Whilst staying in LA we looked up all the best places to visit. Kept seeing The Griddle Cafe come up, so thought we would check it out...So glad we did! This place was very busy, a sure sign that you are visiting a great restaurant. Lovely vibe... More 

Thank Amy A
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great price and great service! One hint: Mom's French toast with a side of whipped cream and a side of strawberries... You will never look at French toast the same way again!!!

Thank Mayaroundtheworld
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a breakfast joint on TA before the Dodger game this morning and found the Griddle Cafe. It was 3 miles from our hotel so we were off, parking is dicey but worth the trouble. I read the reviews, saw the pictures and have to say it was what I expected to the tee. My wife had... More 

Thank Cblea
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36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to this restaurant 3 times whilst on holiday enjoyed a great breakfast each time Quality and Speed! And yes huge portions Staff were great

Thank Kenwyn R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been told about the good, quality breakfasts here so made a visit on out trip to LA. Yes, nice food and good service but certainly not worth the 20+ minute wait when you can get pretty much the same stuff up the road at Mel's. Still, if you have time on your hands, worth a visit.

Thank PeterThomas1980

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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
Average prices
American, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7916 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046-3304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighborhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: (323) 874-0377

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