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Sure, a shiny new restaurant on your block is great. However, there’s something magical about tucking yourself into a booth at a time-honored neighborhood establishment and ordering off of a menu that probably hasn’t changed in five decades. After all, if it's not broken, don't fix it, right?
If you call Los Angeles home and agree with our above sentiment, we have some good news for you. Our city is teeming with eateries that have stood the test of time. But, the best part is that they're just as magnetic today as they were in Hollywood’s Golden Age.
From the hoppin' piano bar in Swingers to Marilyn Monroe's favorite deli, we've rounded up 10 Hollywood institutions that every Angeleno should visit, at least once. One small tip: Make sure to bring your appetite!
Photo: Courtesy of Canter's Deli.