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The Crema Cafe

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322 Main St, Ste 7, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6350
+1 562-493-2501
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6:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Cypress, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

We came here at around 10 on a bright Sunday morning and the wait was 1 hour! We leisurely walked down Main Street, passing quaint stores, joggers, young families with kids and strollers, dog walkers, bike riders, all the way to the Seal Beach Pier. It’s a good change from driving everywhere. Our table was in the outside patio which... More 

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Rome, Italy
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is great for breakfast and coffee. Plenty to choose from and good service. Only complaint is seating can be a bit tight even on a weekday.

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Seal Beach, California
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

Great food at this small restaurant. Usually crowded during the morning hours, however there is outside seatingl.

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Seal Beach, California
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

The food is pretty good but I what I don't like is having to order at a counter and then be served at my table. Sometimes the birds take over. They have their own bakery and the bakery items are really good Weekends are always crowded.

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Huntington Beach, California
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

I had brunch here on a weekday morning. Its a small cafe, with mostly outdoor seating. I had some very good french toast. On weekends, it gets very crowded, so get here early.

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Thank OCfoodie92648
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a great casual dining place with a nice outdoor patio. Great place to eat, drink coffee, and relax.

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Portland, OR
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016

Had the caprese omelet; shared it with my husband. Pesto was a little overpowering. Side of ham was flavorful. Bottomless cups of coffee and hot chocolate.

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Thank rosecityOR
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Crema always has a long wait on the weekends. They have outside seating, which is hard to come by on Main, and their pastries are yummy. However, I don't feel like the food or coffee is worth the wait.

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Long Beach, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

Went with a long time friend and ordered lunch. I ordered plain iced tea (no lemon/no sugar) and the Tuna Salad Sandwich on rye bread, with a side of French Onion Soup. My friend was offered a taste test of the mango tea, which she very much liked, so she ordered that, along with the Smoked Turkey Sandwich. The fellow... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

I had Sudnay brunch at this location, which was nice -- the food was good, but apparently I arrived right at closing, so it wasn't as leisurely as I'd hoped. Also...given the name, I expected more of the coffee. I make better coffee at home--it was lackluster in taste and slightly bitter. Not good bitter, but old coffee bitter. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $12
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 Main St, Ste 7, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6350
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-493-2501

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