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
Yangtze Restaurant

Yangtze Restaurant

1333 Third St Promenade, Santa Monica


I always stop at Yangtze whenever I'm at the 3rd st. promenade. If you sit at the sushi bar, most rolls are half price. Every tastes great and the staff is very attentive.
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Hillstone_santamonica

Hillstone_santamonica

202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica


I went to Houston's for the first time a few weeks ago and it quickly became one of my favorite places to go for dinner. The Burgers are amazing and so is the staff. They were very…
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Monsieur Marcel pain vin et fromage

Monsieur Marcel pain vin et fromage

1260 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica


Feel and eat like a Frenchman as you melt your cares away into their fondue. Screw calories, the french don't believe in them.
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Pizzarito

Pizzarito

1310 Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica


A new fork style pizza shop. You can order pizza by the slice. The slices are huge and thin like you would get in NY. Great place to stop for a bite. Patio seating for this…
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Soda Jerks Management

Soda Jerks Management

200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica


Originally located in Pasadena, this soda fountain serves up Fosselman's Ice Cream and all the frosty treats you can handle. The Smores Sundae is a standout.
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Xino Restaurant + Lounge

Xino Restaurant + Lounge

1453 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica


Attended a singles event at Xino and really enjoyed myself. It's on the roof of the new Santa Monica Place mall and is just great. Tasty drinks, tasty food and good service to…
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Caffe Bellagio

Caffe Bellagio

1400 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica



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Del Frisco's Grille-Santa Mnc

Del Frisco's Grille-Santa Mnc

1551 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica



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Primi La Mercato

Primi La Mercato

395 Santa Monica Pl, Santa Monica



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Fatburger

Fatburger

1423 Main, Santa Monica



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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