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Water Lily Cafe

120 S Topanga Canyon Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90290-3159
+1 310-455-0401
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good57%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
28 Aug 2017
“Dinner tapas”
13 Aug 2017
“Topanga style. Mellow with decent food and average service.”
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Cafe, International, Deli, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
120 S Topanga Canyon Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90290-3159
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Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Water lily has been around for a few years BUT there has been a big transformation to serving tapas every evening 5 to 9. Tucked away in the pine tree circle. Great committed staff. They pride themselves on all natural ingredients and they taste great!!...More

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Water lily is ok. The food is ok. Service ok. They have a partial kitchen so it is more of a sandwich and coffee shop.

Thank Shane L
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Cute little place...could use some sprucing up on the dead plants on the counter and outside. Food was surprisingly good and was a fan of the chai!

Thank Destinee R
Reviewed 18 May 2016

What a cute spot with great art to catch a salad, sandwich or quiche! Food is fresh, there's very little wait time to get your order, and the drinks are creative.

Thank deborahhow
Reviewed 15 December 2015

A nice little cafe in the center of Topanga. They have good coffee, sandwiches, and salads. Pastries as well. Not a place to go for for great ambiance, but it is nice.

Thank acudoc411
Reviewed 12 March 2015

Simple but hearty menu and kombucha on tap. What is there not to like? This is a great place to stop by after hiking the Topanga or Malibu State parks. And you can sit outside and watch the locals do their thing.

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 3 October 2013

The Water Lily Cafe is one of those charming little spots to grab a quick bite and not make a big deal over it. Always dependable for a good lunch or just tea and dessert. I've had many a casual business meeting there, and have...More

Thank MilkmaidTS
Reviewed 2 October 2013

This little place is delightful to visit when you come back from a hike in Topanga State park and are thirsty and want a little snack or something along these lines. the waiters can be a little slow but hey L.A.-people: it IS Topanga, hippie-country...More

1  Thank Skinmeister
Reviewed 4 July 2013

Water Lily has delicious fresh salads (my favorites are the one with the red pesto dressing), and many sandwich options. They now have gluten-free bread which is a big plus for me. There is not much room to sit or ambience (in a small shopping...More

Thank maracujagirl
Reviewed 5 March 2013

With a much better culture, environment, food, atmosphere and free wifi, the only reason to ever choose Water Lily over Mimosa is only because you did not know Mimosa exist.

Thank cgkochel
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Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 S Topanga Canyon Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90290-3159
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 310-455-0401
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