GUIDE: Los Angeles

All-Day Dining

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    Cora’s Coffee Shoppe

    1802 Ocean Ave.

    Santa Monica

    Cuisine: Cafe / Coffee Shop / Tea Shop, Sandwich

    $$

    Don’t let the name of this easy-to-miss gem fool you: Cora’s is about as much like a bacon-and-eggs diner (think: Norm’s) as Katharine Hepburn is an actress like Heidi Montag. One bite of the burrata omelet or the filet mignon and horseradish sandwich will deliver that message loud and clear. This is an olde coffee shoppe for the 21st century. READ REVIEW

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    FIG

    101 Wilshire Blvd.

    Santa Monica

    Cuisine: Mediterranean

    $$$

    Seasonally driven menus are not a novelty, but it's not every chef who works with a forager to source ingredients straight from the farm READ REVIEW

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    LAMILL

    1636 Silver Lake Blvd.

    Silver Lake

    Cuisine: Cafe / Coffee Shop / Tea Shop, American, Sandwich

    $

    Don’t let the smell of freshly brewed coffee and shots of espresso fool you. They mean business (and dinner) at Silverlake’s most coveted coffee shop. READ REVIEW

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    Margo's

    1534 Montana Ave.

    Santa Monica

    Cuisine: Californian

    $$

    Restaurateur Mark Verge hails from five generations of Santa Monicans, and he's paying tasty tribute to that legacy with Margo's—named for his mother—serving up hyper-seasonal, "California modern" fare. READ REVIEW


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