Santa Monica, CA

  (13 restaurants)    
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Bay Cities Italian Deli & Bakery
1517 Lincoln Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 395-8279
www.baycitiesitaliandeli....
  • Godmother Sandwich
    Mary Sue recommends w/ extra italian sauce & extra peppers; mortadella, Genoa salami, prosciutto, capicola, provolone, tomato, lettuce, Chicago-style giardiniera (sliced pickled hot & mild peppers), Italian dressing; recommend ordering w/ "the works"; looks good
4.0 out of 5
3791 ratings
opened in 1925; gourmet market
2
Cha Cha Chicken
1906 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 581-1684
www.chachachicken.com...
  • Coconut Fried Chicken
    secret is jerk spice; marinated overnight and roasted next day, then coated in coconut milk & shavings & flour and fried; looks good
4.0 out of 5
1606 ratings
"colorful beach shack serving an inventive and delicious blend of all the caribbean flavours"; garden patio available
3
Chinois on Main
2709 Main St
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 392-9025
www.wolfgangpuck.com/rest...
  • Shanghai Lobster
4.0 out of 5
433 ratings
4
Sweet Rose Creamery
826 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 260-2663
www.sweetrosecreamery.com...
  • Build Your Own Sundae
    Curtis got chocolate & vanilla ice cream sundae topped w/ brownie bites, cacao nibs, toasted almonds, hot chocolate & caramel sauce; looks good
4.0 out of 5
994 ratings
pasteurizes on site and makes all ice cream, sorbets & dairy free ice creams on premises from scratch every day using fresh ingredients from produce from the Santa Monica Farmers Market (purchased every Wednesday); multiple locations
5
Valentino Italian Restaurant
3115 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA
(310) 829-4313
www.pieroselvaggio.com...
  • White Truffle Tagliatelle
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
390 ratings
6
1 Pico
1 Pico Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 587-1717
https://www.shuttersonthe...
  • Salted Caramel Sundae
3.5 out of 5
237 ratings
perched above the beach w/ scenic views
7
Finn McCool's
2700 Main St
Santa Monica, CA 90405
(310) 452-1734
www.finnmccoolsirishpub.c...
  • Guinness
    best selling beer of all time (10 million pints in 150 countries per day); to properly pour from tap, fill beer in 19-oz imperial glass to top, wait 3 minutes for pint to settle and then top off
  • Potato Skins
    signature dish; potato skins, Irish bacon, blarney cheese, mushrooms & horseradish-sour cream mix
3.5 out of 5
430 ratings
famous for painstakingly bringing every piece of the original bar from Dublin to its current location (near the beach); most of the staff is from Ireland to bring Irish authenticity and charm; offer Irish music and dance performances
8
Huckleberry
1014 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 451-2311
www.huckleberrycafe.com...
  • Blueberry Cornmeal Cake
  • Fried Egg Sandwich
    2 sunny-side-up eggs, Niman Ranch bacon, gruyere cheese, arugula, aioli on country toast
3.5 out of 5
1768 ratings
artisan bakery & cafe in a warm, casual atmosphere
9
Patrick's Roadhouse
106 Entrada Dr
Santa Monica, CA 90402
(310) 459-4544
patricksroadhouse.info...
  • "The Governator"
    inspired by Arnold Schwarzenegger's mother & made for Arnold when he came in; everything in the kitchen (onions, bacon, tomatoes, mushroom, sausage, ham, eggs) chopped & grilled
  • Dijon Plum Burger
    angus burger w/ plum jelly on hamburger bun
  • Rockefeller Burger
    angus burger w/ sour cream, jack cheese, mushrooms & caviar; "if you have to ask how much, you can't afford it" (on menu)
3.5 out of 5
431 ratings
est. 1973; once an abandoned red car passenger depot & then a hot dog stand now the entire buidling is painted bright mossy shamrock green w/ 1940's rustic décor & atmosphere; local favorite
10
Riva (CLOSED)
312 Wilshire Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 451-7482
  • Chocolate Hazelnut Purse
3.5 out of 5
104 ratings
CLOSED
11
Stefan's at L.A. Farm (CLOSED)
3000 Olympic Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 449-4000
www.stefansrestaurants.co...
  • Lollipop Trio
    layered ice cream on lollipop sticks
3.5 out of 5
578 ratings
CLOSED
12
Swingers
802 Broadway St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 393-9793
www.swingersdiner.com...
  • Breakfast Foods
    served all day and night
3.5 out of 5
1072 ratings
opened in 2000; 60's style décor; late night institution; Tom Hanks, Janet Jackson have visited; movie "Knocked Up" was filmed here
13
Ye Olde King's Head
116 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 451-1402
www.yeoldekingshead.com...
  • Fish & Chips
    fried cod served w/ side of tartar sauce, but traditionalists add salt & malt vinegar; looks good
3.5 out of 5
1018 ratings
est. 1974; traditional British pub only steps from the beach; casual dining room, outdoor patio & gift shoppe; Justin Timberlake, Tom Cruise, Kate Beckinsale have visited
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