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Sonoma Wine Garden - Santa Monica
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
8oz skirt steak, peppercorn butter, shoestring fries
Parmigiano, mustard aioli
Roasted mushrooms, red bell pepper, baby spinach, caramelized onions, soft goat cheese
Food is not the reason you come here. $50 steak tasted like cardboard, and other food was mediocre at best. Come for drinks (I assume) and ambiance, as the location is beautiful and outdoor seating lovely.
Hosts, Servers, Bartenders & The Bussers were amazing. Good was great so shoutout to the cooks! Felt really safe as well. Great job to everyone working at Sonoma. He back soon.
Outdoor seating is great! The drinks are delicious the service is great 👍🏼 very attentive and friendly staff. Must try the truffle fries and the Brussel sprouts! went here with my husband and our tween girls for al fresco rooftop dining
My favorite brunch spot!
This has become our weekly happy hour spot. Beautiful patio, delicious food, great happy hour prices....thank you Sonoma Wine Garden!
I've been to Sonoma Wine Garden before, it's definitely a scenic restaurant with a nice atmosphere and fun to be at with friends with drinks. The one downside is you need to be prepared to spend a lot.
Salmon was excellent as were the truffle fries and shishito peppers!
The food was delicious, especially the avocado hummus appetizer. Our server was attentive and friendly. I would definitely go back.
From check in to close of bill everything was great ! Definitely will be back !
I have been here numerous times before the pandemic but there has been changes made since. Hostess did not want to seat me earlier from my reservation and made me wait 15 mins. I noticed that there was an outdoor spin cycle class taking place right next to the upper patio and I had requested to be seated farther from the noise, hostess said that she would try. I was expecting an answer of yes we can do that. She was very militant not friendly at all on letting me know of their policy such as max 2 hr limit on table and mask policy. Service and ambiance was great. Their food used to be excellent but now it’s not worth going back for. I will not be recommending this place.
Amazing service, great food, great spot!
Great food in Santa Monica! Stopped in for Happy Hour cocktails and appetizers. One dozen Oysters and two glasses of champagne for $20! The Wings, Pizza and Humus plate were all very good! The view of the Ocean is stunning. Loved it!
Great customer service from our waitress/bartender and the food was excellent. Was there for the DineLA meal
This place is extremely overrated and by far one of the worst experiences I’ve ever had. I’ve been a waitress for the last reasons and our server is what gives the service industry + automatic gratuity a bad name. I always believe in the idea of automatic gratuity for places to make sure that staff is taken care of but our waitress used the automatic gratuity as a free pass to be arguably the worst service with the most flippant waitress. Our bill was hundreds of dollars but it still didn’t keep the waitress from ignoring our table, getting our order wrong and making us wait an hour and a half for our food. As much as servers don’t deserve to pay the price for small mistakes neither does the customer and the waitress ignored us and made no attempt to resolve the situation. I’m not perfect and I’ve had nights where I let a table accidentally slip by or fail but I would never in good consciousness let them walk out of that restaurant without a sincere apology and a resolution to the issue. Please save your money because the food wasn’t good enough for such terrible service at such high prices. Despite the fact the server forgot to take our food order and then brought the wrong food and made a guest in our party wait an additional half hour for her food. We went for a special occasion and spent a lot of money on alcohol and food and yet there was not even an acknowledgement from any staff. I would never recommend.
It was good
Music, food and drinks were perfect!
Didn’t realize this restaurant is in a mall, not the worst mall by any means... but a mall. Ambiance compared to similar restaurants nearby is not nearly as nice. Food was decent, nothing special. Squid ink pasta is a solid choice
Entree arrived before appetizer, had to ask about the appetizer
Food & drinks took a little longer to arrive. But overall it was good.
The food was nothing too brag about. We would have been more satisfied at Sky's Taco or Djanga Jamaican food. Lesson learnt. We had to wait 18 minutes for a cup of coffee.
Date night with my wife... service and food was excellent!!!
Kerry was the best!!! Thank you :)
Beautiful anniversary date
Loved the view!!! Service was great they kept the bottomless mimosas coming!! Food was amazing
Went for happy hour, food and alcohol on menu. Nice ambiance
I did ask for a table with a view and they gave me the table 40 feet from the window. That was disappointing hence the 4 and not 5 star. But date went real well anyway so that was good.
No vegan options
Overall the place was good is actually at the mall! I had no idea it was on the third floor at a mall. But overall it’s kind of a young crowd BUT the bottomless mimosas are great.
Excellent service! Recommend some improvements to your sound system — not exactly a problem but could be better! Regardless, had a great time and appreciated the attentive staff. Thanks Sonoma!
They should have more options for their brunch menu, but overall I would go once a month if I could. Oh yea, parking was $4 🙂
Everything was good. I will go again and would recommend the place to my friends.
Great location!!! Pe'tra was awesome! Food was good. My Aperol Spritz was okay. We will be back. The breeze comes through really nice 👌
fun outdoor brunch with great scenery.
General manager is really rude which left a bad taste in our mouth. Waitstaff was great though, food ok.
great place for my birthday brunch great servers great atmosphere
Amazing place !
Great atmosphere.. service great. food outstanding will be back.
Took my friend out for her birthday and found Sonoma Wine Garden and selected it based on that it is a popular brunch spot. The ambience is nice, very cute beach vibe. It generates towards a young crowd and it was pretty loud.
I had the BB Breakfast and my friend had the chicken sandwich. Our food was decent. I wish they had more breakfast options, I didn't feel I had a lot to pick from. Most people were definitely enjoying the bottomless mimosas.. we did not take part in it but the drinks they were bringing out looked really good.
I ordered a side of toast and I had to laugh that they brought out a half a loaf of sour dough bread to me.. I just wanted a couple of pieces of toast.. that's not toast LOL.
Anyway it was decent and cute and food was alright. I wouldn't call it the best brunch spot though.
Sonoma Wine Garden - Santa Monica does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates.
Sonoma Wine Garden - Santa Monica is rated 4.5 stars by 994 OpenTable diners.
Sonoma Wine Garden - Santa Monica does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://sonomawinegarden.instagift.com/.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.