Nickel Diner

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524 S Main St (btwn 5th & 6th St)
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 623-8301
Tue–Sat: 8:00 AM–3:30 PM Sun: 8:00 AM–3:30 PM
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LA Weekly
Wed, 12/29/2010 - 14:40
The Salt Peanut Cake with rich butter cream, peanut butter and salty, crunchy potato chips beats the Maple Bacon Doughnut any day.
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 09:20
The BLTs come with arugula; the hash is made with spicy pulled pork instead of canned corned beef; and all the toast, including the cinnamon-dusted Nickel Bag, is made with bread baked fresh in-house!
LA Weekly
Tue, 01/29/2013 - 15:23
Nickel Diner bakes its own bread, prepares elaborate cakes and maple-bacon doughnuts and makes delicious fried catfish with corn cakes. Dont miss the Lowrider Burger.
Los Angeles Times
Tue, 06/04/2013 - 09:01
have the bacon doughnut. Awesome!
Fri, 07/10/2009 - 22:12
Come to sample Nickel Diner and others at this years Gold Standard on 3/6/11!
LA Weekly
Mon, 01/31/2011 - 13:19
try the salt peanut cake or the red velvet
Tue, 12/29/2009 - 07:39
Try the Bacon Donut
Mon, 11/29/2010 - 12:22
The Maple Bacon Donut is one extreme donut! A must-try! Brought to you by THE EXPENDABLES opening August 13!
The Expendables 2
Tue, 06/29/2010 - 20:53
Try the maple bacon donut. you won't regret it!
Wed, 09/30/2009 - 13:01
Order the BLTA - crisp bacon, earthy, crunchy green arugula. A ripe, ruby red tomato and half an avocado, with a fried egg on crunchy sourdough toast. The yolk adds a creamy, velvety richness.
Serious Eats
Thu, 08/25/2011 - 13:09
Bacon Maple Donut, it doesn't get any better!
Sat, 12/19/2009 - 10:35
Red velvet. Delicious!
Sun, 12/02/2012 - 12:16
Have the BBQ pulled pork hash w/ 2 poached eggs. Nutella doughnut. Don't eat for the rest of the day.
Tue, 10/20/2009 - 15:33
get the lemonade - it has mint in it!
Sun, 08/02/2009 - 22:26
Get the donuts. Please just get the donuts. At $2.50, get all of them.
Sun, 09/16/2012 - 20:53
Just go! It's an entire experience.
Mon, 08/23/2010 - 04:53
Take in a bite of the red velvet cake, it's to die for. Skip the red velvet donut, overpriced and not so good.
Sat, 01/16/2010 - 17:22
the red velvet cake is possibly the best i've ever had. there are these little chocolate rice balls in the good!!
Thu, 12/17/2009 - 15:10
They close daily from 3:30 to 6:00 for dinner. Found out the hard way.
Fri, 08/24/2012 - 17:00
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