Where to Eat in Santa Monica

Santa Monica has long established itself as a happening place for new restaurants. Here is a guide to some new and notable places U should try.

The Bungalow Santa Monica
The wildly popular bar/lounge has ocean views and a chic beachhouse look that’s a hit with locals and visitors alike.

Little Door Santa Monica
Known for its rustic charms and as a haunt for ex-pat Europeans, Little Door brings French refinement to L.A.’s Brentwood neighborhood.

Herringbone Santa Monica
Santa Monica’s dining scene is super hot: Herringbone is the latest upscale and brilliantly designed restaurant to open on the once laid-back corridor.

Rustic Canyon
San Francisco and the Bay Area may be renowned for starting the local food movement in California but Rustic Canyon is a beacon of farm-to-table dining right here in Los Angeles.

Tar & Roses
Andrew Kirschner’s Santa Monica flagship restaurant reopens today after a six-month hiatus.

The legendary Santa Monica restaurant has entered a new era, with a new chef and refurbished interior.

An ingredient-driven, neighborhood Mexican restaurant in Santa Monica Canyon, Tallula’s is a stone’s throw from the beach.

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