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The Rose Cafe

220 Rose Ave. (Main St.) Send to Phone
310-399-0711 | Menu
Informal, sprawling restaurant with colorful art on the walls, healthy dishes and house-baked pastries.
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Breakfast & Lunch Mon.-Fri., Brunch Sat. & Sun.

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The Rose Cafe Restaurant Review

: Manhar Patel started Rose Café in 1979 in an abandoned Gas Company dispatch office. He and business partner Kamal Kapur transformed the industrial space, which now displays paintings from local artists. If you sit inside and order at the counter, you can linger over your cappuccino and croissant for as long as you wish. If you prefer table service, there's a sunny side patio with a full menu and attentive staff. For breakfast, Eggs Scandia is a variation on a traditional Benedict, with smoked salmon and dill hollandaise on a croissant, and pancakes are made with whole-wheat and served with strawberries. Later in the day, vegetable samosas are stuffed with Indian-spiced potatoes, cauliflower and peas; quiche is made with asparagus and leeks; and pan-roasted salmon comes atop mashed potatoes and cherry tomatoes. For dessert, one can try chocolate banana cream pie, apple tarte Tatin and blueberry crumble.

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