Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Earl's Home Cookin'

Earl's Home Cookin', Orange, CA.

Open 25 hours a day, 7 days a week since 1970, Earl's Home Cookin' is an Orange County stadard. Poor service, a diner attitude, and hearty mediocre food are all wrapped inside one sweet little modern building with a slanted overhang roof, flagcrete pillars, and formica countertops.

Affordable! A gargantuan top sirloin with a baked potato for only $6.99. A "#86" combo-- 2 eggs, 2 bacon, 2 sausage, 2 pancakes, for $3.49! The perfect late-night eatery when everything else is closed in OC after 10 pm. A little slice of the good ol' days is still available in the heart of Orange County. And the coffee ain't bad either!

Earl's Home Cookin'
807 N. Tustin St.
Orange, CA 92867


googiemel said...

I definitely prefer places like Harbor House Cafe or Shorehouse Cafe for late-night diner experiences. The food and atmosphere is much better. My top sirloin was tough. (But my coffee was perfect) But none of those places boast such great architecture!

Tangaroa said...

I'm going to go out on a limb at say that was once a Sambo's...

Googiemel - did you ever get a chance to read that thread on Sambo's?

googiemel said...

I definitely read that thread about Sambo's-- it was so much fun! Had they had an Orange location? If so, that would have been neat if that sleazy little diner that I didn't really enjoy my steak in used to be a glorious Sambo's! Makes everything a little sweeter. :)

the angry patron said...

i filmed part of a documentary here. open 25 hours a day. the pancakes are great at 3am when you are too drunk to know any better. sad to say its not open 24/7 anymore. its just 24 hours friday and saturday now.