Shaky Alibi

Coffee shop | Small Town Café
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There are Belgian waffles and then there are Liège Belgian waffles. Shaky Alibi is all about Liège Belgian waffles. The only things similar between the two are that they are both from Belgium, they are both made in a waffle iron, and you can top them with other tastes.

Liège waffles are made with a yeast dough rather than a batter. They are sprinkled with pearl sugar which caramelizes and makes the outside of the waffle good-tasting and crispy. Liège waffles look small when you first see them, but they’re dense and will fill you just fine. To accompany your waffle, get a large, freshly ground, made-to-order, best-in-the-city cup of coffee.

Shaky Alibi offers both sweet and savory Liège waffles. I opted for the sweet with bananas, milk chocolate, and house-made whipped cream that may have had a touch of “something” in it. I also got to taste a ham and cheese waffle, which is served with a Louisiana hot sauce for added goodness.

Shaky Alibi is a small cafe filled with happy patrons eating and sipping while tapping on their laptops. It’s a very short distance from the famous El Coyote restaurant. If you’re looking for something different when in Los Angeles, Shaky Alibi would be good for breakfast, lunch, and, for me, even dinner.

What to Eat
Shaky Alibi, S’mores Waffle
S’mores Waffle
Must-Try
S'mores waffle, topped with dark chocolate, marshmallow & a Speculoos cookie spread
Shaky Alibi, Steel Cut Oats
Steel Cut Oats
Must-Try
Steel cut oats, topped with blueberries and strawberries
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday8:30am - 3pm
Monday8:30am - 3pm
Tuesday8:30am - 3pm
Wednesday8:30am - 3pm
Thursday8:30am - 3pm
Friday8:30am - 3pm
Saturday8:30am - 3pm
Information
Price
$$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert
Credit Cards Accepted
Yes
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
Yes

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