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Un-Urban Cafe

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3301 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2115
+1 310-315-0056
Today
07:00 - 00:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Had breakfast here a few times, good coffee, good sandwiches, good Oatmeal, and all of it real Food, not the usual American ."food"

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Thank Peter R
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119 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

This ia a real gem of a place that serves the local community with excellent coffe - The baristas are always friendly polite and obliging - its a mish mash of furniture styles, sums up So Cal surf, end of the hippy trail Gr8 place = Love it!

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Thank ANDI S
Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Great place to stop by for coffees and music. Very relaxed and comfortable. Certainly casual and a relaxed crowd. Tip well, keep the hard-working staff rewarded for their nice vibe.

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Thank lee J
Atascadero, California, United States
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014

UnUrban Café is a Santa Monica must! Many people think of SaMo in terms of 3rd Street Promenade, the Pier, Main Street, and Montana Avenue, but there is so much more to this fabulous city! The flip side of all that upscale consumer-friendly business is absolutely UnUrban: a masterpiece of kitsch and coffee, proudly jutting out on the corner of... More 

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Thank SharineCalifornia
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

Something different with quirky art work and books on display. Perception was it needed a bit of a springclean!

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Thank miket8888
Sydney, Australia
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2014 via mobile

When I dine in I like real coffee in real cups. If I choose to go to Starbucks I accept that I will get paper cups. The coffee at Un- Urban was too weak & with a polystyrene after taste. That place needs a big overhaul. Give it a miss ..

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Thank Martina C
Santa monica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

This is a great coffee house they are really stepping it up the past six months. Lots of changes improvements, new food, toilet/sink, new window the place is more breeZy smells nicer. Have organic breakfast.. Other choices bunch of non gmo / organic snacks its an interesting place. Every night they have something ... Poettry open mike music ... Its... More 

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Thank JomonicA
Tulsa, OK
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88 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2013

Great coffee, hip building (a bit run down, but I think that is part of the charm), interesting neighborhood. Seems to have an active (mostly female) community that meets there regularly (in a back room). Easy walk from Travelodge. Neat (but inconspicuous) French pastry shop nearby.

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Thank Tulsan
Kalispell, Montana
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2012

I always make this the first place I go when visiting Santa Monica from Montana, and lo and behold, the firend serving me had parents living not 2 miles from me! Wow great cup of coffee and a new friend, does life get much better?

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Ashfield, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

A local landmark that is an acquired taste, little more casual than I need first thing in the morning.

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Thank BTH1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3301 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2115
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-315-0056

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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