If you’re in the market to walk amongst designer motorcycles and surfboards and then plop down and finish that powerpoint for tomorrow, Deux Ex Machina is your holy grail. There’s no doubt this cafe/art gallery/ode to the sensitive bro in Venice is a strange spot, but with their Handsome Coffee Roasters caffeine, solid food, and oddly serene back patio, it all comes together.
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Baby Blues BBQ
Baby Blues is a solid BBQ option everyone in Venice seems to have forgotten about.
The Venice staple has been turned into an all-day play pen for Venice locals. And we’re pretty into it.
Mao’s is as close to a reliable, neighborhood Chinese spot as we have on the Westside.
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Tito’s Bakery is our go-to for Mexican baked goods in Long Beach - but their burritos are even better.
The Sycamore Kitchen
Sycamore Kitchen might be the most affordable, quality brunch in Los Angeles.
Cafe Bolivar in Santa Monica has great coffee, a decent selection of pastries, and fast wifi, and it never gets too loud to focus.
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Great White is a light and bright breakfast and lunch spot near the Venice sign with excellent coffee and good breakfast burritos.
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