The Crashdown is a diner-style restaurant owned and operated by Liz's father, Arturo Ortecho. Liz and her sister, Rosa, worked at the restaurant as teenagers. The Ortecho family lives on the second floor above the restaurant.
After Rosa's death, the diner has been vandalized on the anniversary of her death.
Theme and features
The diner is themed around the 1947 UFO crash. The wait staff wears green uniforms with head antennae. A crashing rocket is part of the diner sign. The diner features alien-themed and malt-shop style decorations, including a jukebox.
Monday through Wednesday: 7 AM - 6 PM
Thursday through Saturday: 6 AM - 9 PM
Sunday: 8 AM - 5 PM
The diner serves a variety of alien-themed food, including:
The diner does not serve alcohol.
- Max's shake order is a Little Green Man shake with whipped cream and two cherries.
- In 2008, the Crashdown had stickers to "Vote '08" with the '08 in blue, indicating they were endorsing Obama.
- Every year on Rosa's death the café gets vandalized.