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Doughboys Cafe

€€ - €€€American, Cafe
8136 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4309
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (7 reviews)
“hash” (4 reviews)
“pancakes” (12 reviews)
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American, Cafe
€€ - €€€
8136 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4309
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Breakfast business meeting after dawn patrol surf (yes, this is normal in CA), and could not have asked for better. The coffee was excellent and the pigs in a blanket with cornmeal based pancakes hit the spot. Portions were enough for two people. Server was...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I went here with a friend who selected the spot and soon regretted saying yes without a little research first. Note: I did not try any bakery items, maybe this was better than actual meals. I ordered a salad with warm portabello mushrooms and made...More

Thank sn0wst0rm
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Went with some friends and I greatly enjoyed my meal. I got the breakfast pancakes and we shared the red velvet cake for dessert. I will be sure to visit again.

Thank Tim_Maliyil
Reviewed 17 October 2016

For years Doughboys cafe was the reigning king of 3rd street. From the morning till closing there would be lines and forget about eating there brunch during the weekend it was soooo packed with people waiting to eat their delicious foods. Then they closed. moved....More

Thank dkla2001
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

I have been here a few times and I have enjoyed everything that I have tasted. Breakfast is my favorite! It isn't a big cafe but there are tables and chairs set up outside and nice to sit at when the weather is nice out....More

Thank Rhea R
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I want to give them a good rating, because the servers are very nice. I ate there a couple of years ago and liked it, but the recent visit was really disappointing. The food was awful. Great idea, but poor execution in the kitchen. I...More

Thank Lee B
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Well, I had high hopes for Doughboys! This used to be a place we visit frequently for the food. It’s been revamped and supposedly it’s better than ever. Well this is not my style of restaurant and service or my flavor profile, so, if you...More

Thank Jeffrey P
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Stopped for late brunch after midweek trek to the West Side. Now have to come up with additional West Side errands for an excuse to return. So many appealing sounding options on the menu, and absolutely everything was delicious, even the coffee. Breakfast sandwich with...More

Thank PasCaLady
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

6 of us are here today and It was really good. I had Almond Crusted French Toast with a side of eggs. One of my friends are the breakfast quesadilla and it was also amazing. The red headed waiter was very nice but I can't...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I love the doughboy salad but their sandwiches and breakfasts are great as well. Sometimes we just come for desert. The red velvet cake is the best. It is so moist it leaves a red mark on the plate where as other red velvet cakes...More

Thank jujied
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8136 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048-4309
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: 323-852-1020
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