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12601 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2415
+1 818-761-8300
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“chili dog” (13 reviews)
“chilli” (17 reviews)
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American, Fast Food
12601 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2415
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Reviewed November 21, 2015

It's just good luck to stumble upon Carney's when wandering around Studio City. Eating a good burger or hot dog while in a train car is fun. Fair prices and good food.

Thank SonomaNative
Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

The food is hot, tasty and plentiful. It's not licensed to sell alcohol so soft drinks only. Four of us for around €50. Only slight negatives are the toilets weren't the cleanest and the presence of s security guard at all times is a little...More

Thank Margrove
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Great chili cheese dog. Glad that we stopped here for an afternoon snack! Really nice staff too!!!!!

Thank Lindsay G
Reviewed September 15, 2015

Its pretty basic in here - place an order at the window grab a seat and wait to be called. Its Fast Food - but tasty !! A selection of hot dog and cheeseburgers were had by the rest of the family - as i...More

Thank Dean B
Reviewed September 12, 2015

Walked by and thought it would be a good place for a dog, it was a great place. Had two, with grilled sauerkraut and grilled onions and brown mustard. All good, highly recommend.

Thank MikeLudin
Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

We went out for a walk and found this great place. Proper American food. Cooked fresh in front of you. Friendly staff and great converted train carriage to sit in or outside of.

Thank James W
Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

My boys were very excited about eating here. Great view to watch the busy street. Nothing fancy about the food but it was yummy and the staff was very nice!

Thank J W
Reviewed July 21, 2015

The iconic yellow train car converted into a restaurant is definitely a good conversation starter. Seating is available inside and there's benches outside too, but I wouldn't recommend it because there's traffic all the time. Lots of parking at the back. Love the look of...More

Thank spooky_dooky
Reviewed July 20, 2015

Finally made it here. Fantastic, beyond my expectations. Yes, is just a simple hot dog/hamburger stand in a railroad car. But the best Hot Dog ever...100% beef with that "snap" in the bite. Buns are steamed to perfection. Staff is wonderful, friendly and helpful. The...More

Thank A S
Reviewed July 17, 2015 via mobile

Eddie Z here again.went for lunch here with the grandkids and had burgers & fries.Much better than in & out burger but not as good as all American burger I'm massapequa NY.With that being said,the food here is very fresh and very good.

Thank Ed Z
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Karen H
July 10, 2016|
Response from Andrea2857 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I know their menu is posted on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12601 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighborhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-761-8300
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