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Forget Prohibition-era speakeasies: Nothing genuinely channels the past like LA’s finest retro diners. These architectural landmarks designed in the Googie style—a retro-futuristic aesthetic inspired by car culture and the Space Age—are a place to slice into a short stack of pancakes among geometric interiors and a whole lot of neon signage. We expect a few simple things out of a diner: all-day breakfast, generous hours and a relatively cheap, no-fuss experience. These retro spots check off all of those boxes while also taking us back to a time when cheap comfort food and spacious parking lots seemed like cutting-edge technology.