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15 1st St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6070
+1 562-431-5558
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07:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Tue 07:00 - 15:00
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Long Beach, Ca
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This was my first experience at Rivers View Cafe and it was delightful one. I couldn't think of where to take out of town guest and Bingo, River View Cafe came to mind. We had a great experience sitting out in the warm California beach sipping Bloody Mary's. Breakfast was better than I expected. Service was OK but sitting out... More 

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1 Thank tdrsprod
Aspen, Colorado
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150 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

This restaurant was recommend to us. And, the best part of it was the view. It is directly on the beach with perfect views of the water. And, that's where the goodness ends. The food took over 40 minutes to arrive to the table - and that was breakfast. And, unfortunately, it was not worth the wait. The "craby Benedict"... More 

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1 Thank iheartco25
Long Beach, California
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

The food is good and nice proportions. The omelets are good with lots of fillings. Try a mimosa or sangria with brunch.

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2 Thank d2r4s
Brigham City, Utah
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186 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Thought we would try River's End while on vacation with our family. 17 of us. The location was great, end of 1st street near the beach. But that was the best part. It is located in a parking area for Seal Beach so you have to pay to park. Parking is currently $3.00 for two hours. The signs say the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Went on a tip from a local and was not disappointed. Was here for a late breakfast. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION. On the beach- any closer and you would get wet. Excellent selection- really enjoyed the chilaquiles! And they serve champagne!

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1 Thank daniel p
Austin, Texas
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410 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

At the far end of Ocean Ave where the beach ends at the San Gabriel River is a small establishment tucked away next to a public pay parking lot. This is primarily an outdoor patio café, although there was very limited covered and indoor seating. Our server informed us they didn’t have a liquor license which allowed them to make... More 

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1 Thank Dave M
Los Angeles, California
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162 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We've been here a few times and it is very popular. We came one Sunday and there was a brunch crowd and music that was great. We also came during the week and had sandwiches and salads and it was great and not as crowded. Weekends are crowded and parking limited....weekdays better for parking and crowds. It's a fun place... More 

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Coto de Caza, California
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209 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Located right on the sand next to the canal that borders Long Beach. A bit rustic and can be windy, but the location is a perfect view of the beach and ocean. Always seems to be sunny...especially afternoon if the marine layer needs to burn off. Food is pretty good, service adequate. Paid Parking can be a challenge and limited.... More 

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1 Thank Eric B
Los Angeles, California
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229 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Right at the end of the bike path, this place is really busy on weekend mornings, and for good reason. It provides the perfect destination for cyclists and provides a great view, beach setting, and is out of town setting there all by itself. The food is fine; the prices a bit more than expected. We'll be back.

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Hyattsville, MD
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

River's End has an amazing view - took a while to be seated which was fine; the patio is great and comfortable; Food was okay - they were out of lots of different items which made some ordering difficult - staff was good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 1st St, Seal Beach, CA 90740-6070
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Seal Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 562-431-5558

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