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River's End

15 1st St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6070
+1 562-431-5558
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“omelet” (7 reviews)
“french toast” (4 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
15 1st St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6070
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21 - 30 of 96 reviews

Reviewed 16 March 2016

Yep, right on the beach, go on a sunny day, some free street parking available. Breakfast with ocean views what more is there to say. pricey but love it. MeuterMedia

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Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was my first experience at Rivers View Cafe and it was delightful one. I couldn't think of where to take out of town guest and Bingo, River View Cafe came to mind. We had a great experience sitting out in the warm California beach...More

1  Thank tdrsprod
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommend to us. And, the best part of it was the view. It is directly on the beach with perfect views of the water. And, that's where the goodness ends. The food took over 40 minutes to arrive to the table -...More

1  Thank iheartco25
Reviewed 21 October 2015

The food is good and nice proportions. The omelets are good with lots of fillings. Try a mimosa or sangria with brunch.

2  Thank d2r4s
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Thought we would try River's End while on vacation with our family. 17 of us. The location was great, end of 1st street near the beach. But that was the best part. It is located in a parking area for Seal Beach so you have...More

1  Thank NedGrimley
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Went on a tip from a local and was not disappointed. Was here for a late breakfast. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. On the beach- any closer and you would get wet. Excellent selection- really enjoyed the chilaquiles! And they serve champagne!

1  Thank daniel p
Reviewed 8 October 2015

At the far end of Ocean Ave where the beach ends at the San Gabriel River is a small establishment tucked away next to a public pay parking lot. This is primarily an outdoor patio café, although there was very limited covered and indoor seating....More

1  Thank Dave M
Reviewed 1 October 2015

We've been here a few times and it is very popular. We came one Sunday and there was a brunch crowd and music that was great. We also came during the week and had sandwiches and salads and it was great and not as crowded....More

Thank Anne_66_10
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Located right on the sand next to the canal that borders Long Beach. A bit rustic and can be windy, but the location is a perfect view of the beach and ocean. Always seems to be sunny...especially afternoon if the marine layer needs to burn...More

1  Thank Eric B
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Right at the end of the bike path, this place is really busy on weekend mornings, and for good reason. It provides the perfect destination for cyclists and provides a great view, beach setting, and is out of town setting there all by itself. The...More

Thank Paul T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 1st St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6070
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-431-5558
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