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hippodeir Feb 18, 2008 03:26 PM

I have a craving!! Any suggestions? (Anything with berries in it & I'll be happy...)

  1. liu Feb 18, 2008 03:35 PM

    There are a few places around town, but my pick is The Cobbler Lady:

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/422957

    This post comes with pics!

    Another place that is often mentioned on these boards is The Cobbler Factory; it, too, is quite good! There have been many posts over the past couple of years. If you simply type in "cobbler" in the search bar above, you will find many reviews of the various Los Angeles cobbler places.

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      Wes Feb 20, 2008 06:51 PM

      We found The Cobbler Factory too heavy handed with the cinnamon.

    2. wutzizname Feb 18, 2008 04:03 PM

      Don't know if you're looking for take-away or dine-in, but for dessert in a restaurant, the blackberry cobbler at Cynthia's on 3rd is pretty spectacular.

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      Cynthia's
      8370 W 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90048

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        kaspy Jun 3, 2008 09:27 PM

        although technically it's crumble, not cobbler . . .

      2. Cicely Feb 18, 2008 04:05 PM

        Love the Cobbler Lady, but the OP should note whether he/she is seeking cobbler with a pastry or biscuit topping (Cobbler Lady is the former). I was raised with pastry cobbler so am always horrified when I order cobbler, assuming it'll be that, and get some monstrosity that's more like a failed shortcake.

        1. J.L. Feb 18, 2008 06:14 PM

          Hey, whaddayaknow? I had the exact same jonesin' about a month ago!

          http://www.chowhound.com/topics/480543

          1. burumun Feb 19, 2008 10:53 PM

            I personally like the gourmet cobbler factory:
            http://gourmetpigs.blogspot.com/2007/...

            my fave is the cherry one, but blueberry is gouda too

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              maudies5 Feb 20, 2008 10:02 PM

              The Ivy makes delicious cobblers

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                dodgergirl Feb 20, 2008 10:26 PM

                The Cobbler Factory in Pasadena is spectacular. My favorite is the mixed berry. Don't let the shabby storefront scare you away.

                1. Kate is always hungry Jun 3, 2008 10:08 PM

                  MOM's BBQ It's peach and it's the best!

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                    hobbess Jun 8, 2008 02:28 PM

                    You don't even necessairly have to drive to Pasadena to buy from The Gourmet Cobbler Factory. I've seen them at several farmers market in Orange County like Irvine on Saturdays, the Tustin one, etc.. and I'm sure you can find it in the LA farmers markets as well.

                    But, if you couldn't find their cobblers nearby at a farmers market, I'm not so sure it would be worth it for most people to drive to Pasadena for their cobblers. I'm not a big fan of their crust, or lack thereof. There's no bottom crust, and the top crust is too thin.

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