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North End Cafe

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3421 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 546-4782
Today
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great breakfast!

Stopped here our first morning in Manhattan Beach. We had a nice table outside, ordered inside then get a number and relax. The coffee was really great and the green chili...oh boy..yum. I had what looked like scrambled eggs with cheesy nachos on top, my husband had an egg sandwich with sausage... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Somerset, Wisconsin
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Somerset, Wisconsin
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261 reviews 261 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Stopped here our first morning in Manhattan Beach. We had a nice table outside, ordered inside then get a number and relax. The coffee was really great and the green chili...oh boy..yum. I had what looked like scrambled eggs with cheesy nachos on top, my husband had an egg sandwich with sausage. We really enjoyed our meal here and would... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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40 reviews 40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Great great attitude that is, every breakfast dish is a California treat. Avocado with everything... Not really but their breakfast potatoes are sautéed with cilantro and green onions to start. Really good coffee in an enormous cup. Alex at the register guides his kitchen crew with a skilled hand and he'll readily tell of of their favorite breakfast platters. Open... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Mahattan Beach for breakfast? Okay. I left my temporary abode in Redondo Beach and drifted north to entertain breakfast ideas and found myself in the land of milk and spandex (for today, at least!). Scanning the menu, I opted for the "Huevos divorciados" (a steal at $12.75) which consisted of eggs fried over-easy on top of a bed of bacon... More 

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Manhattan Beach, California
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28 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Wonderful breakfasts with large portions and great coffee. Lunches are amazing also. Friendly staff, fast service and great food make this a must visit when enjoying the north end of Manhattan Beach. Parking could be a problem, but there is a metered lot at Highland Ave. and Rosecrans Blvd.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Especially loved the juevos divorsados. Potatoes were crispy and cooked to perfection. Had to eat here more than once during our vacation since it was so good - which we rarely do.

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Orinda, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Pricier than the diner local yolk across the street which we live and have been coming to for 15 years..but north end has great flavors, delicious coffee and a young vibe About it.. It's a quicker, more self serve type breakfast.. Or take to go.. Space is small so it is easier if there are only a few in your... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I Live this place!Best coffee in town a bit pricey but well worth it!They have amazing breakfasts ,always busy,dog friendly too!Have been coming here since they first opened!They have the most amazing menu hard to chose my favorite really........

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I live abroad now and when I return to SoCal... All I think of is how much I need to have the Armando asap! The owner and crew are funny and sharp... The food outstanding... I dare anyone to find a better gourmet sandwich shop in LA

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Los Angeles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great food here. Not the cheapest breakfast in town, but that's not why you go here. Close to the beach, small, but a very nice local feel. Great coffee drinks and killer food.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Walked from Manhattan beach to Hermosa beach and stopped in for a sandwich and beer. Great atmosphere, nice folks, cold beer, what else do you need

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3421 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: (310) 546-4782

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bakeries
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?