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French Market Cafe

2321 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Ste 200, Los Angeles, CA 90291-4877 (Venice / Beach Areas)
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Ranked #512 of 8,569 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Neighborhood: Venice / Beach Areas
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32 reviews from our community

87% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
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English first
Waterdown, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

During our stay in Del Ray, we decided to get to Abbott Kinney via Washington Boul. The walk to Abbot Kinney from the beach was longer than expected, so we had worked up quite the appetite, and if you come from Washington Boul., you notice that the shops and restaurants everyone speaks of on Abbot Kinney only start at Venice... More

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Marina del Rey, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The French Market is a gem located in the Marina del Rey/Abbot Kinney area of Los Angeles. There are a few table inside, however the outdoor deck is where most enjoy their meal. The food is excellent, with many authentic French items on their menu. It is a limited service style of food service, where you order your food at... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Found this place just driving around and was like magic. Beautiful little market, with delicious food. We tried many thing from onion soup, through sweet crepes and everything was delicious. Love the accent of the French lady, and to top the experience there were some fun Italian people seating outside to give the place a magic feeling of being in... More

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Culver City
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61 reviews 61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I've been to Paris 4 times in my life, but I don't claim to speak a word of French. I have that American habit of pointing. And when I went to the cafe I tried to understand the menu, to no avail. I finally pointed to the cashier at something that looked good. It said something like "Chicken stew with... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

What a great place to find. Excellent food and good service. My daughter recommends the crepes with chocolate

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We ate our first meal here after getting off the plane. We ate outside which was nice. There is also a small gourmet type store inside. Dogs were welcome.

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Santa Cruz, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We came across this cafe by chance after escaping from a traffic jam. Quiet wooden deck shaded by bamboo and umbrellas, a little oasis of calm. We had quiche and cappucinos for lunch. Great service, delicious food.

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Vail, Arizona
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130 reviews 130 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

I so wanted to adore this place as the outside seating on the patio is very attractive. However, I found it to be meh. The almond croissant, which I so deservedly earned after yoga class, was very good. Flaky, flavorful and just right. The cappuccino however, was lukewarm and quite weak! The service was also very slow considering it wasn't... More

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Top Contributor
261 reviews 261 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

A wonderful surprise with an excellent plain croissant, soft like a cloud, with a fine taste of butter. The almond croissant was excellent and rich as well. Excellent cappuccino. The croissants' level was the same as you can find in France only, good job. And you can even hear French in that cafe.

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West Hollywood, California
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64 reviews 64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Been coming here for years. Food is standard fare and best for breakfast. Service is usually good. The counter inside is a good spot if you go by yourself.

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