Extant Historic Southern California Restaurants
Tribute by Jeffrey Sward
 
Reference Los Angeles Times May 10, 2015 Nikki Kreuzer
 
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Character, ambience, longevity, history, innovation, and heritage
 
1905 The Saugus Cafe 25861 Railroad Ave Santa Clarita, CA 91355
1908 Cole's 118 E 6th St Los Angeles, CA 90014
1908 Philippe the Original 1001 N Alameda St Los Angeles, CA 90012
1915 Fair Oaks Pharmacy and Soda Fountain 1526 Mission South Pasadena, CA 91030
1915 Watson Drugs and Soda Fountain [1] 116 E Chapman Ave Orange, CA 92866
1918 Golden Spur 1223 East Route 66 Glendora, CA 91740
1919 Musso and Frank Grill 6667 Hollywood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028
1921 Pacific Dining Car 1310 W 6th St Los Angeles, CA 90017
1922 Tam O'Shanter 2980 Los Feliz Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90039
1924 Joe Jost 2803 E Anaheim St Long Beach, CA 90804
1924 Original Pantry Cafe 877 S Figueroa St Los Angeles, CA 90017
1925 Formosa Cafe 7156 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90046
1926 Greenblatt's Delicatessen 8017 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90046
1926 Lanza Brothers Market 1803 N Main St Los Angeles, CA 90031
1927 Barney's Beanery 8447 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069
1927 El Cholo 1121 Western Ave Los Angeles, CA 90006
1928 La Golondrina Mexican Cafe 17 Olvera St Los Angeles, CA 90012
1929 Eastside Market and Italian Deli 1013 Alpine St Los Angeles, CA 90012
1929 The Rock Inn 17539 Elizabeth Lake Rd Lake Hughes, CA 93532
1930 Brighton Coffee Shop 9600 Brighton Way Beverly Hills, CA 90210
1930 Russell's Cafe 30 N Fair Oaks Ave Pasadena, CA 91103
1931 Canters 419 N Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, CA 90036
1931 El Coyote 7312 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90036
1931 George Petrelli's Steak House 5615 Sepulveda Blvd Culver City, CA 90230
1931 Halfway House Cafe 15564 Sierra Hwy Santa Clarita, CA 91390
1933 Jack's Whittier Restaurant 13221 Whittier Blvd Whittier, CA 90602
1934 Cielito Lindo E 23 Olvera Street Los Angeles, CA 90012
1934 Magee's Kitchen 6333 West Third Street #624 Los Angeles, CA 90036
1934 Mrs. Knott's Chicken Dinner 8039 Beach Blvd Buena Park, CA 90620
1934 Rick's Roadside Cafe 3281 Highway 138 Pinon Hills, CA 92372
1934 The Galley 2442 Main St Santa Monica, CA 90405
1936 Tom Bergin's Public House 840 S Fairfax Ave Los Angeles, CA 90036
1937 Damon's Steak House 317 N Brand Blvd Glendale, CA 91203
1937 El Patio Cafe 34226 Doheny Park Rd Capistrano Beach, CA 92624
1937 Mitla Cafe 602 N Mt Vernon Ave San Bernardino, CA 92411
1938 Du-par's Restaurant Farmers Market 6333 West Third Street Los Angeles, CA 90036
1938 Lawry's 100 N. La Cienega Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211
1938 San Diego Chicken Pie Shop 2633 El Cajon Boulevard San Diego, CA 92104
1938 The Derby Restaurant 233 Huntington Dr. Arcadia, CA 91006
1939 Harbor House Cafe 16341 Pacific Coast Highway Sunset Beach, CA 90742
1939 Newcomb's Ranch Angeles Crest Highway 2 La Canada Flintridge, CA 91011
1939 Pink's Hot Dogs 709 N La Brea Ave Los Angeles, CA 90039
1939 Sariñana's Tamale Factory 2216 W 5th St Santa Ana, CA 92703
1939 Sycamore Inn 8318 E Foothill Blvd Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
1939 Vince's Market 3250 Silver Lake Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90039
1940 Ricci's Italian Restaurant 17317 Bellflower Blvd Bellflower, CA 90706
1941 Bun 'N Burger 1000 E Main St Alhambra, CA 91801
1941 Hop Louie Old Chinatown, 950 Mei Ling Way Los Angeles, CA 90012
1941 Polo Lounge 9641 Sunset Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90210
1941 Snug Harbor 2323 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90403
1943 Twohey's 1224 N Atlantic Blvd Alhambra, CA 91801
1944 Art's Chili Dog 1410 W Florence Ave Los Angeles, CA 90047
1944 Carillo's Tortilleria 1242 Pico St San Fernando, CA 91340
1944 Walker's Cafe 700 W Paseo Del Mar San Pedro, CA 90731
1945 Barone's Pizzeria 13726 Oxnard St Valley Glen, CA 91401
1945 Lookout Roadhouse 32107 Ortega Hwy Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
1945 Nate 'n Al 414 N Beverly Drive Beverly Hills, CA 90210
1946 Billingsley's 11326 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90064
1946 Casa Escobar 2809 Agoura Rd Westlake Village, CA 91361
1946 Chili John's 2018 W Burbank Blvd Burbank, CA 91506
1946 Chris and Pitts 9839 Artesia Blvd Bellflower, CA 90706
1946 Clearman's Steak 'n Stein 9545 E Whittier Blvd Pico Rivera, CA 90660
1946 Foster's Freeze 1624 Cravens Ave Torrance, CA 90501
1946 Gus's Barbecue 808 Fair Oaks Ave South Pasadena, CA 91030
1946 Hot 'n Tot 2347 Pacific Coast Hwy Lomita, CA 90717
1946 Jolly Jug 4264 Peck Road El Monte, CA 91732
1946 Lucci's Italian American Deli 8911 Adams Ave Huntington Beach, CA 92646
1946 Nick's Coffee Shop 8536 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90035
1946 Original Tommy's Hamburgers 2575 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90057
1946 Paul's Kitchen 1012 S San Pedro St Los Angeles, CA 90015
1946 Pecos Bill's BBQ 1551 Victory Blvd Glendale, CA 91201
1946 Rod's Grill 41 W. Huntington Dr. Arcadia, CA 91007
1946 The Smoke House Restaurant 4420 Lakeside Dr. Burbank CA 91505
1946 Vince's Spaghetti 1206 W Holt Blvd Ontario, CA 91762
1947 Langer's Delicatessen 704 S Alvarado St Los Angeles, CA 90057
1947 The Apple Pan 10801 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90064
1947 The Great White Hut 121 W California Ave Glendale, CA 91203
1947 Valley Inn Restaurant 4557 Sherman Oaks Ave Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
1948 Billy's Delicatessen 216 N Orange St Glendale, CA 91203
1948 Cindy's Eagle Rock 1500 Colorado Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90041
1948 Dominick's 8715 Beverly Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90048
1948 Du-pars 12036 Ventura Blvd Studio City, CA 91604
1948 Factor's Famous Deli 9420 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90035
1948 HMS Bounty 3357 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90010
1948 Nick's Cafe 1300 N. Spring St. Los Angeles, CA 90012
1949 Bill's Taco House 219 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90011
1949 Bobby's Coffee Shop 22821 Ventura Blvd Woodland Hills, CA 91364
1949 Bob's Big Boy 4211 W Riverside Dr. Burbank, CA 91505
1949 El Serape 4023 Market Street Riverside, CA 92501
1949 Miceli's 1646 N Las Palmas Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028
1949 Patsy D'Amore's Pizza 6333 W 3rd St #448 Los Angeles, CA 90036
1950 Golden Bull Restaurant 170 W Channel Rd Santa Monica, CA 90402
1950 La Chiquita Restaurant 906 E Washington Ave Santa Ana, CA 92701
1950 The Arsenal 12012 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90064.
1951 Crab Cooker 2200 Newport Blvd Newport Beach, CA 92663
1951 The Hat 1 W Valley Blvd Alhambra, CA 91801
1952 Ernie's Mexican Restaurant 4410 Lankershim Blvd North Hollywood, CA 91602
1952 Johnnie's Pastrami 4017 Sepulveda Blvd Culver City, CA 90230
1952 Josie's Place 16616 S Normandie Ave Gardena, CA 90247
1952 Manuel's Original El Tepeyac Cafe 812 N Evergreen Ave Los Angeles, CA 90033
1952 Melody Bar and Grill 9132 S Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90045
1952 Ming's Chinese Food 17812 Bellflower Blvd Bellflower, CA 90706
1952 Steven's Steakhouse 5332 East Stevens Place Commerce, CA 90040
1952 Summit Inn Cafe 5970 Mariposa Rd Hesperia, CA 92345
1952 Tony's on the Pier 210 Fishermans Wharf Redondo Beach, CA 90277
1952 Tuxie's 6030 Magnolia Ave Riverside, CA 92506
1953 Chris and Pitts 9243 Lakewood Blvd Downey, CA 90240
1953 Chronis Famous Sandwich Shop 5825 Whittier Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90022
1953 El Paseo Inn 11 Olvera St Los Angeles, CA 90012
1953 James Restaurant 739 Truman St San Fernando, CA 91340
1953 Larry's Chili Dog 3122 W Burbank Blvd Burbank, CA 91505
1953 McDonald's [4] 10207 Lakewood Blvd Downey, CA 90241
1953 Taylor's Steakhouse 3361 W 8th St Los Angeles, CA 90005
1953 Ye Loy Chinese Food 9406 Las Tunas Dr. Temple City, CA 91780
1954 Colombo's Italian Steakhouse 1833 Colorado Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90041
1954 Domenico's Italian Restaurant 5339 E 2nd St Long Beach, CA 90803
1954 Dresden Restaurant 1760 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90027
1954 Mama Petrillo's Restaurant 9082 Las Tunas Dr. Temple City, CA 91780
1954 The Bear Pit 10825 Sepulveda Blvd Mission Hills, CA 91345
1955 Casa Bianca Pizza Pie 1650 Colorado Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90041
1955 Chips Restaurant 11908 Hawthorne Blvd Hawthorne, CA 90250
1955 Fox's 2352 N Lake Ave Altadena, CA 91001
1955 Joyce's Coffee Shop 8826 Reseda Blvd Northridge, CA 91324
1955 Magic Lamp Inn 8189 E Foothill Blvd Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
1955 Sire Bar and Grill 6440 Magnolia Ave Riverside, CA 92506
1955 The Venice Room 2428 S Garfield Ave Monterey Park, CA 91754
1956 Beeps 16063 Sherman Way Van Nuys, CA 91406
1956 Casa Vega 13301 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
1956 Domenick's Pizza House 24209 Avalon Blvd Carson, CA 90745
1956 Johnny's Pastrami 4331 W Adams Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90018
1956 Little Toni's 4745 Lankershim Blvd North Hollywood, CA 91602
1956 Mazzarino's 12924 Riverside Dr. Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
1956 Neptune's Net 42505 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90265
1956 Otomisan 2506 1/2 E 1st St Los Angeles, CA 90033
1956 The Munch Box 21532 Devonshire St Chatsworth, CA 91311
1956 The Original Park Pantry 2104 E Broadway Long Beach, CA 90803
1957 Antonio's Pizzeria 13619 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
1957 Art's Delicatessen 12224 Ventura Blvd Studio City, CA 91604
1957 Galley Cafe 829 Harbor Island Dr. Newport Beach, CA 92660
1957 Knowlwood [2] 5665 East La Palma Avenue Anaheim, CA 92807
1957 My Brother's Bar-B-Q 21150 Ventura Blvd Woodland Hills, CA 91364
1957 Norm's Restaurant 470 N La Cienega Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90048
1957 Ozzie's Diner 7780 E Slauson Ave Commerce, CA 90040
1957 Safari Room 15426 Devonshire St Mission Hills, CA 91345
1958 Astro Family Restaurant 2300 Fletcher Los Angeles, CA 90039
1958 Corky's Restaurant 5043 Van Nuys Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
1958 Dal Rae 9023 E. Washington Blvd Pico Rivera, CA 90660
1958 Nino's 3853 Atlantic Ave Long Beach, CA 90807
1958 Pann's Restaurant 6710 La Tijera Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90045
1958 Rae's Restaurant 2901 Pico Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90405
1958 Sandwiches by Connal 1505 E Washington Blvd Pasadena, CA 91104
1958 The Pizza Show 13344 Hawthorne Blvd Hawthorne, CA 90250
1958 Tony's Deli-Hofbrau [3] 613 S Anaheim Blvd Anaheim, CA 92805
1959 Chez Jay 1657 Ocean Ave Santa Monica, CA 90401
1959 Dinah's Family Restaurant 6521 S Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90045
1959 Garfano's Pizza 5468 Valley Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90032
1959 La Luz del Dia 1 Olvera St Los Angeles, CA 90012
1959 Marty's Hamburger Stand 10558 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90064
1959 Pizza Buona 2100 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026
1959 Red Lion Tavern 2366 Glendale Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90039
1959 Tallyrand 1700 W Olive Ave Burbank, CA 91506
1959 Tito's Tacos 11222 Washington Pl Culver City, CA 90230
1959 Tortilla Inn 18114 Parthenia St Northridge, CA 91325
1960 Domenico's Italian Restaurant 2411 E Washington Pasadena, CA 91104
1960 El Indio Tortilla Factory 2523 Artesia Redondo Beach, CA 90278
1960 Jim's Famous Quarterpound Burger 8749 Valley Blvd Rosemead, CA 91770
1960 La Villa Basque 2801 Leonis Blvd Vernon, CA 90058
1960 Paty's Restaurant 10001 Riverside Dr. Toluca Lake, CA 91602
1960 Yamashiro 1999 N Sycamore Ave Los Angeles, CA 90068
1961 Arthur's Restaurant 8813 Lakewood Blvd Downey, CA 90240
1961 Casa di Pizza 16161 San Fernando Mission Blvd Granada Hills, CA 91344
1961 Gardunos 2206 W Whittier Blvd Montebello, CA 90640
1961 Harold's House of Omelets 2440 E Thousand Oaks Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
1961 Hinano Cafe 15 W. Washington Blvd Venice, CA 90292
1961 Mario's Italian Deli 740 E Broadway Glendale, CA 91205
1961 Ports 'O Call Restaurant 1200 Nagoya Way San Pedro, CA 90731
1961 The Rock Store 30354 Mulholland Hwy Cornell, CA 91301
1961 Uncle Bill's Pancake House 1305 Highland Ave Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
1962 Angelo's Italian Restaurant 1540 W Valley Blvd Alhambra, CA 91803
1962 Chee Chinese Restaurant 850 W Willow St Long Beach, CA 90806
1962 Cupid's Hot Dogs 20030 Vanowen St Winnetka, CA 91306
1962 Dear John's 11208 Culver Blvd Culver City, CA 90230
1962 El Cholo 840 E. Whittier Blvd. La Habra, CA 90631
1962 La Cave 1695 Irvine Ave Costa Mesa, CA 92627
1962 Sorrento's Restaurant 2428 Western Ave San Pedro, CA 90732
1962 Stox 9518 Imperial Hwy Downey, CA 90242
1962 Taix 1911 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026
1962 Twin Dragon Shanghai Cuisine 8597 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90035
1962 Viva Cantina 900 W Riverside Dr. Burbank, CA 91506
1963 Andre's Italian Restaurant 6332 W 3rd St Los Angeles, CA 90036
1963 Casita del Campo 1920 Hyperion Ave Los Angeles, CA 90027
1963 El Cid 4212 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90029
1963 Hollingshead's Delicatessen 368 S Main St Orange, CA 92868
1963 La Cabaña 738 Rose Ave Venice, CA 90291
1963 Matteo's 2321 Westwood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90064
1963 Pie 'n Burger 913 E California Blvd. Pasadena, CA 91106
1963 The Capri 4604 Eagle Rock Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90041
1963 The Castaway 1250 E Harvard Rd Burbank, CA 91501
1963 The Magic Castle 7001 Franklin Ave Los Angeles, CA 90028
1963 The Red Onion 736 Silver Spur Rd Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
1963 The San Franciscan 2520 Sepulveda Blvd Torrance, CA 90505
1964 Dan Tana's 9071 Santa Monica Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069
1964 Foxy's Restaurant 206 W Colorado St Glendale, CA 91204
1964 Giamela's 3178 Los Feliz Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90039
1964 La Talpa 11751 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90064
1964 Lucy's El Adobe Cafe 5536 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90004
1964 My Hero 9514 Reseda Blvd Northridge, CA 91324
1964 Pipers 222 N Western Ave Los Angeles, CA 90004
1965 Arby's 7942 Edinger Ave Huntington Beach, CA 92647
1965 Bill and Hiroko's 14742 Oxnard St. Van Nuys, CA 91411
1965 Capitol Burger 4301 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90019
1965 Captain Jack's 16812 Pacific Coast Hwy Sunset Beach, CA 90742
1965 Cupid's Hot Dogs 9039 Lindley Ave Northridge, CA 91325
1965 Five Crowns 3801 East Coast Hwy Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
1965 Franks Restaurant 916 W Olive Ave. Burbank, CA 91506
1965 Le Petit Chateau 4615 Lankershim Blvd North Hollywood, CA 91602
1965 Mama Cozza's Italian Restaurant 2170 W Ball Rd Anaheim, CA 92804
1965 Mexican Village 3668 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90004
1965 Output Cafe 8685 Highway 395 Oak Hills, CA 92344
1965 Phoenix Inn 301 Ord St Los Angeles, CA 90012
1965 Quickie Dog/Taco Quickie 7716 Eastern Ave Bell Gardens, CA 90201
1965 The Prospector 2400 E 7th St Long Beach, CA 90804
1965 The Steak Corral 11605 Washington Blvd Whittier, CA 90606
1965 Tony Bella Vista Restaurant 3116 W Magnolia Blvd Burbank, CA 91505
1965 Woody's Wharf 2318 Newport Blvd Newport Beach, CA 92663
1966 Benjie's Deli 1828 N Tustin Ave Santa Ana, CA 92705
1966 Clearman's Northwoods Inn 7247 Rosemead Blvd San Gabriel, CA 91775
1966 El Chavo 4441 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90027
1966 La Dolce Vita 9785 Santa Monica Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90210
1966 La Paloma 2975 Foothill Blvd La Verne, CA 91750
1966 The Admiral Risty 31250 Palos Verdes Dr. W Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
1967 Brent's Delicatessen 19565 Parthenia St Northridge, CA 91324
1967 Casa Escobar 2500 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90403
1967 Clearman's Northwoods Inn 540 N Azusa Ave Covina, CA 91722
1967 Di Pilla's Italian Restaurant 9013 Valley Blvd Rosemead, CA 91770
1967 Dinahs Chicken 4106 San Fernando Road Glendale, CA 91204
1967 Lee's Market 1908 E 110th St Los Angeles, CA 90059
1967 Los Toros Mexican Restaurant 21743 Devonshire St Chatsworth, CA 91311
1967 Pinnacle Peak 269 W Foothill Blvd San Dimas, CA 91773
1967 Scarantino's Italian Inn 1524 E Colorado St Glendale, CA 91205
1967 Taco Lita 120 E Duarte Rd Arcadia, CA 91006.
1967 Taco Bell [5] 699 S. Coast Hwy Laguna Beach, CA 92651
1967 The Proud Bird 11022 Aviation Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90045
1967 Zig's 6821 White Oak Ave Reseda, CA 91335
1968 Brolly Hut 11205 Crenshaw Blvd Inglewood, CA 90303
1968 Folliero's Italian Food and Pizza 5566 N Figueroa St Los Angeles, CA 90042
1968 The Backwoods Inn 17884 Sierra Hwy Canyon Country, CA 91351
1969 Don Cuco 3911 Riverside Dr. Toluca Lake, CA 91505
1969 Dr. Hogly Wogly's Tyler Texas BBQ 8136 Sepulveda Van Nuys, CA 91402
1969 Eat at Joe's 400 N Pacific Coast Hwy Redondo Beach, CA 90277
1969 El Migueleno Restaurant 2301 Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90007
1969 Francelli's 3404 E 4th St Long Beach, CA 90804
1969 Harold and Belle's 2920 W Jefferson Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90018
1969 House of Pies 1869 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90027
1969 Jim Dandy Fried Chicken 1824 W Manchester Ave Los Angeles, CA 90047
1969 Jim Dandy Fried Chicken 11328 Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90044
1969 La Poubelle 5907 Franklin Ave Los Angeles, CA 90068
1969 La Villa Mexican Restaurant 15333 Crenshaw Blvd Gardena, CA 90249
1969 Lancers Restaurant 697 N Victory Blvd Burbank, CA 91502
1969 Spaghetti Bender 6204 West Coast Hwy Newport Beach, CA 92663
1969 Taco Treat 74 East Live Oak Arcadia, CA, 91006
1969 The Cellar 305 N Harbor Blvd Fullerton, CA 92832
1970 Antonio's Restaurant 7470 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA 90036
1970 Cactus Patch Restaurant 197 E High St Moorpark, CA 93021
1970 Le Sanglier 5522 Crebs Ave Tarzana, CA 91356
1970 Pinnacle Peak 2533 La Cadena Dr. S Colton, CA 92324
1970 The Baked Potato 3787 Cahuenga Blvd Studio City, CA 91604
1970 The Old Place 29983 Mulholland Hwy Agoura Hills, CA 91301
1970s Angelos Original Drive-In 511 S. State College Anaheim, CA 92806
1971 Alfredo's Granada 1100 W Victory Blvd Burbank, CA 91506
1971 Angelo's and Vinci's 550 N Harbor Blvd Fullerton, CA 92832
1971 Benihana 38 N La Cienega Blvd Beverly Hills, CA 90211
1971 Gardens of Taxco 1113 N Harper Ave West Hollywood, CA 90046
1971 Howard's Famous Bacon and Avocado Burgers 11127 Venice Los Angeles, CA 90034
1971 Pinocchio Italian Restaurant 3103 W Magnolia Burbank, CA 91505
1971 Way Station Coffee House 24377 Main St Santa Clarita, CA 91321
1972 0masa 100 Japanese Village Plaza Mall Los Angeles, CA 90012
1972 Carmine's II Cafe 10463 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90025
1972 Good Neighbor Restaurant 3701 Cahuenga Blvd Studio City, CA 91604
1972 King Cole Pizza 612 S Lorena St Los Angeles, CA 90023
1972 La Frite 15013 Ventura Blvd Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
1972 Moonshadows 20356 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90265
1972 Orange Hill Restaurant 6410 E Chapman Ave Orange, CA 92869
1972 Prince O' Whales 335 Culver Blvd Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
1972 Rainbow Bar and Grill 9015 Sunset Blvd West Hollywood, CA 90069
1972 Suehiro Cafe 337 E 1st St Los Angeles, CA 90012
1972 The Hobbit Restaurant 2932 E Chapman Ave Orange, CA 92869
1972 The Rusty Pelican 2735 West Coast Hwy Newport Beach, CA 92663
1972 The Shack 185 Culver Blvd Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
1972 Valentino 3115 Pico Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90405
1973 Belly Buster Sandwich Shoppe 1142 W Valley Blvd Alhambra, CA 91803
1973 Egg Plantation 24415 Walnut St Santa Clarita, CA 91321
1973 Inn of the Seventh Ray 128 Old Topanga Canyon Rd Topanga, CA 90290
1973 Izzy's Deli 1433 Wilshire Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90403
1973 Patrick's Roadhouse 106 Entrada Dr. Santa Monica, CA 90402
1973 Porto's 315 N Brand Blvd Glendale, CA 91203
1973 Rib Ranch BBQ 4923 Topanga Canyon Blvd Woodland Hills, CA 91364
1973 Rosa's Mexican Restaurant 322 PCH Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
1974 El Farolito 201 S Bradford Ave Placentia, CA 92870
1974 French Quarter Restaurant 7985 Santa Monica West Hollywood, CA 90046
1974 George's Drive-in 9910 Magnolia Ave Riverside, CA 92503
1974 Orange County Mining Co. 10000 S Crawford Canyon Rd Orange, CA 92705
1974 Ristorante Peppone 11628 Barrington Ct Los Angeles, CA 90049
1974 The Chowder Barge 611 N Henry Ford Ave Wilmington, CA 90744
1974 Ye Olde King's Head 116 Santa Monica Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90401
1975 Café Tropical 2900 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90026
1975 Carney's 8351 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90069
1975 Clancy's Crab Boiler 219 N Central Ave Glendale, CA 91203
1975 El Compadre 7408 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90029
1975 L'Affaire Café 11024 Sepulveda Blvd Mission Hills, CA 91345
1975 Moffet's Chicken Pie Shop 1409 S Baldwin Ave Arcadia, CA 91007
1975 Original Pizza Cookery 6209 Topanga Canyon Woodland Hills, CA 91367
1975 Roscoe's Chicken and Waffles 1514 N Gower St Los Angeles, CA 90028
1976 Chico's Pizza 12120 Long Beach Blvd Lynwood, CA 90262
1976 Le Roy's Restaurant 523 W Huntington Dr. Monrovia, CA 91016
1976 Leo's Mexican Food 16006 Inglewood Ave Lawndale, CA 90260
1976 Lulu's Cafe 16900 Roscoe Blvd Van Nuys, CA 91406
1976 Shibucho 3114 Beverly Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90057
1977 Brogino's 2423 Artesia Blvd Redondo Beach, CA 90278
1977 Buchanan Arms Restaurant and Pub 2013 W Burbank Burbank, CA 91506
1977 Dizz's As Is 2794 S Coast Hwy Laguna Beach, CA 92651
1977 Giamela's Lamplighter 9110 De Soto Ave Chatsworth, CA 91311
1977 Mary and Robbs Westwood Cafe 1453 Westwood Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90024
1977 Moon of Tunis 7445 1/2 Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90046
1977 Pat and Lorraine's 4720 Eagle Rock Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90041
1978 94th Aero Squadron 16320 Raymer St Van Nuys, CA 91406
1978 La Parilla 2126 East Cesar E Chavez Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90033
1978 Old World German Restaurant 7561 Center Ave Huntington Beach, CA 92647
1978 Yen Ching 574 S Glassell St Orange, CA 92866
1979 Country Deli Restaurant 9901 Topanga Canyon Blvd Chatsworth, CA 91311
1979 Daglas Drive-in 20036 Vanowen St Canoga Park, CA 91306
1979 Enterprise Fish Co. 174 Kinney St Santa Monica, CA 90405
1979 Guido's Restaurant 11980 Santa Monica Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90025
1979 Heart's Coffee Shop 16918 Saticoy St Van Nuys, CA 91406
1979 Palermo 1858 N Vermont Ave Los Angeles, CA 90027
1980 Casablanca 220 Lincoln Blvd Venice, CA 90291
1981 Gladstone's 17300 Pacific Coast Hwy Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
1982 Corrigan's Steakhouse 556 E Thousand Oaks Thousand Oaks, CA 91360
1982 Don Antonio's 11755 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90064
1983 Geoffrey's 27400 Pacific Coast Hwy Malibu, CA 90265
1984 Paoli's 21020 Ventura Blvd Woodland Hills, CA 91364
1984 Pasta Connection 1969 Harbor Blvd Costa Mesa, CA 92627
1985 Saddle Peak Lodge 419 Cold Canyon Rd Calabasas, CA 91302
1989 Clearman's Northwoods Inn 14305 Firestone Blvd La Mirada, CA 90638
1991 The Prince 3198 W 7th St Los Angeles, CA 90005
 

Notes

[1} Drugstore portion opened 1899.
{2} Home of the World's Best Hamburger
[3] Founded by the Fink family in 1958. Moved to current location in 1972. Currently run by the fourth owners.
[4] The oldest operating McDonald's restaurant, the third to be opended.
[5] Third oldest Taco Bell still operating

 
Restaraunts which are now closed. Bid a fond farewell to these roadside friends.
 
1927 2014 Zlaket's Deli and Grocery [b] 12921 Main St Garden Grove, CA 92840
1955 2015 La Palma Chicken Pie Shop [a] 928 N Euclid St Anaheim, CA 92801
           
 
[a] Run by Otto and Angie Hasselbarth 1972-2015
[b] Run by three generations of the Zlaket family. Leo Zlaket Sr. was the first owner. Virginia and Leo Zlaket Jr. were the second generation, still operating the deli, age 70 and 71 at closure. The third generation, David Zlaket, age 43 at closure, could not support his family on the Deli income and his folks urged him to move on.
 

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