Santa Monica Restaurant Reviews
Welcome to our Santa Monica restaurant reviews guide where you'll find top restaurants off the beaten path, both locally owned and chain. In fact, some of the best restaurants in the Santa Monica just might be the little mom and pop operations flying under the radar. For some of the best picks in Santa Monica, you've come to the right place.
Our Santa Monica restaurant reviews guide can help you make sense of the thousands of options out there. Happy eating!
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“I felt I was scammed. I have travelled to Japan and I know what the prices are for sushi and sashimi... The Hump was priced as if it was based in Downtown Tokyo, not a runway strip in Santa Monica. The taste was not up to par to other sushi places in Los Angeles or San Francisco; cooked items we... ” (07/23/2009)
“The manager walked away while we were reporting a problem to her! A male employee took about half of our order and did a good job, but a girl took over. To start the fiasco, she messed up what he had already done correctly. It shouldn’t have been difficult since we had a simple order. My ad... ” (09/05/2008)
“I was a guest in the "Lounge" area where they have live bands and dancing on a Friday evening. I made previous arrangements with the manager to celebrate my birthday there. The promoter and bouncer, who apparently are very dishonest, created problems for my guests throughout the course of the evenin... ” (07/06/2008)
“This used to be a great french restaurant!!” (01/02/2008)
“New Year's Eve @ Monsoon-cafe- Blatant lies over the phone to entice our large party to book a NYE reservation CHECK! $20 Margarita CHECK! Bad service CHECK! Bad food CHECK ! Horrible management team CHECK! Writing this review to w... ” (10/27/2007)
“A bit pricey! But the food was OK. Service a little slow,” (03/13/2007)
“This is a classy restaurant. My husband and I brought our three kids on a busy night and they were so kind and professional. Not put out by them at all. The food was good too. We had a great time!” (10/07/2006)
“This restaurant was lovely,exquiste,and the service and excellent. Exotic dishes from the Caspian Sea. I will never forget this experience.” (07/07/2001)
“This is a ultimate Asian experience. The decor is right out of Bali travel guide with lots of bamboo & authentic artifacts from Southeast Asia. The Sushi bar is manned by the Executive chef from Japan and the quality and the flavor shows the care. The rest of the menu is mish mash of Korean, Chinese... ”