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For 2
Date
Fri, 2/23
Time
8:00 PM
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Malbec - Santa Monica

4.4
511 reviews
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$30 and under
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Argentinean
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Serving the finest Argentine cuisine in the Southland, Malbec offers traditional and contemporary dishes, while also fusing the various cultures of Argentina to create new ones. Only using free range meats cooked over a wood fired grill, seafood, game and homemade pastas. Also featuring the finest selection Argentine wines with some attractive California picks.
Fresh food, excellent service and great ambience come together at Malbec to create an unforgettable culinary experience while keeping it affordable.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Argentinean
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Hours of operation
Monday 11am to 3pm | 5pm to 9pm
Tuesday 11am to 3pm | 5pm to 9pm
Wednesday 11am to 3pm | 5pm to 10pm
Thursday 11am to 3pm | 5pm to 10pm
Friday 11am to 11pm
Saturday 12pm to 11pm
Sunday 12pm to 9pm
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Phone number
(310) 315-5457
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Pablo Alcorta
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
East of 26th Street
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Parking details
Valet Parking Wed through Sat from 6pm and it is located behind our building. Street parking is also available.
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Special events & promotions
Please join us for tapas, wines and happy hour Monday through Friday 4pm to 7pm at bar and lounge.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
What 511 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.0
service
4.2
ambience
4.2
value
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Shrimp was tough. And over cooked. Waitress took half an hour to deliver our bill.

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bruced (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

Excellent food, attentive staff, too noisy, hard to talk, room has too many hard surfaces.

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ericb 
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Well cooked solid food. Specials were excellent. Service good and great portions too.

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Chach 
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Always been my go to resto with my ex hubby and when it used to be Ushuaia... but never disappoints ... food is always delish... service is good... ambiance lovely... so definitely gna keep coming back with more friends in tow😍👍

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Always a pleasure to dine here. A great menu, excellent and friendly servers and delicious food. Hard to beat this combo.

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OpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Always excellent food and service the meats are to die for-- the wine list is always well chosen and things u won't find anywhere else
And a super nice unpretentious wait staff

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SJEPP (London)
3.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Fabulous food but mediocre service with meals served too quickly

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OpenTable Diner (Houston)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Excellent choice. Good steaks, excellent sides. Argentinian Beers and of course, Malbec wines.

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vipMarla (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Food and service were excellent. Lovely place. Quiet enough for conversation. Tables not too close together. We will be back.

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Foodmaven (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

I’ve been here several times and have never been disappointed. Always good food and service.

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