If you've never been to Rae's Restaurant, then you've never truly experienced a greasy spoon diner. And I mean that in a good way. Each weekend tons of westsiders line up for great
eggs, waffles, pancakes, bacon, sausage, and biscuits on Pico in Santa Monica. For decades, Rae's has attracted both young and old alike waiting to devour The Club Breakfast ($6.50) two eggs anyway you like 'em, sausage, bacon, or ham, biscuits with country
gravy, and crispy potatoes. You'll get to know your neighbors quickly in these cramped quarters, but that's okay, everyone is friendly! Rae's Restaurant 2901 Pico Blvd. Santa Monica (310) 828-7937. Hours: Daily 6:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.