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North End Caffe

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3421 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
+1 310-546-4782
08:00 - 15:00
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

I just happen to catch an episode of Diners, Drive Inns and Dives. This episode had a small little restaurant in Manhattan Beach,CA called the North End Cafe on it. Now, i'm sure you love that show as much as i do, thats why i hopped in the car and headed that way. As per the show, i tried a... More 

Thank Gkbrownlee
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

Had a nice sandwich (Vespa) Caramelized onions were too sweet but portion sizes are very large. Just lunch really, not too much to say.

Thank Keiraroo
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 June 2014

Such good food - just go here and you'll be glad you did. It's family owned, they use a real grill which is out the back and the menus are adorable little children's books. TV shows are filmed here, that's how cute it is. Very chilled out.

Bay Area
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2014

North End Cafe is great and if you want to visit the owners other restaurant head over to Louie's of Mar Vista

Thank Jack J
palos verdes, ca
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

don't confuse with North End Bar! Great french toast and eggs. BIG portions. Fresh organic salads. no atmosphere, come here to eat.

1 Thank Cali4niaSunshine
Red Lodge, Montana, United States
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76 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2014

We had fortuitous find in residential area of this beautiful beach town when we stumbled upon this locals' hangout. Lunch was spectacular in terms of both quality and serving size. Kailua pork is not to be missed. Cubano sandwich was one of best I've ever had. All other dishes we observed being served looked fresh and ver appetizing. problem you... More 

Thank Usualsuspect1
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150 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Yep folks, so it is amazing food no doubt but a few issues... The place is so tiny it is hard if not suuuper hard to get a table inside or out. We sat inside, and the clanging of dishes was so loud that I really could not hear any conversation at all; that was irritating. You have to order... More 

Thank drmrussellphd
Manhattan Beach, California, USA
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Don't eat there as much as I'd like...there is always a wait because the food is so amazing! There coffee drinks are awesome and the staff is usually friendly!

Thank Gena S
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Mainly frequented by locals, this little cafe is a gem on the north side of town. Food is exactly cooked to order, the orange juice is freshly squeezed, service is attentive. I highly recommend this place. Space is limited, but we were lucky and did not have to wait.

1 Thank Wolfgang H
Manhattan Beach, CA
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2014

Take a nice walk or jog on the strand and land at North End Cafe. Everything is fresh and delicious. The service is quick and easy. The weather in MB is almost always perfect and the cafe is lined with locals, all happy, healthy and enjoying another great day at the beach. We usually get the egg tacos and in... More 

Thank VacaJill

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3421 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 310-546-4782

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?