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Blue Plate Oysterette

) #7 of 529 Restaurants in Santa Monica €€ - €€€ American, Seafood, Soups
1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
+1 310-576-3474
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“oysters” (217 reviews)
“lobster roll” (64 reviews)
“key lime pie” (36 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
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American, Seafood, Soups, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
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11 - 20 of 638 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent location, very popular, charming small seafront restaurant. Seating inside and outside. Suits couples or smaller groups. Good choice of food, tasty too. Service is friendly and polite. Portions are a bit small, one of our parties white bass was only a few mouthfuls.

Thank Family10000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They had several different varieties of oysters. I tried 2 and they were both great. Not a big variety of food but everything was good that we ate. Service was great.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere at this busy seafood restaurant - sat at the bar which was like a chef's table. There is a big choice of oysters which were really fresh and a nice choice of innovative specials and fresh fish - loved the fish tacos -...More

Thank LargecatsUK
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is our favorite casual dining spot for the freshest seafood in Santa Monica. If you sit outside, you also have a wonderful view of the park and the ocean. There are a large number of great choices on the menu, including a wonderful selection...More

Thank Dewey G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had a nice sunset dinner of chowder, lobster mac and cheese and oysters. The chowder was great. We tried two types of oysters and loved them both. My favorite was the lobster mac n cheese - this was the best I've ever had. Big chunks...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 5 July 2017

A single luncher, I was early enough to get the front table in the right corner with a view. The meal was terrific and thank goodness I passed on the chips as recommended by the waiter! It was a big serve!

Thank DrJanetHall
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a great view and location. We had the seafood combo with some drinks. Unfortunately the platter is overly greasy with little seafood to tempura ratio. We mistakingly thought thought the oysters would be on the side rather than deep fried and having...More

Thank Marius M
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Just a block from the Santa Monica pier, this is nice, local, fairly small restaurant/diner with predominantly a seafood menu. We don't eat shellfish, which is one of their specialties, so look at other reviews for comments on that. However they were certainly serving a...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 24 June 2017

My friend and I dropped in for oysters and bubbles on a Sunday afternoon. The restaurant was very busy and it's obviously got a touristy reputation, but we were pleased to find that this did not interfere with the quality of service. I can't speak...More

Thank megelizah
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My son loves seafood. Based on the menu we chose to eat here. It was pricey and the food was only good, not fantastic. The waiter was cheerful and nice.

Thank Hooisergal
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
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, 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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