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101 Coffee Shop

$$ - $$$
Central L.A
American, Cafe, Diner
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6145 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5220
+1 323-467-1175
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07:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 03:00
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The title sums it up. Who would voluntarily sentence him/herself to a stew of bad food, bad service, and high prices? We walked in and took our seats. The menu suggested that salads start at around $14 (with the exception of the Caesar Salad, which, without chicken, is a bargain at $10). We waited 10 minutes with our menus closed,... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, great place all in. I stayed in the Best Western that is attached and enjoyed an amazing breakfast, fast service even when they were swapped. Very cool, 70's retro style and feeling, lots of fun.

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Thank Brad T
Copenhagen, Denmark
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34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Food (breakfast/brunch) was average - no complaints at all, just nothing special, similar to what we had in other places. Service was fast, nice and efficient. We went there for the Diner experience which we had. Would go there again if it fit into the travel schedule when in LA.

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Thank Thedane80
Manchester, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

This place does an incredible breakfast, the menu is pretty extensive! Plenty of choice and friendly, attentive staff. The best thing about this place (aside from the food!) is the interior - very cool 70's vibe, abit like stepping back in time! We loved it here. Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Gemstar19
Los Angeles, California
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This place is located on Franklin avenue and the food here is good. The customers are mostly local so it has a good atmosphere and very welcoming. I like their orange juice and the service here is great and you only wait for a little time. A good place to have good conversation with friends. I recommend this place.

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Thank Alaindl
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Been there again after few years, and never disappointed. Food is good and so is the service, which is quite fast considering it can be pretty busy.

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Thank superstellina00
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place. I have been going on and off for many years. Great place at breakfast, brunch, launch, afternoon tea, dinner, middles of the night munchies. Food is good and nicely presented, atmosphere and trendy locals are bringing together Los Angeles spirit. Waiters have an attitude just like the place. Little pricey but worth it.

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London, Ontario, Canada
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This place wasn't bad, but for the prices, it should have been better. Breakfast for 2 with tax and tip was about $40 USD. Burgers and fries for 2 with 1 beer was about $60 USD. The food was good enough, but the service and the price would make me reluctant to go back again. However, it was the only... More 

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London
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59 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I get the restaurant was busy and probably understand but service was slow and we had to ask a couple of times for a straw and water. The food was a bit below average, it didn't have too much flavour and a bit too tomatoy (had tomato pasta of some sort meal) we had a specific dietary request which was... More 

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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128 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

So, I didn't have the silver dollar pancakes because I had my heart set on the waffle. The fact they had silver dollar pancakes was exciting though. Sadly, the food was a bit uneven, my friends ordered the exact same dish and the dishes were were cooked to different levels of done-ness. Service was average and laid back to a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 03:00
Monday
07:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 03:00
Thursday
07:00 - 03:00
Friday
07:00 - 03:00
Saturday
07:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6145 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028-5220
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Central L.A
  • Neighbourhood: Central L.A
  • Phone Number: +1 323-467-1175

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?