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Nickel Diner

524 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1422
+1 213-623-8301
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“donuts” (45 reviews)
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524 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1422
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good Service. Great staff. Quality food. Good seating was a out the way out away from the big city. Fresh and hot

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank King L
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Best American pancakes I had in a while! I had the blueberry pancakes and they were so yummy as well as the coffee. There could be a line but most definitely worth the waiting. When visiting LA definitly a must!

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank dutchytripadvice
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

location : the location and the interior are fantastic ,reflex the tema of the restaurant Service : ok Food: well food quality is not best except few thinks that are home made like the jam the rest is really average . salad are just a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gca009
Reviewed 14 October 2018

We had a terrific breakfast at the Nickel Diner. They make their own jams, which were very good. Friendly and fast service, no problem at all with special requests. Worth a visit.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tommy087
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Must check out super friendly and the jam is amazing. A short Uber rider from the convention center easy to find

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank karinp722
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The food here is very pricey for the amount of food you get. Tried the maple bacon donut and it would’ve been better if the dough tasted better.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank marissaroo1
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

When searching for a restaurant at which we can have late breakfast at 2.00 pm we found this lovely place. You HAVE to try the house made strawberry jam, the brioche and all other stuff we made pictures of. The very friendly service gave us...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Old fashion diner decor. Great food and amazing friendly staff. And don’t miss trying the homemade strawberry jam!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ShellyB35
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Visiting LA for a week and stopped in here while wandering downtown. Excellent service, great vibe. Old style retro decor. Lots to choose from on the menu. Had the maple bacon donut for dessert, made from scratch. The lemonade is delish!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Anilizzy
Reviewed 6 July 2018

BEST breakfast in the area!!! It's a very small and busy diner, but we were lucky and did not have to wait. The 3 Choice Scramble is a MUST...I added Bacon, Ham, and Pepperjack Cheese...OOOOooooooooooo and make sure to use both the homemade Strawberry Jam...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1422
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-623-8301
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