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“Delicious food on the beach”
Review of Sidewalk Cafe

Sidewalk Cafe
Ranked #142 of 10,305 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Venice
Reviewed September 26, 2012

We actually ate her twice during our CA visit - it's one of very few places on the boardwalk with tables to sit at. Food was good, fair prices, good prices. Kids especially enjoyed the ice cream that came with their meal. Our only issue was the sun beating right on our table the second time we ate there (first time was in the shade) - and no screen or something to pull down to block the sun. Otherwise we definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank otcarla28
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Reviewed September 14, 2012

Title about sums it up. This is one of the few sit-down restaurants on the southern end of the Venice boardwalk near where we stayed. Our server was beyond slow, the food was just average and of course, since in a tourist area, it's overpriced. And as someone else mentioned, you have to constantly wave away the flies. Although you can see people and the ocean it's not relaxing because they seat the tables so close that you can hear everyone else's conversations and the place overall is really loud.

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Thank Teresa C
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

How great to return - probably my 20th visit in 20 years. The management have got the menu spot of with more choice than just burgers and sandwiches. Really attentive and super helpful staff and quick service. Love the whole vibe of the place, and despite not being a trendy youngster by someone 50+, I was made to feel welcome. Great value, superb location, and one of the few restaurants that I have 100% happy memories of.

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Thank DavidLongman
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Reviewed September 6, 2012

Average cafe food, surly service and a million flies to hack you off. It's close to the beach though, so nice views while you eat!

Thank claireo33
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

Not a lot of sit down choices on Venice Beach. This was close to our hotel and we had dinner and breakfast there. Nothing great about it and nothing bad.

Thank dadroy
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