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House of Pies

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Central L.A
American, Cafe, Diner
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1869 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027-4212
+1 323-666-9961
07:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Please do not visit this place if you are coming for the pie. They are sweet and sugary factory confections simply heated on site and which are slightly worse than frozen pie from the grocery. The fruit pies are particularly bad, mostly gelatin. The coffee is also terrible even in comparison to Denny's. The diner-style food is indistinguishable from places... More 

Thank James H
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59 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really like this place. It is always open after the bars close and the food is good. It's diner food, so expect that. The prices are nice and the pie is exceptional. My only gripe with House of Pies is that they've kind of "updated" the decor inside and its slowly losing it's nostalgic feel. PRO TIP: If you... More 

Thank lindsayzdz
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

So, you've decided to have a pie. A sweet pie I mean. If such a thing happened to you in LA you definitely should go to the House of Pies. Everything, starting from welcoming you and up to the temperature of the drinks and pie is just right. Don't miss!

Thank Виктор К
London, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I found House of Pies through one tiny mention in the biography of a Hollywood producer (Don Simpson, for those who are interested) who used to spend a lot of his time there devouring whole pies in a single sitting. I’m glad I read that book! The pies are wonderful and the architecture, décor and ambiance are absolute mid-century perfection.... More 

Thank LDN_2009
Lake Arrowhead, California
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is a great place for a meal or mid-day snack. The food is great, the service is great, the portions are not skimpy. We always feel welcome, and that our business is appreciated.

Thank IrishRed51
Las Vegas, Nevada
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325 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 377 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This place is so "L.A." that you'll feel like you are stepping into an actual movie set when you open the door. It's the quintessential Los Angeles diner: nothing fancy but with so much atmosphere. Geez, even the building itself is photogenic. The food is typical diner fare and they do some things better than others (salads are just so/so... More 

1 Thank moviegal226
Coronado, California
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

A group of us stopped by to have dinner. Typical diner-type food. Good burgers and fries. Was really looking forward to the pie for dessert. We tried several different flavors and they were ok - was expecting so much more & not really worth the calories. If I'm going to eat desert, I want it to be worth every calorie!... More 

Thank 4CaliGals
Singapore, Singapore
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162 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful shabby chic style diner. Great for breakfasts of all types. There is on site parking and the waitresses will push tables together to accommodate large groups. No reservations required. It's is friendly and coffee is refillable at no extra charge. They have latte and other coffee options on the menu, but they are no longer available since they don't... More 

Thank Mark R
Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I have been eating here off and on for 16 years, today I had the fried chicken which was good in the past however today it was almost burned, dried out inside and so salty I could only eat a small amount, it was about 3pm so the place was near empty but my waiter was horrible had to track... More 

Thank Frank S
Westerville, Ohio
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403 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

No frills eatery with a rotating menu of pies, plus various coffee and adult beverages. Indoor and limited outdoor seating. Good choice for dessert after a meal in Little Tokyo.

Thank AggieJoe79

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1869 N Vermont Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90027-4212
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-666-9961

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?