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12601 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2415
+1 818-761-8300
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“hot dog” (13 reviews)
“chili” (12 reviews)
“fries” (21 reviews)
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American, Fast food
12601 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2415
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Based on the recommendation of Dr. Sheldon Cooper of The Big Bang Theory, we finished our cross country trip on Route 66 with a stop at Carney's in Studio City. We're train buffs, so dining on the rails should be fun. Easy parking - was...More

Thank Chuck B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

The food was good--what you would expect from a place like this. Nothing stellar, but satisfying. We all had burgers of some form and they were tasty. Fries were great. The setting is a little different and enjoyable. It was minutes away from our hotel,...More

Thank cheeseheadfamilyof4
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I wanted a malt shake and they didn't have one. kind of disappointed. ok food nothing to get crazy about

Thank MinnGt
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Kids love this place. And so does their grandfather. It's inexpensive and fun and we love the dogs. It's basic hot dogs, burgers and fries. It's great.

Thank AdventureBiker21
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Had a Carney's Dog. The dog felt undercooked or the meat was just really firm. Chili was tasty. I'd eaten here a few years back and had a chili burger that was quite good. Will try that again next time. Fun atmosphere, though. Kids will...More

Thank James D
Reviewed 24 March 2017

my favorite meal would be the half pound chili cheese burger, train wreck fries and a frozen banana dipped in chocolate!!

Thank retamrap
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Very affordable dining, but I believe it is cash only. As a family we tried the burger, sweet potato fries, tacos and chilli dog. Enjoyed all choices, but the kids LOVED the tacos. Beer and wine available. It was very busy for dinner.

Thank 23tn
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Great little burger joint. In an old tram, so very quaint. Good food, good service. Convenient to our hotel.

Thank lmbradley17
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I'm not sure how they do it but their hot dogs and burgers are big time. Big slices of great fresh tomato and onion. Fabulous chilli and great fries. Quick service, great prices. You can NEVER go wrong at Carney's and the railroad car is...More

Thank iwilltrain
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Pulled in as it offers free parking. Highly original and air conditioned diner. Amazing friendly staff and good value. Dogs, burgers etc. Next time you guys we in Maidenhead come visit :-)

Thank Janefrantic
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Karen H
11 July 2016|
Response from Andrea2857 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I know their menu is posted on their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12601 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-761-8300
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