Restaurants in Santa Monica, CA


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Louise's Trattoria

Louise's Trattoria

Santa Monica, CA

Unpretentious Italian restaurant with very good pizza. You can definitely bring children here. I like this location because it's pretty quite and mellow.

Cafe Crepe

Cafe Crepe

Santa Monica, CA

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

Catch

Catch

Santa Monica, CA

The Venue is beautifully modern yet elegant with a breathtaking view of the beach. A great place to take a date! Server could not have been more pleasant, fun and knowledgeable about the menu and wine.

Huckleberry

Huckleberry

Santa Monica, CA

This bright, airy and joyful Santa Monica bakery has a pastry case that will make your jaw drop, and sophisticated breakfast, lunch and dinner offerings too--try the brisket hash with arugula, and local line caught tuna with white beans and fingerlings. Thursdays are $30 prix fixe "family dinner" nights--check the website for updated menus.

Top Restaurants in Santa Monica, CA



Restaurants in Santa Monica, 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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Yummy Cupcakes

Yummy Cupcakes

313 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica


Find cupcakes that not only have the perfect cake-frosting ratio, but also come on fun flavors and colors.
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Bistro 31

Bistro 31

2900 31st St, Santa Monica


I really enjoy dining at Bistro 31. It's nice to see young people working towards a career with such a hands on approach. The menu is fun with fair prices and changes so there is…
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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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Buffalo Club

Buffalo Club

1520 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica


I look forward to the opening of the inside dining room. Santa Monica needs a new gourmet, fine-dining location! We enjoyed sitting outside, as it’s one of the best places for…
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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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Renovo Inc

Renovo Inc

2200 Colorado Ave Unit G1, Santa Monica


I visited Renovo for the first time the other day. I had the Tropical smoothie, and it was absolutely delicious. It was not too sugary like the the smoothies from Jamba Juice or…
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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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Ameci Pizza & Pasta

Ameci Pizza & Pasta

2218 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica


I love this pizza inn! Everyone is soo nice and there pizza is soo fresh. If you like thin crust you will love there's it is made fresh everyday. Try the taco pizza on thin…
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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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