"Everything is well under $15, and yet the ingredients are high-end, including the local and/or organic produce and hormone-free dairy products and meats. Best of all, the kitchen knows how to let those ingredients shine."
"cheerful, brightly painted breakfast place...The chefs shop the same way you do, or at least the way you would like to think that you would do if your life was devoted to cooking breakfast."
"...new weekend starlet..."
bestowed its "Stellar Breakfast" award on Square One and called it "an ideal coffee shop -- a park-your-paper-next-to-your-pancakes place where all the ingredients are top of the line."
"The breakfast menu is one of the most imaginative in this part of town..."
Los Angeles is a morning town, so get going at Square One Dining (4854 Fountain Avenue, 323-661-1109), a cheerful local spot that focuses on farmers’ market produce.
"Square One Dining elevates breakfast to an indulgence...the hollandaise is flawless."
"...this simple spot favors fresh, local ingrediants prepared well and served beautifully but without fuss."
S. Irene Virbila praised the restaurant's creative menu and stated that: "the service couldn't be more accommodating."
"...one of their many french toast options...it was what could only be described by my companion as 'sextasy'. If sextasy is the feeling of still-firm, thick slices of bread all warm and eggy, soaking in some divinely sweet concoction, with crunchy pecans and the fluffiest, lightest, vanilla bean whipped cream dissolving on top of it all, then sextasy this was."
Fruit salad is a farmers’ market in a bowl. Be warned that your thick-sliced, slow-roasted Nueske’s bacon could upstage the omelet you order it with—and these are some damn good omelets.
'The most important meal of the day deserves a specialist and this little gem...has an advanced degree in brioche french toast and frittata."
New York Post
"Square One Dining cooks the most incredible bacon, eggs, and grits we've had in eons ... the brioche french toast is a marvel."