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Coffee Shops Southern California

 

Johnie's Coffee Shop (Closed)
off the Miracle Mile
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Traveling the Miracle Mile, you will run across an old coffee shop across from the former location of May Co, Wilshire. Yes, it's Johnie's, the former Romeo's Times Square.


Here's a look see at the interior of Johnie's. Yes, it's a classic California coffee shop. Unfortunately, this treasure of a coffee shop is now closed. Say it ain't so, Johnie's!!!

 

Interior of Johnie's
Photo taken 1 day prior to closing day
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

See Roadside Peek's Spotlight on Johnie's Coffee Shop.

 

 

Holiday Bowl (Remodeled)
Crenshaw District, Los Angeles, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Although the location is not quite just a coffee shop, the Holiday Bowl does have a real doozy. Well, at least it had. Although this place is now boarded up, it seems like the coffee shop part of this bowling complex will be saved, thanks to the tremendous efforts of the Los Angeles Conservancy's Modern Committee. Hats off to this non-profit organization for perhaps saving another Southern California treasure from oblivion.

 

 

Hawthorne Grill (formerly Holly's) Demolished
Hawthorne, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

The Hawthorne Grill was part of the movie Pulp Fiction. Unfortunately, it was torn down soon afterwards to make way for new development.

See Roadside Peek's Lost Treasures remembrance of Holly's.

 

 

Norm's
Huntington Park, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

Check out this classic Norm's Restaurant, located in Huntington Park. Still features the classic coffee shop architecture.

 

 

 

 

Big Boy
Hesperia, CA
Photo by RoadsidePeek.com

 

While heading out on the I-15 towards Vegas or Route 66, a nice stop to stop for a Big Boy Combo is the Big Boy in Hesperia.

After a brief stint closing down and becoming the Main Street Bar and Grill. Many thanks to Teresa Ramirez and Dave Grant for info.

 

UPDATE : Bob's is back and open for business! Many thanks to Dave Grant for latest on Bob's Big Boy.

 

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