Permanently Closed - Belcampo - Santa Monica
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- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
- Staff temperature check required
Butcher's Choice grass-fed & finished grilled steak, kennebec fries, bordelaise, béarnaise butter
All-natural fries cooked in safflower oil
Tossed in gremolata
The restaurant is nice. The food was not as we expected from a meat restaurant.
BelCsmpo please go back to your full menu!
Walking in, you see the butcher and all the cuts of meat and get excited. Too early.
The service was excellent. Waiter was attentive. When waiter was busy, bartender and manager came over and checked on us. They worked well as a team.
Appetizers were great. Deviled eggs were good and the Sweet Chili wings had an amazing sauce on them.
Then came the main course.
#1 - Lamb Shawarma Salad had lamb on it that was hard as a rock. Overcooked and bland.
#2 - 16 oz New York Strip. I'm a steak aficionado. I've eaten steak all over the world and was expecting something more out of this place. My steak was like a tire. It was hard, dry and rubbery. I pushed through about a third of the meat before I just had to stop. On top of everything else, it was tasteless. Badly seasoned.
#3 - 16 oz Ribeye. Another huge disappointment. Just not good. Poor quality.
The manager was amazing. After explaining to her what was wrong with the meal, she apologized and removed everything from the bill. Because of her attitude and the great service from the waiter and bartender, I will definitely give them another shot sometime soon.
Really wanted to like this place but the food was a let down. The Cobb salad was delicious except foe the grilled chicken, which was beyond bone dry. The burger was relatively flavourless and charging $7 EXTRA for the “animal fat fries” made absolutely no difference — they were relatively tasteless and not of good texture. Unfortunately, wouldn’t return nor recommend.
Belcampo was a pleasant surprise near our Airbnb. Lots of options from burgers (including keto friendly!) to chops and steaks. Yummy appetizers (wings recommended!) and other than wine by the glass, reasonable prices.
Manager and staff are amazing!!! Very great menu. Thank you!
Good a bit bland- especially the steak
Excellent Food and Service even though at first I didn’t think at the right place but everything behind the main wall.
We made a reservation at 9pm but when we came at 8:50pm the waitress already close the place in front of us
The kale and beef ste
The wings are absolutely delicious - definitely a must!
I had high expectation based on reviews that this would be a great meal. Unfortunately my expectations were not met and I had one of the worst steaks ever. I ordered a ribeye medium and I was delivered a dry tough piece of meat with little to no flavor. The duck fat fries were a miss too and didn’t taste good at all. Could have been an off night but from my experience doesn’t live up to the hype. Better steaks to be had elsewhere.
Very quiet for a Friday night. Food was good, but would say the steaks were the least impressive food (fatty, not tender, lacking flavor). The rest of the appetizers and sides were delicious. Drinks were okay. Wait staff was super friendly and attentive but weren’t familiar with the menu (couldn’t give me specifics when we asked for recommendations).
We were excited to try Belcampo. We started with deviled eggs, which were great. We both ordered the ribeye, me medium & my BF medium-rare. Sadly, both were delivered extremely rare and had to be returned for a re-fire, leaving our steaks on the dry side. We were disappointed with that from a meat-centric establishment. Grilled crispy brocollini was fantastic. Cauliflower rice very fresh, but a tad bland.
I greatly appreciate the keto notations on their menu…wish more places would do this!
We will try it again, as we liked the atmosphere…but here’s hoping the steaks are handled better next time.
Service was amazing. Every bite was delicious and tasty. Best quality!
Thank you FoodieYum!
The food here is amazing and I love the atmosphere. The quality is worth the price. If you enjoy the meat at dinner you can purchase it in the butcher shop as well. Great place to eat in Santa monica.
The food is lousy. Their steaks are over
Priced and tasteless
Service is good
Best French fries on the planet!
Thank you Venicedude!
Excellent Service. Gina the manager and
Thank you Tablereview!
The rib eye was tough, over cooked, dry. Very disappointing.
Hello TracyC! My name is Gina and I am the GM of Belcampo. I am so sorry the food was not as it should have been. The rib eye should be a lovely cut and NOT dry at all. Please allow me to make it up to you. I will send you a note and we can make arrangements, assuming you are willing to give us another try. I hope you will consider it. Until then, please enjoy the Labor Day holiday :) Gina
Belcampo was an excellent choice for a night out with friends before we hit the bars. The lamb was incredible. If it’s just 4 of you, all you need to do is order two meat selections, I recommend doing the sirloin and the lamb with 2 sides. Don’t forget to order chimichurri and the compound butter on the side. There was a slight mix up in the kitchen but the manager took care of it immediately and the server continued to be attentive and great to us the rest of the night. Would highly recommend if you’re in the mood for a good steak dinner.
Belcampo used to be fantastic - pretty good food and excellent drinks. Unfortunately, there is now no bartender and any cocktails available are pre-mixed. Prices haven’t changed, however. Understand that the pandemic has been rough but it’s lacking in ambience and not willing to go back and spend $180 on dinner for 2 again until it changes.
Can't beat their Happy Hour prices - lamb burger is the best
No bar tender so couldn't make mixed drinks. Apparently because restaurants can't get employees. Meat was terrific.
Good service. Just lacking of vegetarian options.
Lamb shawarma was a little tough and rubbery. Good lamb burger though.
Menu on line is not menu at restaurant
Very poor selection
Won't go again
They need to upscale themselves or they won't exist much longer
Another great dining experience with humanely and regeneratively raised beef.
Great night out. Engaging staff and managers, very good food and all traceable to the butchers shop at the front. Great concept. Very nice night out.
The food and drinks were great. Would absolutely eat here again.
Been wanting to come for a long while… I had lunch with a friend.. his salad was beautiful and good… I had the sirloin steak… sadly was SOOOOOO disappointed… and it’s a meat shop!!! The crispy broccoli was AWESOME..!! What happened to the steak… I’ll try it again but sadly VERY VERY disappointed in the sirloin steak
Pretty bland interior--when it was the Temple Bar club I used to party there.
Amazing service. Waiter was outstanding and helped us out with whatever we needed with a smile. Will definitely be back. 10/10
Sal’s enthusiasm and service makes the location shine.
Best burger I’ve had since Covid. Best staff. Cool patrons. Coming back ASAP.
Fantastic lunch. The burger is great. Service was very good.
The food was great most specially the rack of lamb/lamb chops. Would recommend!
Unfortunately this was not a great experience. I was trying to take my dad to brunch for father's day and loved the menu at Belcampo. When we arrived we were told that they no longer have brunch--even though the brunch menu is available to preview on Opentable. We had to leave because there was nothing for my dad to eat and since it was father's day we couldn't find another place to ear. I know that covid has made things very difficult, but it doesn't seem that hard to make a note that brunch isn't served anymore--or to just take down the brunch menu.
The dirty martini was so cold and so good that my wife is still smiling 2 days later. Miguel is an Excellent Bartender. For dinner, we chose the 16 oz New York Steak. It was seasoned just right with salt and large grained pepper. It could not have tasted any better. We saw a lot of Burgers and French fries being served too, and I know they were happy with their dinners. Smiles were all around the restaurant. I'll return to BelCampo. 5 stars.
The food was very delicious but still a little pricey. Service was a bit spotty but the servers were all very nice even if they weren't speedy.
Belcampo still has great food, and it was nice to be back after the pandemic. Great to see they survived, and happy to dine there
Permanently Closed - Belcampo - Santa Monica offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (424) 744-8008.
Permanently Closed - Belcampo - Santa Monica is rated 4.2 stars by 729 OpenTable diners.