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“Good Standby”
Review of Think Cafe

Think Cafe
Ranked #680 of 10,357 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch
Neighborhood: Harbor
Reviewed September 16, 2013

This café is an establishment with local government officials, but I can't imagine it being a choice for evening "fine dining." Menu offers quite a bit of variety and the food is always good. I was there today and the service staff failed to offer me a refill on ice tea (or be around to ask). It was a hot day, and I would have enjoyed it. Otherwise the kitchen is proficient and the atmosphere is good for conducting business. The cost per person is in the $15 range, which is on the high side for casual sit-down dining, to me.

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Reviewed August 2, 2013

The couple who own this place work it too. Friendly, efficient staff and excellent food. Set on the first floor of a massive glass office building in downtown San Pedro, this bistro caters to the local government officials from the courthouse to businesses in the area during the day and the fine dining lovers at night. Indoor and courtyard seating offer 2 different experiences. They need to lose the big screen, which is silent and distracting. Otherwise, a pleasant little gem with a decent wine list, local brew pub draught beer and a good menu for finicky eaters.

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Reviewed April 14, 2013

Very good breakfasts and their orange juice is fresh-squeezed, which is the main reason we make this a regular visit on the weekends.

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Reviewed March 14, 2013

This cafe is in the town of San Pedro, not "Los Angeles" like the address states, please update!

This small local cafe has the best breakfast menu out there. All kinds of egg dishes to choose from, with a unique number of Benedicts, my fave...is a fresh spinach and crispy bacon one (its fab!!), or the filet, the traditional, the salmon... you name it! So it's the place to go for breakfast, which I believe is served thru lunch time too.
They have a great lunch business as the food is good value, a varied menu and more than plentiful. I go for dinner as they have a nice wine list ( and tap beers) and some imaginative specials. The special I had last week was fresh salmon patties (like a crab cake) over stir fried veggies, topped with 2 huge seared scallops with a spicy guac sauce. It was really good, tho I will say that carrots do not belong around seafood, they belong around pot roast and meat dishes. I know it's a cheaper alternative on the bottom line, but it stuck out like a sore thumb on this combo, not at all complimentary to the seafood... brocolli would have been a better choice. Let's dump the carrots, it's a bit cheapo, there must be an easy upgrade for a few pennies that will be embraced by all! Service is friendly and efficient most of the time. The caesar salad is the best around, great dressing chock with loads of fresh grated parmesan slices, yeah.. slices! YUM! Come hungry as you will have plenty of food to enjoy!
The ambience is rather lacking in cosiness/ warmth/ romanticity, ( is there such a word?) and is a bit spoiled by the lack of any consistent music in favor of the two TV's that are always on mute. It seems they often forget about adjusting the music for the customer that one would expect with a $26 steak. Not sure why this is!
Anyway I do think this is a little neiborhood gem, a few tweaks and it could be FANTASTIC!

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Reviewed November 6, 2012

We go here for lunch generally once a week for lunch. All entrees are $10 for lunch and it is very good. Service is excellent. Good value.

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