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Cafe Buna

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3105 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5550
+1 310-823-2430
06:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 16:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are local and we love Cafe Buna. Great selection with something for everyone including gluten-free. Line usually moves quickly but even if not, worth the wait!

Thank Karen R
Brisbane, Australia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What's that saying? Go eat where the locals eat. The locals definitely eat here. The line was out the door. Little bit of a wait but definitely worth it. Café Buna cater for gluten free and the breakfasts were very filling. We did a lot while we were in Venice and this breakfast kept us going past lunch. Poached eggs... More 

Thank Brock N CJ P
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People where literally queuing out the door to get seated, definitely worth the wait Good choice of food, attentive service, reasonable price Highly recommend for breakfast

Thank Julesthur
Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Breakfast lovers will definitely have plenty to choose from here. I would have given 4 stars overall if not for the pricey menu. The average cost is going to be $15-$20 per person, depending on what you choose. We both had omelettes. I got mine with hash browns and sourdough toast, but my toast came out burnt and wasn't good.... More 

Thank StephJean47
Flint, Texas
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147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We needed an early breakfast near LAX & Cafe Buna opens at 6am. They have gluten free options & the GF pancakes were yummy! The only complaint was that the toast was a little burnt. The service was very good as well.

Thank LarRanTravels
Stockholm, Sweden
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stopped for the Corn Flakes French Toast. Not the best one I had, but very decent. Side of bacon was a bit too soft for me (I prefer my bacon crunchy) but that is a personal preference I guess. Waiter thought I had to wait to long for my soft drink, so he took it off the tab. Nice touch,... More 

Thank Anders K
London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Had scrambled eggs and pancakes - liked both. I also love that they have hot sauce available as well.

Thank spygluze
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We tried this place because the reviews were good and we agree completely. Plenty of food for the price and a great selection - something for vegs, meat people and kids alike. Staff is helpful and know their jobs well. Food was well prepared the 3 days we had breakfast, so it wasn't just a fluke. There is free wifi,... More 

Thank LHardy
Henderson, Nevada
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194 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Brunch café near Venice Beach and Santa Monica. Open mornings and afternoons only. Menu is heavy on pancakes and assortments of egg dishes. Sides available for add-ons. Lunches include sandwiches, hot and cold, salads and some specialty burgers. Serene atmosphere and often crowded. Sit inside because the couple of outdoor tables do not set well. Personable staff. Find your own... More 

Thank Zoom_Gotti
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7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Looking for breakfast, this place has a wide variety of items on the menu. Portions are decent however taste was some what plain. It is costly with average menu items around 12 to 15 dollars a plate.

Thank Greg S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
06:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3105 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292-5550
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Marina del Rey
  • Phone Number: +1 310-823-2430

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