Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.


Beachwood Cafe

2695 N. Beachwood Dr. Send to Phone
323-871-1717
This charming neighborhood café brings inexpensive, sophisticated dishes to Beachwood Canyon, just beneath the Hollywood sign.


Cuisine

Open
Breakfast & Lunch Tues.-Sun., Dinner Tues.-Sat.
Features

* Click here for rating key




Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.


Beachwood Cafe Restaurant Review

: Beachwood Canyon’s former Village Coffee Shop has been revamped into the stylish Beachwood Café, thanks to owner Patti Peck (Millie’s, The Edendale Grill) and Silver Lake architect Barbara Bestor. By day, sunshine streams into the airy room accented with blue and yellow geometric tile and mod wooden chairs, and it becomes a buzzing social meeting place for Beachwood denizens, young local families and hillside hipsters. You can get two eggs any style, but more compelling breakfasts include poached eggs over braised greens with harissa. At night, the space remains a lively neighborhood haunt. Little delights have included house-made nashi pickles, warm bacon puff pastry cookies, and a rich corn and orzo braised in cream with smoked bacon. The cheese plate is deftly chosen, and goes well with the artisanal beers. Try the flavorful butcher’s cut of beef, or the seared scallops on coconut black rice with gingery taro stems, tamarind and fresh pineapple. Our favorite finish takes us straight to Provence, with redolent honey-lavender crème brûlée.





Retsina, Tetramythos
WINE OF THE WEEK | GAYOT.com

GAYOT's Wine of the Week is a certified organic white wine, produced in Peloponnese in Greece. Read the review of a Retsina.





WINE OF THE WEEK | GAYOT.com

GAYOT's Wine & Spirits Editor presents the
Wine of the Week, featuring tasting notes as well as history on the vineyards and winemaker.

DINING IN PROVENCE

The charm of Provence right on your table.

Read the article and see photos.

Proper Hotel Santa Monica RooftopThe view is not the only reason to dine at Calabra in Santa Monica, CA.

Read the review and see photos.