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Del Frisco's Grille - Santa Monica
Del Frisco's Grille - Santa Monica

Del Frisco's Grille - Santa Monica Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://delfriscosgrille.com/location/santa-monica/
  • Phone: (310) 395-7333
  • Hours of Operation: Monday- Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Daniel Tiger
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Colorado Ave.
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Del Frisco's Grille - Santa Monica
Del Frisco’s Grille is an exciting new eatery overlooking the iconic Santa Monica Pier, that dishes up creative twists on American comfort classics.

Modern, inviting, stylish and fun, Del Frisco"s Grille takes the classic bar and grill to new heights, drawing inspiration from bold flavors and market-fresh ingredients. The energetic bar, a destination in itself, creates a buzz throughout the restaurant and sets the stage for an amazing night out.

Del Frisco's Grille uses local ingredients alongside new classics that are easy to share with friends: Wood Oven-Baked Flatbreads, Cheesesteak Egg Rolls, and Ahi Tacos. The menu also includes a selection of prime steaks, hearty salads, formidable sandwiches and chef-inspired entrees.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
Diner Reviews
  • "This was a last second booking and I'm glad we did. Took the kids and at dest thought it might have been a bad idea but everyone in the restaurant made us feel welcomed. Our waiter was awesome and the food was great. They had a live band and we were able to sit outdoors on the patio. I recommended."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "our food took an extremely long time to come.....over 40 minutes. once it arrived, only two of the 3 meals came. the third meal came out 10 minutes later. the staff apologized numerous times and ended up comping the late meal. The staff was very attentive and I think we just ordered an item that took too long to cook."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Brought friends from the desert, and requested a booth . Everyone enjoyed their dinner . I ordered oysters, a special ,on the menu. They were large and plump- a little dry. Cocktail sauce was not spicy enough even with white horseradish. Salads and other main dishes were great. We will come back again soon. Our waiter was outstanding!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Robyn was great very hospitable, food and drinks came out on time food was awesome. No complaints"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Took my beautiful girlfriend for her birthday and the food and service was amazing!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "The 815 pm reservation did not happen, we were seated at 841 pm only after I contacted the host and expressed my feelings because the host sat to parties of 4 that arrived after we did. My girlfriend ordered the filet (butterfly) medium well done and I ordered ribeye rare. The meal came out at 925 pm which my girlfriend steak was not butterflied and was extremely rare. The waitress took my girlfriends steak back and the cook cut same steak in half (not Butterfly) and recooked same steak (this is a no no in fine dining). The waitress brings my girlfriends steak back at 942 pm at which by now my steak is ice cold. The manager was told about the occurrence and his statement was " HERE AT DEL FRISCO'S we always under cook our steaks". So why"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "It was too loud for us. The food was just ok. Location was nice and we enjoyed our walk along the Palisades after dinner."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "This restaurant has a great view but the service is consistently poor and has not improved since it has opened. It could be wonderful as i have dined at other establishments in Vegas and New York."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I have been to this restaurant since it opened last year and have become a regular diner. Try it and you will also become a regular."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Everything was so yummy, skinny cosmo and philly Cheese eggs rolls were delicious!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Stumbled over this restaurant by mistake and have been back regularly for cocktails, try their VIP cocktail it's delicous. I recommend the tuna tacos and the steak salad."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Dined twice at this place now, which is new to us being visitors. Extremely friendly and welcoming host (unfortunately rare in Santa Monica). Great menu, and vast winelist. Very attentive and friendly waiter. Atmosphere is relaxed, in modern contemporary settings. Food cooked to perfection - best steak we had in a long time! Both food and service exceeded our expectations by far. It clearly shines through, that this place is not just a great restaurant, but also a great place to Work. Probably the most friendly and smiling staff in any restaurant we have been visiting for a long time. And most definately in Santa Monica. Thanks for a great evening!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "The foood was wonderful and the waiter was very nice. However, it took a while to get water and get a drink order right away."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "This report card gets straight A's for ambiance, service and food. I was treated to a Father's Day feast. The New York Strip was great. I ordered it medium rare. Upon receiving the steak, I was requested to cut it open to see it it was grilled to my satisfaction. I thought it needed just another tweak of heat and they practically ran it back asap. Impressive. The plating is top shelf, i.e. for my heirloom tomatoes buratta. My son had the truffled mac & cheese that is, quite frankly, sinful. For desert, lemon cake ... spongy moist and tart perfection. High window walls surround the interior affording sunset views of Santa Monica Bay at the ramp to Santa Monica Pier."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "had lunch / brunch there on fathers day and for graduation...seated immediatley with reservation and everyone enjoyed the food...a little noisy and refilling dribks took a while...but overall a good chocie...close to 3rd street promenade too...patio very dog friendly...reasonably priced..."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Steak was the best ever. Waiters, Greeters and Managers tried really hard to satisfy. Well done! Great valet parking, a must for the location. Outstanding spot for people watching. My family loved the food and the experience. Music was too loud. I loved it but my wife didn't."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The service (waiter was Eddie, I believe), atmosphere, and food were all excellent. Very pleased with the whole experience."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "This place was awesome. Great ambience great food and great service. The filet mignon was the best I've had in a really long time. The VIP martini was outstanding and had a pretty good kick. Lastly we had an awesome waiter. He was always one step ahead.We'll be back again and again."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We went to Del Frisco for dinner. Food was great. I had a special - halibut and it was delicious. My husband had the double burger. He loved it. I love dessert and they have a Nutella bread pudding to die for. We live in New York and there is one there that we never tried. We will definitely go now!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Perfectly prepared meat!!! Very good meat quality!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "I recently went to Del Friscos Grille with my family for dinner. We sat outside right next to the entrance to the Santa Monica Pier. We had an awesome time people watching. The food was great and the customer service was excellent. Out waiter offered us recommendations and everything he recommended was great! "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "This was our first time at a Del Friscos Grille. We have been to the Del Friscos full restaurant in Boston, NYC, and Dallas. The Santa Monica location did not disappoint. The service and quality of the food is on a par with the full Del Frisco's."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "If you're looking for a Oceanside tourist trap with a side of nightlife bar noise then this your spot. It's so loud you can't think, the drinks are up drinkable and the food is nothing to recall. We cancelled our order after receiving the first round and a few appetizers and went down to BOA and had an incredible meal. I wouldn't recommend Del Frisco's unless you feel like being extremely disappointed with a meal that would have cost you the same just down the street. Bring your ear plugs and a mega phone to talk,"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "A friend suggested we try this place, I hadn't heard of it before. We went for lunch, the food was pretty good. Reasonable prices, attentive service from the waiter. I would go back."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "From the service to the food to the view, Del Frisco's is a wonderful dining experience. Cocktail or wine, you can't go wrong, and everything on the menu is delicious. It's a must try!"
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "I took my parents and friends here for my father's 87th birthday. The entire staff was so friendly and accommodating, unlike anything I have seen in years. The service was impeccable, the food was soooo tasty, and they topped it off with desserts worth expanding you waistline for. One of the managers, David, packed up a few extra pieces of the lemon cake for a late night/early morning snack--this dessert is on the menu in heaven. Our waitress was nice, thoughtful, attentive and made my parents feel very special. I have always liked Del Frisco's in other cities around the country, and I am glad we have this wonderful addition gracing the restaurant scene in Santa Monica. What are you waiting for--make your reservation."
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Loved sharing . Very helpful waitstaff. Too noisy for our taste, even outside. Interesting thar noise choice was "energetic" and not "noisy". "
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Great for a celebration dinner, date, night or friendly get together. Great environment, food and service."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "The design of Del Fiscos was beautiful and made for a very interesting converstation over lunch. Amazing Scenic Views, open airy feeling, bright and energetic. Highly recommend!"
    Dined on 4/29/2014
  • "Great service, very good food, and very nice ambiance. The restaurant feels very open and spacious. The only issue I had was that there were some overly-loud folks at the bar with no regard for the other patrons. Noisy I wouldn't mind, but these people were over the line."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Let me start here: I love the place. I had great group / team dinner experiences. Last night, I tried a more romantic dinner...and got a different experience. Our waiter was great, personable, knowledgeable, and honest. We loved that. Food was great, exactly as expected. We love that. However, sitting in the "main dining room" made us feel like we were in more of a high end diner, than in a 3 star steak restaurant...As a result, it was not as nice of a "date night" experience, and more of a normal evening dinner. "
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "We had a wonderful Easter brunch at DFG. The chicken and waffles were the bomb. Best fried chicken ever. And the Grille Benedict was absolutely delicious. Our server was very friendly and his upbeat attitude really made for a wonderful experience. I love this place."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "I treated my son, daughter-in-law and 5 week old granddaughter to Easter Brunch. We had a 12 noon reservation, but we were caught in traffic. I called and they told me not to worry...our table would be ready. We were 40 minutes late and were still seated right away. The eggs benedit was wonderful...perfectly prepared and the chicken fried steak was just fabulous. It was very busy but did not feel crowded. I loved every second. Our waiter was just great. I can't wait to return. It was very,very special."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "I heard nothing but good things about this restaurant and noticed they did brunch. Although it wasn't a typical buffet brunch that I was expecting, the food on their menu was wonderful. Our server Matthew was very welcoming and did an excellent job. "
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Food was great. Service was not wonderful. Place was too loud. Tried to write a real review, not enough characters. Would not return."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "Del Frisco's in Las Vegas is one of my favorite steak houses in the world. With the high level of service and quality of food, I was totally let down. I felt like i was going to a chain, it took forever to get our food and then when we got it, everything was wrong. Sent it back and then waited a long time to get my food again. Not a good experience, would not go back. What a disgrace to the Del Frsico's name, what a shame."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We order 2 fish in a bag and they were raw. Yeah...raw. Enough said. Steaks were great though!"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Had a delicious dinner and will definitely be going back again soon."
    Dined on 4/3/2014
  • "The staff was very friendly but couldn't get it right for our table. Appetizer came very late and while eating it, our dinner came at the same time. We asked it to be brought out later and fresh. When dinners came the steak sandwich was dry and we asked for a different entree. It took such a long time that the manager apologized and asked if we wanted it to go which by that time everyone else was finished with dinner. We waited for take out containers that never came until asked again. Then the waiter came with our bill without asking us about dessert or coffee. It was a good thing we we had a good time in spite of all the mishaps. The management apologized profusely and ended up picking up the tab which was appreciated."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "We loved our waitress Kelly...she was SOOO attentive, full of information about the menu and what was in each dish. We ended up ordering the Shaved Beef and two Cheeseburgers (the bomb). What a great burger...better than Umami Burgers! Love the cheese and the two patties and the soft bun. Delish! Kelly deserves a raise...she is an asset to your company. PS We sat at the last booth near the line and one of the line cooks at the end bent down and stuffed his face with something and then came up chewing. Don't they get breaks to eat? It was rather off-putting to see him eating and then start cooking again. Wash your hands bud!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014