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Sidewalk Cafe

) #121 of 8,619 Restaurants in Los Angeles $$ - $$$ American, , Cafe
1401 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3605
+1 310-399-5547
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good51%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (27 reviews)
“clam chowder” (5 reviews)
“fish tacos” (8 reviews)
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American, Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1401 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3605
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So we took 2 salads and drunk a beer, also 1 onion rings. 49$ in total. So in US we tip..as much as we want based on how pleased we are. We weren't pleased at all with the quality, price or service and waited 20...More

Thank GeorgeDrone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was at the restaurant for a quick lunch. After I was ushered in my seat, I had no one to even ask me if I needed water for the 1st 5 minutes. I then asked the lady who will be serving me to which...More

Thank Latha B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my meal at the sidewalk Cafe. It had good atmosphere. The fish and Chips were delicious! The staff was great.

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat outdoors and watched the foot traffic wandering around Venice Beach. The food at other tables looked pretty good, but we just had nachos and drinks. I don't think there was anywhere else on the beach to eat, so head in.

Thank wheatonnitz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

just on the beach front walk, very nice view on the beach, the Venice place to go, the food is good, huge choice, service is good and quick, many times music show on the front walk in front of the restaurant terrasse

Thank Olivier P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for watching the world go by, good food and reasonably priced. Brilliant staff and very helpful

Thank Tuck31
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here as we were totally starving & the place was packed which is normally a good sign. We didn't know they were renowned for their burgers & didn't have one! I had tuna wrap & my BF had fish tacos. The wrap...More

Thank amandamonkey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Happened upon this place walking at Venice Beach, seen it was happy hour and had not one but two of their jalapeño margaritas. They were spicy but very very good.

Thank tncutiepie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited in the morning & had the muscle beach breakfast. I wasn't disappointed, a good hearty breakfast putting me on for the day. Excellent.

Thank ashbobs1211
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a nice cafe with live music performances. Ambience & food both are good. They serve big portions. We ordered onion rings & a veggie wrap . With wrap they served a very big portion of fries too. We had a great experience.

Thank singhalanju
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the
epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along
the boardwalk there are street performers and local
craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings,
souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of
visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting
enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders
do their tricks around the skate park. All of it
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Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1401 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-399-5547
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