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Water Lily Cafe

120 S Topanga Canyon Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90290-3159
(310) 455-0401
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Ranked #2,472 of 8,555 restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Delicatessen, International, Healthy
Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
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Todos Santos
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150 reviews 150 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

The Water Lily Cafe is one of those charming little spots to grab a quick bite and not make a big deal over it. Always dependable for a good lunch or just tea and dessert. I've had many a casual business meeting there, and have seen others doing the same. You just order and seat yourself....easy and comfortable, and quick.

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Topanga, CA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This little place is delightful to visit when you come back from a hike in Topanga State park and are thirsty and want a little snack or something along these lines. the waiters can be a little slow but hey L.A.-people: it IS Topanga, hippie-country so leave your pushiness at home!!

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Topanga, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Water Lily has delicious fresh salads (my favorites are the one with the red pesto dressing), and many sandwich options. They now have gluten-free bread which is a big plus for me. There is not much room to sit or ambience (in a small shopping mall) but this is a great lunch spot.

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Topanga, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

With a much better culture, environment, food, atmosphere and free wifi, the only reason to ever choose Water Lily over Mimosa is only because you did not know Mimosa exist.

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Canoga Park, California, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

I love to stop here after yoga class next at door at Yoga Desa and grab an ice cold soy latte. I also really enjoy their veggie burger. Nothing fancy, just a great little lunch place! Perfect to grab some sandwiches and head for a hike in the canyon!

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The South
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

Great sandwiches and really great people. Husband loved their coffee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2008

Excellent food and drink!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2008

Excellent food and drink!

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