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Seating may be exclusively on our beachside al fresco Terrazza Patio based on current State and County indoor dining restrictions.
"Terrazza is an oceanfront café and lounge featuring Mediterranean inspired small plates, pizza, seafood and cocktails. "
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- 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
Lemon Ricotta Pancakes
Roasted Mushroom Pizza
Sauted Wild Mushrooms | Burrata | Cheese | Sage
Wagyu Beef | Cheddar Cheese | Special Sauce | Fries
It was a lovely place, however it should be noted that you may end up behind metal bars with no view whatsoever of the beach, which is the main reason to go this restaurant. The food selection is not vast and tables are small so I feel if you are going to pay $28 for a burger at least you'd have a beautiful view to enjoy. Sadly we did not even though I made reservations for 4 more than 2 weeks in advance and it was for a special 50th bday lunch.
To end on a positive, Hotel Del Mar is absolutely stunning and worth checking out if in the area.
Kids table next to us killed ht ambiance but it's a hotel! What are you gong to do?!
New chicken jidori and fish tacos on the brunch menu are outstanding additions since COVID.
Very well distanced, nice lunch choices. Great view of ocean.
Delicious and so beautiful. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who enjoys a meal by the beach.
Beautiful oceanfront patio seating. Located inside the Casa Del Mar Hotel. Food was delicious. I will definitely be returning.
Wonderful view of the beach and ocean, excellent service, tables well distanced.
We had the perfect mid-week dining experience and took advantage of the DineLA menu. The food and service were both excellent - we had the lamb shank as a main - and you can’t beat the view of the sun setting on the beach.
Wonderful service, from valet to server. Lovely location. Food was excellent.
A great beachside respite with fine drinks and food. Loved it!
Wait staff and food and drinks were excellent. A little bit of disturbance from traffic on nearby sidewalk, but tolerable. I had a nice experience, overall.
Food was good, service was fair because we averaged the service given by our waitress ( I forgot her name ) along with Tony and Antonio which was excellent with the extremely poor service given by Carly ( another waitress ). She was not friendly, nor accommodating, to the point of ignoring our requests.
This is a nice place. I was disappointed to see as soon as you pay your check, there is no more SERVICE FOR YOUR TABLE.
Great food and amazing service. Great wine menu and ambiance as well. Would definitely come back.
Overpriced for the quality of food, slow service
I came here for a quick solo lunch. The outdoor dining only had a few guests and was nice and quiet. Love the views and the vibe. The Waygu burger and fries were great.
The best staff!! Jamie the manager was awesome and Tanya, our server, went above and beyond!!! On top of the great service, the food was simply fabulous. My Chilean Sea Bass was cooked perfectly and our entire meal was delicious! We had a great view of the ocean and felt like we were on vacation. I HIGHLY recommend Terraza and we will be back!
They did a good job setting up seating outside. Food and margaritas were really good. Lamb was well prepared. The black pasta with seafood was ok. Our server was outstanding. And the seating was right next to beach. Good people Watching and sunset. Highly recommend this place
It’s a beautiful place with good food. Parking is awful if you stay beyond expensive -$20/hour
Terrazza is a beautiful place to have breakfast, lunch or dinner! Situated on the walk in the front of the sandy beach, it is part of Casa del Mar hotel and the restaurant has a spectacular view of the water and beach, not to mention occasional skate-boarders gliding by! They have done a magnificent job of adapting to Covid as they have opened up this new outdoor, covered venue at the hotel to eat. By situating low bushes and potted plants, one is able to eat with some good privacy and quiet solitude by choosing the right tables, of which there are many.
I have experienced a fantastic dinner of grilled octopus served as an appetizer and for a main course, Sea Bass with clams. Both were outstanding! The octopus was served with chopped fruit and vegetables which provided a good counterpoint to the octopus. And the Sea Bass was cooked to perfection, with it being very moist and soft, not overcooked. Both items were more than generous with the octopus being enough for dinner for this diner. However, the Sea Bass was so delectable, I ate that too....I could not resist.
The service is very good with friendly waiters who want to please you at every turn.
I highly recommend this restaurant for a date, celebration, or just to each beachfront with great food and service. A must!
We went to Terrazza during a dineLA week and greatly enjoyed the Prix Fixe meal offered.
Make sure to bring a sweater or wrap, windy and cool. Heat lamps helped a bit.
Beautiful location!!! Ask for the tables closer to the beach.
Brunch was good, nice selection, good service.
Will be back!
a little lovely secret of dining almost on the sand. shhhh...don't tell anyone!
Everything was exceptional!
It was a wonderful treat to have brunch at Terrazza during the pandemic. The ambiance was lovely - so great to eat outdoors right on the boardwalk. The food and service were excellent and I felt that all the safety precautions were adhered to.
Very nice beach view and people watching, great for brunch. Food is average and rather slow. Not social media friendly for food presentation.
Can’t beat a dinner in Santa Monica watching the sunset over the Pacific. The atmosphere was great, tasty food, great drink selection, and attentive staff made for an enjoyable evening with friends.
Not enough staff to take care of orders and tables.
Love being outside by the beach hope we can keep doing it even when is safe to eat inside
Waited over an hour and a half for food. Food not worth the price.
Ate here for lunch and it was great. This is the perfect place for a nice lunch/brunch. Even during Covid, I felt safe. The staff sanitized the tables, everyone was distanced and wearing masks. The food was delicious and they have an assortment of lunch/brunch options. The one thing I would say is parking isn't great. They have a $10 Valet with validation which for me is a kind of a lot for a 2 hour meal or they have street parking which is relatively impossible on a nice sunny day by the beach. Other than that I thoroughly enjoyed my time at Terrazza and would recommend.
Quality of food did not match the price. Menu is not créative.
Experience was lovely, food could have been a little bit better but was not bad at all.
Great view and good food! So nice to get out again.
I went with my brother because he was visiting from NY. Food was on time and delicious. The view is beyond any expectation
The Sea Bass was frozen & we had to send back. It was in a green parsley sauce which didn’t have any flavor but was a woman’s worst nightmare for a date. Clearly a male chef didn’t understand what it’s like to be on a date & green particles in your teeth aren’t worth freezer burned fish. The shrimp cocktail weren’t good quality either. We ended up eating cheese and bread and enjoying the view. The staff was great and worked hard
Service was excellent and the food was great.
Very nice terrace dining at the Casa Del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica. Outstanding view of the beach and pier.
Service was just absolutely horrible. Food took an hour and we only ordered a salmon poke and a lobster roll
Wish we could have ate in the restaurant with ocean views. Covid 19 put a damper in the whole dining. We sat on a lower level where the dining was moved to, so no view.
They made the best they can, not the hotel's fault.
Terrazza is rated 4.6 stars by 293 OpenTable diners.
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.