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Blue Plate Oysterette

1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
+1 310-576-3474
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (220 reviews)
“lobster roll” (65 reviews)
“key lime pie” (36 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
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1 - 10 of 652 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent diner with 3, very fresh food (fish). I started with 6 oysters of west an east cost to be honest better then French our Dutch ones! Swordfish was great and coffee & chocolate ice a fine finish. The others selected mussels & clamp linguini...More

Thank Xavier T
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food is great, the seafood tastes fresh. The prices run a bit high. But that's probably explained by the fact you're sitting right next to the Pacific Ocean. Service is excellent. And for those who wonder, the restrooms have an eclectic theme.

Thank Ernest K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Twenty years sure go a long way, in my case visiting Santa Monica again and discovering the Third Street Promenade. Where before there was only the Emporium and other small mall tenants, now the Promenade spans more than five blocks. Street artists, bookstores, restaurants and...More

Thank crispin a
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a reservation for four and we actually arrived a few minutes before and our table was ready, beverages were offered immediately and then we asked questions about the menu, our hosts have owned restaurants and now they run a successful Bed and Breakfast...More

Thank Alma R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in Santa Monica for the night with a friend and wanted oysters. We came straight from the beach and underdressed for the weekend crowd in the zone, but no biggie. It had a very comfortable atmosphere and quaint vibe. The oyster selection was...More

Thank NoMadsen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small restaurant (make your reservation through Open Table!) with patio and indoor seating, you can't go wrong with BPO. A great selection of fresh oysters, buttery clam chowder chock full with clams. The lobster tacos offered a very large portion in each taco and...More

Thank flintgm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything looked good but I was only there for an oyster pit-stop before dinner. The oyster selection is truly impressive and the quality is perfection in a shell! They had about 15-20 different kinds of oysters and you can order each individually

Thank Prester_J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is very small and cosy. They a small patio infront. If you want an outside table you may have to wait for a while. We waited for 45 minutes. The oysters are always fresh and tasty.

Thank Earibal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was excellent, the presentation of the dishes was divine. You could eat outside (we did that) or inside. We shared shrimps and then Lobters Mc and Cheese which were great.

Thank lbernad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went around 5pm on a Sunday so it wasn't busy at all. The lobster tacos were amazing! The Ahi sandwich was great and we all loved the mac and cheese side.

Thank riceweber12
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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Jayne Z S
21 May 2017|
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Response from smokeater55 | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the Blueplate web site, they have a "parking" URL that will give a lot of local info in detail. Or use google earth and you can see all the parking lots that are around the place. Looks like a parking lot... More
Jayne Z S
21 May 2017|
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Response from DoctorB325 | Reviewed this property |
Lot right next door and on street as well
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-576-3474
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