20 Best American Restaurants In Santa Monica, CA

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Tar & Roses is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 602 Santa Monica Boulevard. They are open every day of the week. Wood. Fire. Smoke. Tar & Roses is chef Andrew Kirschner's highly lauded flagship restaurant in Santa Monica, where he has crafted the menu around a wood-burning oven. Flavors are globally inspired. Wood. Fire. Smoke. Tar & Roses is chef Andrew Kirschner's highly...
602 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
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1
203 votes
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Umami Burger is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 525 Broadway. This restaurant serves truffle fries, hatch, manly, seared ahi, roasted portobello, manly fries, and ahi tuna. They also serve throwback, umami wings, cali, crispy diablo, short rib sliders, manly chick, and house pickle plate. They are open every day of the week. Umami means “deliciousness.” Learn about the 5th...
525 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
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2
398 votes
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Upper West is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 3321 Pico Boulevard. This restaurant serves mussels, curried chicken, chana masala (chickpea stew), braised brisket tacos, ethan's mac & cheese, sweet potato, and braised prime short rib. They also serve the giselle (seared crab...
3321 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, 90405
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3
222 votes
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True Food Kitchen is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 395 Santa Monica Boulevard. This restaurant serves daily market soup, smoked turkey sandwich, grass-fed burger, mozzarella & organic tomato pizza, grilled avocado, red chili noodles, and banana muffin. They also serve quinoa...
395 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
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4
178 votes
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The Misfit Restaurant + Bar is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 225 Santa Monica Boulevard. This restaurant serves delicious bbq salmon, olive oil sea salt, tuna tataki, house cured salmon on toast, blistered sugar snap peas, prime rib french dip nik niks, and soup + salad...
225 Santa Monica Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
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5
293 votes
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R+D Kitchen is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 1323 Montana Avenue. This restaurant serves asian chicken & noodle salad, center-cut filet, veggie burger, the newporter, ding’s crispy chicken sandwich, chicken meatballs & spaghetti, and greek style chicken. They also serve wild mushroom meatloaf, today’s seafood, mediterranean seared tuna salad, spinach & cheese omelet,...
1323 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, 90403
Rank
6
163 votes
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Bru's Wiffle is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 2408 Wilshire Boulevard. This restaurant serves very mixed salad, sweet potato fries, classic burger, gluten free waffle, pepperoni scramble, roasted vegetables, and big breakfast. They also serve waco, banana pecan waffle, meatball marinara, spinach wrap, chicken curry salad, mini chocolate waffle, and 100% pure maple syrup....
2408 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, 90403
Rank
7
181 votes
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The Library Alehouse is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 2911 Main Street. This restaurant serves ahi burger, nachos, steak salad, sweet and spicy wings, basket of fries, roasted cauliflower, and off-menu fajitas and tostadas. They also serve taco plate, alehouse burger, alehouse benedict, huevos rancheros con carnitas, frutti di mare, grilled veggie quesadilla, and pulled...
2911 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90405
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8
194 votes
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Pono Burger is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 829 Broadway. They are open every day of the week. Pono Burger and Chef Makani's have a simple philosophy: use organic, local, farmers' market ingredients for a handcrafted burger made with integrity that tastes great. Pono Burger has several options for the perfect space for your next event. We can accommodate parties up to 100...
829 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
Rank
9
96 votes
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Lunetta All Day is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 2420 Pico Boulevard. They are open every day of the week. We buy the freshest ingredients we can find. We cook seasonally because that’s what is fresh and best. We support local farmers and businesses whenever we can, because it’s the right thing to do and the best flavor naturally follows. Menus for Lunetta are locally...
2420 Pico Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, 90405
Rank
10
70 votes
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Tender Greens is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 201 Arizona Avenue. This restaurant serves happy vegan, grilled chicken cobb, tender greens, harvest, baby spinach, grilled veggies, and chipotle barbecue chicken. They also serve pick one, on a simple salad, grilled prawns, baby arugula, rustic chicken soup, backyard steak, and roasted roma tomato bread soup. They are open...
201 Arizona Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
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11
124 votes
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Veggie Grill is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 2025 Wilshire Boulevard. They are open every day of the week. At Veggie Grill, we see every season as an opportunity to celebrate vegetables at the center of your plate, with bold and craveable flavors. At Veggie Grill, vegetables are the rockstars! We see every season as an opportunity to create bold and delicious ways to...
2025 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, 90403
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12
104 votes
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Hillstone is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 202 Wilshire Boulevard. This restaurant serves coconut shrimp roll, seasonal vegetable, shrimp & macadamia roll, hawaiian rib-eye, rotisserie chicken, grilled chicken salad, and grilled artichokes. They also serve black beans & white rice, hand-cut french fries, classic california roll, ahi tuna with shitake ponzu, thai steak &...
202 Wilshire Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
Rank
13
86 votes
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Blue Daisy is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 609 Broadway. They are open every day of the week. E Daisy. Our beautiful back patio gets full with customers enjoying their delicious Bacon Bloody Mary’s, Mimosas, Bellinis or Sangrias. We serve breakfast and lunch from 8am in the morning until 4 pm in the afternoon – everyday. We support local, organic and certified humane...
609 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
Rank
14
62 votes
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0.0
The Penthouse is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 1111 2nd Street. This restaurant serves fried zucchini blossom, chicken paillard, vongole capellini, applewood bacon, oraganic kale, macaroni & cheese, and crispy skin salmon. They also serve classic, tuna tartar, neopolitan pizza, colorado rack of lamb, chopped, oatmeal, and organic beet salad. They are open every day of the...
1111 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90403
Rank
15
239 votes
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Del Frisco's Grille is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 1551 Ocean Avenue. They are open every day of the week. From brunch to Fantasy Football, Del Frisco's Grille has a variety of promotions to offer. See what we have going on today! *Offer valid for online sign-up only. Not valid with any other offer or featured menu. Limit one per table of 4. Excludes tax and gratuity....
1551 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
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16
63 votes
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Swingers is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 802 Broadway. They are open every day of the week. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks and more. ******** serves organic eggs and produce whenever possible. Jerk marinated grilled chicken breast served over a bed of hearts of romaine, tomatoes, potatoes, and house-made croutons, served with Caesar dressing and topped with shaved...
802 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
Rank
17
177 votes
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Warszawa is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 1414 Lincoln Boulevard. This restaurant serves apple martini (with bison grass vodka), zubrowka (bison grass vodka), selection of clear polish vodkas, remy martin xo, and remy martin vsop. They are open every day except Monday. " an independent trade union movement in Poland that developed into a mass campaign for political change...
1414 Lincoln Boulevard, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
Rank
18
68 votes
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Blue Stove is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 220 Broadway. This restaurant serves filet mignon, citrus heirloom carrots with toasted pistachios, lettuce cups with szechuan glazed chicken, roasted garlic chicken with grilled corn & arugula, salt & pepper calamari with lemon zest, pasta with tomato sauce, and house ground beef sliders. They also serve chicken satay, grilled...
220 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA, 90401
Rank
19
66 votes
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0.0
West 4th/Jane is a restaurant located in Santa Monica, California at 1432 4th Street. They are open every day of the week. Friendly neighborhood bar and restaurant in downtown Santa Monica. Craft beers, tasty bites, sports on TV and a laid-back beach vibe. Known for rare beers, wings, burgers, tater tots, salads and New York sports on TV. Especially hockey and football. West 4th & Jane is a New...
1432 4th Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90402
Rank
20
70 votes
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