The Original Pantry Cafe

"Best" 24 hour Restaurant in Los Angeles CA. Open 7 days a week.
Opening at 7:00 AM
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As of Midnight March 15, 2020, the Los Angeles Mayor announces that all Bars and Night Clubs close and Restaurants can only serve, drive through or take-out. No sit-down service will be allowed until March 31.

We would like to offer our services of supplying the best food options near the DTLA Convention center.

Where will you take her to eat? The Original Pantry Café is as good as Grandma's House. Make her happy with her favorite meal.

Where will you take your friends for Valentines Day? Why not try The Original Pantry Café.


a month ago
What you say about the Original Pantry. You will never leave that place hungry. Hardy breakfast 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Short ribs are tender and tasty. The meat loaf mashed potatoes the definition of comfort food. The spaghetti and meatballs are better than some Italian restaurants. Make sure you have room for dessert even if you have to share it.
- Mike L
a month ago
I love this place! Approaching 100 yrs old (not me, the joint!) and still has that old cafe charm. Chalkboard menus on every wall, no handheld menus. Incredible sour bread toast buttered well for nibbling on while waiting for our meal. I had the Pork Chops with Mashed Potatoes and Corn and she brought me apple sauce on request instead of salad. It was delicious. Interesting that the pork chops did not taste seasoned, yet flavorful. I added S&P. Waitress was on it, refilling coffee and making sure we had everything. My daughter got the French toast and we shared the two meals. We found out later that sourdough French toast is available. We will be trying that next time. ✌️
- Stephen B
4 weeks ago
First of all, when I walked in I was astonished by the old feel of the restaurant, which has been open and operating since 1924! I thought it was amazing that such a business has lasted 95 years. From the 1900's paintings to the 4 different layers of flooring, you truly feel the oldness of the restaurant. Looking around at everything, you feel like you're in a different era and it was so cool for me to experience something like this.
- Darlene S

About us

Established in 1924. The Original Pantry Cafe was opened in 1924 and is owned by former Los Angeles Mayor, Richard Riordan. This LA diner has dished up classic American fare since 1924. Literally, straight through, 24 hours a day, since 1924. The likes of Marilyn Monroe and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. have dined at this iconic diner and it is proudly reflected in the shop’s prevailing throwback spirit. Since their initial one-room, 15-stool space, the Original Pantry Café has grown to become an official Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument and a staple of late night dining in LA. Google has listed them as a local favorite in LA 2019." 95 years in business. 

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877 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
United States

Business Hours

Mon:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Tue:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wed:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Thu:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Fri:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sat:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Sun:7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
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