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What are good Breakfast Spots West of Fairfax

I was hoping to get a range of breakfast places with the only limit being on geography. Thanks.

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  1. for the best food, imho, john o'groats on pico.
    this place, though, is no secret, so expect a wait.

    1. Clementine on Ensley just north of Santa Monica Blvd., across from Century city mall.
      Truly wonderful stuff.

      1. One of my new favorite breakfast places is the Creprie (Beverly & Robertson). I also recommend: Hugo's, Joan's on Third, Barney Greengrass (for bagels & lox). Irv's on Sweetzer and Santa Monica has good old greasey breakfast burittos.

        1. Mexican breakfast at Frank's on the west side of Fairfax, south of 3rd. Chorizo and eggs, and really good green salsa!

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          1. re: Vaya Con Carne

            Second Franks, great breakfast burrito.

          2. John O'Groats, Snug Harbor and New York Bagel (has other things, omlettes, scrambles, pancakes and the Frank Geary Empire State Building in it)

              1. S & W Country Diner on Washington in the east side of Culver City. Big, hearty, breakfast combos at a more than reasonable price. Cash only.

                1. Bloom Cafe on Pico, a couple blocks West of Hauser
                  C&J Diner (great greasy spoon, cheap), same area (North on Pico, whereas Bloom is South)
                  La Maison du Pain on Pico and Ridgeley (closed on Sunday)

                  1. There's OP Cafe on Ocean Park in (barely) Santa Monica. It's a cute little place with some very tasty menu items. The country breakfast with eggs, potatoes, sausage, chili, etc is great. Medium-sized menu with many good options.

                    Also, I'd second New York Bagel on San Vicente in Brentwood. Only been there once, but I'll be going again in the next 15 minutes. Nice place with lots of outdoor seating. And it's not just a clever name, the bagels and shmear are legitimate New York. Plus they've got huge omelettes, etc. Here's a review from LAist: http://www.laist.com/2008/02/29/wake_...

                    Finally, one of my personal favorites, is Big Tomy's on Pico and Sawtelle. Order-at-the-counter kind of place, famous for having a name similar to a place famous for its chili burgers. I actually like the chili burgers (and chili cheese fries) here more than anywhere else. The breakfast is also fantastic. On weekday mornings the place is filled with cops and construction workers looking to start the day right. Great chilaquiles, as well as other Mexican egg dishes. Omlettes, etc (though I haven't tried them). They have my current favorite breakfast burrito. It's a monster, filled with impossibly fluffy eggs, uncommonly good home fries (also mashed potatoes), delightfully greasy bacon, and the glowing orange cheese essential to any egg-based breakfast. Enjoy.

                    O P Cafe
                    3117 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

                    New York Bagel Co
                    11640 San Vicente Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049

                    Big Tomy's
                    11289 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

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                    1. re: cravingcoppa

                      Does OP Cafe have chili? I never noticed it. Did you have it on a burger or was it just a bowl of chili?

                      1. re: Servorg

                        I've only had the chili at OP as a part of the pile of foods that makes up the Country Breakfast. Not sure how else it is served. The Country Breakfast is good, give it a shot. Their menu is on their website: http://www.theopcafe.com/index.itml

                    2. I love a lot of the ones mentioned but will add 3 Square, Rose Cafe, Cora's, Surfa's Cafe, Pacific Dining Car (Santa Monica location), Gilbert's and Pepy's Galley for chilaquiles.

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                      1. re: mollyomormon

                        Oh, and not sure if it's too far south, but there's also Pann's.

                      2. My all time favorite breakfast place on the Westside is Cora's Coffee Shop. It is right on Ocean across from the Viceroy. Unbelievably fresh and staff is incredible!! Worth a visit!

                        1. AT Sunset and Fairfax is Griddle Cafe.

                          Ed's Coffee Shop on Robertson

                          Eat Well

                          3 Square


                          Gilbert's El Indio


                          Rustic Canyon

                          The Huntley


                          James Beach