Belcampo- Santa Monica

4.3
531 reviews
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$30 and under
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Belcampo Restaurant and Butcher Shop Santa Monica

A local farm-to-table restaurant and butcher shop on Wilshire Blvd., offering one of the best foodie and craft cocktail experiences in the city. The restaurant serves elegant California cuisine, which is prepared using Organic, grass-fed meat sourced exclusively from our CA farm and offers exceptional farm-inspired craft cocktails. Whether you’re joining us for Lunch, Dinner, Happy Hour, or our not-to-be-missed Weekend Brunch, you can expect inventive and delicious dishes and incredible cocktails.

You can also visit our adjoining butcher shop to pick up Organic, grass-fed meat from our CA farm and specialty groceries.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Californian, Modern European
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Hours of operation
BUTCHER SHOP HOURS:
10am-10pm daily

RESTAURANT HOURS:
Sun-Thurs 11am-10pm
Fri-Sat 11am-11pm
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Phone number
(424) 744-8008
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
11th St
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Parking details
We have a lot behind the restaurant where you will find our valet!
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
7.6

For bistro style burgers, steak, and meat with a mission, Belcampo in Santa Monica is a great option.

Ratings 7.5-8.0:These are restaurants that are reliable, tasty, and particularly good for whatever we have deemed them “Perfect For.” Hit up a 7.7 for Date Night with confidence, as long as you don’t need the restaurant to be the most interesting thing that happens that night.
What 531 People Are Saying
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Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Nice Place! Good value for a steakhouse...my only complaint... at the end of dinner I ask for decaf coffee... they were out! That is just pure laziness not to have a staple item available... they couldn’t have rune down to Starbucks and bought a pound of decaf???. Really lame....

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CK
Denver
4 reviews
Dined on November 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great execution on Farm to Table. Excellent wine list. My filet was cooked to perfection.

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CP
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

The revamped Bel Campo is very good. Its menu is more Santa Monica-friendly, i.e. not so overwhelmingly carnivorous. The service is always good and the new decor light and not imposing. The very high ceiling and lack of loud pumped in music make conversation (remember that?) easy. As an artist who works alone all day I look forward to a meal with good food and people I can talk with. And hear. Bel Campo is that.

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p
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 1

Ordered the 16 oz. bone-in ribeye medium-rare and it was EXCELLENT--cooked flawlessly. The use of grass-fed meat (still a rarity in the US, though common in Europe) made it all the better.

However, the restaurant was too noisy, w/poor ambiance. Darkening the lighting and adding tablecloth, other decor would help tremendously

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T
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server (Dooloh?) was super cool and helpful with our decisions. The apps were great and the fish plate we got was perfect.

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DH
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Brought the family for steak... but I can make a better steak at home. Server was not knowledgeable on making recommendations on size or cut for sharing. Out of the signature lambchop on the night we went. Disappointing because I am a fan of their burger.

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VG
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A solid performer. Best in Santa Monica, I think, for meat dishes. And very pleasant and relaxed.

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JS
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2018
Overall 1food 2service 4ambience 2

IN A PREVIOUS VISIT WE WERE TOLD BY OUR WAITER THAT ALL VEGETABLES AND MOST FOOD IS ORGANIC. ON OUR RECENT VISIT (OCTOBER 24th), WE WERE TOLD BY OUR WAITER, AFTER WE ATE THAT THE VEGETABLES ARE NOT ORGANIC. MY WIFE WHO HAS A CONDITION FROM ANTIBIOTIC TOXICITY, HAD A NEGATIVE PHYSICAL REACTION FROM THE PESTICIDES IN HER VEGETARIAN FOOD. I HAD STEAK, WHICH WAS EXCELLENT, BUT I ALSO HAD A REACTION TO THE VEGETABLES.

LAST AUGUST, I CELEBRATED MY BIRTHDAY AT THIS RESTAURANT AND WAS GIVEN A $25 GIFT CERTIFICATE. THOUGH WE CELEBRATED MY WIFE"S BIRTHDAY, WE WERE NOT GIVEN A GIFT CERTIFICATE. THIS RESTAURANT IS INCONSISTENT IN IT'S POLICIES AND CAN BE MEDICALLY DANGEROUS WITH THE INCORRECT INFORMATION IT RELAYS TO ITS CUSTOMERS ABOUT THE FOOD.

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OT
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

This was a good place, the food was great, service was excellent. Will try it again

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D
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We ate vegetarian and it was Delicious!! Good quality meats, but we stuck with veggies that evening.

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T
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had filet steak and it was very good. The restaurant had a good atmosphere and good service without being over formal.

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f
Los Angeles
48 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

This restaurant has been redecorated and has more tables but no intimacy. My wife's salad was just fair and my hamburger was good. The French Fries were excellent. This is an ok p[lace for a neighborhood meal

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OT
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 1ambience 4

The service was so bad it ruined the experience.

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Los Angeles
8 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 3

We had a 6:30pm reservation on a Saturday but they were already out of two items; Rack of Lamb and Hunter burger. I had planned on ordering the lamb but ordered the chicken. It was not seasoned well and I did not enjoy it. My husband had the Steak Frites and he was happy. I was happy with the bacon Caesar salad and my husband enjoyed the chopped salad.

So although I was disappointed I would try it again and if they were out of my choice I would try selecting a cut of meat from the butcher shop. That probably would have been a better choice.

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SP
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 5

We visit Belcampo on 3rd st at least once a week and we were super excited to visit their “real” restaurant in Santa Monica. This was such a disappointing experience. We were 6 people, we ordered 5 medium rare burgers and all of them came dry and over cooked, the fries were also burned and totally dry and not tasty. We also ordered 3 salads (2 of them were good, one -the Thai salad- was too spicy and we really didn’t enjoy it). We didn’t care for the pickles too, although we liked the idea of pickled grapes it was all too spicy.
The restaurant is gorgeous and I really wish the food was better. We will not be dining there again.

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LD
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

The food was good but I ordered my $52 rib eye medium rare and it arrived medium to medium well. It tasted dry. I should have returned it but I was too hungry so I ate it anyway.

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S
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

This is a meat lovers paradise. We enjoyed the ribeye steak, cooked to our order with a creamy potato side and decadent bacon added to the broccolini. An impressive wine list will fit any size wallet. Don't miss the chocolate dessert pudding.

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MA
Los Angeles
20 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lunch is really ideal there for a large group because it is not that busy at lunchtime. Dinner is a completely different story. I arranged for a business lunch for 6 and fortunately they set up a table for 8 because someone showed up unannounced. I really enjoyed my lamb burger. This time I had it with the salad because they give you an enormous amount of tasty fries that are just too tempting. My colleague ordered the steak frites and it was so large he took half of it home. There are are salads and sandwiches for lunch. Sometimes I just stop in and get a cup of Bone Broth in the front meat market.

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D
1 review
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food. Great meats. Great sauces. I enjoyed it thoroughly.

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k
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

This is the second time I was here. I was disappointed with the menu selection and the ambiance. They changed the menu quite a bit since we visited 8 months ago and they changed the entrance to the restaurant. It actually smelled a little too much like a butcher shop for my taste.

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OT
Los Angeles
10 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was amazing and nice to see Chef Caleb again.

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MA
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

Lovely local place and our appetizers were very good - fried broccolini, lamb stew and pickled vegetables. My entree was less impressive steak frites - the steak was covered in sauce and sliced so not at all a traditional presentation. It was fine but certainly not memorable.

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OT
Central Coast
3 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 4

The chicken was a little burnt and the meal was mediocre. It’s expensive pricing for a tiny amount of the meat you order, compensated with an overload of fries. 80% of the plate is filled by fries.

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CW
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome. Everything was great!

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I
Los Angeles
48 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Wonderful food...the best beef and burger in SantaMonica.,

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SV
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Love the new decor. Very bright and cheerful. The service is always great! Food is hit or miss but I must say the burgers are always the best.

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G
Los Angeles
34 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

Go for drinks, charcuterie and dessert...skip the mains. This has been my experience on 4 separate occasions.

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OT
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on September 8, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Super tasty, very interesting experience with all grass fed animals. Best french fries I have ever eaten. Some other things were good but not over-the-top. Would definitely recommend but just shy of five stars

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C
Los Angeles
43 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were treated so well. Great food. Outstanding and varied wine list. Perfect night.

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D
Los Angeles
49 reviews
Dined on September 1, 2018
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Ever since the restaurant reopened, the menu is limited and the food isn’t as good as it was on the old menu.

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O
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on August 25, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 1

They changed the menu when they renovated the restaurant. The new menu is trying to hard to be chic. Go back to the old menu and stop trying to be something new - the old BelCampo’s was great. The new menu is awful.

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TB
Los Angeles
21 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Excellent beef. Excellent fries and broccolini side. Dressing on side salad was excessive and bitter. Service was uneven; staff were very solicitous, but only when they noticed you. Still, world-class beef is worth the visit.

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OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 2

Unfortunately, the setting was very nice and the welcome was friendly, then it all went down from there.

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DD
Los Angeles
38 reviews
Dined on August 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our dinner was outstanding. We particularly want to recognize your server, Alicia, who contributed so much to our overall dining experience. She's a gem.
Your bar staff is also extremely welcoming.

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A
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an amazing dinner tonight. The food we ordered from the Dine LA menu was superb! Our waiter was friendly and a attentive. The restaurant decor was gorgeous! Can’t wait to go back again.

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F
Los Angeles
58 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

DineLA menu was a good deal. The steak frites, and lamb burger were tasty. Son had the 100-day dry aged burger. He liked it but not my taste. Drinks are good and pretty!

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CJ
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food and service were fantastic. Great craft cocktails as well!

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SM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Came for the Dine LA dinner menu (been meaning to try Belcampo's food as I live nearby), but was really disappointed at the food. The braised pork was incredibly oversalted, and the steak was pretty chewy, not as I would have expected of the meat quality they boast. Heard somewhere the burger is good, might consider giving them another chance at lunchtime...

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VG
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and drink, friendly and relaxed and competent service, pleasant high-ceiling room with moderate noise.

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D
Los Angeles
49 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We really enjoyed our server and the ambience. Our only disappointment is the menu is limited. We had fish last time but only fish and chips were available.

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