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The Original Pantry

877 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90017-2507
+1 213-972-9279
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pancakes” (107 reviews)
“potatoes” (64 reviews)
“french toast” (46 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pm Hours
American, Diner
877 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90017-2507
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Original Pantry is one of those places that’s on everyone’s list of “must try” places in Los Angeles. And for good reason. The food is exactly what you’d expect at an “old timey” diner — comfort food, high on carbs and calories, low on...More

Thank Queasy_Cruiser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Plain in the best sense. Sat on the counter and order took maybe 4 minutes to be ready. Oldschool and simplistic diner menu Food was very fresh, the place works like a machine Classic diner experience

Thank Lu71t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in downtown LA at a nearby apartment for the NCAA March Madness tournament. We are a family of 5, with 3 boys ranging from 26 to 16 years old, all big, hungry guys! We waiting for about 5 minutes outside in the line...More

Thank Byron L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a classic! Friendly staff, good food and fast service. Healthy options such as turkey sausage. Priced very reasonably for the amount of food you receive. Bring cash since the restaurant does not accept credit cards. The restaurant is open 24 hours. We went...More

Thank rsphillygirl
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ah man. The thing that I love most about America is the breakfasts. This places has queues outside it. And I can see why. It’s a traditional dinner. Been there well over 50 years. Lovely staff. They’re older and they know how to provide great...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We we’re trying to find a breakfast place that served something quick and good tasting. We found it. If your in the area you have to try this place. The serve eggs with pancakes or French toast, bacon and it’s good food. You will not...More

Thank Traveling_Emersons
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

When my family first saw the line waiting to get in, we almost chose somewhere else but I’m glad we didn’t. This diner is old fashioned with quick service, large portions, and cash only. The food was delicious and I wasn’t disappointed. I’d recommend it...More

Thank VTeng
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Having breakfast at The Original Pantry is going back in time. The portions are huge and the service is fast. You may have to wait in line to get a table, but if you want a down to earth great breakfast then the show wait...More

Thank Dealmaker
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Classic diner, cramped tables, unhealthy food and long lines on the weekends. Not for the time-pressed or low-cal but I enjoyed the classic club and fries.

Thank BobPhibbs
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

A very popular and busy restaurant but the turnover is quick so you don’t wait very long. The service is good, the coffee only OK. The food is good not great and the portions generous. They use ‘American’ cheese aka Kraft Slices in the cheese...More

Thank JDA60
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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
USD 20
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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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