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Op Cafe

3117 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3005
+1 310-452-5720
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“machaca” (4 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
3117 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3005
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have had breakfast here a few times and always found the food and service to be wonderful. Nice, small neighborhood gem.

Thank pauljeser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been in here a couple times. The breakfast is great and filling. Some good specials before 9 as well. Stopped in for a quick lunch today and had the Cobb salad. Slightly pricy. 18 bucks for a salad and a soda. But the staff...More

Thank james L
Reviewed 2 May 2018

OP food is good yet, it's always busy. This place is small, Parking is limited and the wait lines are often long. Arrive early or be prepared to wait.

Thank SMOgal
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

The service was super friendly. I accidentally added a 50 dollar bill (as a tourist would) amongst the smaller same coloured notes and the waitress quickly chased me down while I was walking out the door to return it! I ordered the gluten free pancakes,...More

Thank Bill32452
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast twice here (in a row) the pancake are the bomb and I really recommend you to try the chilaquiles super delicious and authentic!!! Oh yeah have I mentioned the GREAT SERVICE?!!!!

Thank alexshevel
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We were in Santa Monica for vacation and went here based on reviews. It was great! I got the breakfast tacos, husband breakfast burrito, and my 4 year old son 2+2+2. We loved it! Service was great, very friendly, and fast. Most important my son...More

Thank Lorraine_0606
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant features a few breakfast specials that are always good. The 2+2+2 is the go to special that features excellent pancakes.

Thank Larry K
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

OP Cafe has this deal where you get 2 eggs, 2 proteins and 2 pancakes for about $8 ( $6.99 before tax). You have to order before 9 am though! Yummy pancakes!

Thank Dee_Green15
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Great little "beach shack" of a place, very casual and they know how to do gluten-free safely. We always check reviews and when people with celiac have eaten there multiple times and not gotten sick, it's a winner. I had crispy pork on black beans...More

2  Thank Robin S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The short stack pancakes and omelette any style were delicious. We left behind empty plates and a good tip. Service was terrific. It's a very casual friendly place.

1  Thank anouska c
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3117 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-3005
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-452-5720
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