Greasy Spoon - Best of 2012

Published Nov 26, 2012

Hot coffee, overstuffed omelettes and a tall stack of pancakes. What is your favorite diner?

Winner
2012 Winner

1. Frisco's Carhop Restaurant and Bar

Voters Love

"I have been going to Frisco's restaurant since 1999 or 2000, and they have got to have THE BEST food anywhere! They..." via MrNeato

Find It
Multiple Locations
  • Frisco's Carhop Restaurant and Bar, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 18065 Gale Ave. City of Industry CA 91748 4750 E Los Coyotes Diagonal Long Beach CA 90815
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    Multiple locations
  • The Original Pantry Cafe, Cheap Eats, Food, Diner, Greasy Spoon, Brunch, 877 South Figueroa Street Central City Los Angeles CA 90017
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    877 South Figueroa Street, Downtown Los Angeles, CA
  • Swingers Diner, Cheap Eats, Food, Diner, Greasy Spoon, 8020 Beverly Boulevard Mid-City West Los Angeles CA 90048
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    Multiple locations
  • Cafe 50's, Cheap Eats, Food, Diner, Greasy Spoon, 11623 Santa Monica Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90025
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    11623 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
  • Du-par's, Food, Greasy Spoon, 6333 W 3rd St Mid-City West Los Angeles CA 90036
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    Multiple locations
  • Coral Cafe, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 3321 W Burbank Blvd Burbank CA 91505
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    3321 W Burbank Blvd, Burbank Burbank, CA
  • Eat At Joes, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 400 N Pacific Coast Hwy Redondo Beach CA 90277
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    400 N Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach Redondo Beach, CA
  • The Magnolia Grille, Cheap Eats, Diner, 10530 Magnolia Blvd North Hollywood Los Angeles CA 91601
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    10530 Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • The Oinkster, Cheap Eats, Food, Diner, Greasy Spoon, Burger, Barbecue, Place for a Sandwich, 2005 Colorado Boulevard Eagle Rock Los Angeles CA 90041
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    2005 Colorado Boulevard, Eagle Rock Los Angeles, CA
  • Nickel Diner, Cheap Eats, Food, Diner, Greasy Spoon, 524 South Main Street Central City Los Angeles CA 90013
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    524 South Main Street, Downtown Los Angeles, CA
  • Kitchen 24, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 1608 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles CA 90028
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    1608 N Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood Los Angeles, CA
  • Formosa Cafe, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 7156 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood CA 90046
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    7156 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood West Hollywood, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    23807 San Fernando Rd, Santa Clarita, CA
  • Joe's Main Street Diner, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 2917 Main St Santa Monica CA 90405
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    2917 Main St, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Callahans Restaurant, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 1213 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica CA 90403
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    1213 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica Santa Monica, CA
  • Steven's Steak & Seafood House, Cheap Eats Nightlife Restaurants, Dance Club Diner, 5332 N Stevens St Commerce CA 90040
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    5332 N Stevens St, Commerce, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    3821 S Pacific Ave, San Pedro San Pedro, CA
  • Rocky Cola Cafe, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 6757 Greenleaf Ave Whittier CA 90601
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    6757 Greenleaf Ave, Whittier, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    8171 Santa Monica Blvd, West Hollywood West Hollywood, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    632 Redondo Ave, Long Beach Long Beach, CA
  • Ronnie's Diner, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 12740 Culver Blvd # J Los Angeles CA
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    12740 Culver Blvd # J, Los Angeles, CA
  • Bento Asian Kitchen, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 1000 Torrance Blvd Redondo Beach CA 90277
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    1000 Torrance Blvd, Redondo Beach Redondo Beach, CA
  • The Wood Cafe, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 12000 W Washington Blvd Los Angeles CA 90066
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    12000 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
  • Dolores Restaurant & Bakery, Cheap Eats, Food, Diner, Greasy Spoon, 11407 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles CA 90025
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    11407 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
  • Johnny Pacific Eats, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 7574 Winnetka Ave Winnetka CA 91306
    Nominee for: Greasy Spoon
    7574 Winnetka Ave, Reseda Winnetka, CA
Contest Overview
  • 28,509
    Total Votes
  • 16,499
    Voters
  • 158
    Winners

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