French Market Café is a lesser-known spot on Abbot Kinney. It’s one of those neighborhood places that only locals seem to frequent. They probably keep it quiet because they don’t want any non-Venice riff-raff infiltrating. But luckily someone let us in on the secret that is French Market Café and its really incredible patio, and now we can’t get enough of the cheval on a baguette.
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