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Nickel Diner

) #103 of 8,618 Restaurants in Los Angeles €€ - €€€ American, , Vegetarian Friendly
524 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1422
+1 213-623-8301
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“donuts” (40 reviews)
“polenta” (14 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
524 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013-1422
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Good service, typical breakfast.... the real motivation to come here are the desserts! So for that reason alone its "very good". All of the desserts are prepared by an in house pastry chef and you can tell. The pies, cakes, donuts and pop-tarts have always...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is a fun, casual place to visit for breakfast or lunch. The staff were great and the food was awesome! Definitely recommend it you're in the area. Note it's closed Mondays.

1  Thank Pro_CNDTraveler
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Don't be discouraged by the uninspired menu. There's a creative spark here, but it's not always evident. The house salad, with the citrus dressing option, is truly a dinner salad, with an an expected variety of flavors and texture. Something ordinary becomes extraordinary. The only...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 18 October 2016

the food here was amazing. I got the chilequiles and my partner got the blueberry pancakes. service was quick and quite friendly. There was not a long wait for the food. the portions sizes were great and drinks were great (mimosas). wuld definitely recommend to...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 2 October 2016

This was my first time and I had looked on the web to find a nice brunch place DTLA. I was referred to Nickel Diner and this was awesome. Great and cool choices. I have the Duck-Cluck brunch plate. This was WOW. Loved the flavor...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had high expectations of the Nickel Diner based on their positive reviews but we were sorely disappointed. We went for breakfast and ordered the French toast ($11.25), Scramble #2 ($12.75 which had bacon, spinach and cheese and came with potatoes) and also a maple...More

2  Thank SgtBuffy
Reviewed 19 September 2016

If you like diners, you should really go here. There are lots of options for comfort food and the prices are fair. If I am ever back in that area I would definitely go again.

Thank Pamela K
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Hope you're hungry! This place will provide a treat to your senses and provide your money's worth in deliciousness. Servers are delightful. And the ambiance is early 40s with a sound track to match. Breakfast is their specialty. Pancakes served until noon. My recommendation: visit...More

2  Thank Organistagracia
Reviewed 12 September 2016

All a round great food and decently priced too. Its a gem and ..... not far from the jewelry mart either. Can Uber or Lyft up to Olvera street in just a few minutes once done.

Thank tlakeusa
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I had driven by this diner several times and decided to try it out yesterday. Great ambiance and great food. A great place for a hardy breakfast!

Thank Jonathan P
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buildings, bustling streets, and industrial
warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of
cultures here with a growing influx of business
professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:30
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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