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Le Pain Quotidien

316 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2206
+1 310-393-6800
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“bread” (18 reviews)
“tartine” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
316 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2206
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good cafe with gluten free options including avocado toast eggs etc coffee is above average and service mostly good

Thank glenn m
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Every day we would visit this fabulous little caffe for the perfect healthy lunch of vegetable soup followed by a green juice special. Just when you think that is just way too healthy it's dessert time....the fantastic feature at this caffe is the organic nutella...More

Thank Dr Vivienne F
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Second visit in resent years. The quality of the ingredients are first class, simply put, the sum of the parts are definitely greater than the individual ones. Will visit again without doubt.

Thank richard m
Reviewed 13 September 2017

From sweet to savory this high quality chain offers a great balance of sweet pastries and healthy breakfast and lunch fare. The quality is exceptional and the quinoa cake (think meatloaf made with quinoa) is amazing.

Thank Adam A
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

While not inexpensive LPQ offers amazing food in a relaxed atmosphere. It allows you to unwind and on many occasions to meet new people who are also sitting at the communal table. It is always a delight.

Thank ConVivo
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Came here with family aged 13 to 82 and everybody loved it! The youngest had an amazing avocado toast and a chocolate croissant so she was happy. The older members tried Parisian ham sandwich delicious - and took half a loaf of the outstanding bread...More

Thank Ingrid M
Reviewed 10 June 2017

If you like French food (even though they are from Belgium ) this is like paradise. Delicious pastries for breakfast or dessert for lunch. Some of the product are on the pricey side for those on a budget.

Thank R6258SWbrunom
Reviewed 1 June 2017

After a couple of PQ visits, they have a predictable menu, but the food is consistently good and the service friendly. Their lattes are brewed carefully and poured artistically into your large cup.... feels like a short visit to Paris. In the PQ in Beverly...More

Thank mongoose1950
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This place is a vegan's paradise. The food is different, fresh, delicious and their choices are many. It is located in a very popular spot and attracts a good crowd.

Thank 182jr
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Being Belgian, it's always a pleasure to find a PQ somewhere in the world. This one is very well located, has a lovely terrace and an inner court that is cool too. They say that it will be closed - which I find VERY sad,...More

Thank OlivierFromBrussels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 19:00
Monday
07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 19:00
Thursday
07:30 - 19:00
Friday
07:30 - 19:00
Saturday
07:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2206
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-6800
Description
Le Pain Quotidien serves simple, elegant boulangerie fare made with organic ingredients whenever possible: breakfast, tartines, pastries and handmade organic bread & many vegan and vegetarian options.
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