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Gaffey Street Diner

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247 N Gaffey St, Los Angeles, CA 90731-1921
310-548-6964
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5:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Portland, Oregon
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273 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

I can only assume that the positive reviews have been written by people who own this Cafe. The food here is AWFUL. It is not "good home cooking" or even "diner eats". I hate McDonald's food - but the food here is even worse. Four of us had late morning meals here. I had the "Fish and Chips Special". San... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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111 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

This diner has been around forever. Long enough for th formica to come back as retro decor. The omletts are the draw (unless you want pancakes which are also awesome) and come with the best LA area biscuits and gravy and hash browns. The service is diner fresh and the coffee is hot and served in abundance. Get to Gaffey... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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188 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

This was recommended by our hotel and they were right. My hubby enjoyed his eggs and I had a chicken taco salad. They were surprised by my order, but it was really good. They are open until 12pm but definitely worth the visit.

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Thank SN B
New York
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167 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

Came across the Gaffey Street Diner the day before we were going to embark on a cruise. We had breakfast here and the staff was so welcoming and friendly. The food was good breakfast fare and the coffee was really good as well.

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Jackson, California, United States
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We met with some friends here for breakfast before setting off on our vacation. We have eaten here a couple of years ago and were pleased with the food back then. The staff are warm and welcoming. The food portions are ample and well prepared. The servers kept the coffee cups full and were attentive but not overly bothersome. This... More 

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San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Never thought of having Chile Verde as a breakfast option, but it was amazing! Very large portion and full of flavor. Item is listed daily as a "board special", and made everyday. Portion was large and breakfast included eggs, potatoes and toast for under $10. This is a homemade favorite for sure!

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Thank Leeann K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

The food was very good, but the diner itself could use a sprucing up a bit. The service was also very friendly.

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Thank LNL71
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Went here solo for breakfast. It's another Triple D spot so I had to try it out. It was pretty good. I got the John Wayne Special. A tortilla topped with breakfast potatoes, onions and peppers in a Spanish sauce, and then 2 fried eggs with sausage patties around the outside. It was really good. The sausage was amazing! Not... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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326 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Been wanting to try this place forever and today was the day. My son and I got off early for lunch and headed over hungry and ready to feast. Got there around 10:30am and no wait. Service was very attentive and friendly. The owners have a reputation as very fine and ethical people too. Their reputation preceded my visit. Now... More 

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Corona del Mar, California
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have eaten here many times. Great food, but they close by 3PM as it is meant for Breakfast and Lunch! As seen on Guy's Diner's Drive inns and Dives. Always excellent and at a fair price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 N Gaffey St, Los Angeles, CA 90731-1921
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Harbor
  • Neighborhood: Harbor
  • Phone Number: 310-548-6964

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?