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“Busy Palisades brunch joint”
Review of Cafe Vida

Cafe Vida
Ranked #819 of 9,980 Restaurants in Los Angeles
Cuisines: Latin
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Dining options: Breakfast
Neighborhood: Pacific Palisades
Healdsburg, California
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Busy Palisades brunch joint”
Reviewed February 8, 2012

*for breakfast-Busy, crowded Palisades joint with really good healthy breakfast choices. The multigrain pancakes are really good. The open face organic kale and egg sandwich is fantastic. However, only offered on Sundays. The have a good selection of fresh juices too. Expect a wait. Also filled with industry people, if that's not your crowd stay home.

  • Visited February 2012
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English first
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“Healthy and delicious”
Reviewed December 14, 2011

Ive had about everything on the menu and I have enjoyed all of it. Always flavourful, fresh, and healthy. Can't be beat for value. Breakfast,lunch, and dinner plus brunch on weekends, this place is practically always jammed for good reason.

  • Visited December 2011
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“Save yourself from the frustration. Just go somewhere else.”
Reviewed November 19, 2011

Slow service, screaming kids, food is so-so if you even get it when it's hot, and it's overpriced. Too few wait-persons who don't really listen to your order. It's hard to tip for crappy service/food when the owner is too cheap to hire employees. And that's what he expects, the tips to pay the workers salary's. Way to run a business.

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Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Comfortable and Friendly Local Place”
Reviewed November 8, 2011

Cafe Vida is a comfortable and friendly neighborhood cafe, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. They have several tables on the quiet sidewalk in front of the store. The food is good, nothing gourmet or off the charts. Service is the same -- friendly and prompt. All in all, a great place if you are in the area, but nothing to drive across time to get to.

  • Visited October 2011
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“excellent, fresh, healthful cuisine”
Reviewed March 27, 2008

Cafe Vida is a wonderful, little restaurant with healthful, yummy choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner plus in-between meal snacks. Depending on the time of day, the restaurant can be abuzz with happy diners or its possible to enjoy eating al fresco most of the year. The walls are filled with a rotating art show from local artists and photographers, adding to the pleasant ambiance. This is definitely a great place to stop for a break from shopping at all the wonderful stores and boutiques in the area. Don't miss it if you're in town.

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