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26 Beach Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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3100 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90292-5551
+1 310-823-7526
10:00 - 21:30
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 21:30
Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Looking for a new take on a traditional burger? Try 26 Beach! Bombay, Thai, Classic Blue, PB&J, etc. Over 20 different choices on the classic burger theme. Innovative, culinary delight. Simply an amazing casual, cozy spot with great wine and beer selection. Definitely worth a try for the burger connoisseur.

Thank Wayne P
Lexington, Kentucky
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

There's a great variety to the menu and if you like French toast, they have amazing creations. It's pricey though, and they are very clear they don't allow amendments to ANY order. They also won't split a check so those are little things to be mindful of!

Thank Alexadian
Los Angeles, California
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197 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you have a choice between going here for lunch or dinner, make it lunch. It is just that kind of place. I was there for dinner. Sigh. Menu looks good, but the food does not live up to it. I had the salmon burger for $18 with fries and a side salad. The fries were basically tasteless, and the... More 

Thank Jean H
Amelia Island, Florida
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232 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

At $18.50, the Kobe burger ain't cheap, but it's very good. My son-in-law and I each had one (with salads instead of fries) along with a frosty beer. My daughter and niece each had humongous salads which were fresh and beautiful, and the two toddlers had quesadillas. We also shared a nice ceviche. Pretty ho-hum digs.

Thank aowats
Derby, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We visited for lunch and were completely spoilt for choice with all of the options! Typically I avoid restaurants with such a large menu as they tend to lack quality but the reviews seemed good and I'm glad we went. The decor was very kitsch, and we sat in the indoor terrace area which was nice and cool. Our order... More 

Thank missyrach
Dallas, TX
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Great feel/vibe, decor is unique and fun...I'd say shabby chic and food is the same. Service excellent and food great! So nice to find something a little different that is also so good, had a great time. Sat at the bar which is so fun as you can see all the food coming out of the kitchen.

1 Thank kmuller
Auckland, New Zealand
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! A great selection of burgers and the 2 my wife and I had were fantastic. We've been to 3 separate burger joints over the last few days and these are the best! Clean and tidy restaurant with great service. AAA

1 Thank Ross W
Kensington, Maryland
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145 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Really enjoyed our Sunday brunch here. Portions are LARGE and very filling. We got some of the french toast dishes and shared them so we could try several. All of them were delicious but I think my favorite ended up being the Peach Melba. The decor is nice too, although my friend was a little disappointed that they had change... More 

Thank Sara W
Chicago, Illinois
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91 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

After all the reviews, I was a bit underwhelmed. The food was good, but the veggies were not as fresh as I had expected. Most of the breakfast dishes are huge and can be split between two people.

Thank acdhuber
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

This os one of the best restaurants in the area! We have eaten here for years. You cant get a bad meal here.

Thank Andrew R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3100 Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90292-5551
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Venice
  • Neighbourhood: Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 310-823-7526

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Venice

Neighbourhood Profile
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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