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The Original Pantry

877 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90017-2507
+1 213-972-9279
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Diner
877 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90017-2507
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were on a family vacation to SoCal and I insisted that we go to the Pantry. It had been over 40 years since I had last been there and i was a little worried that it would be as good as before. We arrived...More

Thank Bluedevilstan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here as a group of 8. The highlights were the sour dough French toast...the potatoes...the ham...the pancakes...in fact everything we had was great. The service was old school with Waiters who would fit right in at any restaurant in Paris...gentlemen who clearly had...More

Thank Edinburghtwoplusone
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Long line on a Sunday but it went fast. Parking lot across the street is inexpensive (2.50/hr I think). French toast was good. My bf had the polish sausage and liked it. Fast service and an adorable old waiter who looks like he's been there...More

Thank Dufflyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Us, a family of 3 visiting from Texas, had breakfast here 7/19 at 930am. Waited in line about 15 minutes. The good: even though we waited in line for 15 minutes, our food was served in 3 minutes from the time we ordered! I ordered...More

Thank Tommy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited daily for a breakfast that set me up for the day. Fresh hash browns with homemade salsa is lovely.

Thank Mario M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

where ever in LA you are, go here for breakfast. Yes there is always a line but it moves quickly. And it is definitely worth wait. The pancakes are to die for. And you get so much for your money. This is an old fashioned...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Every great city has one or many more of those places that are as much about the history and experience as the food. The Original Pantry looks like a dump, but that's part of the charm. It isn't. It's clean but intentionally shabby so don't...More

Thank Andrea G
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Ate breakfast here while on vacation. Waited in line for about 20 minutes. Enjoyed the wait and the crowd. Maybe expected too much as the food was a letdown. The chicken fried steak was not good, like breaded beef jerky. Sourdough bread looked promising but...More

Thank krogersku
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I have even driven here from Malibu just to eat here. NO CC BTW, there is no lock on the door its 24/7, I love the food, big hearty portions at a very fair price. the mash potatoes are excellent, roast beef is great, with...More

Thank MikeinMalibu
Reviewed 7 July 2017

The food is not as good as it was a couple of years ago. I asked that my omelet be well done and it looked like the eggs were still raw. The toast was smelled rancid...like no had cleaned the skillet or grill in a...More

Thank collector
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Bart K
31 October 2016|
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Response from Ed B | Reviewed this property |
If you ask the gluten free question, this place is not for you. Only one in 2,000 people actually has a possible issue with glutens.. The Pantry is not about health food.
Bart K
31 October 2016|
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Response from spursone | Reviewed this property |
They have huge salads and good vegetables.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 877 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90017-2507
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-972-9279
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