At this Santa Monica outpost, there is a decent sized dining area that is bright and modern. Joan's is known for its catering and take-out business along with creative, seasonally inspired cooking. The deli case offers a bevy of eats. You can also order from posted menus. Order at the counter and they will "buzz" you. If you're in a hurry, order ahead for pick up.
Breakfast options include organic egg dishes, omelets, buttermilk pancakes, oatmeal, granola parfait, French toast and smoked salmon. Sandwiches, prepared cold salads, roasted meats, grilled veggies, entrée salads, soups, artisan cheese are available. Some people come for the very rich mac n' cheese and delectable cup cakes. Along with the deli case items, the "marketplace" menu lists various hot/cold sandwiches, various salads, and soups. Examples include baby spinach and arugula with pine nuts, grana padano and lemon mustard vinaigrette, chopped salad, apricot glazed ham and brie sandwich, garden veggie sandwich, pulled pork, pb&j, and turkey meatloaf.
Open daily beginning at 7:30a. Breakfast offered until noon.
Free 90 minute parking with validation