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About Terrazza

Terrazza is an oceanfront café and lounge featuring Mediterranean inspired small plates, pizza, seafood and cocktails.

1910 Ocean Way
Santa Monica, CA 90405
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Mediterranean, Spanish

Hours of Operation:
Breakfast Daily
7am-11:00am

Lunch
Monday-Friday 11:30am-3pm

Brunch
Weekends 10:30am-3pm

Lounge Service (no reservation needed)
Sunday-Thursday 3pm-12am
Friday-Saturday 3pm-1:30am

Cross Street:
Pico Blvd.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(310) 581-7714

Website:
http://www.hotelcasadelmar.com/dining/terrazza-lounge

Entertainment:
Live musical entertainment Mon-Sat.

Parking Details:
Valet is $7 with validation for first 3 hours.

Executive Chef:
Gemma Gray

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

Specials

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Join us for your Christmas celebration with family at Hotel Casa del Mar. We are offering a 3-course prix-fixe menu at $110 per person. Menu is offered at both Catch and Terrazza restaurant throughout the day. Live music! Hurry up and reserve now!

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Celebrate New Year's Eve by the sea at dynamic Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica as we ring in New Year’s Eve with The Voice’s Sugar Joans, Jevon McGlory and the cool vibes of DJ Harmony, dance to soul, R&B and top 40. Tickets start at $175 including admission, 3 drinks, toast and late night bites.

Terrazza Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.1

ambience

4.6

value

3.6

Noise

Quiet

85% would recommend it to a friend

Scenic View (13)
Waterfront (12)
Quiet Conversation (9)
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Special Occasion (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Good for a Date (7)
People Watching (6)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Great for Brunch (5)
Business Meals (4)
Great for Lunch (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Bar Seating (3)
Good for Birthdays (3)
Casual (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Romantic (3)
Cozy (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Authentic (1)
Tapas (1)
Fun (1)
Live Music (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
Comfort Food (1)
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Nice spot with a beautiful overview of the sea. Brunch was high quality, but the desert was bad convenience stuff. Definetly not worth the 8$.

Service was good, all were kids friendly.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Fabulous to host out-town bus business execs. Setting is gorgeous and private. View and service spectacular!!!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View, People Watching, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 15, 2017

This is one of the sunniest, prettiest dining rooms in LA. East Coasters' jaws just drop when they walk in. Our hostess was lovely, and our waiter very friendly. The kitchen seemed to have trouble keeping up with the orders, though: the cheese in my open-faced fried egg sandwich was not rich and melty when it arrived, but stiff and cold. Bummer. The fruit bowl with mint syrup had a generous serving of fresh berries and melon and a sprig of mint. Not a hint of mint-infused syrup. (It did the last time I ordered it.) So the food wasn't amazing this time, which it should be, considering the prices-- but the view almost made up for it. My East Coast friend was very happy.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 10, 2017

I was so disappointed! The location and ocean views are amazing but the service in the restaurant was horrible! The restaurant was not crowded but the waiters were just standing around talking to one another as if we were not even there.
We had to flag down our waiter to order a drink, Then flag him down again for water, and once more to order or food. It was on demand service, if we didn't ask we didn't get.
I must say that the other hotel staff was exceptional. The Valet was professional and very welcoming and helpful. Just such a shame that when we got inside to the restaurant that the wait staff was so disappointing. Maybe the valet team should train the waiters?

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Staff understands customer service. Particularly impressed by Desiree, the hostess, who greeted us warmly. Our waiter, Alberto, was very attentive, courteous and accommodating. The setting was spectacular!

Tags: Waterfront, Scenic View
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vip
 (Detroit)·Dined on October 1, 2017

$100 (not including tip) for three for breakfast is excessive right? One granola, one eggs Benedict and one pancakes, two coffees and a tea.....right?

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 30, 2017

I had a great dining experience at Terrazza. The service was outstanding. Our server helped us navigate through the menu, and allowed us to substitute the meat to satisfy our vegetarian eater.

The food was well prepared. Our Server came back to asked if our food was prepared to our liking. I highly recommend Terrazza to anyone looking for a great dining experience with an awesome Pacific Ocean view.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 24, 2017

One of my favorite eateries. Can't beat the location and ambiance. Feels like you are on vacation somewhere. Especially love the Sunday brunch.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

It was our first time there and we really enjoyed the experience. Great ocean view, and excellent service.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Fun, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Waterfront, Special Occasion, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 14, 2017

We actually ate at Catch, adjacent to Terrazza, as we read that Wed Night was tapas night and we wanted a regular dinner. We had a terrific dinner at Catch with great service. My wine glass was huge! and well worth the $16 price as it was about the size of two wine glasses you usually get at restaurants. I ordered crab cakes and the entree was scallops in a fabulous sauce. The dinner could not have been better! Then we moved over to Terrazza to hear the flamenco guitar group and dessert which was also great, molten chocolate cake, and Kahlua for our after-dinner drinks. Great atmosphere, quiet, one of the few places I have been where you can hear yourself talk. We will go back soon.

Tags: Business Meals, Live Music, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Waterfront
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 12, 2017

overpriced bistro...

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 4, 2017

I took my mother for brunch on Sunday, we usually go to Shutters and love it but decided to switch it up a bit... we should've stuck to what we knew.
Nothing terrible, just no vibe, older crowd, much older and no ambiance whatsoever...
Food decent but expected more for the place...
Wouldn't go back...

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on August 25, 2017

Our breakfast entrees and the ambiance alone makes this a special place, but it is the service that makes Terazzo exceptional. The service is impeccable. The gentlemen waitstaff are clearly career professionals and add an air of civility that is growing more rare in the US. What a wonderful experience!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Waterfront, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Scenic View, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Afternoon Tea, Worth the Drive, Sunday Lunch
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on August 23, 2017

First date. Flew to town. Hostess went above and beyond. A++++

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

Wow. My friend drove up from San Diego and we had lunch here it was 5 stars all around; from the valet to the service to the food, simply fantastic!!

Tags: Waterfront, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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·Dined on August 20, 2017

The restaurant is beautiful and our food was good. A little pricey for what is served but I guess you pay for the atmosphere. Our waitress was terrible- gave us a little attitude. Other than that the hotel employees were really friendly and the guys at the valet.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Waterfront
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 12, 2017

Great ocean view but subpar service and food. Price range doesn't relate to the quality of the food and beverages. Too noisy. This place used to be comfy but it is not anymore. It is unjustifiable expensive. Definitely not a place to recommend.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 1, 2017

Very good. Created a good environment for a productive and efective conversation.

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·Dined on July 28, 2017

Gorgeous place to eat and enjoy some conversation the scenery is beautiful. Especially during the sunset i recommend this place to take a date or friend.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fun, Business Meals, Sunday Lunch, Vibrant Bar Scene, Kid-friendly, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Happy Hour
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 27, 2017

My friend and I selected Terrazza for lunch during DineLA this past week. We chose the gazpacho to start followed by the Lobster Ravioli. Both were outstanding and the service was as well. Add to that a window table overlooking Santa Monica beach and it was a perfect lunch.

Tags: Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View
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food5
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 19, 2017

We love Casa del Mar lounge and restaurant in general. Adding the Tapas and live guitar music was just another reason to love this place! Food was good and affordable. We look forward to coming back soon!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Beautiful restaurant and service the way one hopes it will be!

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Loved the ambiance here. Water views, but not water front. Decor was beautiful and food was tasty.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Fantastic location and true white-glove service. We brought or own bottle of wine to celebrate a birthday and they even waived the corkage fee so of course we left a generous tip. Highly recommend this place to anyone and especially on a weekend evening when they have live music.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Live Music, Organic, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 14, 2017

This place isn't really a restaurant. It is an extension to the hotel bar at Casa Del Mar. The way it appears on OpenTable, it leads one to believe that this place is a real restaurant, but it is not. It is basically open seating, tables have no table settings, and they serve the same food that you order at the bar. There are two cocktail servers that cover the entire area. The food is fair, but this is not a "Spanish tapas style restaurant" that the description states. There is ZERO reason for this place to be on OpenTable because there is no need for reservations. Great place to stop in for a drink and quick snack, but nothing more.

Tags: Bar Seating, Casual, Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene, Waterfront, People Watching
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 8, 2017

Amazing view and location. Food was good. Service was great.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Great space. Worth the overpriced food & drink for the location & view.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Waterfront
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 6, 2017

The table was not clean. Slow service. I was not asked how I wanted to have my steak prepared. Appetizers and main dishes arrived cold. Fried artichokes had a dull taste and reminded me of cardboard. The salads appeared to come straight from a bag at the grocery store. For what we received, the food was more than over-priced. I will not return!

Tags: Scenic View
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 30, 2017

We took my mother here for her 80th birthday and couldn't have been more pleased with our choice. The setting is so beautiful and really made the occasion extra special. The staff was very kind to my mom and gave us our preferred table that we asked for - by the window. The food was really good and the portions were definitely shareable, we ordered bruschetta, pizza and the chopped beet salad - all YUM. The only slight disappointment was the berry cobbler which we all thought was a little blase.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour, Scenic View, Business Meals, Great for Brunch, Tasting Menu, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Tea, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Live Music, Romantic, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Great Beer, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Impeccable service and great food! It's a beautiful place for a special occasion.

Tags: Bar Seating, Fun, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Waterfront, Scenic View, Afternoon Coffee, Kid-friendly, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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food4
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Terrazza was perfect for our family's Father's Day brunch. Eight of us were comfortable and delighted by the beach/ocean view, the great food, and the friendly service. The room is bright, open and beautiful, in the grand Spanish Colonial tradition - great high windows and ceilings, tasteful updated decor, comfortable seating, etc. We loved our visit!

Tags: Special Occasion, Waterfront, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Great for Brunch
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Fantastic view of the beach! Came to Terrazza for a girls brunch (party of 6). The ambiance was nice and food was good.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 2, 2017

This beautiful restaurant is unfortunately immediately next to a pick up bar (a super nice one) and the music played at the pick up bar overwhelms the ambiance of the restaurant. There is no wall of any sort "separating" the bar from the restaurant. At one point the bar singer started either screaming or got something caught and we had to ask the waiter to stop him.

The bar manager and the restaurant manager should work on getting a musical signature that will work for both places.

Tags: Waterfront
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on May 16, 2017

Excellent ambience; great view of the bay and beach; excelent service and the food was delicious

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Happy Hour
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 13, 2017

Great experience. The view is FANTASTIC, and the brunch was delicious and well served. Nice wine list. But, overall, a wonderful ambiance, and a tasty meal.

Tags: Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Casual, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on May 10, 2017

This was my second visit in a few weeks and I will continue to patronize Terrazza and recommend it as often as I can !

Tags: Healthy, Local Ingredients, Waterfront, Worth the Drive, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch, Organic, Good for Birthdays, Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Disabled Access, Casual, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Afternoon Tea, Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Scenic View, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Coffee, Tapas
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 30, 2017

Love the setting. But was very crowded and noisy this time, and my entre was good but wasn't great. Have had better experiences.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 29, 2017

IT WAS OUR FIRST TIME AND WE WILL RETURN AGAIN AND AGAIN! We were bringing a friend to the airport and it was a fantastic meal for his send off. Everything was delicious, great calamari, pastas were delicious and they offer GF pasta! Tuttu la tavolo e mangiare!

Tags: Organic, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Authentic
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 29, 2017

OPEN TABLE said we were a no show

but

we had a wonderful lunch
overlooking the beach & Ocean

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 21, 2017

We had the devine beet salad and mushroom pizza to share . It was delicious....

Tags: Scenic View
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