Coast

4.6
1120 Reviews
$30 and under
Californian
Thank you for choosing Coast Beach Café! We are happy to be welcoming you back.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • 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
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1120 people are saying
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vipStefaniaM
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I’ve been coming here for a long time and should’ve given them the superlative rating a while ago. The location is unparalleled, the ambience is wonderful including the attention to detail of everything aesthetic. However, what has impressed me the most is how experienced and kind the staff is. Everyone -from valet to hostess and waiter- demonstrates how carefully the staff is chosen for the work they do… this is perhaps a reflection of the company’s culture. I always feel respected, taken care of, treated with kindness. I would go back over and over. There’s no other place for me to enjoy unequaled ocean views, an atmosphere that is both real AND sophisticated, great service and delicious food.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Most enjoyable relaxing evening. The service and food was excellent, as always, in a beautiful setting.

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BARBARAJ
Los Angeles
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

The server was great in every way. The Cobb Salads were mediocre and the dressing was way too sweet.

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happyeater
Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Had a wonderful thanksgiving dinner. Food was fine (don't miss Susie cakes for dessert: fabulous); service was so great and gracious. We sat outside with view of the ferris wheel which just made our night. Our server was o great. Can't remember his name. This place is expensive ($24. cocktail) but worth it for the special setting and great experience.

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ChristinaE
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Thanksgiving Holiday Dinner was delicious. We were definitely well fed. The servers were very nice. The ambience relaxing and inviting. The food flavors were very balanced, delicious and fresh tasting. Only mishap was we didn't get our bread basket but all was fine. The drinks were fresh and yummy. We will definitely eat there again. The atmosphere is so lovely for a holiday meal.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience5

Terrible service, forgot about one of the dishes we ordered and ended up charging us for it. I won’t be back, unfortunately.

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ErikR
Denver
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall1food1service2ambience5

Food mediocre and overpriced. Beautiful atmosphere.

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EdgarF
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall1food2service3ambience3

expensive and food was average for the price. Left hungry.

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Bill
Indiana
46 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great meal and excellent service. Would definitely go back. Two things to know—it’s very expensive (no surprise given the location), and they count their interior covered patio as “outdoors.” You can’t assume that just because you reserved a table outdoors you’re going to get a table outdoors.

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vipROBERT
San Francisco
27 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Jessie was a great waiter and the food was delicious

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
3 reviews
Dined on November 16, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience5

It was my birthday— and although my experience was excellent, I do wish there was a bit more attention to detail with maybe bringing a dessert by or cute drink. Great place overall though!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Wait staff was attentive and excellent, nice ambiance.

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Occaswright
Cleveland
16 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We always enjoy the visit!

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MADumais
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall3food2service3ambience4

Having lunch in a nice setting is good but the food needs to be up to par with it. Mocktails were really good! But Caesar salad tasted like commercial dressing, no Parmesan also on it. The batter for the calamari was really basic. Wagyu burger was nothing more than a good burger et finally buratta wasn’t authentic, tasted like a fresh cheese, not even creamy in center. Next time I’ll spend 155$ somewhere else

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vipOpenTable Diner
Hawaii
6 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had the Caesars salad and Lobster Roll which were both great. Sit by the sidewalk to enjoy the view

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AlicanS
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience as alsways

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AdrianZ
1 review
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server for the evening was Deena and she was absolutely lovely. She had recommended two different wines and both were stellar. She made the whole dinner experience just wonderful.

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Giidines
New England
8 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a most wonderful dinner outside at Coast! Coast has always been the place where our family went on all special occasions, especially our girls' graduations. We were celebrating our 40th High School reunion and my birthday with 4 friends who had arrived from the east coast and just had the best time. Our Server Jesse was probably one of the top 5 servers I have had of all time! He is a very talented and lovely server who truly made our dining experience and celebration of my birthday so very meaningful and memorable. Thank you Coast and Jesse! Highly recommend going to Coast and eating outside on a lovely California evening!

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YvonneL
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Shutters remains a lovely location and friendly atmosphere in our re-entry to our new reality during this stage of the pandemic. I appreciate the protocols in place to ensure a feeling of comfort and safety and the continued beautiful ambience and excellent cuisine and service. I choose not to compare current reality to the past but be present and grateful for now! Thank you.

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AliciaJ
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful time as we celebrated a birthday.

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vipTDRfromMdR
Los Angeles
79 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food good, but some excellent dishes from DineLA not on menu. Wine mark-up over retail outrageously steep.

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vipFrequentdiner
Central Coast
73 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely love Coast! From the hostesses who saved a perfect table for us to the great food, impeccable prompt service to being sheltered just off the boardwalk it was a perfect warm Sunday afternoon lunch. I had the salmon plate and my husband had a scrumptious Bloody Mary and eggs Benedict. Couldn’t have been better. Just needs more parking other than valet.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

It was perfect. The hostess was terrific. All the servers made us feel special. The outside beach ambiance with the sun and view of ocean was just marvelous. And we enjoyed an intimate time. We will return.

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vipEllenF
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Salad much smaller than usual. Disappointed

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vipWestsider
Los Angeles
35 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Quite cold in the dining room. Other than that, a nice experience.

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vipHungryhippo
Los Angeles
15 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I came for an afternoon drink and some raw bar. I was seated immediately and Luis was such a fabulous server.

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SueT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2021
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Pretty as it is on the beach, but the food is overpriced for what you get, and there was a hair in my lunch. They apologized and brought me another salad, but still....
Don't think I will return anytime soon.

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Foodislife
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent Brunch Spot in Santa Monica. Will definitely be returning next time we are in town.

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OpenTable Diner
Salt Lake City
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, amazing service!

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vipEva14
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Coast has a great ambiance, delicious food and exceptional service. This is our go to place for an excellent meal in Santa Monica beach!

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foodgloriousfood
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place, great service fun environment

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall3food4service5ambience4

Asked for outdoor seating, as I nrver done inside b/c of COVID, but bc of the rain they did not have seating in theoutdoor covered space..so got seated inside. Them got the Miso fish dish. All of it was cold except the fish when served. They brought back warm replacements, but something should hsve bern comped in my opion. All the food needed salt or some additional flavor, but the fish.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Central Coast
9 reviews
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had dine LA & it was fantastic!!

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gooz
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was terrific. We sat outside with a view of the ocean. The food was wonderful as was the service. We will definitely be going back and would recommend it to anyone who loves the beach as much as we do.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great casual spot for drinks

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DanardC
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I had a table for fot my mom's birthday! And my wife said she had the best eggs benedict with salmon ever! Everyones plate was completely clean. That should speak volumes that everyone's brunch menu items is delicious! I highly recommend Coast for a great dining experience.

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vippeterr
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Family meal. Perfect atmosphere to share moments and good food. So many wonderful choices where to sit. Just great!

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BarryO
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food, the service and the ambiance were all off the charts wonderful.

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foody
Central Coast
6 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Restaurant was great and food was awesome! Would highly recommend!

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lauras
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 9, 2021
Overall2food1service2ambience3

Cold capuccino and average pancakes. The waiter ask me to give him my credit card while eating, since I was not a guest at the hotel. He could ask me to pay in advance. Holding my credit card was really unpleasant.

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Coast is rated 4.6 stars by 1120 OpenTable diners.

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