The Sidewalk Cafe

★★★★☆

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Great caf.. I love coming here with my gf's they have really good food and the coffee is to die for! this place is really nice..

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★★★★☆

Great caf.. I love coming here with my gf's they have really good food and the coffee is to die for! this place is really nice..

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Good food and lively entertainment from people watching beach folks!

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★★★★★

Good food and lively entertainment from people watching beach folks!

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Head to the sidewalk cafe for a great happy hour and people watching. I sat at the bar and enjoyed the delicious tacos and cheap beverages. Be sure to go on a night when Jonathan is working and ask him about Fresno State.

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★★★★☆

Head to the sidewalk cafe for a great happy hour and people watching. I sat at the bar and enjoyed the delicious tacos and cheap beverages. Be sure to go on a night when Jonathan is working and ask him about Fresno State.

Pros: Happy hour, ocean view

Cons: Parking

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When ever I am in the neighborhood I stop by for a nice coffee and relaxation for a half an hour. I enjoy the view as well. They have a good service.

5
★★★★★

When ever I am in the neighborhood I stop by for a nice coffee and relaxation for a half an hour. I enjoy the view as well. They have a good service.

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The location is great. Well, that's about all that is good here. It's a nice place to eat breakfast, but only for the location. The food is average at best, and the prices are not competitive. Come once and enjoy the view, but you won't come back for the food.

3
★★★☆☆

The location is great. Well, that's about all that is good here. It's a nice place to eat breakfast, but only for the location. The food is average at best, and the prices are not competitive. Come once and enjoy the view, but you won't come back for the food.

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This place is so dang overrated! It's average food served by the beach, so of course, it's overpriced. Last time we visited, my burger was full of chewy fat strings & I hardly ate. Service is alright & the place is always busy. The best part is eating by the ocean.

3
★★★☆☆

This place is so dang overrated! It's average food served by the beach, so of course, it's overpriced. Last time we visited, my burger was full of chewy fat strings & I hardly ate. Service is alright & the place is always busy. The best part is eating by the ocean.

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if you're visiting from out of town or if you're entertaining guests from out of town, i can't think of a better place to have a few drinks and take in the Venice scene than sidewalk cafe. The patio is right on the boardwalk so you can order some bloody marys and watch all the characters stroll by. sometimes the street performers will do their comedy skits or play music right in front of the patio area for a captive audience, so it almost feels like a theater. the food is good and the portions are big. the service is friendly, and there's a place to lock up your bikes right outside the front door. the only drawback is that you're sitting really close to other tables and it gets hot under that awning, but if you're not neurotic about that like me, then it's great.

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★★★★☆

if you're visiting from out of town or if you're entertaining guests from out of town, i can't think of a better place to have a few drinks and take in the Venice scene than sidewalk cafe. The patio is right on the boardwalk so you can order some bloody marys and watch all the characters stroll by. sometimes the street performers will do their comedy skits or play music right in front of the patio area for a captive audience, so it almost feels like a theater. the food is good and the portions are big. the service is friendly, and there's a place to lock up your bikes right outside the front door. the only drawback is that you're sitting really close to other tables and it gets hot under that awning, but if you're not neurotic about that like me, then it's great.

Pros: bloody marys, people watching

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Ok so not that I'm an alcoholic or anything but me and my hubby prefer to eat dinner at the bar area where ever we go to eat, simply for the entertainment factor! I must say that last month we went to the sidewalk cafe bar for dinner. The bartender was a rather large young man with the goofiest personality EVER! after greeting us immediately he asked where we were from and told us he'd be our BFF by the end of the night. With any other bartender talking to us the way he was and entertaining us my husband would have gotten slightly jealous, but the way he involved both of us, and others around us in his jokes we felt like we were long time regulars. before we left he told us what nights he worked and invited us back!
We HIGHLY recommend the bar at the sidewalk cafe.

2
★★★★★

Ok so not that I'm an alcoholic or anything but me and my hubby prefer to eat dinner at the bar area where ever we go to eat, simply for the entertainment factor! I must say that last month we went to the sidewalk cafe bar for dinner. The bartender was a rather large young man with the goofiest personality EVER! after greeting us immediately he asked where we were from and told us he'd be our BFF by the end of the night. With any other bartender talking to us the way he was and entertaining us my husband would have gotten slightly jealous, but the way he involved both of us, and others around us in his jokes we felt like we were long time regulars. before we left he told us what nights he worked and invited us back!
We HIGHLY recommend the bar at the sidewalk cafe.

Pros: fun bar staff, good burgers

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Eggs Benedict prepared by Lucy on a Sunday morning. Catch a game with a Spicy Bloody Mary. Watch the sun go down and the world of Venice go by. The menu is always evolving with new and fresh ideas, but still keeping your consistant favorites. It will always be delicious and fun!

2
★★★★★

Eggs Benedict prepared by Lucy on a Sunday morning. Catch a game with a Spicy Bloody Mary. Watch the sun go down and the world of Venice go by. The menu is always evolving with new and fresh ideas, but still keeping your consistant favorites. It will always be delicious and fun!

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My family and I well lets just say that we love to eat and my wife and i remember the old day down on venice beach so we decided to come to our old favorite place The Sidewalk Cafe. It was lets just say busy... if you 've ever been there it is one of the best places to have a meal. Its large menu caters to every palate. They have the best bloody mary's i've ever had any thier weekend brunch is to die for. My wife and four kids were there this past weekend and had a great meal and drinks. every portiopn is generous and the staff walk around with a smile on thier faces at the Sidewalk Cafe. If you are going to venice beach always a good idea to cap off a great day with some great people and food at the Sidewalk Cafe.

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★★★★★

My family and I well lets just say that we love to eat and my wife and i remember the old day down on venice beach so we decided to come to our old favorite place The Sidewalk Cafe. It was lets just say busy... if you 've ever been there it is one of the best places to have a meal. Its large menu caters to every palate. They have the best bloody mary's i've ever had any thier weekend brunch is to die for. My wife and four kids were there this past weekend and had a great meal and drinks. every portiopn is generous and the staff walk around with a smile on thier faces at the Sidewalk Cafe. If you are going to venice beach always a good idea to cap off a great day with some great people and food at the Sidewalk Cafe.

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After shopping and walking along the Venice Boardwalk, i worked up an appetite. The Side Walk Cafe is the perfect place, offering delicious breakfasts, tasty salads, tempting sandwiches and much more. There's nothing like sitting outdoors, enjoying a casual meal and watching the world walk (or skate) by!

4
★★★★☆

After shopping and walking along the Venice Boardwalk, i worked up an appetite. The Side Walk Cafe is the perfect place, offering delicious breakfasts, tasty salads, tempting sandwiches and much more. There's nothing like sitting outdoors, enjoying a casual meal and watching the world walk (or skate) by!

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The Sidewalk Cafe is one of the better places to eat on the Venice Boardwalk. They have a gigantic menu with so much to choose from that you could never remember what you ordered the time before! They offer a variety of cocktails and have a bar which is quite refreshing on a hot summer beach day. Cons are that this place gets really busy and sometimes feels cramped or you have to wait in line. They don't take names on a list here which is quite annoying when there is a long line.

4
★★★★☆

The Sidewalk Cafe is one of the better places to eat on the Venice Boardwalk. They have a gigantic menu with so much to choose from that you could never remember what you ordered the time before! They offer a variety of cocktails and have a bar which is quite refreshing on a hot summer beach day. Cons are that this place gets really busy and sometimes feels cramped or you have to wait in line. They don't take names on a list here which is quite annoying when there is a long line.

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The sidewalk cafe is a place where all kind of people go to from celebrities to average people like me and what an amazing service I have had ever. Great service they are extremely friendly and the food is one of the reasons I recommend. The burgers to pizza's and ofcourse there amazing breakfast.The sidewalk cafe has one of the best views looking over an amazing ocean and one of the best sunset I have witnessed.The sidewalk cafe is a place for all ages,,,bring your family and have a blast OR even if you are coming alone go in to the bar and have a wonderful time. I promise you with the amazing MANAGERS,and SERVERS you will be back again and again. I highly recommend THE SIDEWALK CAFE.

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★★★★★

The sidewalk cafe is a place where all kind of people go to from celebrities to average people like me and what an amazing service I have had ever. Great service they are extremely friendly and the food is one of the reasons I recommend. The burgers to pizza's and ofcourse there amazing breakfast.The sidewalk cafe has one of the best views looking over an amazing ocean and one of the best sunset I have witnessed.The sidewalk cafe is a place for all ages,,,bring your family and have a blast OR even if you are coming alone go in to the bar and have a wonderful time. I promise you with the amazing MANAGERS,and SERVERS you will be back again and again. I highly recommend THE SIDEWALK CAFE.

Pros: ocean view full bar, great service

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It must be noted that the Sidewalk Cafe combines two establishments, a restaurant and a bar. The restaurant is exceptional for it's beachfront view, casual atmosphere, and extensive menu of tasty, well-priced diner food (soup, salad, sandwiches, burgers, etc). UNFORTUNATELY the adjacent bar is often filled with loud, often foul-mouthed drinkers and beach denizens. Not only does this noise spill out into the restaurant area, but one must walk through it in order to use the bathroom facilities, which are all too often not stocked or cleaned. The effect is like a family restaurant that hosts a biker bar. My recommendation is to not bring children or refined company, avoid having to enter the bar, and choose to visit during the morning or the daytime when the bar is far more quiet. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED -- Small World Books, a wonderful, independedent bookstore is right next door and has been a beloved Venice fixture for many many years, and should not be missed.

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★☆☆☆☆

It must be noted that the Sidewalk Cafe combines two establishments, a restaurant and a bar. The restaurant is exceptional for it's beachfront view, casual atmosphere, and extensive menu of tasty, well-priced diner food (soup, salad, sandwiches, burgers, etc). UNFORTUNATELY the adjacent bar is often filled with loud, often foul-mouthed drinkers and beach denizens. Not only does this noise spill out into the restaurant area, but one must walk through it in order to use the bathroom facilities, which are all too often not stocked or cleaned. The effect is like a family restaurant that hosts a biker bar. My recommendation is to not bring children or refined company, avoid having to enter the bar, and choose to visit during the morning or the daytime when the bar is far more quiet. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED -- Small World Books, a wonderful, independedent bookstore is right next door and has been a beloved Venice fixture for many many years, and should not be missed.

Pros: Beachfront view, weird Venice people-watching, good menu, adjoining bookstore

Cons: Obnoxious bar patrons, restrooms' unfortunate association with the bar

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The food tastes amazingly good. My salad was huge. They served the best hamburger and very fresh guacamole. Nice view and good location to watch people around Venice. Highly recommended. We will come back!!!

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★★★★★

The food tastes amazingly good. My salad was huge. They served the best hamburger and very fresh guacamole. Nice view and good location to watch people around Venice. Highly recommended. We will come back!!!

Pros: Food and view

Cons: parking

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My boss and I were on buisness from Tennessee. We decided to have a "light lunch". The food was EXCELLENT!!!!! I had the nachos(piled high and wide). Dave had the burritto( it was humongus-filled up the plate.) I would fly 4 hours just to eat there!!!!!

2
★★★★★

My boss and I were on buisness from Tennessee. We decided to have a "light lunch". The food was EXCELLENT!!!!! I had the nachos(piled high and wide). Dave had the burritto( it was humongus-filled up the plate.) I would fly 4 hours just to eat there!!!!!

Pros: Great Food, Good Service, Outgoing Staff

 

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