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“Contrived nostalgia and...”
Review of Cafe 50's - CLOSED

Cafe 50's
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: American
Neighbourhood: South San Fernando Valley
Restaurant details
Neighbourhood: South San Fernando Valley
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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 July 2008

Contrived nostalgia and greasy food.

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5 - 9 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 7 February 2008

During the "Great 50's craze" of the 80's this was my home away from home. It's one of those places you remember fondly from your youth, and then you go back to try to relive the experience, and it doesn't work. Now I understand the meaning of "greasy spoon". I suppose if you missed the whole thing, you could go in and get a "black and white" shake and fries. Even if you don't like the food, it's fun to see all the ads on the wall extolling the virtues of Camel cigarettes, 4 out of 5 doctors recommend them, or actual Playboy centerfolds from the 50s that literally show less skin than network television does today in primetime.

Thank Dru M
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Reviewed 19 December 2007

great breakfast food

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Reviewed 18 February 2007

More fun if you're old enough to remember the 50's (young kids like it too). Red booths, old posters/albums on the walls, simple (and good) fare. Inexpensive;

Thank teetoncey
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Reviewed 29 August 2012
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