We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Urth Caffe

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
2327 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2219
310-314-7040
Website
Today
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

567 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 451: English reviews
Canada
Level Contributor
134 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Too expensive and very forgettable. Lots of selection and seating indoors and out. Nothing to write home about.

Helpful?
Thank EatLaksa
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It would be a real treat to visit Urth Caffe for excellent food if the atmosphere were more amenable to a pleasant rest or visit with your company. However, the hurried, loud and crowded customers waiting in line to get food and then rushing for whatever table will be available next is distracting. Our food was delivered and we were... More 

Helpful?
Thank wethrivelife
Utah
Level Contributor
35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I did a search for the best restaurants in Santa Monica, and found Urth Caffe listed as the 5th best. So we decided to try it. Dinner time was a bit busy, but not terribly so. We waited about 5 minutes in line to order our food. The salads that my daughter and I had were delicious. Their candied pecans... More 

Helpful?
Thank KellieS
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Urth cafe is the most pleasant place to cafe or breakfast. Can't have enough of their ice cold Spanish Latte. The breakfast menu is very extensive. The drawback is they get a bit chaotic with seatings when it gets crowded. They need to organize the seating better.

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Santa Monica, California
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are healthier places to eat. But this one has brand name recognition as a trendy/ healthy place in LA... it's almost a chain now, with several locations. Food is good- but not amazing. portions are good as well... it's expensive though. Lunch for one is around $20. But it's reliably decent, and the outdoors patio is nice.

Helpful?
Thank crrnyc2014
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

One of my favorite coffee and lunch spots. Stand in line to order then be seated at a table. The best Urth cafe with the best location. One street over from Ocean Park. Parking is not abundant but they offer valet service.

Helpful?
Thank Steven C
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Urth Cafe on Main Street Santa Monica is the epicenter of a good lifestyle experience on the West Coast. The plates are like the Garden of Eden arranged by a Feng Shui God; the view is through lush flower bushes onto the street with electric cars and bikes zipping by. The whole neighborhood is worth exploring all the way... More 

Helpful?
Thank Chris S
Spain
Level Contributor
24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice, great coffee, service and fresh food! The location us perfect tooo. Would defintely recommend for a coffee break.

Helpful?
Thank majaaaa123
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food. Very generous with the amount of food. Not very expensive. Super Salads and sandwiches. Definitely recommend it.

Helpful?
Thank Abdulaziz S
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go once a week. The menu is very rich, staff is always nice. Once, I forgot my whole wallet over the counter, it was with cards, money and documents. 3 days later, I called and my wallet was there, perfectly fine.

Helpful?
Thank Karina F

Travelers who viewed Urth Caffe also viewed

 

Been to Urth Caffe? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Healthy
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2327 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2219
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-314-7040

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Urth Caffe and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Reston, Virginia

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Urth Caffe staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Santa Monica

Neighborhood Profile
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 coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
Explore this neighborhood