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French Market Cafe

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2321 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Ste 200, Los Angeles, CA 90291-4877
310-577-9775
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Today
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating

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  • 16
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  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Superb breakfast.

Cycling to Venice beach from our rented bungalow and came across this amazing street side cafe. The choice of food and drink in amazing considering its size. Would highly recommend anybody passing by to stop and try this great little place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Steve B
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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English first
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Cycling to Venice beach from our rented bungalow and came across this amazing street side cafe. The choice of food and drink in amazing considering its size. Would highly recommend anybody passing by to stop and try this great little place.

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My husband's Quiche Lorraine was fairly good, but my turkey sandwich with avocado added ($6.35 + $2.00 for avocado) was so disappointing it was hilarious. It consisted of a very long, spongy baguette, three end slices with stems from some tired tomatoes, two tiny pieces of brown, over-ripe avocado, GLOBS of mayo and mustard, some spring greens and (get ready)... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Came for breakfast today. It was fantastic, from omelette to crepes it was the bomb. Give it a whirl while in town in Marina Del Ray or Venice Beach

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Having had a couple of disappointing breakfasts at Venice Beach, we walked up to The French Market Cafe, having read some reviews. It lived up to its promise - beautiful breakfasts, presented well. Coming from New Zealand, we find it very hard to get a good coffee in the States, and the French Market Cafe was a pleasant surprise here.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The Quiche, the Salad Dressing and the atmosphere make this place a winner for me. This place ideally popular and you order at the cashier then get served so be prepared to wait. The servers are very efficient and very busy and you tip at the cashier.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Nothing beats a fresh Cafe Latte and a little petit dejeuner at the French Market Cafe. A little off the beaten track in the heart of L.A L.A land. I do have to mention here that you cant be in a rush as this is truly on French time... The out door patio is lovely and very unpretentious. Also being... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Enjoy breakfast or lunch in this secret hide away. The coffee is fantastic as well. I take most of my European guests here and they all love it. Weekends are a bit busy but during the week around 10am on is peaceful and full of locals. Speaking of locals, there are many regulars, loyal customers, who start their days with... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Now what you see is not what you get! This a crazy place. you go inside and its a french marketplace! like shops all around,faux skylight its gorgeous! By the way, The food is really good too.Love love love this place!

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Waterdown, Canada
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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2321 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Ste 200, Los Angeles, CA 90291-4877
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighborhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: 310-577-9775

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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