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Crave Cafe

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14504 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, CA 91403-3771
818-990-7888
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Closed
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Mon 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Los Angeles, California
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I've been to Crave a few times, and breakfast is especially busy, often with a line out the door. You order at the counter and they bring you your food. The staff is friendly and the portions are generous. They have a good variety on the menu, but I would love it if they had a few vegan options. It's... More 

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Thank Marla M
Los Angeles, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Service can be pretty slow, even during non-busy times. That said, one time when my order was misplaced -- and I didn't get my food until 30 minutes after my wife got hers (thankfully we were in no rush, and put 90 minutes on the meter) -- they brought us a huge strawberry-banana-Nutella "apology crepe." Oh, and I don't know... More 

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Thank Matt P
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

I was just walking along, and spotted this place full of customers and thought I'd head in for a late lunch. Glad I did. It's not the most glamorous of places, but the food was great. I opted for the Chicken Caeser salad, it was a huge portion even though I'd picked the smaller size. It tasted really good, as... More 

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Thank Naomi B
Texas
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155 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

We've been to Crave a couple of times and it's always a good choice. You order at the counter and take a number. The portions are large! For example, my garden omelet was so huge it could have been shared. It comes with your choice of a side, toast & a little fruit. I chose the potatoes and they are... More 

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Thank Sparky8188
Los Angeles, California
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Crave is a fun place to have breakfast 24 hours a day, their crepes are pretty good and the vibe is adequate - particularly for late night munchies. However, the management and service is so bad that you can literally wait for 45 minutes or even an hour in line waiting to place an order. The management is more interested... More 

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Thank dklany
los angeles
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I have eaten here several times. Good news is they are open late. Bad news is food quality and service.

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1 Thank jmbLosAngeles
Los Angeles, California
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Great hang out, busy place on the blvd. that is Ventura Blvd, and Van Nuys Blvd, in Sherman oaks. The menu is light and mixed, from Pan cakes , Omelets, Crepes, hamburgers and shakes. There is a side walk seating and inside tables as well. Big screen TV, so you can watch sports and such. You quoe in line, which... More 

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Thank Barry684
Burbank, California
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767 reviews
442 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

he Service: Only one cashier at the counter!! LONG LONG line waiting to order..... :( The Food: Very ordinary crepe, nothing very special. The strawberry is not really fresh. The size of the crepe is a little bit small for the prices. The Parking: Street Metered Parking. Very limited.

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Los Angeles, California
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498 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 354 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Skinny- Parking: metered street if you are lucky Decor: think urban coffee shop Service: not so great Restroom: slightly better than a gas station Food: eh Coke Factor: fountain in a plastic glass, Mexican Coke in the bottle The line was out the door...the menu is HUGE......the food going by on plates looked promising......so I picked three things to... More 

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Thank melobeam
Florence, Oregon
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We have to eat here every time we come to California. Great cappuccino and crepes and omelets we love this place

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14504 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, CA 91403-3771
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > LAX Area
  • Neighborhood: LAX Area
  • Phone Number: 818-990-7888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?