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Best Santa Monica crêpes on-the-go

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Crêpes are French-style pancakes prepared with savory or sweet ingredients, and are perfect for a quick and hearty meal.

Choose these top Santa Monica picks for mouth-watering crêpes – with savory and sweet varieties, and gluten-free options using buckwheat flour.

Enjoy and bien manger sur le pouce – eat well on-the-go!

Blue Daisy Café
This cozy mid-city café is preparing for a move to a larger downtown location, where it will add dinner service and offer wine and beer selections.

Well-known for its crêpes, Blue Daisy Café has an array of offerings – all of which are made with many organic ingredients. On the savory side, pick an option like the vegetable crêpe or one made with smoked salmon and scrambled eggs. Choose sweet selections like Nutella coconut, lemon ricotta cheese and mixed berry sauce, or the café’s variation of the classic crêpe Suzette (with orange sauce).

Takeout is available.

2303 Wilshire Blvd., moving soon to 609 Broadway, 310-453-7777,

Café de Paris
In the space formerly occupied by Spumoni Café, this cheery Montana Avenue spot now has a French flair and a variety of crêpes on its menu.

Select savory items filled with ingredients like ham and Swiss cheese, or turkey, brie and tomato – each served with organic mixed greens. For dessert, consider delights such as pear caramel or dark chocolate.

Takeout is available.

715 Montana Ave., 310-393-2444,

While strolling through the Sunday Main Street farmers’ market, stop by this popular stand and brush up on your French with Chef Thierry Boisson and his staff. Acadie also has a busy crêpes catering business.

Crêpes here feature organic ingredients and include the “Provence” (mozzarella, tomato and fresh basil) and the “Normandie” (cheddar, green onions and turkey). One can also select five ingredients to make your own combination. For a sweet fix, pick an offering like the “California” (bananas, fresh strawberries, chocolate and whipped cream).

Takeout is available.

Find them here, 310-384-5070,

This national chain has a central space in the Santa Monica Place food court and serves a large selection of crêpes in cones.

For breakfast, try the “Florentine” with two farm-fresh eggs, portabella mushrooms, mozzarella, red onions and fresh spinach. The “queen of hearts” has a mix of artichokes and hearts of palm, vine-ripened tomatoes, fresh basil and more. Other choices feature marinated chicken breast or seasoned steak. Dessert options include the “nutty caramel apple” with fire-roasted apples, dulce de leche and walnuts.

Takeout is available.

395 Santa Monica Place (3rd level, in food court), 310-451-3000, find them and nutritional information here.



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