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“Great diner spot”
Review of Ocean Diner

Ocean Diner
Ranked #22 of 135 Restaurants in Hermosa Beach
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast
Hermosa Beach, CA
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great diner spot”
Reviewed March 5, 2014

Food is always spot on and service is great. Like an old school diner with countertop service available. Always a line in the morning but coffee is available while you wait. Best breakfast spot in town.

  • Visited February 2014
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English first
Hermosa Beach, California
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“JUST LIKE MAMA USED TO COOK”
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Old style diner with good old fashion food. Especially great for breakfast but also really good for lunch and dinner.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Dennis B
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Bli Bli, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Awesome meals and desert, easy location”
Reviewed January 23, 2014

We've been here three nights in a row - a big plus as it's right next door to the Quality Inn. The atmosphere is great as it's like an old-school diner, but the choice of meals is vast and wide. We were able to have some waist-friendly options, with lots of veggies and lean meat with some fresh mash and gravy. The meals are heading towards the larger sized portions, but have that home-cooked feeling and flavor to it. The guys are always friendly and no sour faces here. I had to try the cookies and cream cheese cake on the last night - decadent and worth the afternoon run to work it off!

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Jaro B
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Melbourne - Australia
Level 6 Contributor
284 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“Make this a must”
Reviewed October 19, 2013

It honestly was like walking back into the 40's here, the decor was brilliant, newspaper front pages of the day were around the walls, the menu was extensive and the staff were outstanding. Would strongly recommend.

Visited October 2013
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Thank Wardies4
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Hermosa Beach, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fast and Satisfying Breakfast”
Reviewed September 12, 2013

Ocean Diner is always packed on weekends. But the staff handles it so well. The wait is never too long and they give you free coffee outside while you wait. Love the coffee- the quality of it is always good.

Once inside the specials are always fabulous looking, but I usually get a greek omelette (with their amazing home fries) or the granola french toast. The decor with all the old toasters and the WWII era newspapers is also something I really like. It's all worth it; however, it's not a place to loiter on weekends. You do feel a bit of pressure to move on and let the staff turn the table.

One of these days I going to come back for lunch or dinner and more of the comfort food menu. Or a milkshake or a pie. Mmmmmm, pie........

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Theo A
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