Farmshop LA

4.6
526 reviews
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$30 and under
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Californian
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch

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About

Farmshop, opened in 2010, is a Restaurant and an Artisanal Market & Bakery located in the historical 1948 Brentwood Country Mart on 26th Street in Santa Monica.

Jeff Cerciello's cuisine focuses on seasonal local ingredients. Irene Verbila from the LA Times wrote " Sunday nights at Farmshop are devoted to fried chicken… it's the best...but the bird I'm nominating as one of the 10 Best Meals is Cerciello's organic roasted chicken...golden and crisp, the flesh dense yet moist, each bite was better than the last."

In addition to highlighting fresh local produce, Farmshop offers a California-centric wine list, a market with curated cheeses, charcuterie, artisanal foods and housewares, all a homage to the many California based farmers, producers and purveyors we are proud to showcase.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Californian
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Hours of operation
Monday - Friday: 7:30am - 9:30pm

Saturday: 8:00am - 9:30pm

Sunday: 8:00am - 9:00pm

We will be closing on July 4th at 4pm


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Phone number
(310) 566-2400
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Jeffrey Cerciello
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Private party facilities
Farmshop can accommodate up to 77 seated guests or 120 standing depending on your needs. We also offer full service offsite events!
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Private party contact
Juan Ramirez: (855) 408-8756
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Catering
Farmshop offers everything you need: Catering for groups of all sizes. Let us arrange for office lunches, picnic baskets or a Hollywood Bowl concert dinner to-go.

Email us at catering@farmshopsm.com or order online at www.farmshopca.com

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Neighborhood
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Cross street
San Vincente Boulevard
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Parking details
The Brentwood Country Mart offers ample parking around the actual Mart. The parking lot is U shaped and conveniently wraps around the building.
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Special events & promotions
It's Fried Chicken night on Sundays!
We offer a 3 course meal served family style.

Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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5.0Dined on August 23, 2017

This was our first time dining at Farmshop (for dinner) and it was a very enjoyable experience. We were visiting from out of town and went based on recommendations from locals. The food was delicious- well presented, great fresh/organic/local ingredients. The service was excellent- we even got a complimentary desert, compliments of the chef. The environment was clean, well decorated, "cool vibe"- dimly lit, but quiet enough for a date or small group of people. I heard you could spot celebrities here:) I would highly recommend this to friends visiting town!

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5.0Dined on August 19, 2017

Always very good food and, while busy, it has no piped in loud music so that my guests and I can talk and, even more surprisingly, actually hear one another. And we're not old. We're just far more interesting to each other than some teenage pop star is. The service is always very good, too. Efficient without being cloying.

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5.0Dined on August 19, 2017

Incredible service from Hostess to Waiter friendly accomadating professional

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5.0Dined on August 15, 2017

It's Brentwood, so the prices are high, but the location is also very convenient and the food is fantastic. Farmshop feels like a rustic oasis in the middle of crazy L.A. traffic. The charred artichoke/apricot/buratta salad was a terrific mix of flavors. Aunt and sister loved the salmon. The avocado hummus was a revelation. It was a little too "energetic" for real conversation with my 90-year old aunt, but we still really enjoyed the experience.

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5.0Dined on August 12, 2017

I was blown away by this restaurant. My aunt and I are both vegans and they accommodated us above and beyond. We had the best vegetable dish I've ever tasted. And the chef made us an extra fried veggie dish just because. I would recommend this place to everyone!

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4.0Dined on August 11, 2017

Always good a neighborhood standby for breakfast lunch and dinner So happy they are in my hood great parking

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2017

Always a treat! The food is phenomenal and the ambiance is lively. I brought 2 friends from Italy as their first LA meal and they approved!! ;-)

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2017

Lovely food, great server. We'll be back.

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5.0Dined on August 4, 2017

The lamb dish and sheep's milk ricotta cheesecake were out of this world!

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5.0Dined on July 30, 2017

Sunday night dinner was a great experience. Their fried chicken was very good. The juiciest chicken meat and a superb batter! Well worth the indulgence. Such a fun and yummy dinner. The perfect date place to meet the S.O. parent.

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2.0Dined on July 30, 2017

we had a bad experience waiting a long time to get seated. The manager and hostess didn't seem to care, just telling us they can't ask people to leave and we will have to just wait. 45 minutes after our reservation, they offered us a table for 4 and said they can squeeze 7 people around the table. when I said it seems very tight for 7 adults, they said it has been done before. we waited and finally got seated. great noisy place for two, if your party is over 2 people, find a new restaurant to eat at, you will not be comfortable here.

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5.0Dined on July 29, 2017

Innovative dishes. Simple yet sublime. Thank you Chef Brian. Service was impeccable. Definitely will ask for Aida (+Selina) next time we are back in LA.

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2017

Food combinations are very original, and the ingredients always fresh. Love the setting inside the country mart. The space is intimate yet not crowded, and the crowd is well-heeled, although casual in this neighborhood mart that has existed for more than 50 years. Salad of artichoke and burrata cheese was delicious.

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2017

Farmshop LA is a great place. The food is always top-notch and the people are perfect.

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5.0Dined on July 27, 2017

This is place is everything.

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5.0Dined on July 27, 2017

My husband, son and myself all ordered the same dish, eggs, bacon, ham, potatoes and toast. I did the up-charge for the gluten free blueberry muffin. Everything was delicious. The ambiance was great. When you walk in, to the right are the tables and to the left is the farm store, you can get prepared dishes, pastries, local fresh veggies, cheese and other yummy treats in jars. We would have loved to get some cheese, but since we are not locals and were headed out and about for the day, we had to pass, but next time we come to CA, we will be sure to get some. Give this place a try for the out of the city feel.

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4.0Dined on July 24, 2017

limited menu...
not very comfortable vibe

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2017

It was the perfect place for out of town company who is a foodie looking for farm to table fare.

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2017

One of our favorite spots for brunch on the West Side - Big open design - similar to City Bakery New York City - which preceded it - there's a gourmet food and bakery section with excellent croissants and muffins. Just kicked off my birthday last Saturday with the Farm Shop's thick French Toast with marscarpon and and raspberries. Excellent!

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5.0Dined on July 19, 2017

As always the service is some of the best in town. And the food has never disappointed.

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2017

We had another delicious meal, with fun and great service as usual! Thank you.

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5.0Dined on July 10, 2017

Excellent from the beginning of the meal to the end.

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5.0Dined on July 9, 2017

Quite terrific except we waited 20 minutes for a table though we were in time for res.

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5.0Dined on July 9, 2017

Lovely brunc. Great service and food like always

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5.0Dined on July 8, 2017

We love FarmShop for brunch. The frittatas and omelets are prepared beautifully, and the baked goods, which you May also takeaway, are delicious. The location in Santa Monica is also in a cute shopping cluster, so there are plenty of distractions, including a great bookstore called Diesel. Oh, and, you're likely to spot a celeb or two -- we were seated next to Henry Winkler when last there.

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3.0Dined on July 4, 2017

Great ambiance and friendly service but food was nothing to write home about.

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5.0Dined on July 3, 2017

Amazing food, service, and wine. Perfect dining experience! We can not wait to go again.

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5.0Dined on July 3, 2017

The Stracciatella and sourdough was absolutely fantastic.
And the butter that came with the toast made me want to order another loaf of bread just to pair it with! Creamy and just the right amount of salt.
Amazing brunch options too! 😊

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5.0Dined on July 2, 2017

Was there two Sundays in a row. Wanted my guest to sample the best French toast - unfortunately the oven for making the French toast was down so we ordered c couple of other dishes (skirt steak & chopped salad), both of which were delicious. Will be back for the French toast another time.

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2.0Dined on July 2, 2017

Based on the reviews of others, we had high expectations. The restaurant disappointed, however. Service by some, including the hostesses, bordered on surly. The food was bland, although the avocado hummus was delicious. It didn't help that we were seated for brunch 20 minutes after our reservation time. We won't be returning.

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5.0Dined on June 25, 2017

Have been several times & never disappoints. Planning on going back this weekend. Their bacon is the crispest, tastiest - always order food that goes w/bacon. Seated my guests even before I arrived; was impressed & happy about that.

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5.0Dined on June 22, 2017

A fun place with interesting food, a bit pricey though, and too much ambient noise for quiet conversation unless sitting next to the friend with whom one wishes to chat.

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4.0Dined on June 21, 2017

I came here to park for breakfast and possibly have a place to work on a book. The food was great. However, the noise was extremely loud given how crowded the place was. It seemed like a hip place for people to see and be seen. That said, it was not a great spot for me to work on my book, so I left for a nearby Starbucks after enjoying the breakfast meal. The meal was good but a little overpriced.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

Great food and service.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

Absolutely great service and delicious food! We took my dad and husband for Father's Day dinner

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2017

Visiting my son in LA and went to Farm Shop 4 times. Twice for breakfast and twice for dinner. The country pate' is out of this world. Poached eggs cooked to perfection. If you're a foodie try this place anytime!

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5.0Dined on June 16, 2017

We had a fabulous experience here from start to finish. The converted barn space is cool, the noise level was fine for conversation, our waitress was wonderful and every bite of food was fabulous! We decided to forego an entree and just share a bunch of stuff and it was perfect. The menu changes regularly but I would bet everything they make here is topnotch, as it all begins with fresh, flavorful ingredients. We had the avocado hummus which was out of this world as was the stracciatella cheese with nuts and olive oil and herbs, served with sourdough bread. The salads was crisp and fresh and lightly dressed and the crudo appetizers melted in your mouth. And for dessert if you don't like the options you can walk into the market and grab some gourmet chocolate and bring it to your table. The menu is not large, so picky eaters should check it out before heading over.

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5.0Dined on June 16, 2017

Simply perfect. They never disappoint. Service is best in town and food is thoughtful and delicious. So lucky to have it walking distance from home.

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2.0Dined on June 14, 2017

Don't know what the hype is about. Nothing special about the food.
Restaurant very noisy!

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5.0Dined on June 11, 2017

Loved this place, great for brunch, it was lively but not TOO loud. Great seating & organic feel to the restaurant. Highly recommend.
Portions were good size & food was delicious.

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