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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/Brunch, Lunch
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 56
    Excellent
  • 18
    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
Most recent review
Loved the breakfast

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Rachel M
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
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
33 reviews 33 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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Senior Reviewer
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
Top Contributor
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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15 reviews 15 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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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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36 reviews 36 reviews
35 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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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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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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: Bakery
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?