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Lemonade

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1661 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
310-452-6200
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very nice food

Very fresh food, tasty, healthy, because of fresh salads and no fried food.. and of course nice lemonades. Not pricey

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Kiev
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very fresh food, tasty, healthy, because of fresh salads and no fried food.. and of course nice lemonades. Not pricey

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We were a bit confused when we got here since we had never been to this restaurant before but were attracted because of the gluten free food. The staff were very patient with us, helping us out and suggesting different dishes. Lemonade was delicious, but food was a bit exotic. Though it was a bit pricey, an overall good experience.

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Richmond, TX
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Love this place, stumbled on it while taking a walk over to Paramount Studios for a tour. Great space to sit inside or out, super fun food and a great selection of flavored lemonade to try. Set up as a small cafeteria style bakery you can select from premade (fresh) salads and hot side dishes or have a sandwich made... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It's OK if you like the upscale cafeteria type eatery. Miss what it used to be, before changing owners: A sit down and get waited on restaurant. Lemonade has a sizable variety of mains, sides, deserts and drinks. Problem is, by the time you've received your food (in the much too small eating area--outdoor tables are on a side street... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great, healthy place in a hole-in-the-wall type location. Seems like not many people know about it so I've always gotten very quick service. Atmosphere is not great, kinda dark. Not a date place. Kind of cafeteria-style ordering so no wait for bill. Seems like they focus on just getting the food right and delivering food quickly - the two most... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Buffet style, healthy and hearty portions. Reasonably priced and great atmosphere. Lemonade restaurant is at the corner of Abbot Kinney and Venice Blvd. Parking is tricky. Plan to walk a distance. The entrées are large portioned and served at room temperature. Take-home containers and bags are no extra charge. Six entrées split between two people means three hearty meals between... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I am Local to the Mar Vista Area of Los Angeles and I live about a Mile and Half from Lemonade. My wife and I visited Lemonade on the afternoon of 3/7. I had Brisket something sandwich that was Ok, in taste but a a bit smaller than I would have liked. My wife had a mix of veggies and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A fun atmosphere with delicious fresh choices. Sometimes a wait but it moves quickly! Mac 'n cheese and other hot choices besides salad selection

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is a new style fast food place, more like one of the old-time cafeterias from previous generations. It might remind you of your school cafeteria, except with much tastier choices. Fresh, colorful, and healthy deli-type salads with whole grains, vegetables, fish, legumes. Hot entrees are displayed in Le Creuset pots. Create your own sandwiches. Picture-perfect pastries. And of course,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have eaten at several Lemonade locations. The one at LAX offers remarkably fresh food with lots of choices including vegan and vegetarian dishes, but the Ahi tuna is my favorite. I also like the eggplant dishes and the variety of salads that feature unusual pairings that always seem to work well together. But the best feature is the large... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1661 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291-3744
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighborhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: 310-452-6200

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Venice

Neighborhood Profile
Venice
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 happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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