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kevin Jun 11, 2010 11:12 PM

what are your thoughts? i heard it's really cheap, but is the food good too?

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    Sam D. Jun 12, 2010 05:41 AM

    For diner food it's on the plus side of acceptable and it's definitely good value but it's nothing that will knock your socks off. Good omelettes, steak fries, turkey club sandwich and burgers. Free parking, friendly service, retro decor, CASH only.

    1. Servorg Jun 12, 2010 06:10 AM

      Very ordinary food. I still miss Nuway's! If you are looking for resonably inexpensive (Metro maybe more on the inexpensive side only for breakfast or lunch) and good in a diner like atmosphere then either Pepy's Galley, Rae's Diner or Metro Cafe are all much better choices.

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      Pepy's Galley
      12125 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

      Metro Cafe
      11188 Washington Pl, Culver City, CA 90232

      Rae's Restaurant
      2901 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

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        maudies5 Jun 12, 2010 09:27 AM

        I believe it is the same ownership as Rae's. Cafe 50's is decent for breakfast.

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        Cafe 50's
        11623 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90025

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          malibumike Jun 12, 2010 10:15 AM

          Yes , I remember going to NuWays about 1960, best chili dogs in town!

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            kevin Jun 13, 2010 05:54 PM

            ok, i will check out rae's ?

            what's metro cafe? is that the diner that has a side line in bulgarian dishes?

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              Servorg Jun 13, 2010 05:59 PM

              Right (Serbian). I've had their chevapchichi sausage dinner entree before and their Serbian salad. Quite nice. But they have mostly non Serbian food, especially for breakfast and lunch.

          2. cant talk...eating Jun 12, 2010 01:23 PM

            Went once and only once (circa 2004?). Forgettably bad breakfast. Sort of like a low-end Norm's, if that' even possible. It is, however, cheap.

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              Ciao Bob Jun 12, 2010 01:42 PM

              <<like a low-end Norm's>>
              You know, can't talk,something about the very thought of that statement is REALLY, REALLY funny!

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                Phurstluv Jun 12, 2010 09:33 PM

                Exactly, hard to picture something more LOW END than Norm's....!!

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                  Tripeler Jun 12, 2010 10:40 PM

                  "Norm's" has been mentioned in an early Tom Waits song or two.

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                    lapizzamaven Jun 13, 2010 09:40 AM

                    Norm's "coffee wasnt strong enough to defend itself!" ...to Waits1

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