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Nickel Diner
American Restaurant$$
Today 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, 6:00 – 10:00 PM
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524 S Main St Los Angeles, CA 90013
524 South Main StreetUSCaliforniaLos Angeles90013
$$American Restaurant, DinerToday 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, 6:00 – 10:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, 6:00 – 10:00 PMWednesday 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, 6:00 – 10:00 PMThursday 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, 6:00 – 10:00 PMFriday 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, 6:00 – 10:00 PMSaturday 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM, 6:00 – 10:00 PMSunday 8:00 AM – 3:30 PMMonday Closed
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Cozy vintage-style diner serves updated versions of old-school comfort fare, plus creative desserts.- Google
"Try the Maple Bacon Donut or the homemade poptarts, but everything is delicious."
"My favorite was the red velvet cake."
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Lorine Stallworth
a month ago
Place was good. I had fried chicken and it was amazing. Nice and crisp while staying juicy. Wine list was good. Didn't order wine, was just in the area for work. Service was pretty good, maybe a little slow but they were very busy so it's understandable. All in all, a good place. If I'm in the area again, if go again.
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Michael Klima
a week ago
Great biscuits and gravy. Their huevos rancheros is good too. Homemade jam is a touch above the rest. Good value.
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Michael Hansen
a month ago
This place is alright. The service was good and overall seemed pretty clean. However, I expected more from the $10 breakfast burrito that I ordered, and the coffee had a bit of a charred flavor.
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Darryl Nousome
a week ago
Great decor and atmosphere even if the lines can get long during prime time. Food is great!
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a week ago
First time here. Great food, love the vintage style here. Love that they were open on veterans day. Overall great place at a good price. Will come back soon.
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Steven Speciale
a week ago
Not your ordinary diner! From the homemade salsa and strawberry jam on the table, to the linguica sausage or bacon donut, this is an awesome breakfast place. We've been for lunch, but breakfast is my thing here. I'm a fan of the egg dishes and the maple donut with bacon lardons might sound unusual, but don't judge it until you've tried it!
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Deanna Johnson
5 months ago
Nickel Diner is just a really good diner. It's a bit more fancy than your average diner. But if your parents are the kind of people who feel out of place at a nice restaurant, this is a place where they will feel comfortable, and you will still like the food. It's best feature is probably its desserts. I had the Nutella donut, which was great. It's a cake donut with Nutella and some crunch, probably a mashed up cereal. I didn't ask. All of the desserts looked wonderful and justify a return trip. The service was prompt and courteous.
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Arel Christian Tanio
4 months ago
The atmosphere was lively. The server was amazing. (and outstandingly fabulous, I might add.) Food and dessert were on point. 9/10 would enjoy lunch here again.