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About Del Frisco's Grille - Santa Monica
Del Frisco’s Grille is an exciting new eatery overlooking the iconic Santa Monica Pier, that dishes up creative twists on American comfort classics.
Modern, inviting, stylish and fun, Del Frisco"s Grille takes the classic bar and grill to new heights, drawing inspiration from bold flavors and market-fresh ingredients. The energetic bar, a destination in itself, creates a buzz throughout the restaurant and sets the stage for an amazing night out.
Del Frisco's Grille uses local ingredients alongside new classics that are easy to share with friends: Wood Oven-Baked Flatbreads, Cheesesteak Egg Rolls, and Ahi Tacos. The menu also includes a selection of prime steaks, hearty salads, formidable sandwiches and chef-inspired entrees.
*Reservations are accepted for indoor dining only. Patio seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
American, Steak, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Mon - Fri: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Sat - Sun: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Mon - Fri: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
Sat: 3:00pm - 11:00pm
Sun: 3:00pm - 10:00pm
Sat & Sun: 10:00am - 3:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Valet Parking is $8.00 with validation adjacent to Del Frisco's Grille on Ocean Ave.
Parking garage is also near by.
Multiple Bus Stops in front of Del Frisco's
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Del Frisco's Grille - Santa Monica Ratings and Reviews
Del Frisco's Grille is a regular dining spot for us. We are NEVER disappointed. Not only is the food amazing, the service is impeccable. The servers are always extremely friendly. Your water glass never goes empty, nor is a detail missed. We were even presented with an anniversary card when we arrived. We love sitting on the great patio and people watching everyone who is walking down Ocean Avenue. This was just one more awesome experience at Del Frisco's!
I went to this restaurant with a friend I rarely see. I chose it based on positive Yelp reviews and the fact that I could make a reservation through OpenTable. Our experience was positive. The one thing I did not like was that my friend was told about a special and he agreed to try it. He could have (and should have) asked the price but did not. He ended up being charged $60 for that entree which shocked us both since very few (if any) other item on the menu was that high of a price. It was also very surprising considering the amount of food he received was very small compared to other entrees. It just didn't seem right. Aside from that, we enjoyed the restaurant.
We had a great time at Del Frisco's Grill celebrating our friend's birthday. Our party was eight people and we made reservations the day before and were pleased to get the time we wanted. Jennifer was our waitress and she was friendly, fast and very attentive. We will definitely be back!
Excellent menu items and drinks. Unfortunately since it does sit close to Santa Monica pier it is incredibly noisy and hard to communicate with your party. Servers also seem to get rather busy and aren't as attentive as they should be especially for the cost.
I was delightfully surprised at the great service , and delicious meal! Having a reservation with open table certainly made life easier as there was a huge crowd waiting and we were seated right on time ! Can't say enough about the crab cakes and steak. I had a superb dinner. It's a lively atmosphere and of course my date made it perfection .
We had an amazing dinner at Del Frisco's. The food was delicious and the service was superb. Our server, Kay, was attentive, efficient, and super nice to our 3 children. One of our children has multiple and severe food allergies. John, one of the chefs, came to our table to discuss safe meal options and preparations. On a busy Saturday night, we were overwhelmed with the great service and fantastic dinner.
We have eaten here before but decided to go again because the food is solid and we had a guest in town and you can't beat the view. Sat outside on the patio, had a great server, and the smoked pork chops got rave reviews. The traffic around the area is no joke (especially in the summer), but we took an uber and had them drop us a little bit away.
Great location. Food was ok quality. Not sure why everything has to be drenched in butter. But my biggest gripe about this restaurant was the tip. I'd been visiting the USA for three weeks and this was our second to last night. It was one of the more expensive restaurants we visited at $75 a head. I left a $40 tip which was 18% of the bill. I felt this was sufficient. We left. I noticed the next day on my credit card that they put through the tip as $45. That's theft. So a thumbs down from me. I'm not sure if you're supposed to stick around and ask for a copy of the final receipt but we didn't anywhere else on our trip and they were all honest. It seems like a crazy system to me. And with busy restaurants, all they want to do is rush you out. Pay cash or hang out for a final copy, if they'll give you one.
This waterside grille in Santa Monica has a menu that differs from the regular Del Frisco's. There are a couple of (overpriced) steaks on the menu and a lot of everything else. They may be trying to be all things to all people. The food was fine, service was very good and the view is beautiful.
We're frequent diners so it go to reason that we like DF Grille. We like it a lot because of the quality and consistency of the entire experience. The food and service level is always top notch. We are creatures of habit including what we order. The cheesesteak egg rolls, steakhouse salad and chop burger are consistently well prepared. Our server was very personable and attentive.
The ambiance was inviting and lively. The menu has a great variety or both food and drink. Our waitress Ashley was amazing . Great personality, knowledgeable and attentive. She really made us feel like we were a priority for her eventhough she had plenty to do with her other tables. On top of that our steak was delicious. Perfectly seasoned and cooked!!! Next time we are in Santa Monica we will definitely be returning to Del Frisco's Grille!
Loud bar scene. Good burgers. Kids menu choices were not great. Ordered ginger ale, and instead of telling us that they didn't have ginger ale, the server brought us Sprite with a little cola in it for color. Won't be back. Lots of great restaurants in the area, this one is good at best.
Seated at a table with an amazing view of the Santa Monica pier entrance. Each time the signal changed, we "people watched" hundreds of people crossing Ocean. Beers were icy cold; the Wagyu melt was delicious and the frites came out piping hot, as requested. Wife said her fish tacos were fantastic, so we exchanged bites and confirmed. Our server was excellent as she asked us several times how everything was. Validated underground parking was only $8, for an unlimited amount of time, which is a bargain in that part of town.
Restaurant is in a busy area right off the Santa Monica pier. The food is modern american with some traditional steakhouse options mixed in. All the food was excellent and they were accommodating for a young child as well. I think this restaurant is a good option for mixed parties of people looking to accommodate everyone's tastes. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a lively environment with high quality food. The valet parking also helps in this busy area.
The service was friendly and attentive. The steaks were fabulous. It was fun to sit outside and watch the people coming and going from the Santa Monica Pier. There was valet parking right out front. After dinner we took a short walk to the third street promenade and enjoyed the buskers and some dessert. I would definitely go back.
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