Sean’s Café has been hiding off of Venice’s Ocean Front Walk for over a decade in Gingerbread Court, if not serving the best of the beach’s affordable, casual food, then definitely the best fries in 90291. In other words, when you have to take friends and family to the sand-side freakshow, this is the place to grab a burger and lemonade along the way. To counter the supreme claustrophobia that placing an order could cause, Sean’s has just dramatically expanded their space. Now, what was once a repressive wall of mirrors is a large dining room space, currently decked out for autumn with a wide, polished table capable of seating the most extended of families. Owner Sean tells us it’s mostly to counteract the effects of the beach’s chilly weather in the off-season and simply because “it looks so nice much nicer and gives guests room to finally sit down and relax.” 517 Ocean Front Walk #12; (310) 581-1690.