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Who serves Tater Tots?

Ordered some tater tots at SIMON (in the Hotel Sofitel) last night and it was utterly disappointing (as was the rest of the meal), but it did pique my craving for them.

So ... who still serves tater tots (besides my old grade school cafeteria)?

Not necessarily looking for the high-end ones (like the herb crusted ones at SIMON) and in fact the more down-to-earth the better.

Thanks all.

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  1. Being that my screenname is "tatertots" . . . UCLA actually serves tatertots in all of it's morning breakfast venues. And they are EXCELLENT. Crispy, not soggy just like grade school cafeterias. . . .

    Other than that, around town in restaurants - I haven't seen any available. Sorry.

    1. Big Wangs. I feel like they go straight from the bag to the fryer, with perhaps some seasoning thrown on. I get them every time I am forced (and it is forced) to go there. Their wings aren't bad either.

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      1. re: jacinthe

        Jacinthe, couldn't have said it better mahself.
        The only redeeming feature of this horrid Dolce Group disaster is the tater tots. They need seasoning, but they were crispy and delish.

        1. re: jacinthe

          Big Wang's is a funny place.

          The service is awful, the place is loud, but I'll be damned if I don't mind going there sometimes as LA is very deficient in the sports bar category.

          But yeah, tater tots--YES!

        2. Ralph's, Albertsons, Jons, Vons, Howes.......450 degrees for 12 minutes and sprinkle with your favorite seasoning.

          1. Sonic! Those Burger King Mini hashbrowns are like tater tots... :)


            1. LeRoy's, the little coffee shop in Arcadia (or is that Monrovia?) on Huntington Drive serves tater tots.

              They're fun.

              Incidentally, so does the cafeteria at the Hall of Infestation downtown, but why would you eat there unless you had to?

              1. Hi,

                LeRoy's (on Huntington Drive in Monrovia)serves tater tots.

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                1. re: Michelle

                  Sounds like LeRoy's is going to be it.

                  Thanks to both you and Jack Flash.

                  Do you guys know if it is only for breakfast, or is it all day item?

                  1. re: ipsedixit

                    They serve tater tots all day, but LeRoy's is only open for breakfast and lunch (they close at 3 PM).

                2. Not only does Sonic have Tater-tots.... but they have chili-cheese tater-tots....

                  Napoleon Dynamite would be jealous.

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                  1. re: sumo10

                    OMG Chilli-Cheese Tater-Tots?!?!? Where is there a local Sonic - I must go now!

                      1. re: JBC

                        Sonic even has a breakfast burrito with tater tots in it.

                        1. re: saeyedoc

                          omg I LOVE breakfast burritos with tater tots.... but the only one that I could find is in Anaheim... I live in the SFV....


                    1. Taco Time serves Tater Tots but they call them "Mexi-Fries" ... they also offer them with cheese and I beleive, chili. The only one of these I know if is in California Plaza (Watercourt) downtown, next to Ric's Cafe

                      1. Albertson's store brand in the maroon bag are the best tots.

                        1. Not quite tater tots but the hash brown nuggets at Carl's Jr are close. And if you buy the steak and egg breakfast burrito and stuff the nuggets inside it's pretty damn good.

                          1. They serve them at Goofy's Kitchen at the Disneyland Hotel... also some of the best mac 'n cheese I've ever eaten.