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Du-par's Restaurant Studio City

$$ - $$$American,
12036 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2608
+1 818-766-4437
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hash browns” (5 reviews)
“pie” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
12036 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2608
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On my way to a seminar, I stopped at Du-pars for breakfast. I sat at the counter and was given coffee and a menu. My order came up promptly and there I sat, staring at three, plate-covering pancakes. Long story short, they were good and...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Normally wse only visit for an evening meal but this time it was for breakfast. The diner was busy - always a good sign - we were quickly seated and both the service and food were to a high standard. So 5 stars all round.

Thank MB6391
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Most killer Great Pancakes ever Made by Man! Been making them for 75 years and they have real butter in them and on the side too and make sure you ask for extra syrup!! The short stake is 3 cakes which will feed one lumberjack...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I never understood what everyone was raving about with Dupars Pancakes. I think at best they are average. They are definite overpriced like everything else there. I think this is an LA place and that is what they are used to. Be more selective. I...More

Thank iwilltrain
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Was looking for a good breakfast joint and started looking on TripAdvisor for places nearby. Found this place, read the reviews and some just don't seem on par with my experience. First of all the place was spotless. Silverware and glasses were polished, service was...More

Thank Brian N
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Really big portions of great food. Baked items are outstanding. Pancakes among the best anywhere. Service was a little slow and spotty, but other than that, no problems at all.

Thank xnycop
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Went here because of the reviews. Thought my breakfast was pretty average. The portions are large, but who cares if the food is just soso? Should have ordered a doughnut and a cup of soup.

Thank lfabian47
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Du-pars is nostalgic of old Hollywood; a classy 50s-60s looking place with comfortable booths and GREAT service. But the star is the FOOD! I'm pushing eighty and from the Midwest, so I know about good food! The pancakes are incredibly good, and very generous in...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I will be honest. the ONLY reason we stopped here is because a lot of movie scenes from "Valley Girl" were shot here. the décor has changed quite a bit since then but the outside looks the same as it did in the movies. i...More

Thank ravenstar27
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Old fashioned Diner with mouthwatering pies on display as you walk in. You're thinking which our can I take home??? However, after ordering pancakes and corn-beef hash and sides, our bellies was so satisfied...we did not leave with a pie! The pancakes were light, fluffy...More

Thank Momma808
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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: 12036 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2608 (Formerly Du-par's Restaurant & Bakery)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-766-4437
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Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Beat the Clock dinner special.For more than seven decades, Du-par’s has been a part of the LA coffee shop tradition, serving millions their famous breakfasts and fresh fruit pies. Other Locations:LA Farmers MarketDowntown Las VegasPoint Loma, CA
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