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229 13TH St, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4708
(310) 545-6770
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Ranked #47 of 179 Restaurants in Manhattan Beach
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Hidden Hills, California
Top Contributor
145 reviews 145 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Two girlfriends and I were visiting Manhattan Beach on a Saturday. After walking around the beach and shopping areas, we looked for a place to eat. We passed many places with no ocean views, and many that were extremely noisy with the throngs of 20 and 30 somethings eating and visiting with friends. We found the Ocean View Café on... More 

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Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I've been enjoying this hidden gem for 20 years. It has become a bit more popular but is still under rated by the local straight jacket crowd. Enjoy this place! Ask for the baguette bread! Delicious hummus too!

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I recently visited the LA area for a couple of days. While in Manhattan Beach I was strolling the streets and searching my smart phone for breakfast places. I liked the looks of the Oceanview so I went in and am I glad I did. I had an excellent late morning breakfast with a beautiful view and superb service on... More 

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Makati, Philippines
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Whenever I'm in the West LA beach area on Sunday mornings, I make it a point to reserve for brunch at Ocean view Café. It's a couple blocks up from the beach and pier and is one of the only places in the area that takes reservations. Meter parking is typically available but you may have to walk a few... More 

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Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Oceanview cafe is wonderfully situated to offer a view of the ocean but a little hidden behind the very popular and equally excellent Uncle Bill's Pancake House. Oceanview may be smaller and unprepossing but the budget breakfast is excellent fare; scrambled eggs and hash browns proudly served by the owner with his very own home made salsa. Every effort was... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Oceanview Cafe in Manhattan Beach, CA is a great place to go for fresh food, good service, and a view of the Pacific Ocean that is only a few black up from the beach. While the restaurant is dwarfed by a pancake house, the good news is that Oceanview is closer to the beach and has a wonderful view. All... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

The Oceanview Cafe is a great little breakfast place with a view of the Pacific Ocean. It adds a little Mediterranean flair to the typical breakfast flair. It is not a very big place so get there early on a weekend or expect a wait.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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167 reviews 167 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

My daughter and I stumbled upon this great cafe and so glad we did. We had the most delicious panini and each ordered our own salad...all for under $20. We were there about 4 and were the last ones served for the day so must be open for breakfast and lunch. I would definitely go back and try them for... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This restaurant is a little gem and I LOVE it! While the menu is large and all of the food is delicious, I tend to order the Mediterranean dishes. The hummus, chicken pita sandwich, and coffee are wonderful! The pasta salad is one of my favorites. It is very light but flavorful; in fact, I have used their catering services... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2011

This is a great place to go to in the morning/afternoon time. I went twice for breakfast/brunch and thw food was good and the view was even better. This is a very tiny place and can be missed, but sooo worth looking for!

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Additional Information about Oceanview Cafe

Address: 229 13TH St, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-4708
Phone Number: (310) 545-6770
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Seafood

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