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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 good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“donuts” (45 reviews)
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524 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1422
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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.

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

Thank Karin P
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.

Thank Marissa R
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

Thank KlausKraus1976
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!!

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!!

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

Thank HelloandBonjour
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant. Probably the best steak sandwich I’ve ever had. Top quality service; my host went over and above.

Thank danwhitecroft
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We were searching for a breakfast place that didn't have a long wait. The Nickel Diner served this purpose well. We loved the historic building immediately upon entering. The place was nostalgic, but clean. The music playing was great, and the menu selection was upscale...More

Thank Army11Bravo
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Brunch on Saturday was quiet. This historic diner reminds us of the old LA. Courteous and helpful staff and a great choice of delicious foods. We are going back today!

Thank Avatar888
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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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