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12034 Venice Blvd, Frnt, Los Angeles, CA 90066-3893
310-437-0144
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Thai Satay Salad was delicious! The meat was so tender and tasty with their peanut sauce. Can't wait try their other selections!

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Thank sun245
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

What a wonderful different restaurant. This was quite an open restaurant when you first arrive and not sure what to make of it, but the food speaks for itself. It is very different to a typical restaurant, some great flavours and a unique experience. Would recommend as quirky, fresh and reasonably priced.

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Naples, Florida, United States
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I had written a review about The Curious Palate end of last year and I loved their food. I had eaten there several times and each time it was great presentation, great food. This time it was a big disappointment. I had ordered the Steak Salad. What I received was a big plate with a humongous pile of one dimensional... More 

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Thank Sylvia F
Haifa, Israel
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

For a very reasonable price we've got one of the tastiest meals we've had through our our entire vacation. The menu shows a lot of promise, and the place keeps it. The place was nearly hidden. Check other comments to get the exact directions to the place. We searched for it and it was well worth it. Wonderful!

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Thank ezaton
Naples, Florida, United States
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I love this place. The food is fresh, organic and really tastes good. The service is super friendly and the music they play is top. I stayed for 10 days in the area and went there at least 5 times to either get a great salad or an amazing sandwich. Their Quinoa salad with currents is to live for. If... More 

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Thank Sylvia F
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

Popped in for brunch and the food was simply amazing. I had a BLTA which was one of the best sandwiches I've eaten in my life. My girlfriend had the satay salad, based on a review we read here and it was 'unbelievable. Everyone should get it.' Coffee was very average, but rating 5* because you have got to go... More 

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Thank AladdinJ
Rixensart, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We had a lunch at the Curious palate quite by chance and were not disappointed, there's a great choice of salads, sandwiches, daily suggestions which were a nice change to the other offerings in the neighboorhood. The bottled drinks offered are also quite different from what you're used to and we got to have a nice chat in French with... More 

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Thank Daniel Z
Winterthur, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We came here for breakfast. Excellent and delicous food for an fair price. Cappucino worth his name. What else?

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Thank Lukas G
Santa Monica, California, United States
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

it's one of my go to places when picking up to bring breakfast to office or bring home dinner for family. a varied menu for everyone.

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Thank Beth H
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This is a great neighborhood-style place to get a salad, sandwich or special entrée, offering fresh ingredients and great flavors. It is very informal, just a few small tables on the sidewalk and a few simple wooden table inside, that is all. You read the chalk board menu, pick up a bottled drink out of a case (or order a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12034 Venice Blvd, Frnt, Los Angeles, CA 90066-3893
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Westside
  • Neighborhood: Westside
  • Phone Number: 310-437-0144

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