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Sidewalk Cafe

1401 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3605
+1 310-399-5547
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good49%
  • Average21%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“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 1 week ago via mobile

The food was fresh and simple, there were lots of choices on the menu. You can sit right next to the walkway and enjoy the ocean breeze. You can't see the ocean because it's right in front of the skatepark. But a good location to...More

Thank Tamra J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything's pretty good. Not fantastic but certainly not bad. Busy location. Nice sitting near the open windows looking out at the passing parade of humanity and overlooking the beach. That makes it pleasant and if there's any delays in service, all good just to chill.

Thank dickmaleny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The menu is huge and everyone will find something for their tastebuds for sure. We had the breakfast burrito and it was a huge portion. The taste was kind of average but not bad in any way. I would also say that the place is...More

Thank Lise Marie K
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had dinner by the Ocean Walknof Venice Beacha na ended up at The Sidewalk Cafe and Bar. We lined up by the hosted stand for about 15min, so that us got irritated I told he first place. The server took a...More

Thank Sammmwah
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very busy, large restaurant right on Venice Beach Boardwalk. It's a good place to stop for lunch due to the large range of choices on the menu. There is definitely something for everyone here. There is covered, open air dining in the...More

Thank dshochet
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We ate breakfast there every day. Good food, and very attentive waiters. Pretty good selections for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Wonderful feeling the ocean breeze and relax.

Thank draydo
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Sidewalk Cafe was not only a great restaurant with delicious food, but the view was one of a kind. You got to not only experience a delicious meal, but you got to take in the the sights of Venice Beach!!

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I had the burrito, tastes Ok, table next to me had nachos and they looked great. Prices were fine for the area but the location is too! Waiters and waitresses are super nice too which means an all round great experience.

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Located just off the Venice Beach Boardwalk, looking out to the beach, the location is just about perfect. And good food to boot.

Thank Tanay J
Reviewed 23 July 2017 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
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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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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