The Original Pantry Cafe

"Best" 24 hour Restaurant in Los Angeles CA. Open 7 days a week.
Open 24 hours
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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.

Tonight is the night. Stop by the pantry tonight and hang out with your friends while eating a wonderful meal.

We are open 24 hours a day. 365 days a year. Come in and see us for your Christmas meal.

This year, the Manager and employees of The Original Pantry Café want to wish a Merry Christmas to their boss, the owner.
Richard Joseph Riordan is an American investment banker, businessman, and politician who served as the 39th Mayor of Los Angeles, California serving from 1993 to 2001. He is ...

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Don't be a Grinch before Christmas. Come into The Original Pantry Café and enjoy a meal that will put a smile on your face.

Plan your Christmas meal with The Original Pantry Café and let us take care of all the cooking and cleanup.

If your stressed with the Holidays and need a break, then you need to head over to The Original Pantry Café and take a break from your problems and enjoy a meal. Everything looks better after a meal at the Pantry.


a week 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 days ago
If people are scoring this establishment less than 5, there is something wrong with them. With the amount of customer turnover that comes through these doors to how quick and fresh meals come out AND at such a high quality ... this place deserves 10 stars. Super fluffy hotcakes, perfectly cooked eggs, crispy potatoes every.single.time, huge portion sizes, value for money and incredibly helpful wait staff. Yes, you’re doing everything right! Thank you for your service 😁
- Sarah H
3 weeks ago
If your hungry in Los Angelas and on a limited budget then consider checking out The Original Pantry Cafe at 877 S Figueroa St. Neither fancy nor overpriced this a great little cafe with fair prices, delicious food and huge portions. There is usually a line to get in around the most popular times (breakfast, lunch dinner). They don’t take reservations, you get in line and wait for a table to open. If its a small group consider trying to get a spot at the counter if one of those seats comes open and your standing there its yours. Open 24 hours and be sure to stop at the ATM before visiting though as they only take cash. Service is fast and you will leave full and happy.
- Pink H

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

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Mon:Open 24 hours
Tue:Open 24 hours
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