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205 Culver Blvd, Playa del Rey, Los Angeles, CA 90293-7792
+1 310-306-0059
07:00 - 18:00
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Redondo Beach, California
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We used to stop here while we were biking, but the last time was unbearable. We put in our order, paid, and then waited... and waited. The servers would wonder around with plates "...who ordered the pancakes, who had the omelette..." After waiting about 45 minutes, we inquired about our order. The apathetic cashier (owner?) then went to every table... More 

Thank KirkRB
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I visited here a few times during my stay in LA, and have to admit that I'd go back in a heartbeat. A real neighbourhood place, it has a friendly atmosphere. The service is great, with the staff always ready with a smile, the coffee always fresh, and I fell in love with the avocado Club sandwich on sourdough! A... More 

Thank Anise76
Austin, Texas
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572 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Nondescript selection of sandwiches, wraps and salads. We had a wrap and pancakes, which were both completely fine, especially if you are on the run.

Thank JrMushroom
Lancaster, California
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95 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is seriously the perfect place to grab a yummy breakfast or brunch before hitting the beach. I personally love the California omelet. There's a coffee place (Tanner's) right across the street, but I think the coffee at Milan is a lot better.

Thank Erica F
Los Angeles
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2015

A great place for Breakfast, Brunch, and Lunch. The best coffee in Playa del Rey! Friendly staff, cute little eatery with indoor and outdoor tables.

Thank Redhead1566
Los Angeles
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Breakfast burrito is the best around. this is a very casual place where you walk up to the counter to order. Service is quick, but its always full of locals on the weekend.

Thank LifesaBeach006
Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Not a big fan of the coffee they served but the staff is friendly and it is clearly a place where the locals hang out and have breakfast and coffee. Funky little coffee shop.

Thank Bill G
Round Rock, Texas
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202 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Looks pretty typical - a few inside tables and more on the outside parking lot - not an especially great view, but you will feel like a local eating here. The place is usually filled with regulars. Food is good! I have to have their chef salad every time I am in LA.

Thank Deborah B
Chicago, Illinois
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202 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2014

A good place to gather with a nice menu and fair prices for close to the beach. Outdoor seating is funny as spaced on the sidewalk.

Thank Bryan Y
Lawrence, Kansas
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1,015 reviews
387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2013

Cafe Milan is a good place to go for morning coffee or breakfast and, if you need exercise, for a walk on the beach afterwards. Anyone who is anyone in Playa del Rey goes to this cafe in the morning....it's also got a few notables who show up every now and then. The food is good and the cafe has... More 

Thank buffalojim67

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
06:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Culver Blvd, Playa del Rey, Los Angeles, CA 90293-7792
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles
  • Phone Number: +1 310-306-0059

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