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26 Beach Cafe

3100 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90292-5551 (Venice / Beach Areas)
(310) 823-7526
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Ranked #92 of 8,471 restaurants in Los Angeles
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $1 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Californian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Venice / Beach Areas
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English first
Fresno, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This place is awesome. The decor and ambiance in the place is perfect. Its the elegance of a 5 star restaurant but the casual dress of a regular restaurant. The selection of french toast is incredible. I had the Very Berry french toast...delicious. Fresh berries and a thick slice of French toast made this breakfast pleasure to eat. This is... More

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marina del rey, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Lovely ambiance, a wide and excellent menu selection, attentive service...what's not to love! This is one of our very favorite once a week restaurant stops in our Marina del Rey neighborhood. We are so grateful that it is here!

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Have been here many times during the last 6 months. In fact you might say we're regulars. Since we've returned frequently and have even brought friends here you could say we like more than we dislike it. Tonight, much to my dismay, I had the awfullest dish there I ever had. So let me caution you. They may be good... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

After my first visit, I can already say I love Beach 26 Café! My friend and I were looking for brunch spots on Saturday afternoon, and came across this café since we wanted to visit Venice Beach afterwards (right down the street). While they didn't have the fairly low-priced unlimited mimosa option we were looking for, they do offer a... More

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New Rochelle, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

A friend recommended 26 Beach and now so am I. The 5 of us all ordered different brunch options: Reese's pieces French toast, Nutella French toast, the Elvis, scrambled eggs w/homemade chili on top of linguine and plain scrambled eggs. Everyone was thrilled with their meals! The place is charming, the waitstaff was very friendly. We went at an "off"... More

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Washington, DC
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41 reviews 41 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Great service, expansive menu! We enjoyed a late dinner with a local and had a very enjoyable, low-key experience. I had the gumbo (not as good as in New Orleans, but pretty good!), the others ordered tomato bisque (loved it!) and a salad. We shared an amazing chocolate cake for dessert. I'm pretty sure we were the only tourists in... More

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San Jose, California
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148 reviews 148 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Met some friends for dinner at 26 Beach...didn't quite know what to expect based on the website and menu. The blend of "nicer" dinner entrees, burgers, and salads is great for groups with a broad set of tastes. All that we had was well prepared. The space is comfortable and I think good for families and larger groups. Only wine... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I stopped in on a busy early Saturday afternoon to have a glass of wine at the bar. The waitress offered a choice of 2 different Pinot Grigios and suggested a small plate of French bread and butter to accompany it. Total charge with tip about $15. Perfect!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

I was recommended 26 Beach as a great place for brunch......It was late afternoon when I visited due to jet lag etc.....so decided on a burger. I chose the date burger.....and it as truly excellent......medjool dates, goats cheese and honey on a burger......who would have thought it could taste soooo good? Service was excellent. I will go fir brunch on... More

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Little Falls, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

Nice, somewhat intimate restaurant just a few blocks from Venice Beach. Nice beer selection. Food was very good, I had a chicken sandwich. Staff was very cordial, easy to talk with, and helpful. I'd go back!

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