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(credit: Crema Cafe)


Of all the breakfast foods, egg dishes usually come out at the top of the list. They’re super fast, easy to prepare and delicious all by themselves. Throw in a few accessories like cheese and a roll and you’ve got a tasty breakfast you can eat on the run. With a little more prep time and additional ingredients, you can make something pretty special. A number of places dedicate the majority of their menus to eggs like Another Broken Egg Cafe or Eggslut, but sometimes the best egg dishes don’t need to headline. Check out these places for some of the best egg dishes in Los Angeles.
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(credit: Shaky Alibi)


Shaky Alibi
7401 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 938-5282
www.shakyalibi.com

While Shaky Alibi is famous for its Liege waffles, it’s also known for pairing them with poached eggs. Throw on a slice of cheese and/or meat and you have the best egg sandwich you’ve ever tasted. The waffles are chewy and tender on the inside and caramelized on the outside and the poached eggs are cooked perfectly. One bite sends an unforgettable flavor sensation to your mouth.

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(credit: Sandee T./Yelp)


Square One Dining
4854 Fountain Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90029
(323) 661-1109
www.squareonedining.com

If you’re looking for a wide variety of egg selections, then the menu at Square One Dining will delight you. The classic dishes like steak and eggs, breakfast burritos and egg sandwiches will definitely start your day right. The baked egg dishes are served in an individual cast iron skillet with country toast and a whole lot of toppings. The Benedicts and the omelets are another hearty way to start the day with lots of vegetables, savory meats and cheeses to choose from as sides or add-ins.

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(credit: Edward R./Yelp)


Nickel Diner
524 S. Main St.
Los Angeles, CA 90013
(213) 623-8301
www.5cdiner.com

Nickel Diner proves to be a downtown culinary treasure with daring menu items that will introduce you to a whole new generation of greasy spoon. Its breakfast selection is a great way to start the day. Not only does it have a wide variety of delicious egg dishes to choose from, but you can make a few requests and have a couple of eggs, a slice of cheese and meat sandwiched between a bacon-encrusted maple donut. If that doesn’t start your day out right, nothing will. Breakfast is served until 3 p.m.

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(credit: Eunice K./Yelp)


Cafe Verona
201 S. La Brea Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 934-6188
www.cafeveronala

Serving breakfast until 5 p.m. for all the LA late risers who can’t get it together before 3 p.m., Cafe Verona is perfectly located on La Brea and 2nd Avenue. While all of its breakfast menu items are fantastic, it’s the eggs Benedict that truly pleases the palate. The basic Benedict comes with ham and homemade hollandaise sauce, the Florentine has tender spinach and the Norvegese is topped with smoked salmon. It’s a little pricy but worth every bite.

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(credit: D.J./Yelp)


Bagel Broker
7825 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 931-1258
www.bagelbroker.com

If you’re from the East Coast, it’s really difficult to find a great bagel once you start heading west. However, the Bagel Broker has managed to get it right, which results in some of the best (and cheapest) bagel sandwiches in town. Throw some eggs between two sides with a little cheese and bacon and you’ve got a handful of goodness. Choose your egg style: whites, scrambled, sunny, cheesy, meaty or the specialty egg, lox and cream cheese. All eggs come on any flavored or seasoned bagel of your choice.

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Kristine G. Bottone is a freelance writer living in Los Angeles. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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