Restaurants in Downtown, CA


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Bangkok West

Bangkok West

Santa Monica, CA

Really delicious Thai restaurant. It is a step up from the normal hole in the wall Thai places that every neighborhood has. Good prices and lunch specials too.

Hikari Sake House

Hikari Sake House

Santa Monica, CA

Awesome happy hour specials and one of the best quality sushi spots in Santa Monica that won't rape your wallet. Located lots of LA's best start up companies too so you can mingle with a entrepreneurial and techie crowd.

Cafe Crepe

Cafe Crepe

Santa Monica, CA

Marguerite is a fabulous server! Food is decent but service really was above and beyond

Vanilla Bake Shop

Vanilla Bake Shop

Santa Monica, CA

Baby peanut butter chocolate cupcakes!!! The best! As for cake, spicy carrot cake!

Top Restaurants in Downtown, CA



Restaurants in Downtown, CA
Harvelle's

Harvelle's

1432 Fourth St, Santa Monica


This is sick and I like it! They have a great bar manned by great tenders and they also have a wicked song list to play, they never disappoint.
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Big Dean's Oceanfront Cafe

Big Dean's Oceanfront Cafe

1615 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica


hey guys i'll be their sat 25 with some friends any special or discount being name DEAN myself
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The Lobster

The Lobster

1602 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica


One of the best places to get seafood in LA. The view is absolutely gorgeous. What a location. This isn't a casual seafood place, definitely somewhere to dress up a bit for.
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Ocean Ave Seafood

Ocean Ave Seafood

1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica


I have food intolarences due to a recent developed health problem. I called and spoke with the manager to see if they can accomodate someone with food allergies. All i needed was…
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Angelato Cafe

Angelato Cafe

301 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica


Die and go to gelato heaven! Delicious sorbets and gelato that will make Ben and Jerry jealous.
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Cameo Bar at Viceroy Santa Monica

Cameo Bar at Viceroy Santa Monica

1819 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica


Friday 2pm Happy Hour! $2 from 2-2:59 pm, $3 from 3-3:59 til 5:59pm. It's super cheap and a fun way to do happy hour. This place is bustling with young beautiful people. You can…
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Yankee Doodles (Santa Monica)

Yankee Doodles (Santa Monica)

1410 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica


Enjoy the game and a beer along the 3rd street promenade just steps from the beach. Giant tv's line the walls, the pours are big and prices just right. The perfect spot to enjoy…
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Sushi Roku

Sushi Roku

1401 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica


Hangout!!!
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La Cachette Bistro

La Cachette Bistro

1733 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica


OK foodies, here goes. You may not know this about me, but in a past life I worked as a professional chef in NYC. That being said I do know a thing or two about food, even though I…
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Bar Chloe

Bar Chloe

1449 2nd St, Santa Monica


Happy hour is 6-8pm Monday-Friday, the bar itself is dark, small and classy. I love their grilled cheese and mac and cheese. I love that they have a lot of finger foods.
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Santa Monica Place. While the Place itself is wonderful since it's new designs over the years, it's the sweet little discovery at The Market (amazing food and open space) AND Samo Kids club is SO fun for the little ones. … read more


Bangkok West. Really delicious Thai restaurant. It is a step up from the normal hole in the wall Thai places that every neighborhood has. Good prices and lunch specials too.… read more


Vanilla Bake Shop. If I'm in Santa Monica, I stop here to buy a cupcake. They are so moist, delicious flavors. Puts a smile on your face. … read more