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La Sandia - CLOSED

395 Santa Monica Pl Ste 305N, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3481
+1 310-393-3300
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
7 Dec 2014
“Best Mexican in Santa Monica ”
3 Dec 2014
“Outstanding Service & Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
€€ - €€€
395 Santa Monica Pl Ste 305N, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3481
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Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

I am far from a Mexican cuisine foodie,but, I know good food. La Sandia, a Richard Sandoval restaurant in the Santa Monica shopping mall makes great Mexican fare. From the guacamole de casa to the Chicken with habanero mole to the sweet plantains, each dish...More

Thank BXzilla
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

Outstanding meal for our table of 8! Our group had ordered guacamole (did not disappoint) and the fundido (melted cheese) to start. Our server was extremely attentive, and utmost pleasant. He automatically brought waters, took our order and completely anticipated our needs. Food was authentic...More

Thank Malia R
Reviewed 11 November 2014

The place is beautiful, the food is good. They don't have the same service and attention. The restaurant has a great outside seat area with an stunning view to 3rd St. Promenade and it was not open.....How come?

Thank manny013
Reviewed 1 November 2014 via mobile

Me and a buddy went on Tuesday night for Taco Tuesday. Excellent deal on tacos, especially since these were really good tacos. Had some guacamole as an appetizer. Good place for dinner.

Thank Hulafied
Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

I am not a a Mexican food expert,but, can say with confidence that La Sandia is light years ahead of the run of the mill places I've eaten in. This is a Richard Sandoval restaurant that mixes traditional and eclectic to produce an eating experience...More

Thank BXzilla
Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

Went for a moms night out ... Margaritas were a little dissapointing but the chips and guacamole were great ... The food was good ... Our server was very informative and helpful ... Overall it was a decent place

Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

Caught the end of Happy Hour at La Sandia with their bottomless guacamole and margaritas. Which was the perfect end to a day of shopping with my Sister and niece. They also had a great kids menu and my niece devoured the cheese quesadilla. The...More

Thank dare1307
Reviewed 28 September 2014

We dined here last night. I found it on open table and was thrilled with our experience. I requested an outside table so we could view the infamous 3rd St. Promenade. The restaurant went out of their way to assure us they'd get us a...More

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 26 September 2014

I used to come here for lunch a few times a week. They've got a delicious menu and a wide variety of mescal and tequila. The servers are very friendly but I couldn't give this place a 100% rating because of the managers. They're pretty...More

Thank AprylBoyle
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Visited La Sandia on 16 September for lunch. Very impressed to see a separate gluten free list of what items on their menu are gluten free. I had the La Sandia Nachos, they were delicious and a perfect portion size. Service very good and staff...More

Thank ameliatbs
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dining Style
Casual 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: 395 Santa Monica Pl Ste 305N, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3481
    (Broadway Blvd & 3rd Street)
  • Public Transportation: The Santa Monica Big Blue Bus and Rapid 3 stops regularly in front of the Santa Monica Place mall at the corner of 4th and Broadway. For full schedule and information, please visit: http://bigbluebus.com/busroutes/schedule.asp?bus_route=33&dayofweek=weekdays
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-3300
  • E-mail
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