Uncle John’s Cafe opens in South Park

Promised as early May, Uncle John’s Cafe is now open for business in the former Mother Road space at the
Stillwell Hotel. The menu is simple with classic American diner favorites like omelets, burgers, BLT’s, and patty melts, along with a couple dozen Chinese food dishes like Spicy Pork Chops loaded with jalapeno peppers and green onions, a sweet Chasu (BBQ Pork), Chow Mein and Kung Pao Shrimp. This affordable grub is all priced between around 8 bucks, and served with love from the cafe’s owners.

You’ll feel right at home with the friendly service, and good food. We even got a special treat of something new they were trying out. On a recent trip to Hong Kong, they discovered ball waffles being served on the streets. They liked em so much, they bought their own inverted waffle maker and are now serving up these tasty Hong Kong street treats to downtown workers and residents.

Right now business hours are breakfast and lunch Monday through Saturday, but once they get their legs under them at this new location (they were previously located a few blocks away), they’ll be open for dinner too. Follow them on twitter or facebook.

Uncle John's Cafe located in the Stillwell Hotel.

Comfortable, friendly, affordable Chinese/American food at Uncle John's.

The Hong Kong Street food, ball waffles.

A new American classic, bbq pork, eggs and potatoes.

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Author:Matt Mitchell

A lover of everything LA has to offer, Matt created Dig Lounge to tell his friends about all the fun things to do in the city. Matt has worked in the dot com world since 1996, including some of the top online entertainment companies and digital marketing firms. He currently works as a Digital Producer.

4 Responses to “Uncle John’s Cafe opens in South Park”

  1. May 11, 2010 at 11:37 pm #

    Thanks, Matt. Don’t get too excited about those waffles though…we’re still trying to perfect the recipe before we introduce them to everyone.

  2. Matt Mitchell
    May 12, 2010 at 7:06 am #

    They were very good already. Can’t wait to try them again!

  3. Steve Livigni
    May 13, 2010 at 7:15 pm #

    This makes me so happy!!!

  4. Daniel K Nelson
    May 14, 2010 at 8:11 am #

    Egg Foo Young with a whiskey back at Hanks….

    Mmmmmmmmm…..