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Best American Restaurants in Santa Monica

Tar & RosesTar & Roses
(1666)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
Upper WestUpper West
(1645)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
The LobsterThe Lobster
(3751)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
Opaque - Dining in the Dark, LAOpaque - Dining in the Dark, LA
(441)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
TerrazzaTerrazza
(165)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
Izzy's DeliIzzy's Deli
(63)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
Belcampo- Santa MonicaBelcampo- Santa Monica
(511)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
Del Frisco's Grille - Santa MonicaDel Frisco's Grille - Santa Monica
(781)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
Catch at Hotel Casa del MarCatch at Hotel Casa del Mar
(1091)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
The IndependenceThe Independence
(160)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
Brick+Mortar (Santa Monica)Brick+Mortar (Santa Monica)
(72)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
The Dining Room at Shangri-LaThe Dining Room at Shangri-La
(250)
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American | Santa Monica, Westside
Craft Los AngelesCraft Los Angeles
(3378)
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American | Century City, Westside
Superba Food & BreadSuperba Food & Bread
(243)
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American | Venice, Westside
The Brentwood Restaurant and LoungeThe Brentwood Restaurant and Lounge
(396)
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American | Brentwood, Westside
Local Kitchen + Wine BarLocal Kitchen + Wine Bar
(288)
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American | West Los Angeles, Westside
Nook BistroNook Bistro
(402)
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American | West Los Angeles, Westside
Hatchet HallHatchet Hall
(664)
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American | Culver City, Westside
The Six - WLAThe Six - WLA
(73)
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American | West Los Angeles, Westside

Best Italian Restaurants in Santa Monica

CapoCapo
(733)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
Vito RestaurantVito Restaurant
(530)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
La Vecchia CucinaLa Vecchia Cucina
(1309)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
Via VenetoVia Veneto
(424)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
Obica Mozzarella Bar, Pizza e Cucina - Santa MonicaObica Mozzarella Bar, Pizza e Cucina - Santa Monica
(286)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
Locanda PortofinoLocanda Portofino
(519)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
North Italia - Santa MonicaNorth Italia - Santa Monica
(419)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
Valentino - LAValentino - LA
(1353)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
Osteria BIGOLIOsteria BIGOLI
(82)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
Locanda del LagoLocanda del Lago
(543)
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside
ToscanaToscana
(358)
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Italian | Brentwood, Westside
Barrique VeniceBarrique Venice
(216)
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Italian | Venice, Westside
Il SegretoIl Segreto
(339)
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Italian | Bel-Air, Westside
Divino - BrentwoodDivino - Brentwood
(455)
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Italian | Brentwood, Westside
Terroni - BeverlyTerroni - Beverly
(511)
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Italian | West Los Angeles, Westside
Locanda PositanoLocanda Positano
(1002)
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Italian | Marina del Rey, Westside
Pastina TrattoriaPastina Trattoria
(295)
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Italian | West Los Angeles, Westside
Vincenti RistoranteVincenti Ristorante
(323)
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Italian | Brentwood, Westside
Carmine's - Los AngelesCarmine's - Los Angeles
(206)
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Italian | Century City, Westside
Amici BrentwoodAmici Brentwood
(323)
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Italian | Brentwood, Westside

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Santa Monica Restaurants

Tar & RosesTar & Roses
1666 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Took my husband for his birthday. He doesn't usually like trying new places, but I surprised him and he thoroughly enjoyed himself. The food was great; nice sized portions and interesting flavors. It was a great evening. More

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CapoCapo
733 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

As long as you don't look at the prices you will love Capo. More

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Vito RestaurantVito Restaurant
530 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Vitos continually is a go to restaurant when I want a good meal and great service. This restaurant is a classic. Waiters are in suits and ties and treat guests with care and kindness. Fish dishes are fresh and yummy. Pasta dishes can use a bit more pizzazz but good. Try the sand dabs, rack of lamb, or Dover sole if it is on the menu. More

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Via VenetoVia Veneto
424 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Amazing, cozy, fabulous, great service, great view. Reminds me of authentic New York dining in soho More

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En SushiEn Sushi
48 reviews
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Japanese | Santa Monica, Westside

Great sushis, very fresh and very tasty, very good service. I have been there numerous times and will keep going! Totally recommend it. More

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Forma RestaurantForma Restaurant
586 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Tortellini pasta was amazing! Short rib ravioli was also super tender! More

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Caffe DelfiniCaffe Delfini
33 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Their fish and rigatoni gorgonzola would be my death row meal. Service and ambience are always impeccable. More

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ManchegoManchego
409 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Santa Monica, Westside

Superb food, could be better on wine selections, and add a couple of cocktails, loved their jabugo More

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La Vecchia CucinaLa Vecchia Cucina
1309 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Wonderful night great dinner amazing service. Highly recommend. More

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MelisseMelisse
2062 reviews
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French | Santa Monica, Westside

My wife and I have dined here on numerous occasions and have enjoyed it each tome. There is no equal to this restaurant in the area. The tasting menus are exquisite. I recommend this place to anyone who appreciates great food and outstanding service. More

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Locanda PortofinoLocanda Portofino
519 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

We've been eating at Locanda Portofino since 2002 and it never disappoints. The food is always excellent and the wait staff is very helpful. The wine list is superb. Although the location in a strip mall is surprising, the restaurant itself is welcoming and enjoyable. We highly recommend Laconda Portofino! More

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Chinois on MainChinois on Main
1627 reviews
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Chinese | Santa Monica, Westside

Always good food and excellent service. Consistent and love seeing the familiar faces of the staff for years. More

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BOA Steakhouse - Santa MonicaBOA Steakhouse - Santa Monica
1680 reviews
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Steak | Santa Monica, Westside

Superb service, location, menu and of course....food. Especially the filet center cut. One of the finest steaks I've ever had. One the best restaurants amongst an area of great resturants . More

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True Food Kitchen - Santa MonicaTrue Food Kitchen - Santa Monica
610 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

The kitchen was extremely slow! Other people who came after our party received their food before we did & while the server was polite he didn’t offer an explanation which would have been nice. More

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Mercado - Santa MonicaMercado - Santa Monica
961 reviews
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Mexican | Santa Monica, Westside

Our waitress was a dream. We had to split the check 5 ways using Cards and Cash. She was very accommodating! More

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Upper WestUpper West
1645 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Food is great, a bit rich for my taste, but flavorful and plentiful. It can be loud, so if you want a quiet place for conversation this isn't it. But it's a great menu and scene, great service, lots of fun. More

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Blue Plate OysteretteBlue Plate Oysterette
859 reviews
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Seafood | Santa Monica, Westside

Beautiful location. Very good food. Fun vibe. Recommend More

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InothekeInotheke
182 reviews
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Mediterranean | Santa Monica, Westside

We loved this place!!! Nearly everything we tried was excellent: chicken kapama, spanakopita, gigantes, lemon broccoli, lamb shank, hummus, baklava, galactoboureko, and a date cake dessert. My 8-y-o loved everything (including the broccoli), except the lamb, which he did not try. The Greek salad and the roast potatoes were very good, just not quite as nice as the rest. Staff was friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable. If you like Greek or other Mediterranean food, you should definitely try this place. More

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Ivy at the ShoreIvy at the Shore
1516 reviews
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Californian | Santa Monica, Westside

Great service and excellent food. Staff is so friendly and accommodating. More

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LunettaLunetta
10 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Everything was great. We sat in the bar-lounge area near the fireplace. We shared an appetizer (grilled octopus) and one of the specials (halibut). Both were stellar. Staff was attentive and friendly. This place is a keeper. More

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Blue Plate TacoBlue Plate Taco
561 reviews
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Mexican | Santa Monica, Westside

Hands down my favorite restaurant in LA! Fun, upbeat vibe and incredible veggie tacos - what’s not to love?! :) More

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Luigi Al TeatroLuigi Al Teatro
125 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Through several menu changes, the food continues to shine. I love all the small plate options and the attention to detail. The back patio is perfect for happy hour or larger groups. Also, the wine selection is good and the cocktails even better. The Caviar and skirt steak were top notch my last visit. There is also an extensive veggie based menu. The entrance is a little hard to find on the side of the building, but discovery is part of the charm. Lastly, the attached parking lot is so nice as parking nearby can be a challenge. Go and enjoy. More

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Stella Barra Santa MonicaStella Barra Santa Monica
38 reviews
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Pizzeria | Santa Monica, Westside

Great place for pizza and drinks. Bar and overall atmosphere very cool More

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The Penthouse RestaurantThe Penthouse Restaurant
2453 reviews
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Contemporary American | Santa Monica, Westside

Food, service, and especially the ambiance all excellent! More

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EstateEstate
425 reviews
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Contemporary American | Santa Monica, Westside

Food was delicious and fresh. The service was excellent and the server's recommendations were terrific. Very nice ambiance to the restaurant. Good wines by the glass. Again, the server's recommendations were quite good. Lots of parking on Wilshire and on aside streets. We will definitely go back. More

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1 Pico1 Pico
1710 reviews
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Californian | Santa Monica, Westside

So many choices for a lovely lunch - and yet I find myself returning again & again! Everything is ALWAYS nothing short of perfect! Never feel rushed, exquisitely taken care of, the food is wonderful & the view - what can one say? Look out on the sea and the bike path... enjoy your companion, let your worries go and LTD!!! More

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Valentino - LAValentino - LA
1353 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Again, enjoyed friendly, impeccable service and delicious dishes! The salad verde was a great start, and the lasagnette a perfect blend of flavors (and a great size for a small eater like me). If you get a chance, definitely go to Valentino! More

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Umami Burger - Santa MonicaUmami Burger - Santa Monica
87 reviews
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Burgers | Santa Monica, Westside

Wanted to try umami burgers while travelling in US with my friends from Europe. The overall experience was great, the service was very fast and the food - the burgers we had, we agreed were among the best each of us had ever had. More

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Meat On OceanMeat On Ocean
472 reviews
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Steakhouse | Santa Monica, Westside

Excellent Steaks. Great wine. Great Service. Look forward to my next visit! More

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California Pizza Kitchen - Santa Monica - PRIORITY SEATINGCalifornia Pizza Kitchen - Santa Monica - PRIORITY SEATING
5 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Excellent service. Good food. Excellent value especially how expensive Santa Monica restaurants can be. More

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Osteria BIGOLIOsteria BIGOLI
82 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Our go to spot when entertaining or just out to grab a delicious meal! Always a treat! More

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The LobsterThe Lobster
3751 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Great fresh oysters & mussels. The lobster was perfect and our server Mark was great. The GM William was also very attentive. More

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North Italia - Santa MonicaNorth Italia - Santa Monica
419 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Great food and excellent Reasonably priced Italian wines. Eileen was our server and she was wonderful. Definitely will go back! More

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Catch at Hotel Casa del MarCatch at Hotel Casa del Mar
1091 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Had a great experience over two hours with excellent waiter. More

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The IndependenceThe Independence
160 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Came in for the bottomless mimosas. The chocolate chip pancakes and the classic were amazing. Over all, had a great day. I recommend this place to everyone More

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CoastCoast
772 reviews
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Californian | Santa Monica, Westside

Great food, friendly service, and fabulous view, what else needs to be said. More

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FIGFIG
1536 reviews
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Mediterranean | Santa Monica, Westside

Happy hour from 5pm to 6pm daily 50 off almost everything including bottles! More

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The GalleyThe Galley
560 reviews
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Seafood | Santa Monica, Westside

I love this restaurant. Very laid back . Food is delicious and well priced, the wait staff is always pleasant and accommodating and the environment is just perfect. What else do you need? Nothing! More

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M Street KitchenM Street Kitchen
1176 reviews
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Californian | Santa Monica, Westside

Huevos rancheros over hash browns are AMAZING! More

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Malbec - Santa MonicaMalbec - Santa Monica
569 reviews
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Argentinean | Santa Monica, Westside

I can't really attest to the noise level as we dined at 5 PM with a toddler so we were the only diners for quite awhile. I had the Tabla Iberica (SP). It was a special that night. Way too much pork. It could easily have been split with an additional side. The avocado and tomato salad is delicious. More

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Michael's - Santa MonicaMichael's - Santa Monica
1250 reviews
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Californian | Santa Monica, Westside

Really great meal, amazing ambiance highly recommended. Every dish was superb 👍 More

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TerrazzaTerrazza
165 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

We always enjoy this restaurant for the food ambience and waitstaff. More

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Bareburger OrganicBareburger Organic
11 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Great options for vegetarians/vegans (imposes. The onion rings were so good! More

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RIZE Thai SushiRIZE Thai Sushi
47 reviews
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Thai | Santa Monica, Westside

This place is great for a casual dinner or a date! Delicious food, good drinks, and Manning lighting. More

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Sonoma Wine Garden - Santa MonicaSonoma Wine Garden - Santa Monica
728 reviews
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Californian | Santa Monica, Westside

Nice varied menu with a large wine list. The food, service and location were all great! More

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Water Grill - Santa MonicaWater Grill - Santa Monica
2180 reviews
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Seafood | Santa Monica, Westside

Kirsten, our waitress, was awesome. If only all servers could be as good as she. More

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Robata Bar - Santa MonicaRobata Bar - Santa Monica
14 reviews
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Japanese | Santa Monica, Westside

Great service and great food! Everyone and everything was amazing! More

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Lula CocinaLula Cocina
160 reviews
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Mexican | Santa Monica, Westside

From the Margaritas to the appetizers to the solo guitarist and service - very nicely done! Great date spot! More

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Le Petit CafeLe Petit Cafe
190 reviews
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French | Santa Monica, Westside

Always good but a little too noisy in the front.. Great sand dabs More

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Belcampo- Santa MonicaBelcampo- Santa Monica
511 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

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. More

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Obica Mozzarella Bar, Pizza e Cucina - Santa MonicaObica Mozzarella Bar, Pizza e Cucina - Santa Monica
286 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Food was great, service was excellent, a great place for a meal. Would go there again. More

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Wilshire RestaurantWilshire Restaurant
1390 reviews
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Californian | Santa Monica, Westside

very good ..............................would go again!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! More

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Ye Olde Kings Head- Santa MonicaYe Olde Kings Head- Santa Monica
17 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

I have been going to Ye Olde Kings Head in Santa Monica for many years. It is a treasure! More

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Sushi Roku - Santa MonicaSushi Roku - Santa Monica
861 reviews
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Japanese | Santa Monica, Westside

Right in front of the Santa Monica pier so it’s nice to take a walk around after dinner. Wagyu beef, cotton cake and chocolate lava cake are amazing!!! Absolutely worth a try. On the other hand, baked cod and lamb chops are way tooooo salty. Services are mediocre and it can get kinda loud sometimes. More

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Daily Grill - Santa MonicaDaily Grill - Santa Monica
628 reviews
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Steak | Santa Monica, Westside

The food and service at the Daily Grill in Santa Monica was quite good. They do not have a huge menu but most diners will find something to their taste. The regular menu burger seems a little overpriced. More

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Del Frisco's Grille - Santa MonicaDel Frisco's Grille - Santa Monica
781 reviews
$$$$
American | Santa Monica, Westside

I was greeted by a delightful hostess and I’m sorry to say I did not catch her name. Bradley, our server, was everything a server should be and more...loved him! He gets five stars coupled with the delicious white sangria, ribs, the veggie salad with salmon and the coconut cream pie! Do yourself a favor dine here! More

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Enterprise Fish Co. - Santa MonicaEnterprise Fish Co. - Santa Monica
2241 reviews
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Seafood | Santa Monica, Westside

The Happy Hour here is absolutely fabulously fantastic. The food is phenomenal. phenomenal. The overall atmosphere is phenomenal. The prices are phenomenal. 5 Stars for this place. More

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Ocean and Vine at Loews Santa Monica Beach HotelOcean and Vine at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
518 reviews
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Californian | Santa Monica, Westside

The outside porch is a lovely place to eat breakfast or lunch which is what we have done often. The spinach egg Benedict is very tasty but the French Toast was disappointing. Next time we plan to have the pancakes instead. More

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Opaque - Dining in the Dark, LAOpaque - Dining in the Dark, LA
441 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

I took my wife for her birthday and we absolutely enjoyed this dining experience. The staff was phenomenal and the food was delicious. Our server, Ralphy (Rafael), was beyond awesome. He shared his story on how he lost his eyesight and some pointers to help us adjust to functioning in complete darkness. Dining in the dark at Opaque is a great way to bring awareness and support to blindness. More

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1212 Santa Monica1212 Santa Monica
237 reviews
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Californian | Santa Monica, Westside

Really enjoyed everything about this place! Aesthetically pleasing, efficient and friendly staff, an amazing wine list and solid menu! More

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Finn McCoolsFinn McCools
44 reviews
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Gastro Pub | Santa Monica, Westside

Monday night with Dave and Dream Builders T More

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Herringbone - Santa MonicaHerringbone - Santa Monica
520 reviews
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Seafood | Santa Monica, Westside

Very good service, excellent cocktails, fantastic happy hour! More

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Brick+Mortar (Santa Monica)Brick+Mortar (Santa Monica)
72 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Everything we ordered (food and drinks) were amazing! Also had cream music! Definitely will go again! More

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The Veranda Restaurant - Georgian HotelThe Veranda Restaurant - Georgian Hotel
39 reviews
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Californian | Santa Monica, Westside

A group of 5 of us elderly ventured for HIGH TEA. We all had the best time for the service was great and the food was delicious. More

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Red O - Santa MonicaRed O - Santa Monica
425 reviews
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Steak | Santa Monica, Westside

Unfortunately, there was a party of nine girls right behind us. Can’t predict a party when making a reservation. Anyhoo, the food was excellent. My husband had the Chilean Seabass and sooooo loved it. Cooked perfectly. I had the surf and turf from the corner menu. Steak was perfect and the lobster was divine! Not at all the experience I expected from a Mexican cuisine. Hats off to the chef and entire staff!! Will return with friends. More

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Plan Check Kitchen + BarPlan Check Kitchen + Bar
10 reviews
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Burgers | Santa Monica, Westside

Great burgers are their specialty. Lots of creative additions to these tasty burgers. Good wine and local beer choices. The only complaint is the sides sometimes include cole slaw which was just tasteless dry cabbage on the plate. Otherwise everything was very good. More

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Bazille - Nordstrom Santa Monica PlaceBazille - Nordstrom Santa Monica Place
13 reviews
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Contemporary American | Santa Monica, Westside

Excellent service and food! Will definitely recommend! More

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MassiliaMassilia
21 reviews
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French | Santa Monica, Westside

The food was excellent. And our service was fantastic, Jean-Michelle and Everette, gave great recommendations and let us taste the wine. Perfect fun, Date night spot! More

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The Dining Room at Shangri-LaThe Dining Room at Shangri-La
250 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Enjoyed dinner with friends in the authentic streamline moderne dining room. The menu has many choices from Asian to American, and all are done excellently. The breadboard with butter dollups was superb and such a great way to start our dining experience. View of the ocean was the topper. More

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Benihana - Santa MonicaBenihana - Santa Monica
1795 reviews
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Japanese | Santa Monica, Westside

Healthy tasty food, prepped in the kitchen and cooked right before your eyes by highly skilled chefs with lively personalities. Unique spirited environment. All adds up to an outstanding experience. More

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CAST at the ViceroyCAST at the Viceroy
671 reviews
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Contemporary American | Santa Monica, Westside

I love the outdoor patio of the Viceroy abc everyone working there is very nice and friendly. Food is good. More

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Locanda del LagoLocanda del Lago
543 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Locanda del Lago has something that's hard to find: a quiet table in a corner. Yet, given virtually every restaurant's nearly pathological need to play music at a competitive volume, it's not as quiet as it could be. But it is, to be fair, quieter than most. That's important when you've gotten together with people to catch up on what's going on in their lives. The service was particularly attentive. That may have been because we were unfashionably early, and the restaurant was, maybe, half full. Of course, with such light attendance, it was hard to understand why food, including uncooked appetizers, took so long to arrive. When it did, it proved to be satisfyingly tasty, well prepared, and more than ample; there were three of us, and two took half of their dinners home. More

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Izzy's DeliIzzy's Deli
63 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Mother’s Day brunch, low key. Tostada was interesting but the Ruben was a hit. More

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Seaside on the PierSeaside on the Pier
6 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Excellent service, great food and a fun place to eat after an afternoon on the pier! More

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Barney's Beanery - Santa MonicaBarney's Beanery - Santa Monica
6 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Fun place with great menu. Something for everyone!! Service was a little off which was surprising because it was not crowded More

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Burgers N BrewsBurgers N Brews
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Burgers | Santa Monica, Westside

Burgers N Brews is a new restaurant serving gourmet burgers and hand picked brews in a unique venue. Conveniently located on Lincoln Blvd in Santa Monica.More

Sunnin Lebanese Cuisine - Santa MonicaSunnin Lebanese Cuisine - Santa Monica
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Lebanese | Santa Monica, Westside

For the past 20 years, Sunnin has specialized in catering to your cravings for authentic Lebanese food in the greater Los Angeles area. More

Cabana LoungeCabana Lounge
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Santa Monica, Westside

A unique blend of lavish and laid back, our indoor cabanas are the ideal spot for creative work space during the day, small gatherings, celebrations, and happy hour in Santa Monica. These semi-private cocoons combine the vibrant atmosphere of the Casa del Mar lobby with the personal energy of your own intimate affair. Best of all, bottle service is available for a flawless evening by the sea.

Sundy through Thursday $250 and Friday though Saturday $500. Food and Beverage minimum applies per cabana, prior to taxes and gratuity. Bottle service and private bartender available upon requests. Please contact restaurant for details.More

P.F. Chang's - Santa MonicaP.F. Chang's - Santa Monica
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Asian | Santa Monica, Westside

P.F. Chang's is a restaurant concept that honors the 2,000-year-old Asian tradition of wok cooking and believes in making food from scratch every day in every restaurant. With a Farm to Wok™ food philosophy at its core, P.F. Chang's chefs hand-roll dim sum, hand chop and slice all vegetables and meats, handcraft every sauce and wok-cook each recipe, every day in every restaurant using wholesome, fresh ingredients. With roots in Chinese cooking, the culinary landscape at P.F. Chang's now stretches across Asia with diverse, culturally inspired recipes including hand-rolled sushi, Vietnamese-style soups and bowls, traditional Chinese dim sum, wok-fired chicken and beef entrées, and family style noodles and rice. All made from scratch every day.More

Santa Monica Diners' Choice Winners

Santa Monica's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Buffalo ClubBuffalo Club
246 reviews
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Contemporary American | Santa Monica, Westside

The service was excellent, food plentiful and delicious. More

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Tar & RosesTar & Roses
1666 reviews
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American | Santa Monica, Westside

Took my husband for his birthday. He doesn't usually like trying new places, but I surprised him and he thoroughly enjoyed himself. The food was great; nice sized portions and interesting flavors. It was a great evening. More

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Vito RestaurantVito Restaurant
530 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Vitos continually is a go to restaurant when I want a good meal and great service. This restaurant is a classic. Waiters are in suits and ties and treat guests with care and kindness. Fish dishes are fresh and yummy. Pasta dishes can use a bit more pizzazz but good. Try the sand dabs, rack of lamb, or Dover sole if it is on the menu. More

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ManchegoManchego
409 reviews
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Tapas / Small Plates | Santa Monica, Westside

Superb food, could be better on wine selections, and add a couple of cocktails, loved their jabugo More

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Chinois on MainChinois on Main
1627 reviews
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Chinese | Santa Monica, Westside

Always good food and excellent service. Consistent and love seeing the familiar faces of the staff for years. More

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CapoCapo
733 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

As long as you don't look at the prices you will love Capo. More

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La Vecchia CucinaLa Vecchia Cucina
1309 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Wonderful night great dinner amazing service. Highly recommend. More

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Via VenetoVia Veneto
424 reviews
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Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Amazing, cozy, fabulous, great service, great view. Reminds me of authentic New York dining in soho More

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Forma RestaurantForma Restaurant
586 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Santa Monica, Westside

Tortellini pasta was amazing! Short rib ravioli was also super tender! More

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MelisseMelisse
2062 reviews
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French | Santa Monica, Westside

My wife and I have dined here on numerous occasions and have enjoyed it each tome. There is no equal to this restaurant in the area. The tasting menus are exquisite. I recommend this place to anyone who appreciates great food and outstanding service. More

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Discover Santa Monica

It is hard to pass up a stroll at any time of the day or night in Santa Monica, California. With the beautiful view of the ocean and the range of dining options to choose from, you're sure to have an unforgettable day. Third Street Promenade is a top choice for visitors. Those who wander through Santa Monica regularly will know that one of the most common cuisine options is Mexican. However, the neighborhood is also home to comfort food and Asian restaurants, and it does not stop there. From bar food to vegan-friendly, Santa Monica has it all and will keep you coming back for more. The one thing you might regret after eating in Santa Monica? Not saving your leftovers.