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Back on the Beach Cafe

26 locals recommend · Estimated price 2 out of 4 ·

Tips from locals

July 23, 2019
Nestled on a wide stretch of sandy beach, Back on the Beach Café offers appetizing meals featuring local and seasonal cuisine with breathtaking views of ocean. This is a place only the LA natives will know to go hangout! It is right on the beach, on the Northside of Santa Monica, beautiful miles…
Barbara & Katy
Barbara & Katy
June 29, 2019
We love this place for breakfast and lunch! It is casual, toes in sand, great with kids. There is a fantastic bike/scooter/walking path, and fun play area and splash pad for kids. Get there early as parking gets crowded in the warmer months.
June 22, 2019
iconic beach morning breakfast place, ride bikes, rollerblade, walk or drive -
July 24, 2018
This might be my favorite restaurant in LA. It's literally on the beach. The food is excellent and the people watching is fantastic. The service is slow but it doesn't matter. You'll be sitting in front of the bike path watching people ride, walk and roller blade by. It gets crowded in the…
June 21, 2018
They can serve you on the sand on Santa Monica Beach! Under a bright umbrella!

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“This is the best-kept secret in Santa Monica. It looks like a private club, but is open to the public. They have a pool, volleyball courts, splash pad for little ones, restaurant and a boardwalk that goes all the way down to the water's edge. All the grounds are well-maintained throughout the day, which is not found in all places along the Santa Monica Beach. Their parking lots allow for hourly or daily parking, which is helpful if you are just stopping for a short time.”
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445 Pacific Coast Highway
Santa Monica, CA 90402
Phone+1 310-393-8282
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens Tuesday 8:00 AM
Serves the following meal typesBreakfast, brunch, lunch
Credit cards
Yes (incl. American Express)
Outdoor seating
Breakfast, brunch, lunch
Dining options
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