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Il Ristorante di Giorgio Baldi

114 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1104
+1 310-573-1660
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible16%
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114 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1104
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Valet parking is crazy and sets the tone for the frenetic experience to come. Clearly, someone took a geometry class, because this is the mostly densely packed restaurant in which I’ve ever dined, both inside and out. There is no room to wait for your...More

3  Thank dwalker43
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

If you’re either in the mood for a high quality tasty meal, or have guests from out of town who you want to impress restaurant- wise, feel confident in taking them to Giorgios. My only reservation when making a reservation there is the seemingly high...More

Thank Rich J
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

If my headline doesn’t say it all, let me expand. With such a good reputation, we all looked forward to dining a Georgio Baldi.. From the minute we arrived we knew this was going to be a challenge. Our table near the bar, and outside...More

2  Thank Melbscoop
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Why make a promise of 'simplicity, authenticity, and the love for tradition' - as stated on their site - if you cannot deliver? I used to live in Sardinia, Italy, and had been craving a local Sardinian pasta - spagetti alla bottarga - for quite...More

2  Thank Vitamin_Sea2008
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

3 stars.....one for the lovely circular table in a nice corner spot. Another star for the amazing pasta and the final star for the super nice waiter. Stars knocked off the place is mega loud, mega ram packed, full of pretentious telly people. Booked a...More

3  Thank Gill F
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful dining experience- fabulous food, special ambience and attentive service. My salad had the best vinegrette I've ever had while my husband enjoyed the salmon appetizer. We both went with the spinach pasta with meat sauce. (The waiter warned that pasta dishes...More

1  Thank Jill B
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I understand this is the place to be seen. Pricey and very small portions. Service was rushed. We were a large party and were seated outside and not cute or quaint. The server forgot our appetizers and kept bumping me because the table and area...More

1  Thank 00LiaB
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Giorgio Baldi is a amazing little Italian restaurant that has an unpretentious, neighborhood feel and spectacular cuisine. It's very popular among locals, including many celebrities, who want the best food, but want to avoid fuss and drama. Nearly everything on the menu is great, but...More

Thank Dollyamas
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I went to Georgio Baldi with my extended family and really enjoyed the meal. I'm not sure what's with the bad reviews (I guess price scared off a few people and they didn't think it was worth it...but they don't understand fine dining...normally after a...More

1  Thank Combatfisher
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We finally made it to the famous local Italian restaurant loved by all and it did not disappoint! The crowded main room was lively, dim lit and smelled of heaven. Great wine selection and I cannot recommend their sweet corn ravioli enough. The meatballs were...More

2  Thank Leah J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 W Channel Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1104
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-573-1660
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