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La Monarca Bakery

1300 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5411
+1 310-451-1114
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good55%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
14 May 2017
“very different bakery and coffee really good eats”
25 Jul 2016
Closes in 4 min
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Cafe
1300 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5411
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

It was a unique experience the food was great service was good but seemed strained. Limited coffee selections and not the normal stuff, which is great if you are into coffee adventures. I did like what i ordered and it was quick, the conchas were...More

Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I ordered a birthday cake for my wife over the phone. I arranged to have it picked up a few hours later. When I arrived I was greeted by a warm friendly staff. The bakery itself was busy with customers sitting at tables and enjoying...More

Thank Ja P
Reviewed 3 March 2016

This bakery is geared towards white people. Any Hispanic person would probably be appalled. The breads and cakes all show up to the shop frozen, meats come in frozen bags, nothing is made in house. It's like a Starbucks for Latinos. Employees are all kind...More

Thank Jamie R
Reviewed 20 November 2015

We were new to LA and new to Mexican cooking at home, and having invited friends over for a dinner party, we realized we had no idea what makes for a good Mexican dessert. A bit of Google pointed us to La Monarca, and it...More

Thank delanor
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We were looking for a place for breakfast and we went to La Moncarca. What a great find! mexican place with delicius treats... We loved the jalapeño croissant and the chocolate crossants. Everything looks and tastes yummy! We would love to go back!

Thank cascarita
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

The bakery is quite quaint and has some seating for you to sit down and enjoy a lovely drink. You must get a slice of their cakes along with a cappuccino or tea! Also it is all homemade and it definitely shows through their wonderful...More

Thank Cara V
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

I have nothing but great things to say. This is a small Mexican Bakery that doesn't attract a crowd by any stretch. I get the feeling it's a place known only to locals, which is why I hope this review will change that! We stumbled...More

Thank MeganZurek
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Had heard about this place and had the opportunity to visit. Stephanie was an angel and we enjoyed all of the items. Will return. They donate to a Mexican sanctuary for Monarch butterflies.

Thank Kay O
Reviewed 22 May 2014 via mobile

I've noticed La Monarca before but never really bothered to walk in. I almost didn't this time as I was trying to find the Starbucks that Google said was nearby (I never made it to Starbucks, I think it's in the Vons across the street)....More

Thank Mario0007
Reviewed 30 April 2014

La Monarca Bakery celebrates Mexico's baking tradition to its best. If you are in Santa Monica stop by in the morning get a mexican style hot chocolate and a "concha" dip it and sip it slowly it will confort you like a hug from your...More

Thank Teresa M
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6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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  • Address: 1300 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5411
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-451-1114
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