One Sunday afternoon, I found myself at Larry Flynt’s Bar & Grill located inside the Hustler Casino in Gardena, CA. I was in search of breakfast in the South Bay area that didn’t also come with a 45 minute wait. What I got was a relatively quiet place to eat amidst the gentle clinking of chips, an $8 mimosa, and pancakes that were pretty bad. At the time of eating here, everything was served in takeout containers due to covid policies. I also ordered eggs and bacon which were slightly below mediocre. The real standout of the meal was the bread served on the side. This wasn’t the usual trash toast you get on the side, this was real, bakery-fresh, thick cut bread.
The pancakes were a different, sadder story. The first indication was that they were hard to cut into. This is an immediate warning sign you are about to eat sad stacks. The only thing you can really do with pancakes like this is douse them in butter and syrup and hope for the best. Even sugar and fat weren’t much help. About 90% of the pancakes ended up in the trash.
I guess I might come here again if I had a hankering for a table game and didn’t want to make the hop over to Vegas.
JUST THE STACKS – 2/10 TASTY STACKS
Overall Taste: Sad.
Mouthfeel: Not enjoyable, hard to chew.
Size: Large but useless.
Presentation: These definitely looked like pancakes.
Price: Do not recall, but not expensive.
Location: 1000 W Redondo Beach Blvd, Gardena, CA 90247
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