Pacific Diner: A Classic San Pedro Restaurant

Vios Lopez, Staff Writer

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On 3821 S Pacific Ave San Pedro, CA 90731, Pacific Diner serves delicious breakfast and lunch for San Pedro patrons and beyond. Pacific Diner was founded in 1940 by the Thompson Sisters. In April 15, 1962 Pacific Diner officially opened.

Dennis Juett has been the owner since 1976. Pacific Diner is open every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 6:00 to 3:00 then on Sundays there open from 7:00 to 3:00.

Three of the most popular dishes at the Pacific Diner are marinated steak bits, chicken cutlet, and the John Wayne special. For the Marinated steak bits the ingredients are Soy Sauce, olive oil, brown sugar, salt, ground ginger, black pepper, garlic powder. A 7th grade named Santino Rodriguez says, “the Marinated Steak Bits  there really good, they have a lot of flavors.”

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For the chicken cutlet, they use 4 boneless chicken skinless chicken breasts, fine dry bread crumbs, grated Parmesan cheese, fresh chopped parsley, salt, ground black pepper, 1 egg, milk, flour, cooking oil for frying. Adrian Ojeda says “they taste really good and I would recommend them to lost of people.”

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The John Wayne special has a tortilla, egg, Spanish sauce, melted cheese, for sausage links. An 8th grade named Ace Wolfe says,  “personally I think that it’s above average and for San Pedro, I have to say it’s pretty good.”

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Pacific Diner’s service is one of a kind.  Every time you go there they greet you with so much love and happiness. They have three places to sit; inside the restaurant, outside of the restaurant, and in the main part of the restaurant where you can see the cooks prepare meals. The neighborhood around Pacific Diner is nice and peaceful you can see the beach from the hill right next to Pacific Diner.

So, if you ’re interested to go to Pacific Diner, I highly recommend it.