a month ago
So my wife and I stumbled into this restaurant by what seems almost by accident as we were simply hungry as we reached the "end" of the Venice boardwalk, and as we sat an ordered a few drinks we became tempted to try some of their happy hour food specials. Well, let me also start by saying that my wife picked this place out, and I was eager to just grab a few drinks and walk back to a Peruvian restaurant we had seen, but when I tried their Calamari, I instantly began thanking her for making such a wise intuitive decision! This Calamari has so much love in it, we think they boil it so it gets extra tender, then they fry it in a perfectly seasoned zesty light batter and serve it with fresh peppers and an amazing sauce! It quickly became our favorite place to come eat in Venice, and we have been going back ever since! Service is amazing, and the view is to die for!
- Phoenix D
2 months ago
I loved the scenery and people watching of venice, but my husband and I didn't find it terribly exciting. The redeeming quality was the food! There are some great places to eat along the boardwalk! And this is one of them. Their fish and chips were delicious and the atmosphere and service were good for right off the boardwalk. Would recommend!
- Shannon F
3 days ago
This place is amazing!! Service is fantastic. The prices amount to portion sizes
- Virginia b

Cafe located on the boardwalk in Venice

Candle Cafe has been serving Venice Beach on the boardwalk for more than 35 years! Come meet our very friendly wait staff and enjoy outdoor seating and the passing parade of people and live performers on the famous Venice Beach boardwalk. A great place for breakfast to sit in the morning and watch Venice Beach come to life. Our fruit is deliciously fresh, we serve great french toast and 4-egg omelets with specialty coffees. During the day, enjoy our sandwiches, burgers, pasta, seafood and pizza. We have gluten-free options along with fresh bread from a local bakery, fresh baked croissants and we even make our french fries fresh in-house. Check with us for our amazing happy hour deals with craft beers on tap, wine and cocktails. Rain or shine, Candle Cafe is a scenic spot to snap some photos of the view as you watch the sunset across the beach and the blue ocean, with outdoor air conditioning and a covered patio.

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325 Ocean Front Walk
Venice, CA 90291

Business Hours

Mon:7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Tue:7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wed:7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thu:7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Fri:7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sat:7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Sun:7:00 AM – 10:00 PM
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