Blue Plate Taco
I had a large party and the staff handled our party with ease. The host, waiters and cooks deserve a big thank you. Yes and btw, the food was excellent as usual
Was expecting better. Food was hit or miss - some dishes our party ordered were quite good, others surprisingly bland. As for service, the host was great - very attentive and friendly. The waitress was not exactly great - she was a bit short in terms of answering questions and describing the food, and then got parts of the order wrong. But we'd probably go back again for the ambiance - and the fact that we now have a better idea of what they do well and what they don't.
Been back time and time again, chicken tacos are fabulous and the atmosphere is great!
Great view and great margaritas. The food itself was mediocre.
We checked in for our reservation and no one ever came and got us we came back and were told no one had ever checked in. Then we get seated and are waiting over 10 minutes to see a server, finally she comes and is kind of rude and takes our drink order and appetizer order. Our appetizer comes out somewhat quickly and before we even get our drinks she comes to take our food order. I ask where our drinks are as it’s been over 20 minutes, she tells us the bartender sucks and finally 10 minutes later we get two classic margaritas followed right with our food. Which I found quite annoying because we’re the kind of people to typically want two drinks. One with our appetizer and another with our entrees, but because of the service was slow and drinks took forever to get we just wanted our check and left because we didn’t want to wait another 20 minutes for a margarita. The service was terrible that night and I’ve come to blue plate a lot. The table next to us even complained over the same issues we had with our server.
We went for the view, which delivered, but the food was not good at all. My fish tacos were the blandest, saddest dish. I make them better at home, and I am not a great cook!! The rice and beans were tasteless. My drink had so much ice I couldn’t even taste it. The price is high for such poor food. I so wanted to like it.
There food and view was great and our waitress was awesome!
This was great food in a fun environment. They were very busy - make a reservation- but the wait staff was great. Food came out fast and looked amazing. It tasted even better.
The food was excellent, and the place is fun. The service was a little haphazard. The guy did not really know how to serve a bottle of wine.Food is good… Coffee is terrible! They really should get some decent coffee and espresso.
Tacos were delicious! The frescia lemonade was a bit bland and lack of flavor. We don't eat beans and unfortunately there's no other substitutions.
Might possibly recommend. There was nothing great nor awful about it . It was noisy and quite lively. The food was OK - nothing we had was outstanding but nothing was dreadful either. The tacos were a touch soggy and the steak in them slightly chewy. The mixed ceviche was quite good. Very short uncomplicated wine list.
Such great food and service
Delicious lunch of the fish tacos at Blue Plate Tacos. Their rice and bean sides are delicious. Have a Paloma to drink...freshly peeled grapefruit and blood orange with tequila.
Food was horrible, freezing on the patio, food was cold, they brought my husband a kids meal. Wait staff could care less about us and it was super noisy. Total waste of $$$ don’t believe the hype.
The waiter was attentive and adorable. Despite the space heaters and blankets provided, it was cold. It was loud. The kitchen was backed up and it took a while to get the cold, expensive tacos. Over 70 bucks for two people, one (very good) margarita each and tacos. Alas.
Delicious tacos, nachos & drinks! Very fresh produce. Great views & excellent service
Amazing lobster tacos!!
The food was fantastic, service was quick and waitstaff was incredibly friendly. You have to make reservations as the wait on weekends could be as long as 1 hour. Definite stop on your way back from the pier in Santa Monica
Absolutely love this restaurant! The tacos are the BEST ever
Seating is a bit tight but the food was worth it! Also it’s rather loud.
Was a solid find, but nothing exceptional. Could have found something of much better value
Great tacos, but a bit pricey.
Waitress and food were fantastic. Lobster taco, guacamole were best ever.
I used to love this place. Felt like the flavour in the food was lacking. Service was still good though!
I love this restaurant but this time my lobster tacos were cold.
Had a great meal with wonderful service
It’s always a treat to go to Blue Plate Taco. For this review, my out of town friends loved their experience there.
We had a blast here. Our server was completely fantastic, helped us make food and drink selections and was super friendly. The food was excellent, and the view is wonderful. We love this place, will definitely be back!
Great for family dining, fab service and great food.
Overall, a great spot for a tasty lunch! Fast, friendly service and terrific location. Tasty tacos and truly delicious guacamole and salsa. We will be back!
Wonderful. As always! Great staff and best server. The food is delicious. We always enjoy dining at this restaurant.
Great menu. Food was fresh. Fantastic location. Definitely recommend it!
I love Blue Plate Taco because its healthy AND tasty Mexican food -- with a fun atmosphere and great people watching. plus it is easy to park at one of the many public parking lots around the corner...
Nice afternoon lunch date. No complaints. What I expected and received.
I love this place, the food is great, the staff are lovely and the frozen margaritas are amazing. Location right by Santa Monica pier and a great spot for people watching from the heated patio.
Best margaritas in Los Angeles! And great tacos!
Blue plate taco had great service and ambiance but I’m not a huge fan of the food. Guac and chips were good, but the tacos came out a little cold and not great.
Great service, quality food, delicious margaritas!
The food was great. Our server was amazing, don’t remember her name. Nice pretty young girl with short blonde hair. She made it an amazing experience for us
Love this spot, the food and the service!
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Blue Plate Taco is rated 4.5 stars by 632 OpenTable diners.