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3421 Highland Ave, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
(310) 546-4782
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Ranked #10 of 179 Restaurants in Manhattan Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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English first
Orinda, California
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

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
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I just happen to catch an episode of Diners, Drive Inns and Dives. This episode had a small little restaurant in Manhattan Beach,CA called the North End Cafe on it. Now, i'm sure you love that show as much as i do, thats why i hopped in the car and headed that way. As per the show, i tried a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Had a nice sandwich (Vespa) Caramelized onions were too sweet but portion sizes are very large. Just lunch really, not too much to say.

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I've eaten here for weekend brunch and lunch on a number of occasions. Food is always of a very high standard and the service is cheerful and generally helpful. The ambience is casual and the decor is quirky. It is a small spot so occasionally you have to wait a little bit for the food, but that goes with it... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Such good food - just go here and you'll be glad you did. It's family owned, they use a real grill which is out the back and the menus are adorable little children's books. TV shows are filmed here, that's how cute it is. Very chilled out.

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Bay Area
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

North End Cafe is great and if you want to visit the owners other restaurant head over to Louie's of Mar Vista

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Additional Information about North End Cafe

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

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