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Crave Cafe

$$ - $$$
LAX Area
American, Cafe, Contemporary
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14504 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, CA 91403-3771
+1 818-990-7888
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Saturday
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Hours:
Mon 08:00 - 00:00
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Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

First time having lunch at Crave Cafe. Food was great and service was speedy. Plenty of items on the menu, but I decided to go with the salmon salad and organic vegan friendly black bean soup . I enjoyed lunch and will be back next time in LA. Sorry, I guess I didn't save my image of the delicious salad.... More 

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Thank toewing
Los Angeles, California
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

After reading all the reviews, I was excited to try out this place. I went on a Saturday and it was not that busy. Seating on patio or indoors. It was easy to find seating on the patio,no hostess to seat you. You order your food and then take a number and food will be brought to your table. I... More 

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Thank 722Lola88
Covington, Kentucky
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233 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

You can get the entire menu 24/7. Prepared Fresh and they offer vegetarian, gluten free. Great soups. Also have an amazing sushi area inside the restaurant (sushi not available 24/7). Order at the register and wait for delivery to your table. When we are visiting we always make our way to Crave multiple times. Patio and indoor seating. cravecafeshermanoaks.com

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Thank Paula L
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Places in a school environment of the couches but never bring food on time one person eats what other watches so kind of weird but environment school I guess

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Thank Randy S
Los Angeles, California
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86 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

I've been to Crave a few times, and breakfast is especially busy, often with a line out the door. You order at the counter and they bring you your food. The staff is friendly and the portions are generous. They have a good variety on the menu, but I would love it if they had a few vegan options. It's... More 

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Thank Marla M
Los Angeles, California
1 review
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Service can be pretty slow, even during non-busy times. That said, one time when my order was misplaced -- and I didn't get my food until 30 minutes after my wife got hers (thankfully we were in no rush, and put 90 minutes on the meter) -- they brought us a huge strawberry-banana-Nutella "apology crepe." Oh, and I don't know... More 

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Thank Matt P
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I was just walking along, and spotted this place full of customers and thought I'd head in for a late lunch. Glad I did. It's not the most glamorous of places, but the food was great. I opted for the Chicken Caeser salad, it was a huge portion even though I'd picked the smaller size. It tasted really good, as... More 

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Thank Naomi B
Texas
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176 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2016

We've been to Crave a couple of times and it's always a good choice. You order at the counter and take a number. The portions are large! For example, my garden omelet was so huge it could have been shared. It comes with your choice of a side, toast & a little fruit. I chose the potatoes and they are... More 

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Thank Sparky8188
Los Angeles, California
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Crave is a fun place to have breakfast 24 hours a day, their crepes are pretty good and the vibe is adequate - particularly for late night munchies. However, the management and service is so bad that you can literally wait for 45 minutes or even an hour in line waiting to place an order. The management is more interested... More 

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Thank dklany
los angeles
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

I have eaten here several times. Good news is they are open late. Bad news is food quality and service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14504 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, CA 91403-3771
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > LAX Area
  • Neighbourhood: LAX Area
  • Phone Number: +1 818-990-7888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?