Nickel Diner

Diner, Bakery, Breakfast
$ $
524 S Main St (btwn 5th & 6th St)
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 623-8301
8:00am - 3:30pm
8:00am - 3:30pm
8:00am - 3:30pm
8:00am - 3:30pm
8:00am - 3:30pm
8:00am - 3:30pm



  • have the bacon doughnut. Awesome!
  • 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!
  • try the salt peanut cake or the red velvet
  • Featured in LA Weekly's 99 Essential Restaurants!
  • 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.
  • Bacon Maple Donut, it doesn't get any better!
  • Red velvet. Delicious!
  • Try the maple bacon donut. you won't regret it!
  • Have the BBQ pulled pork hash w/ 2 poached eggs. Nutella doughnut. Don't eat for the rest of the day.
  • get the lemonade - it has mint in it!
  • Get the donuts. Please just get the donuts. At $2.50, get all of them.
  • Just go! It's an entire experience.
  • the red velvet cake is possibly the best i've ever had. there are these little chocolate rice balls in the good!!
  • This is the place. There is no place quite like this place anywhere near this place. So this must be the place.
  • Great food. Patience required.
  • everyone talks about their bacon doughnut and the cakes and such...but when you want to be good to yourself without being bad, order up the house salad. seriously. crunchy-fresh and satisfying.
  • Okay, maple bacon donut, yes... but homemade Ding Dongs!
  • No beer. In case you were wondering.
  • Red velvet cake all the way. So delicious. Not such a big fan of the maple bacon donut, was a bit of a letdown!

Nearby places

453 S Spring St (at 5th St)
118 E 6th St (at Main St)
317 S Broadway (btwn 3rd & 4th St)