Make a reservation

Party Size
For 2
Date
Thu, 4/26
Time
9:00 PM
icon/ic_social_proofCreated with Sketch.
Booked 72 times today

Ivy at the Shore

4.6
1323 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$50 and over
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Californian
Perfect For:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
The Ivy’s tropical counterpart, Ivy at the Shore, offers the same delicious food plus icy island drinks, a 12-seat bamboo bar and beaut surfside view. Don’t miss the sunset over the Pacific with a Fresh Pineapple Daiquiri or two.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Californian, Contemporary American, Seafood
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Breakfast:
Monday - Sunday: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Lunch:
Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:15pm
Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(310) 393-3113
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Smart Casual
icon/ic_chefCreated with Sketch.
Executive chef
Richard Irving
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
Please contact us for more information.
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
Broadway
icon/ic_parking_detailsCreated with Sketch.
Parking details
$12.00
icon/ic_special_eventsCreated with Sketch.
Special events & promotions
india@theivyrestaurants.com
mari@theivyrestaurants.com (310)278-2908 x 120
icon/ic_gift_cardCreated with Sketch.
Gift Card
Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1323 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.6based on recent ratings
4.4
food
4.5
service
4.5
ambience
3.8
value
Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
2.0Dined 3 days ago

We were very disappointed with our meal... seated twice next to loud people that had had way to much to drink... waiters were nice... but the food wasn’t the best... our pasta sauce tasted as though it was out of a can😒

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined 3 days ago

This place is a little magical. The service is impeccable with all the waiters in pale pink and white it added to the ambiance. The food was amazing. Even the ice tea was pretty. Then they send you home with a couple of chocolate chip cookies. And it’s fun to know you recognize someone but in this venue can’t remember a name. They are just there enjoying great food too.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined 4 days ago

A beautiful, well-situated restaurant with an attentive and intelligent staff. The food was great (we had brunch), though $167 plus tip for three people seems a bit steep.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined 5 days ago

Very good option, good food and good atmosphere

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined 6 days ago

Lovely ambiance. Tasty food and cocktails.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined 6 days ago

Huge menu and everything is really good - great service. Not cheap but a required vice.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined 6 days ago

Great breakfast, pricey but well worth it. Large portions and great service.

Report
Helpful
2.0Dined on April 18, 2018

If you feel that it's worth overpaying for mediocre food because the rose bouquets and bowls of lemons are feast enough, (for the eyes,) then you will love this beautiful restaurant.

So bring a camera. You can take a photo of the flowers home with you because you won't want to take your leftovers home in a doggie bag!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Lovely decor, beautiful fresh flowers throughout, great service. Pricy, but very nice, from the complimentary champagne and scones, to the cookies to go at the conclusion of out breakfast. The French toast was yummy. My husband enjoyed his spicy egg dish; the kids liked their pancakes and huevos tomatillo. The fresh juice was delicious. My only comment would be that the coffee cools too fast in the giant oversized coffee cups used - though the cheerful hand painted ceramic ware is part of the charm.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Food was very good, highly recommend crab cakes and the fried chicken lived up to all the reviews!
The sound level was really high and difficult to have a conversation till the end of the night when people were leaving.

Report
Helpful
1.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Worst fish and chips we have ever had AND they were $45!!! The cioppino has no fish and is also way overpriced. The ambiance was beautiful but that’s about it.

Report
Helpful
1.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Way too expensive for the value. Disappointing really.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Great Made my gf birthday extra special and was amazing

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Wonderful evening. Food and service exceptional! A complimentary glass of champagne welcomed us at the door. Bright and cheery decor with beautiful fresh flowers everywhere. Will definitely be back!

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on April 11, 2018

I normally love this place, order seafood and am never disappointed. One of the best restaurants on the West Side. However, I was disappointed in the NY Strip steak. My wife's filet was great. The filet, no so much. Overall, I will always recommend The Ivy to anyone, but stick to the seafood. The Lobster Cobb is heavenly!

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on April 10, 2018

Visiting from out of town

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

A bevy of colors awaits as you ease into the magical world of the Ivy at the shore.
Friendly, well appointed staff. Not a detail had been overlooked.
I’ll definitely be returning!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

I always love my visits to Ivy at the Shore! It is the perfect place for a great time with great food and service! From the first step in the door being greeted with a glass of champagne, to the cookies at the end, everything in between is perfect!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Amazing evening, amplified by our outstanding, attentive waiter!!! Food was great, flavors were so balanced and fresh. Loved the cod and branzino specials. Notably, our waiter really made the evening- He had our mouths watering in anticipation of every item, with the authenticity and locality of the ingredients for each menu item. The special touches were remarkable, bringing cushions for my 8 yr old daughter, so she was at an equal table height to us. Such a wonderfully memorable evening!!!

Report
Helpful
2.0Dined on April 6, 2018

The food was good but not nearly worth the price tag. The servers could barely be bothered seating us and seemed to have an attitude when serving.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

My love for The Ivy will continue forever! Being handed a glass of champagne when you enter basically sets the mood for an amazing meal. This was our first time to the sea side location, we were traveling with 4 teens & 2 under 10. The menu offers something for everyone, my personal favorite is the lobster tacos although it was rather spicy this time which is the only reason I put 4* for food. Everyone enjoyed their dinner, the atmosphere is wonderful & you never know who you’ll see if you keep your eyes open. Staff is always so lovely.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Had the most amazing Easter meal and service! Love the ambiance too.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Great food great waiters great restaurant

Report
Helpful
2.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I have come to Ivy at the Shore for years, we were put in a room with noisy kids against a wall and they didn’t have the regular dish i always order because it was Easter, they should have told me that when i made the reservation

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Took my wife and two kids (4/2) for Easter breakfast. Food was outstanding, service was on point, and ambiance / decor was second to none. Always love dining at the Ivy on the Shore when visiting LA!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Always a great choice. Service is spot on. Food is delicious.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I’ve been many times and it’s a perennial favorite. This last visit everything was so on. The service was perfect and the food was delicious with so many great options.

I will continue to make The Ivy a part of my LA visits.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Incredible food. Excellent environment. Great service. Hot heaters on porch. Most incredible Tarte Tartin in the world. Highly recommend Ivy at the Shore!

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Wonderful pasta with seafood. Good but not great ribs. Excellent drinks and a spectacular server.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Great spot for girls’ lunch. Extensive menu, great view, excellent service and you’re handed a glass of champagne when you enter. Perf!

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Great service and food. Too loud

Report
Helpful
1.0Dined on March 26, 2018

Food was awful-all dishes for a party of five. It was always very good in the past, but I will not go back. There are many alternatives in Santa Monica.

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great food and atmosphere. Service was friendly, but I think the waitstaff could’ve been more attentive.

Report
Helpful
1.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Not sure what LA people are used to but this place is a scam, prices are way to high for quality of food that you can see( no lights,No heat) they take advantage of people. They sell a glass of wine for 22.00 which sell a for 15 a bottle in a store. 42 for pizza with a few pieces of lobster on it. I could go on. And rude owners..I think ur Legend is done..

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Chic vintage beach with thousands of fresh roses of every color in vases on the tables in true Ivy fashion. Food superb, free champagne on arrival, desserts fantastic and great coffee. Will return!

Report
Helpful
3.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Unfortunately there was an incredibly loud table very close to us that negatively affected our experience.

Report
Helpful
4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Slow service

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Atmosphere at the Ivy is always awesome. Have only been for dinner to the Beverly Hills location and not the Santa Monica location. Lunch was pleasant, the pizza however was more like a flatbread with some raw toppings on it. Otherwise the food was delicious. Reese Witherspoon was seated behind us too!

Report
Helpful
5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Our server, Antoinette, is superb. Her over all approach to make everything perfect is refreshing. She is a super star.

Report
Helpful
1.0Dined on March 22, 2018

Poor menu, few options, basically just some kinds of eggs for breakfast time. No pancakes, salads, fruits, muffins or anything else.

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
34