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The Griddle Cafe

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$$ - $$$
As featured in Los Angeles In Three Days
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7916 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046-3304
+1 323-874-0377
07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 16:00
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is the most famous place for pancakes in LA. The waitress helped us and told which one was the best sellers. But we (a couple not very greedy and a 6yo) ordered 2 different flavours and we were absolutely terrified with the size of it. I read it was huge, but it's GINORMOUS! Really!! I swear one is enough... More 

Thank Mariana V
Hastings, United Kingdom
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447 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Done this before about seven years ago, and even though there will be a twenty to thirty minute wait in line outside, we had to bring our friends here! And we did wait for thirty minutes outside as it was a Sunday morning... and we didn't care because we knew what was about to come. And it did, in spades!... More 

Thank peppermint
San Diego
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just finished breakfast here and wow! The banana pancake and eggs Benedict were delicious and huge! It gets very busy so I recommend arriving right when they open. Parking in the back.

Thank OurEdventures
Breckenridge, Colorado
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344 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The breakfast menu is extensive and the portions are huge! I had the Kahlua and Baileys pancakes, and they were enough to feed three people! So rich and decadent! My family had more traditional omelets and sides, but they were huge and delicious as well. The prices are very reasonable and we easily found parking nearby.

Thank Deanna9
Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place always has a wait when I show up (typical of most LA brunch spots), so come early and most importantly... come hungry! These pancakes are HUGE. I tend to order at least an entree and a side at most brunch places and only got through about a third of the plate here. My friend got the french toast,... More 

Thank Gabrielle S
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to The Griddle for 13 years and consistently have a great experience. I am not an expert on much however I would say I am an authority on breakfast. That said, nobody does it better than The Griddle. Great food with a relaxed atmosphere and the wait staff seem to know when you need something and... More 

Thank burkew2015
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are craving for pancakes, this is the place to go. The pancakes are huge so it can be shared, but you may not want to after you see it. The poached y papas benedict and pumpkin pancake satisfied our hunger.

Thank Marjilyn B
Moreno Valley, California
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed out in the LA area to celebrate my daughter's birthday. We went to Universal Studios on Saturday, but we had a commitment late Sunday afternoon, so instead of spending a second day at the park, we went on a food adventure. We have been the Griddle Cafe before, but it has been many years since... More 

Thank Anthony M
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious! Pancakes are outrageous! An amazing assortment of decadent choices all the size of manhole covers. Go hungry!

Thank Barbara S
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71 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pancakes so huge they dont fit on a plate... great taste, be prepared to wait unless you get up early.

Thank Kelly N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7916 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046-3304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Hollywood
  • Neighbourhood: Hollywood
  • Phone Number: +1 323-874-0377

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Hollywood undoubtedly conjures up images of movie stars and high-end lifestyles, and to this day, tourists flock here from around the world to see the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame, Chinese Theatre and to catch a glimpse of the famed Hollywood sign up close. Celebrity impersonators and crowds give these areas the feeling of an amusement park while many clubs and hotels fill up around the weekends for late-night partying - the Hollywood club scene is a haven for thumping music and table-side bottle service. But parties aren’t the only way to enjoy this area, many visitors come to the neighborhood to sit back with a picnic to watch a performance at the Hollywood Bowl and those looking to stay fit trek along nature trails in the Hollywood hills and in Griffith Park.
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