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2645 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 396-9095
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Ranked #2 of 553 restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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94% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
San Antonio, Texas
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

Amelia's sits quietly on a busy Santa Monica street, tucked in between a motel and another business but the positive atmosphere and delicious food make this a must visit while in Santa Monica. It's family owned by Italian Americans who understand how important great food is for a successful family trip. We'll be back

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

great coffee, friendly staff, and the food smelled good. The sign saying no lap tops is a nice touch. right next to Sea Shore Motel office.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

We enjoyed strolling over to this cafe from our hotel next door. Breakfast sandwich was great and the coffee was delicious, balanced, and generous. Amelia was charming and hard working.

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

My friend and I found this place when we were searching online for somewhere to go for brunch and it did not disappoint!! The sandwiches were amazing, really unique flavours, I had the turkey with pesto which was amazing! The fresh juices were also very refreshing! Also the environment is super friendly, it's family run and they really make you... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

This accidental find was such a bright spot for our last days of our trip. Food is fresh, good value and delicious. Family is very welcoming and has a sense of urgency in getting their customers taken care of. Many regulars were there as they were called by name and their orders were known without having to tell them. Coffee... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

While visiting LA, my mom and I were doing laundry at Bubble Beach laundromat two doors down when we stumbled upon this cute little place. What we found when we entered was unique food made by a friendly family of three who own the place and actually work there, too! The husband was behind the register and was so welcoming... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

This place is a small cafe off the beach streets. It is worth finding and possibly standing in line for. The food was absolutely delicious! I had the cheese bread and vegan tomato soup which surprised me on how good it was. The salami panini was wonderful and packed with complex flavor!

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Los Angeles, CA
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Their menu is limited, but the food is fresh and lovingly prepared. Also, their coffee is among the best I've ever had. Although I don't live far away, I had to post a review so that tourists in Santa Monica know about this little gem.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

My brother and I were in town for one day and wanted to eat near the beach a good Italian breakfast so before heading out that way we looked up and came across this listing for Amelia's. We got into Laguna that morning and had coffee i offered my bro just finding a place there for breakfast but he was... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

we had breakfast here this morning. The savory pastries were outstanding as was the coffee. And the owners were very friendly. A perfect start to the morning.

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