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Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 2:00 am
Price Range
$
Neighborhoods
West Hollywood, Central LA
Categories
Coffee & Espresso Restaurants, Take Out Restaurants, American Restaurants, Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch Restaurants, Family Style Restaurants, Restaurants
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Cuisines: American, Family Style, Take Out, Coffee House, Breakfast, Brunch & Lunch

Price Range : Below Average

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A SD

03/06/2012

Provided by Citysearch - 
Overall
Come and get cussed out at Duke's

THIS place seems to condone the use of profanity by it's employees toward customers.
Over the weekend I stopped in after 2:00pm with a few friends. Upon reporting to the management, a one Adam Newton, of unprovoked and unwarranted verbal abuse by his slightly overweight, red haired female waitress, which included the use of profanity, Adam rudely began to immediately question validity of the story, even though the event was witnessed by all inside. It appears management will stand up for BAD EMPLOYEE behavior. Eat at your own risk.

christy_david

08/26/2011

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Overall
Horrible food RUDE people

This place is a joke! I don't know who would give these jerks their hard earned money. The food was greasy and horrible. The staff acts like they don't want to be there and are annoyed by having to wait on you. SUCKS!

collenebabcock

01/19/2011

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Overall
I love Dukes!

I tried this place a few times and think they have a great establishment.

Very nice employees they have working for them.

The food did take a little longer than usual to prepare and get to you table but I was overall very impressed.

GaGa2012

02/18/2010

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Overall
Worest Experience Ever

The business is under new management and the quality of service and food has changed. Dukes delivers which is great, however the time that you spend waiting on the food to get to you along with cold fries and old lettuce isn't worth the wait.

weho333

12/22/2009

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Overall
classic diner

How an you not love this place? An all around LA classic! Great breakfast anytime of day and the remodel is beautiful. Good burgers too and amazing staff. Very bright inside. Better choice than Norm's or even Mel's in my opinion.

minkshowbiz

12/07/2009

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Overall
So-so meal at best...

Had some friends rave over this place, so we tried it. It was crowded and the food was average at best. The service was very good, they even refilled our water (amazing!)

We proabaly won't go back...!

kharm11

10/12/2009

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Overall
Ok food, Bad Experience

My girl and I went for breakfast Saturday late morning. We placed our order with one waitress while 2 waiters alternated in taking care of us. I ordered the mexican scramble (chorizo and eggs with potatoes) my girl got an omelette. Our food took 30 mins at the least to get to us and its because they forgot to put in our order. I could see the cook making the meals and everyone getting served EXCEPT us. When I told one of our waiters he started to pipe up with an excuse but never finished and took off. He never returned to tell us the status of our order, instead the other waiter came up to us concerned and asked if everything was ok. We told him we hadnt gotten our food in over 30 mins he rushed to the cook and i could see the cook barely starting to whip up our order. It was done in no time but by that time I was so turned off on this place. I thought this place was going to be really good since they have been around for a while and had a citysearch sticker for Best Breakfast. Seriously people?? Im not super picky but they had basic items on their menu and they weren't that great for what u pay. I am officially labeling this place a tourist trap and warning you all to stay away and try something better like Joey's in weho or Hugo's. If you want simple breakfast items like they serve at Dukes ONLY done the right way for less you can get it at Norm's. That's saying a lot casuse I hate Norm's but I would have rather gone there at that point.

Oh and then to top it off, they gave us the wrong check! The waitress, yup same one that forgot to put in our order, comes over to tell us we are ""so lucky"" that the other couple got the wrong check cause we saved 3 dollars on sub par food. Thanks lady I feel bad for the other couple.

nathanfish

02/19/2009

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Overall
Still an attraction on the weekend

weekday lunches are uncrowded, service is good and prices are great. I would recommend dressing on the side if you get the Chinese Chicken salad.

crazijoe

10/01/2008

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Overall
Splurge a little and get better bacon

I ate there for the first time because of all the hype about it. I really liked the eggs and the potatoes, but the coffee wasn't that great and the bacon was dry. I would probably go back living in the city but i'll bring my own bacon and coffee next time. Note: get center cut Oscar Meyer Bacon!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

abd1350

01/30/2008

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Overall
Great atmosphere.

Just went here for the first time last week and liked it a lot. Very hole-in-the-wall looking, which I enjoyed, as well as their food. The old school decorations and randomly placed bar make it a fun late night place to eat. Thumbs up!

denag

11/08/2007

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Overall
Yummy Greasy Spoon

Duke's is a good spot in the middle of the Sunset scene for reliable and tasty diner food. There is no ambiance. They have old (grimy looking) music posters on the walls. The joint could use a face lift but with diner food this tasty, they can get away with it. The patty melt is delicious and the crinkle cut fries don't disapponint. I haven't tried the eggs yet but heard they are great at Duke's. Co-workers of mine saw Paris Hilton here not too long ago.

svantico

10/30/2007

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Overall
A Good Solid Coffeshop

Duke's is likely an institution on the strip. Far from glitzy, it serves up tasty food on very average dinnerware and tables.

If you are in the mood for a good, solid, uncomplicated meal, give Duke's a try. I've had lunch there a couple of times with big groups and we always order breakfast foods. I am partial to the omelettes.

leschnei

07/11/2007

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Overall
Terrible Service

Duke's is your typical greasy spoon. The food is decent but the service is terrible. I dined here with a coworker recently and the waiter did not bring his entire order. We had to hail him over and ask him for the rest of the food.

jericsmall

07/09/2007

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Overall
My frequent diner

Am a regular lunch patron with the work crowd here, so much that they know our special orders. The staff smiles when we come in, and gets to us right away...a treatment not reserved only for the regulars either, by the way. The food is great ... for a diner of course. My faves are the pancake special and the basic grilled cheese with fries.

lu_vu

03/06/2007

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Overall
C'mon this place is seedy with perfection

There is no better diner experience this side of Witchita. With the posters of yester-year rockers to the cranky wait staff, this is the place to get eggs, hashbrowns and a piece of 90069. Nestled on the busy-busy of Sunset strip, you're bound to see an ex-celeb stoll in for a stack of pancakes. A great place with solid food and open when you need them

tyneshad

02/07/2007

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Overall
Lunch is eh

Everytime I've been here for lunch the service has been a bit gruff and the food hasn't really been all that great. It's typical diner fare without much flavor, if you ask me. I hear their breakfast is better, maybe I'll give that a try soon.

rachel1215

07/14/2006

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Overall
lunch is ok.

i grabbed a cobb salad from here and it wasnt very good--just blah. their lunch is ok, nothing special. id give them another try for their breakfast. i like the cool, ol' school atmosphere.

tychovski

06/28/2006

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Overall
West Hollywood Goes Dive

History aside, it's a decent little greasy spoon. The selection is American, food is prepared well and quickly. Service is a bit gruff, but you get the feeling that's what they're going for. The downside for me however is the atrocious coffee. Skipping that, a decent meal can be had quickly without breaking the bank.

katz_in_town

06/08/2006

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Overall
Any time is the right time for breakfast

I have no idea what in the hell they do to a cheese omelet but it is really tasty, I know, it's just a cheese omelet. Although, I wouldn't suggest any omelets with to many veggies, pretty watery but that can happen anywhere. The hash brown/home fries are hit or miss depending on how you like them and from what area off the grill you get them. The brisket sandwhich is good, not like Grandma's brisket but hey, it's just a diner but a real good one.

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