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Figtree's Cafe

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429 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90291-2402
+1 310-392-4937
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08:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 19:00
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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Make a morning of it -- good food, people watching, walking on the boardwalk in Venice. On my 4-5 annual trips to LA I ALWAYS go to Figtrees for breakfast/brunch with friends - the food is delicious, scones a special treat and excellent coffee. We watch interesting folks walk or roller blade by and enjoy the ocean air and view... More 

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Thank Izzytorra
Melbourne, Australia
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84 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place on Venice Boardwalk to seat and have a bite or drink and watch the entertaining pedestrian traffic pass by. The food is ok and the service is passable. The hostess sitting on her stool at the front had her head buried in her cell phone oblivious to the patrons waiting to be seated on may occasions. The man... More 

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Montreal
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70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, creative combinations. Price is okay, service a bit slow, but hey, it's the beach, comes with the vibe

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Thank Karin B
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a tasty lunch here but found it expensive for what we had and debated the quality of some of it. The walk to and from the restrooms highlights the dire need for refurbishment though.

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Thank LCRw
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99 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good to go here till 9am, because prices are 50% less. We got real American pancake! :D its like volcano crater! So huge! Was very delicious!

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Thank Kira S
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are here twice when we stayed and both times the breakfast was excellent. Well worth a try. Also happy hour between 8-9 for breakfasts is great value.

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Thank Rachel A
St. Catharines, Ontario
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rated well above most places on the Beach. We expected it to be busy, but there is a limit!! French Toast and sausage took 40 minutes, and was COLD when it finally did arrive. No real sense of customer service other than the bus boys.

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Thank Motor4966
New York City, New York
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129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I ate dinner there twice while staying on vacation nearby. The outdoor seating faces the beach. The meals are big and tasty as are the signature cocktails. Service is friendly. I regret to give this a 4 and not a 5 because the bathroom needs to be cleaner.

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Thank MaryJane D
Lanarkshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We ate here a few times in our few days in Venice Beach - very close to our apartment Food was good and service was laid back in keeping with the atmosphere of the area

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Thank Tomi61
Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had a delicious breakfast here and was pleasantly surprised that it was half price. Service was good although they were very busy we didn't have to wait long.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 19:00
Monday
08:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:00
Thursday
08:00 - 19:00
Friday
08:00 - 19:00
Saturday
08:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 429 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90291-2402
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-392-4937

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Staying in Venice

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Venice
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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