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Scotty Mar 21, 2007 08:19 AM

I just read a post that said something about Overland Cafe in passing. The last time we ate there a few years ago, it was so bad we never went back. I see it is still open, has the food got any better? They also used to have some good music in the evenings, is that still the case?

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    emilymm RE: Scotty Mar 21, 2007 05:18 PM

    I think the food is good but boring. They are not every adventurous in their menu. I like it because it is walking distance and it has a pretty good happy hour. 2.50 beers and 5.00 appetizers. I havent heard any music in the evenings...

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      LisaStitch RE: Scotty Mar 21, 2007 05:27 PM

      My office really likes the food - we order lunch from there pretty regularly. Never eaten there though...

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        PandanExpress RE: Scotty Mar 22, 2007 03:03 PM

        I had the food once about a year ago. My coworker got some chicken tender type things and she said they were dry. I got fish and chips. The pieces of fish were HUGE but nothing to write home about. I thought the batter tasted a bit too light.

        I didn't think the food was bad, but I wouldn't recommend it to anyone either.

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          thericequeen RE: PandanExpress Mar 26, 2007 07:46 PM

          They're in my neighborhood so I've eaten there several times: No, the place isn't a gastronomical adventure, but the food has been good every time. I've never ordered anything deep fried so I can't speak to the quality of the chicken tenders but I've had a couple of nicely prepared steaks and their breakfast and lunch items are pretty tasty. Essentially it is just a nice little neighborhood restaurant and it fills that niche well.

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          TravelJack RE: Scotty Mar 26, 2007 10:19 PM

          i've had dinner and breakfast there, it's nothing to write home about, but it's fine for a local joint. let's just say no one that lives in silver lake will drive to culver city for their food.

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            Scotty RE: Scotty Mar 27, 2007 09:12 AM

            It is close for us, so maybe Overland Cafe is overdue for another shot!

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