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Cora's Coffee Shoppe

1802 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3216
+1 310-451-9562
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1802 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3216
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this place for breakfast, as the extensive menu is full of great choices. We eat there or if there is a line, we order our food to go! We eat here every time we are in Santa Monica.

Thank Dewey G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little spot for some breakfast. Was good to just sit up at the counter inside. Love the 60's/70's music they have playing inside. Took me back in time! Very prompt service. I will be back next time I travel to Santa Monica.

Thank Isabelle111
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cora's is a gem. Outdoor dining in a bourganvillia covered patio. Great sandwiches, burgers, eggs/omelets, and salads. Today I had huevos rancheros and B had his fave tacos. Both were excellent: the crispy carnitos were spicy, hot and delicious as were the huevos, served with...More

Thank rebmans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, amazing & thoughtful service. My eggs on my benny were a little underdone. But they cant all be perfect! Overall 4 stars.

Thank Ame_11
Reviewed February 4, 2018

This is good spot just steps away from the Viceory, the Loew's and the JW for a casual breakfast or lunch. I had the orange/blueberry pancakes with bacon and they were very good.

Thank georgeandsheryl
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Slightly off beat from main tourist attractions but coffee and food really good. Generous servings and tasty. Pancakes a go but just about anything. Have been here a few times and never disappoints.

Thank Peter R
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Maybe seats 20 ... all outside under a pergola covered in flowers....( but Winter meant plant was dormant) None the less the mexican food was just fine. Helpful server was probably the owner. This was right next door to my motel . I tried to...More

Thank Ted B
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

We were driving down Ocean ave and spotted this small cafe. Found street metered parking. We were looking for coffee and tea but the menu looked great! Everything that came out of the kitchen looked impressive. We sat outdoor and it was very pleasant. Would...More

Thank Dansker58
Reviewed January 15, 2018

Food was a bit overpriced and average: a $4 cup of bitter coffee and a $5 bagel that could have easily been a Lender's bagel? Service was a lot of what you read, you had to call them back for coffee and water refills. In...More

Thank Tammy O
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Sorry but this place is way way overpriced in my opinion. Also the menu is limited and the service is spotty. Yes it is kind of trendy and you are definitely getting an authentic upscale beach LA experience here but the food is not great...More

Thank Happyowl97
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marisa m
January 8, 2016|
Response from FoodcoWest | Property representative |
The menu is available online which TA will not let me post here. We offer counter seating inside and seating in our enclosed and heated patio. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1802 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3216
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-451-9562
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