The Bar 10 Screens For all Your Sports Action The best place to watch ALL your favorite NFL, MBA, NHL, and College Sports Action
Best Sunsets!
THE WORLD FAMOUS A Venice Boardwalk landmark for 25 years, The Sidewalk Cafe offers fresh, high-quality, well-prepared food with generous portions.
People Watching See front row and center our colorful locals or your favorite Celebrity going for a bike ride or a stroll
$5 Taco Tuesday All You Can Eat 8pm - 10pm - Bar Only

About Us

The Sidewalk Cafe is "the best place to people watch on Venice Beach" according to New Times Magazine. We have been featured in many movies and commercials as well as in such publications as Sunset Magazine, LA Weekly and many tour books. If you ever wanted to see Venice Beach, California, let us be your front row seat!

A Venice Boardwalk landmark for 25 years, The Sidewalk Cafe offers fresh, high-quality, well-prepared food with generous portions. And all of our soups and sauces are homemade. The outdoor covered patio provides a beautiful view of the beach and ocean while street performers and an eclectic crowd continuously entertain.

Live acoustic music in the evening provides the perfect complement to dinner by the sea. Please call us at (310) 399-5547 or check our Events for music and upcoming events.

Also under the red and white awning you can find Small World Books, a wonderful independent bookstore. It is a great place to find out more about Venice. Small World Books offers a wide collection of literary fiction and poetry, and is frequently used as a resource for entertainment industry researchers.

Whether you come for breakfast on the beach, lunch in the sun, or dinner at sunset, you are sure to enjoy at The Sidewalk Cafe. Look for the red and white awning near the center of the Venice Boardwalk!

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Happy Hour Bar Only Monday to Friday 3pm-7pm





Hot Wings


BBQ Spare Ribs

3 For $6

Hawaiian Pork Pulled Sliders

2 For $5.50

Chicken Parmesan Sliders

2 For $5.50

Cheese Quesadilla


Bowl of Soup, Chilli or Clam Chowder


Loaded Patatoe Skins


Ground Beef Soft Taco


Well Cocktails


Sidewalk House Margarita


Sino Premium Jalapeño Margarita


All Draft Beer

$1 Dollar Off

Glass of House Wine


September 2015

Monday Sept 7 - Labor Day
Sunday Sept 13 - NFL Season Kickoff - Jager Promo 1-3
Thursday Sept 17 - Venice Art Crawl
Every Tuesday - All you can eat Tacos $5 8-10pm Bar Only

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Classic Eggs Benedict

Two poached eggs with Canadian bacon, hollandaise sauce on an English Muffin. Served with Venice potatoes and a complimentary mimosa or fresh squeezed orange juice. Turkey sausage may be substituted for Canadian Bacon

Pesto Chicken Wrap

Grilled chicken, shaved Parmesan, lettuce, tomato and red onion with pesto mayo and wrapped in our spinach tortilla


Tortilla chips covered in melted cheese with black or refried beans, pico de gallo, guacamole and sour cream

World Famous Burgers

All our beef burgers are 100% USDA choice patties. Served on a toasted brioche bun with our own 1000 Island dressing, lettuce, tomato and onion.
We can make any burger with your choice of patty: Beef, Turkey, Garden or Vegan

Santa Fe Salad

This savory salad has avocado, roasted sweet corn, tomato, Jack cheese, black beans and house mixed greens. It’s tossed in our own smoky ranch dressing and topped with tortilla strips and served in a tortilla bowl.

Paul Auster New York Steak

A 10 oz. U.S.D.A. choice steak, served with a garden salad or a cup of soup and thick steak fries

Pasta Bella

Pasta with portabella mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, chicken and garlic in an alfredo cream sauce


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The Bar

The Sidewalk Cafe features a full service bar:

-Enjoy mixed drinks on the patio
-Watch the game
-Sports bar with many satellite sports packages
-Ten Screens (not a place in the bar without one)
-Relax and enjoy the sunset during happy hour, weekdays from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM