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Creme de la Crepe

1140 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-5325
310-546-9900
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Ranked #67 of 177 restaurants in Manhattan Beach
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Restaurant/ French Cuisine/ Family Dinning/Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner/ Wine Bar/ Gastropub/ Bar/ Nightlife/ Creperie
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: Restaurant/ French Cuisine/ Family Dinning/Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner/ Wine Bar/ Gastropub/ Bar/ Nightlife/ Creperie
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

We were staying in Manhattan beach for a few days and after walking around all the busy bars and restaurants we found this. We were very pleased. The service was a little awkward, when we walked in nobody really acknowledged us. But after we got seated everything was great! I got a chicken and mushroom crepe and my boyfriend got... More

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Fishertown PA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

My son and wife and myself decided we were in the mood for some crepes . . . after looking at the menu we decided that we would get a savory crepe and a dessert crepe and share them. The savory crepe had smoked salmon in it and was absolutely delicious ! The dessert crepe had nutella and strawberries which... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We stopped here to meet some friends for breakfast before departing out of LAX. We were there fairly early on a Sunday (9:30) and we had no problem getting a table immediately. We all ordered coffee and then discovered that we could get a French press to share... so we ordered that instead... they accidentally brought out the individual coffees... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

This is a small restaurant, but very comfortable. The escargot were incredible! Just the right amount of garlic - not too much, not too little. It was served with slices of lightly toasted French bread. Wonderful! The seafood crepe - not so much. It was just OK. The crepe itself was a disappointment - non traditional. I will go back... More

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Sydney, Australia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

I went for the sweet crepe - Quebec - with maple syrup and bananas, but the savoury options looked great too. Small restaurant with friendly staff.

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This is our treat restaurant for breakfast, my teens love it and when things go really well we eat here as a special treat. Food, coffee, service always top.

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Torrance, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Stopped here after seeing 'Les Mis' last night. The strawberry jam is the highlight of ALL of the Creme de la Crepe locations. We have tried this location, Hermosa Beach as well as the Riviera... My Provence omelette, which I had as a scramble, was delicious, but tepid. The potatoes were outstanding...perfectly cooked. Again, the jam is the highlight and... More

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Manhattan Beach
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

Busy weekend and we had to be to a kids' sports event in a couple of hours. I put our name on the wait list and we waited for over an hour. There was no place to sit so my daughter sat on some wood structure near the door and snagged up her pants with splinters. We finally ran out... More

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Austin, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

This was a nice change from the other breakfast places in MB. If you like the feel of being in France for breakfast, this is the place. The omelets are perfect-recommend the De Valmy and the strawberry jam was excellent. The service was friendly without being intrusive. Can't wait to go back for dinner.

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Tehachapi, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

I love crepes but I recieved something that was a cross between paper towels and a bath mat. The crepe itself was a rough tasteless thing that I put on the side on the side of the plate. I am serious about the paper towel thing. AWFUL. Maybe it was buckweat ?? and I didn't know it ?? I love... More

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The French Tabl... S, Guest Relations Manager at Creme de la Crepe, responded to this review

Dear Loriegirl, Thank you for your response. We appreciate the feedback and apologize that you did not have the best experience at our restaurant. I assure you that our crepes are usually delicious and will speak with our chefs regarding the cuisine quality. Again, thank you kindly for the feedback. We will use your review to better our service. Merci!... More

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