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Un-Urban Cafe

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3301 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2115
+1 310-315-0056
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Aug 22, 2016
“Ramshackle but brilliant.”
Oct 12, 2015
“Coffe Oasis”
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8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
3301 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2115
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Reviewed August 22, 2016

Had breakfast here a few times, good coffee, good sandwiches, good Oatmeal, and all of it real Food, not the usual American ."food"

Thank Peter R
Reviewed October 12, 2015

This ia a real gem of a place that serves the local community with excellent coffe - The baristas are always friendly polite and obliging - its a mish mash of furniture styles, sums up So Cal surf, end of the hippy trail Gr8 place...More

Thank ANDI S
Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great place to stop by for coffees and music. Very relaxed and comfortable. Certainly casual and a relaxed crowd. Tip well, keep the hard-working staff rewarded for their nice vibe.

Thank lee J
Reviewed December 26, 2014

UnUrban Café is a Santa Monica must! Many people think of SaMo in terms of 3rd Street Promenade, the Pier, Main Street, and Montana Avenue, but there is so much more to this fabulous city! The flip side of all that upscale consumer-friendly business is...More

Thank SharineCalifornia
Reviewed November 26, 2014

Something different with quirky art work and books on display. Perception was it needed a bit of a springclean!

Thank miket8888
Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

When I dine in I like real coffee in real cups. If I choose to go to Starbucks I accept that I will get paper cups. The coffee at Un- Urban was too weak & with a polystyrene after taste. That place needs a big...More

Thank Martina C
Reviewed August 12, 2014

This is a great coffee house they are really stepping it up the past six months. Lots of changes improvements, new food, toilet/sink, new window the place is more breeZy smells nicer. Have organic breakfast.. Other choices bunch of non gmo / organic snacks its...More

Thank JomonicA
Reviewed December 4, 2013

Great coffee, hip building (a bit run down, but I think that is part of the charm), interesting neighborhood. Seems to have an active (mostly female) community that meets there regularly (in a back room). Easy walk from Travelodge. Neat (but inconspicuous) French pastry shop...More

Thank SGHTulsa
Reviewed July 10, 2012

I always make this the first place I go when visiting Santa Monica from Montana, and lo and behold, the firend serving me had parents living not 2 miles from me! Wow great cup of coffee and a new friend, does life get much better?

1  Thank funtrips1
Reviewed January 30, 2012

A local landmark that is an acquired taste, little more casual than I need first thing in the morning.

Thank BTH1
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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  • Address: 3301 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2115
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-315-0056
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