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Oldest Restaurants In And Near Los Angeles, California, USA

Oldest Restaurants In And Near Los Angeles, California, USA
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One of the most favored cities to visit is Los Angeles. The city is known as the home of some of the richest and most famous people in show business. It also has a sunny climate which makes it perfect to go out and explore what it has to offer. Aside from celebrity sightings, travelers come over for the theme parks. Two of the most popular ones were started nearby. Universal Studios Hollywood hosts a great number of features centered on the movie industry. Disneyland Resort, on the other hand, houses the original Disneyland and Disney California Adventure. These are not the only features that bring visitors to LA. A big part of tourism in and around the city are old restaurants that have stood the test of time. These serve great food, most of which are from almost centuries-old original recipes. So if you ever get hungry during your sightseeing escapades, drop by any of the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles, California, listed below.

1. Engine Co. No. 28

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Posted by Engine Co. No. 28 on Friday, 11 January 2019

Located in a renovated 1912 firehouse building, the restaurant started churning out warm meals in 1989 and has been a local favorite since then. They serve standard American fare with an emphasis on regional cooking. Diners munch on steaks, meatloaf, crab cakes, and southern fried chicken in mahogany booths and tables. Make sure to leave room for dessert.

Engine Co. No. 28

Name of Restaurant: Engine Co. No. 28

Address: 644 S Figueroa St., Los Angeles, California 90017

Website: Engine Co. No. 28

Opening Hours: Mon-Friday, 11 am-10:30 pm; Sat-Sun, 11:30 am – 10:30 pm

Average price for two people: USD 11-30

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2. Traxx Restaurant

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Posted by Traxx Restaurant on Saturday, 11 February 2012

Located in LA’s primary railway station, Traxx first opened their doors back in 1997. Today, the restaurant serves customers with their fine dining cuisine. Their eclectic design combines art deco and Spanish décor which reflect the glamorous age of yesteryears. This concept pairs well with traditional American dishes that they serve. Try their crab cakes and wild bass.

Traxx Restaurant

Name of Restaurant: Traxx Restaurant

Address: 800 Alameda St #122, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

Website: Traxx restaurant

Opening Hours: MON – FRI 11:00 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-9:00 pm: SAT 11:00 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-9:00 pm: SUN Closed

Average price for two people: USD 11-20

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3. Nickel Diner

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Posted by Nickel Diner on Tuesday, 2 January 2018

If you want a taste of classic diner food, then you need to try out this Los Angeles institution. Eggs and pancakes rule the menu of this place. However, the real king is the maple glazed bacon doughnuts. You need to get a bite or two of this. All their specialties come out of their open kitchen. The space is a bit small but airy due to the high ceilings.

Nickel Diner

Name of Restaurant: Nickel Diner

Address: 524 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

Website: Nickel Diner

Opening Hours: Tues-Sun 8 PM to 3:30 PM

Average price for two people: USD 11-30

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4. Yamashiro Hollywood

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Posted by Yamashiro Hollywood on Thursday, 3 May 2018

If you want some of the best sushi and sashimi in town, then Yamashiro is the restaurant to go to. This more than a century old establishment is famed for its delectable Japanese cuisine and the beautiful Los Angeles view it offers. The restaurant is built like a Japanese palace and it also has several gardens. You can have your food served in the exquisite indoors or airy outdoors. You will experience great ambiance with the best tasting Japanese food in this side of town.

Yamashiro | Hollywood

**Name of Restaurant: Yamashiro Hollywood

Address: 1999 N Sycamore Ave. Hollywood, CA 90068

Website: Yamashiro Hollywood

Opening Hours: Mon-Thu 5 PM to 10 PM, Fri-Sat 5 PM to 11 PM, Sun 11 AM to 3 PM and 5 AM to 12 AM

Average price for two people: USD 31-60

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5. Musso & Frank Grill

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Posted by Musso & Frank Grill on Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Musso & Frank has been grilling the best steaks in LA since 1919. Considered the oldest steakhouse in the city, celebrities are known to dine here regularly. The interior and the grill have not been changed and give you a unique experience just like Charlie Chaplin did when it opened. Some of the staff have been here for decades. Hot off the grill are the steaks but you can also have their Italian specialties, salads, and desserts.

Musso & Frank Grill

Name of Restaurant: Musso & Frank Grill

Address: 6667 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90028

Website: Musso & Frank Grill

Opening Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM; Sunday 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Average price for two people: USD 31-60

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6. Pacific Dining Car

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Posted by Pacific Dining Car on Saturday, 3 June 2017

This landmark of a restaurant is ready to fill your hunger at any time of the day. The menu includes succulent steaks, burgers, pasta, fish, and breakfast staples like French toast and pancakes. The restaurant, opened in 1921 by Fred and Grace Cook, is fashioned after a train dining car. If you come in after 11 PM, chances are you will get to enjoy discounts on certain dishes. The best news about this restaurant is that they are open all day.

Pacific Dining Car

**Name of Restaurant: Pacific Dining Car

Address: 1310 W. 6th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Website: Pacific Dining Car

Opening Hours: 24 hours

Average price for two people: USD 61 and above

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7. Casa La Golondrina Mexican Café

Posted by Casa La Golondrina Mexican Cafe on Thursday, 3 January 2019

In 1930, Consuelo Castillo de Bonzo opened Casa La Golondrina Mexican Café to wide acclaim. Known as the place where authentic Mexican cuisine was introduced in the USA, the restaurant also brought in some of Mexico’s most important holidays. But this place is all about the food. They serve the most authentic Mexican food you can get in the city. And everything is freshly made right in the confines of their kitchen.

Casa La Golondrina Mexican Café

Name of Restaurant: Casa La Golondrina Mexican Cafe

Address: 17 Olvera St., Los Angeles, California 90012-2920

Website: Casa La Golondrina Mexican Café

Average price for two people: USD 11-30

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8. El Cholo

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Posted by El Cholo on Tuesday, 6 November 2018

If you are hankering for the best and authentic Mexican cuisines with some history attached to it, then come on over to El Cholo. The introduction of nachos in America in 1959 by Carmen Rocha in this place, is part of that history. Built in 1923, this is the perfect place to feast on plates of enchiladas, burritos, tacos, and of course, nachos, while downing a few margaritas that come in various flavors. Get to experience great tasting food in a historic and fun-filled restaurant at El Cholo.

El Cholo

Name of Restaurant: El Cholo

Address: 1121 S Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006

Website: El CHolo

Opening hours: Mon-Thu 11 AM to 10 PM; Fri-Sat 11 AM to 11 PM; Sun 11 AM to 9 PM

Average price for two people: USD 11-30

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9. Taix French Restaurant

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Posted by Taix French Restaurant on Monday, 22 October 2018

Indulge in a country-style French fare at Taix French restaurant. Here, you can enjoy the cuisines that they have been making since they opened in 1927. Feast on coq au vin, steak frites, tart tatin, and crème brulee. Prepared rustic style, these dishes come out to a dining room that is set in old-world charm. You might even see a celebrity or two when you drop by.

Taix French Restaurant

Name of Restaurant: Taix French Restaurant

Address: 1911 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026

Website: Taix French Restaurant

Opening Hours: Mon-Thu 11:30 AM to 10 PM; Fri 11:30 AM to 11 PM; Sat 12 PM to 11 PM; Sun 12 PM to 10 PM

Average price for two people: USD 11-30

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10. Lawry's The Prime Rib

Posted by Lawry's The Prime Rib, Beverly Hills on Friday, 1 June 2018

You know that you are in for a treat when you see the steak cart pulled up beside your table. Steaks of prime grade rib-eye cut from aged standing rib roasts are their specialty. These are seasoned with their specialty salt to give it a depth of flavor. You can enjoy your meat, their famous side dishes, and of course, the spinning salad inside a grand and elegant restaurant started by Lawrence Frank and Walter Van de Kamp.

Lawry's The Prime Rib

Name of Restaurant: Lawry’s the Prime Rib

Address: 100 N. La Cienega Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Website: Lawry’s The Prime Rib

Opening Hours: Mon – Thurs 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM; Friday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM; Sat 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM; Sunday: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Average price for two people: USD 31-60

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Dine in these historic restaurants in LA

Lawry's the Prime Rib

These restaurants are almost a century old but they are still thriving. Customers enjoy original recipes first served when the restaurants opened. Aside from the great food and ambiance, you might even bump into famous Hollywood celebrities while dining in these historic places.

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