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Carney's

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12601 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2415
+1 818-761-8300
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11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sun 11:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Pulled in as it offers free parking. Highly original and air conditioned diner. Amazing friendly staff and good value. Dogs, burgers etc. Next time you guys we in Maidenhead come visit :-)

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Thank Janefrantic
Los Angeles, CA
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188 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

The great selling point of CARNEY'S is that it is in an actual train car. It's a fun experience that kids and adults will like. I hadn't been to Carney's in years and was shopping next door and decided to treat myself to lunch there. They have long been known for their hot dogs and hamburgers but they have an... More 

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Thank Jackbear
Oakdale, California
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78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I had a simple hot dog with mustard and sour kraut because I wanted to taste the hot dog. Great dog. Probably the best I've ever had. Ho secret as it is constantly fighting with Pink's for the best dog. I haven't trieds Pinks, so can't compare. My companions had a double cheeseburger and a chili dog and both raved... More 

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Thank William P
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187 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Carneys combines great chili with quality burgers. A must try if you visit LA. Add Pinks, and the original Tommy's to this list and you will have had the BEST of LA

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Thank TonyFi18
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The lady who served us was fantastic! Our food was absolutely perfect and delicious we went back for more. We are in LA from New Zealand and this was the best burger and hotdog we have had the entire trip

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Louisville, Kentucky
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Stopped here for lunch while on a tour and LOVED it! I had the chili cheeseburger with bacon...Oh.My.Gosh! The burger was juicy, the chili was flavorful and not too spicy at all. I also tried the chili cheese fries and they were fresh not soggy. Great stop!

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Thank Debbie8947
Los Angeles, California
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195 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch on 08/08/16. Ordered the red baron dog, fries, and a small chocolate shake. The hot dogs here are really good. Reminds me of the coney dogs from back east. Mine had mustard and red cabbage. The fries were also fresh and delicious. I got the small chocolate shake and although it was good, the size was... More 

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Thank Denell1006
Dodge City, Kansas
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307 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Carney’s was a really fun experience for me and the kids. The hamburgers were great, I had the half pound and it was juicy but cooked all the way through. I also got sweet potato fries which came with chipotle ranch sauce that was very good. I am not going to say it is the cleanest place I have ever... More 

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Thank iroamaround67801
Westchester County, NY
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

A hot dog stand with tables in a rail car. It's corny but fun. The food is what you expect. I like the hot dogs and fries. You order, pay, and wait for your name to be called to get your food. It's actually quite fun. Tables outside as well. It can be crowded but the line moves well.

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Thank AdventureBiker21
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

We walked here from Sportman's Lodge after landing in LA some hours earlier. Very good value for money and portion sizes were great - try the dirty fries!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12601 Ventura Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 91604-2415
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Universal City Area
  • Neighbourhood: Universal City Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-761-8300

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?