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Springtime Brunch Spots on the Westside?

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jackieinsantamonica Apr 1, 2010 10:03 AM

Hey...always looking for great brunch spots on the westside. Anyone tried out 17th Street Cafe on Montana?

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  1. westsidegal Apr 1, 2010 11:05 AM

    my favorite brunch spot, springtime or any time, is sunday brunch at cafe del rey.
    they offer a 3 course prix fix brunch for about $35/pp which includes a beverage.

    here's a link to the menu
    http://cafedelreymarina.com/menu_brun...

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      veee Apr 1, 2010 10:07 PM

      I like 3Square and John O'Groats (best biscuits!)

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      John O'Groats
      10516 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

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        bulavinaka Apr 1, 2010 10:45 PM

        I really like 3 Square as well. For something a little more formal and usually very reliable, Joe's Restaurant is just up the street. Some have mentioned Joe's patio area, but it's more like a room with open clerestory windows all around. The real patio is connected to Lilly's a few doors down. They may not be as loved on this board but in Venice, you can't beat their patio and the adjacent garden on a nice sunny weekend.

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        Joe's Restaurant
        1023 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

        3 Square Cafe
        1121 Abbot Kinney Blvd, Venice, CA 90291

        Lilly's French Cafe & Bar
        1031 Abbot Kinney Blvd., Venice, CA 90291

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        nosh Apr 1, 2010 10:40 PM

        For moderate but semi-outdoor and upscale feel, Joe's in Venice on Abbott Kinney. For a french bakery feel, Amandine. For big-portioned inexpensive diner, S & W on Washington in Culver City. For french toast, 26 Beach on Washington just west of Lincoln. Most overrated, John O'Groats.

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        26 Beach
        3100 Washington Blvd., Venice, CA 90292

        John O'Groats
        10516 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

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          bulavinaka Apr 1, 2010 10:47 PM

          We must have been on the same wavelength... Hope your doing well!

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