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Homegirl Cafe
American Restaurant$$
Today 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
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130 Bruno St Los Angeles, CA 90012
130 Bruno StreetUSCaliforniaLos Angeles90012
$$American Restaurant, Mexican Restaurant
American Restaurant
Mexican Restaurant
Today 8:00 am – 2:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am – 1:30 pmTuesday 8:00 am – 2:30 pmWednesday 8:00 am – 2:30 pmThursday 8:00 am – 2:30 pmFriday 8:00 am – 2:30 pmSaturday 9:00 am – 3:00 pmSunday Closed
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Local eatery, in support of at-risk youth, offers farm-to-table Mexican-American eats & baked goods.- Google
"Homegirl makes the best Carne Asada tacos so rich in flavor."
"Fabulous project started by Fr. Greg Boyle."
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Melvin Hilton
2 months ago
The Good: great restaurant and cafe for a good cause, the food is delicious and service is fast if you get there before 10am. The Bad: if the parking lot in the back is full then street parking can be a little difficult to find. They are closed on Sundays :( I recommend: If you "check in" with yelp you get either get a free, Angela's potion (spinach and mint drink) or cucumber juice, get Angela's potion its really refreshing and you can't taste the spinach. The chilaquiles are amazing. I've also had he M'jas with papas (nopales) but think the chilaquiles are better.
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Jerry Kidd
5 months ago
Came here for breakfast on a Friday. I was able to find street parking about a block away, 2hour metered. I was very happy with my meal and service over all. The fresh juice, Angela's potion, looked gross but it was delicious and very refreshing. The chilaquiles with eggs and potatoes were great and very filling. The portions were huge. Service was quick and friendly. Will return to try other items on the menu.
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David Crummey
5 months ago
Great food, great service! We enjoyed the variety of vegetarian sandwiches, as well as soup and juices! Delicious!
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Miranda Keala Priestley Norris
a year ago
I have never in my life had such a perfectly poached egg. And while that may not sound like the biggest dealmaker to some, when you are the kind of person who would trade literally any other food item for a poached egg, it is no small matter. The chilaquiles here are awesome, which will come as no surprise to anyone who has ever bought Homeboy chips at the grocery/farmers' market. Great salsa, the perfect amount of cheese, those bomb chips, and that egg. Oh dear god, that egg. There just aren't enough words... Take the Gold Line to the Chinatown station to avoid parking in the relatively small lot. And don't hesitate to ask for a tour of the garden/greenhouse! One last note—I saw a review left by someone who couldn't handle the "too many tattoos." It's possible that I have never felt sorrier for anyone on earth. There is no cosmetic crime great enough to keep me from that egg.
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Hanae K
5 months ago
Came here for lunch to chat with a friend I barely see. Looking for parking took a while. My friend came early so the wait wasn't long when I showed up. I ordered their jamaica (hibiscus) tacos and their spinach-mint limonade juice (aka green potion), which were surprisingly yummy. Their salsa didn't disappoint either. The atmosphere is clean and big, lots of sunlight. Staff is great and the food is made with fresh ingredients. What I love most about this place is they help at-risk and formerly gang involved females by offering then training within the food and service industry. I look forward to coming back here to try their breakfast food.
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Bucko Force
3 months ago
Fabulous project started by Fr. Greg Boyle. Business with a purpose, how refreshing. The food and people are awesome, a lot of love in the atmosphere. Unique decor and compelling fresh menu. Right next to Chinatown and the Gold Line.
Ruby Marmolejo
3 months ago
this place is always consistant with their quality of food. I'll be back again 😉
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Gulo Gulo
a year ago
Good ambiance, prices are not too high but could be a bit more competitive. Lots of eye catchy art. Did not have to wait long to be seated and service was pretty decent. Not a stellar spot but pretty good place.