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Here is an updated restaurant dining and take out guide to local eateries. A sentiment noted on the website of the Waterlily Cafe can safely be said to apply to all our local food outlets during these times. “We are a family owned business that needs your support in these stressful times. Every purchase you make helps us pay the rent, helps our employees keep their jobs, and keeps the butcher, the baker and the candlestick maker (our suppliers) from losing their businesses as well!”
Cafe 27 serves different styles of food, including Indian, American, and Italian. Outdoor seating is now open for full service. Evening outdoor dining, 5pm-9pm! Call ahead to secure a table. Great food to go; pick up one of their classic burgers—California, veggie, or bleu, for an early dinner at home. 1861 N Topanga Canyon Blvd. Menu at www.cafe-27.com, call to order 424-272-7181.
Cafe Mimosa is open for breakfast, lunch, and hot and cold beverages, from 7 am-2 pm, weekdays, and 8 am-4 pm weekends. Handcrafted gift items by local artists available to purchase in-store! Order food and beverages online or at the counter for takeout or outdoor seating. www.cafemimosatopanga.com
The Canyon Bakery, run by Patrice Winter, aka “The Angel in Your Kitchen.” Everything, from whole grain fermented bread loaves, to pastries, to fresh pizzas. Grains sourced from sustainable local farms and milled on site. Order via email with menu online. Pickup days are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Outdoor dining coming soon! 1419 Topanga Canyon Blvd. www.thecanyonbakery.com
The Canyon Bistro continues to offer formal takeout dinners with a special menu found on their website. Now open for outdoor dining! Serving lunch and dinner 7 days a week, happy hour from 4-6pm, brunch on Sundays. Orders can be picked up inside, or pre-paid by phone and delivered curbside. 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd. www.canyonbistrotopanga.com
Canyon Gourmet, a specialty food store with curated selection of artisanal cheeses, small production wine, chocolates, pressed juices, fresh fish, poultry, premium meats, and seasonal produce from our local farmer’s markets. Offering Gjusta Bakery, Deli and Cafe creations. Open daily from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. 120 South Topanga Canyon Blvd., 310-455-4200, www.canyongourmet.com
Cholada is a beautiful little beachy, Thai food restaurant just north of Topanga Canyon Blvd. on PCH. The Tom Kah soup is positively to die for. Order a whole, fresh coconut to enjoy at your leisure. 18763 Pacific Coast Hwy. Take-out only. Call 310-317-0026 or visit their website www.choladathaicuisine.com
Endless Color Now offering outdoor seating! This high-end pizza, beer and wine place has people waiting in line outside its doors. Open 4-10 p.m. daily. 310-752-6409. Located behind the Post Office in the Center, 123 S Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga.
Inn of the Seventh Ray – Gather together at the Inn of the Seventh Ray for a magical outdoor dinner. Open every day for breakfast and lunch from 9 a.m.-3p.m, dinner from 5:30-9:30 p.m. (10 p.m. on Fridays and weekends). 128 Old Topanga Canyon Rd. For reservations, email email@example.com or call 310-455-1311.
La Chingona Tacos, arguably the best tacos! Adriana Lemus cooks roadside at Jalan Jalan on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays from 4-7 p.m. 525 S Topanga Canyon Blvd. Follow on Instagram @lachingonatacos, call or email to order. 310-433-0136, firstname.lastname@example.org
Malibu Farm Pier Cafe, located at the end of the Malibu Pier, overlooking the ocean. The Café is now open for outdoor dining as well as to-go meals, Saturday-Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 23000 Pacific Coast Hwy. Visit https://www.malibu farm.com/malibu-pier/cafe-menu to see their menu, or call (310) 456-1112.
The Old Place Open for take-out on Thursdays 3 pm-7:30 pm, Fridays 12 pm-7:30 pm, and Saturday/Sunday from 9am – 7:30pm. No table service, but outdoor seating available at shaded tables on the property. Old Truck Coffee offers take-out on Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. 29983 Mulholland Hwy, Cornell, https://oldplacecornell.com
Rocco’s Cucina. The family-run restaurant brings Topanga orders to the Pine Tree Circle parking lot for pick up Monday-Friday, 5-6:30 pm. 17332 Sunset Blvd, Pacific Palisades. Limited patio seating. Menu and order times for delivery on website. www.roccospalisades.com
Tomato Pie Pizza Joint. Open for delivery, pick-up and to-go orders. Use their own homegrown delivery team for faster, hotter and better service, but also on third party apps if you live outside the 3 mile delivery range. 4902 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Woodland Hills, 747-888-9400 Tuesday -Saturday 12 p.m.-8 p.m. www.tomatopiepizzajoint.com
Topanga Living Cafe Phone and online ordering, takeout and delivery. Outdoor dining is now available. Open 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily, and until 4 p.m. on weekends. Enjoy signature Topanga-themed smoothies, pastries, classic California breakfast and lunch options. 1704 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., call or visit website to order: 310-455-9888, www.topangalivingcafe.com
Water Lily Cafe is still offering their full breakfast and lunch menu, including homemade soups and the cafe’s much-loved salads. Outdoor seating on the patio. 120 S. Topanga Canyon Blvd. 310-455-0401 or www.waterlilycafe.com