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Cora's Coffee Shoppe

1802 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
310-451-9562
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Ranked #33 of 571 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Californian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This place is romantic and homely. It reminds me of cafes in Europe. Having been in Santa Monica for American Film Market the past two weeks, it easily became my favorite spot to eat brunch, have a quality cup of coffee, or dine with a client.

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Rockville Centre, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

visited the area this past weekend and decided to leave the JW Marriott next door where i was staying to check out the local area. Had breakfast with my husband and daughter sitting outside. Remember to put your name on the list for a table especially when they are busy. We sat after about 10 minutes and ordered breakfast. Service... More

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MIddletown, CT
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great little spot. A few counter seats, looks like they also have small patio area. Good was fresh and very good. I highly recommend.

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Dallas, Texas
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Another traveler on the Pier recommended this place to us so we decided to take a short walk for a quick breakfast. Cute place and the food is so fresh! You need to wait in line until called and they will seat you outside in the cutest covered patio. Fresh coffee and all the entrees looked great. We split the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This tiny little coffee shop barely pops up on Google maps but it's big on taste. We walked over from our hotel to have a quick breakfast. Inside is a small little dinner type counter and the outside seating area is a small area covered with beautiful boganvillia (sp?) plants. The good is really good too! Check it out if... More

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We stayed at the Loews and Cora's is a quick walk from hotel. Angeleno's highly recommended and brunch didnt disappoint! Egg white pancake topped w veggies and feta was delish - hubby had a burrata omelette and swooned. Its an adorable patio setting and service was great

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Orlando, FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

A local recommended it, and we enjoyed breakfast on a weekday morning and went back with friends who were staying nearby. The lines can be long on the weekends and it's not just tourists so you know the food has to be good. The outside doesn't look like much, but sitting in the vine-covered dining area makes you forget you... More

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USA
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The food is always reasonably priced and reliably good. And staff always pleasant. Breakfast is the best.

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Leeds
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Handy,we stayed at the Viceroy opposite. Fresh cooked breakfast with good choice without outfacing either by quantity or choice.

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New York City, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

No matter what time you visit Cora's Coffee Shop, it's worth the trip. The breakfast we had there of stuffed pancakes was so good the following day we went back for another perfect breakfast and bought some baked goods for a road trip to Palm Springs where good food is about as easy to come by as an expanse of... More

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Additional Information about Cora's Coffee Shoppe

Address: 1802 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Phone Number: 310-451-9562
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Diner, Californian

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