Coast

4.6
731 reviews
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$50 and over
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Californian
Top Tags:
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
This beachfront cafe boasts indoor and outdoor seating, a causal but sophisticated bar and fresh California dishes from Seared Ahi Tuna and Shaved Prime Rib to the popular Lemon Ricotta Pancakes. Open early morning to late evening, with an impressive Happy Hour, and savory weekend brunches, Coast is the place to dine, drink and relax at the beach.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Californian, American
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Hours of operation
Breakfast: 7am - 11am (Daily)
Lunch: 11am - 4pm (Mon-Fri)
Brunch: 11am - 4pm (Sat & Sun)
Happy Hour at the Bar: 4pm - 6pm (Mon-Fri)
Dinner: 4pm - 10pm (Daily)
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Phone number
(310) 587-1707
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Vittorio Lucariello
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Private party facilities
Have your next celebration, social gathering or corporate event at the beach! Shutters on the Beach provides a wide variety of unique and memorable settings for every occasion.
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Catering
Go to www.shuttersonthebeach.com
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Appian Way
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Parking details
The first three hours are $7.00 with validation. After three hours, every 1/2 hour is $1.00 extra.
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Public transit
Pico Blvd - Ocean Avenue
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 731 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.4
service
4.7
ambience
3.8
value
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Food was pretty good! We did the Tuesday pasta bar, and it has a cool setup and the chef is fun and interesting to watch. It definitely has overpriced hotel pricing, but it wasn't awful; we at least left the restaurant full.

I'd recommend it for a good view/ambience, but B+ food a little more expensive than normal.

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5.0Dined on June 16, 2018

Coast allows you to be inside and yet on the beach! It's like going to the Caribbean for the meal and reminds you that we (in SM) live in a vacation town. Service is a bit strained, as the bar scene keeps them busy, but everyone if very nice, if a bit slow.

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3.0Dined on June 12, 2018

No Points. Why not???

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2.0Dined on June 11, 2018

The food for the price was mediocre at best - my meal was cold and I had to send it back -very disappointing

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2.0Dined on June 11, 2018

Coast is such a lovely spot for a casual summer evening... but, the food was mediocre, even bland... and certainly not inexpensive. I expect more when entrees are $27+.

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5.0Dined on June 6, 2018

Coast has been and still is my go-to restaurant when I have guests or business associates visiting the West LA area. Food is excellent, right-on-the-sand views, and casual yet elegant and reasonably priced. Service is always superb. Located on the lower level of the Shutters On the Beach Hotel, there is a higher end restaurant on an upper floor but Coast just seems to always be my preference .

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5.0Dined on May 28, 2018

Coast is always a great meal and a great time. Beachy chic atmosphere with great food and drinks to match!

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2018

Excellent service and team from pre-arrival assistance with table requests to service while dining!

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2018

Always love breakfast at Coast!

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5.0Dined on May 24, 2018

My daughter and I went to Coast for the first tine and sat on the patio for brunch. The Restuarant is beautiful and we had a view of the ocean. The food was wonderful and staff friendly. We will definitely be back and highly recommend

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5.0Dined on May 24, 2018

Great restaurant right on the beach. Food is fresh and fantastic.
Great service always.

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5.0Dined on May 23, 2018

Fantastic pasta bar. Delicious dishes.

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1.0Dined on May 19, 2018

Had to leave because the smell of marijuana coming in through the windows was making us sick

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Our first visit to dine at Coast..did NOT disappoint !
Fabulous from the top notice service (James) to the fab menu (chose the crab cobb for lunch) veggies were especially outstanding ; sourced from a top rated vendor ..taste was outstanding !
Needless to say we'll repeat visit soon !

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2.0Dined on May 18, 2018

I was mistaken when I thought this would be a step up from 1 Pico. I was sorely mistaken.

Food was mediocre. Lobster roll was absent of lobster. French fries were severely freezer burned.

Pasta with shrimp was undercook and rubbery, respectively.

Not returning. A tourist trap.

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5.0Dined on May 17, 2018

Fabulous service, delicious food - the very best of lunchtime places on the Pacific.

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4.0Dined on May 17, 2018

It is a great location. The food was good but the service a bit slow. All things considered, I love the place . . . and would go again!

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2.0Dined on May 16, 2018

Made us sit outside even though we had reserved a table inside by the window

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5.0Dined on May 14, 2018

Good for infants/babies.

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5.0Dined on May 2, 2018

It was fantastic. Would love to go back again but it’s a little too far from London!

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5.0Dined on April 17, 2018

We met at Coast for a business meeting. We sat inside. It was perfect for talking. Waitress did a great job of letting us talk and not interrupting.

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Great location right on the beach. Food great. Have to have the Coconut Cake...it’s a must! Service great and super wines😊

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3.0Dined on April 10, 2018

The restaurant manager, Jamie, was particularly helpful when we were sorting out our table. However the food All arrived at different times and the staff were too keen to clear plates of some of our party who had finished eating. It was also quite hard to catch the attention of staff for iced water etc. We had a good meal though and it was lovely to be by the sea.

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3.0Dined on April 6, 2018

Good quality food but very very bland

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Great location, good food and very attentive service. A great breakfast - See you next time we are in town!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Outstanding and good humoured service from James!

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2.0Dined on March 28, 2018

there is a mismatch between price and food creativity. Still always come back for the setting.

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5.0Dined on March 28, 2018

The Coast is a gem. Tuesday pasta night is outstanding
I took over the restaurant for my husbands birthday. We had 55 people
Chef Vittorio outdid himself
It was magical

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4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Great service, pefect spot to watch the boardwalk. Expensive but worth it.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Excellent food service was good recomdatio.n for all ocations

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

I love this restaurant.! Morning meals are friendly and easy chatter in a comfortable setting with an amazing view and very attentive service. Evening has an entirely different mood, more quite, more relaxed, great view of the ocean, and wonderful hotel bar/lounge. Side business/conference room is great for meetings.

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3.0Dined on March 6, 2018

Food is ok but supremely over priced. Go for the view and a $8 double espresso.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

The service from my server was extraordinary. Mexican server. Amazing.

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1.0Dined on March 4, 2018

terrible service, expensive mediocre bland food.....wont be back to this property ever and wouldn't remotely consider recommending it to anyone

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

We visit LA often from New York and we make sure we sit at Coast every trip. Love it for every reason possible. Thank you for making us feel so comfortable and happy every single time.

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Love this place- pricy but worth it for the quality food and ambiance.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

My absolute favorite every time I go to L.A. Never miss a trip to Shutters and Coast

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2.0Dined on February 23, 2018

I have been visiting Santa Monica once a year for 5+ years and Coast has always been a preferred destination to meet friends and family. The location and ambience are still outstanding, and the service is fine, but the quality of the food has declined, first noticed last year, but definitely this year. The chicken on the chicken Caesar salad was tasteless and not fresh. The hamburger was not good. The bread and desserts were still excellent. Overall, not a good value for the price and we are unlikely to return.

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4.0Dined on February 16, 2018

As I was driving to work in L.A., two Spanish radio station DJ’s (KLOVE) were raving about Shutters on the Beach. I looked it up, and sure enough, I discovered “Coast.”

I was invited to speak a CSU Dominguez Hills, so I drove to Carson, from Lancaster, and then to Santa Monica.

The food at Coast was magnificently fresh and delicious. My wife loved it, so I told my brother about it. We will be visiting soon with his fiancé who lives by the Grove.

The beach looked beautiful from our vantage point, but Santa Monica, LA County and the State CA leadership needs to clean up the beach. It’s to beautiful to be dirty and smelling.

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5.0Dined on February 13, 2018

Meeting cousins only see about every 5 years.

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