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Back on the Beach

445 Palisades Beach Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1601
+1 310-393-8282
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00 Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
445 Palisades Beach Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our breakfast sitting outside with our feet in the sand. The servers were very friendly and kept our coffee cups full. We just had toast and granola but it was really delicious.

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here a few times in the past. Location is great, the food is just okay but service is terrible. The host Ashley was actually careless and kind of rude. Its a shame this great location could be so much better. The crew...More

Thank Maya663
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fabulous place to sit literally on the beach, on the sand, under an umbrella. The ocean is right in your face, and the ambiance is utterly beachy. There is a great menu and every item I've had has been just wonderful. I particularly like...More

Thank gotboxr
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Beautiful beachy ambiance coupled with delicious, wide ranging menu. Breakfast, lunch, dinner offerings. Highly recommend!

Thank Alva920
Reviewed 8 September 2018

$10+ for two eggs is pretty ridiculous. Pretty much anywhere else would include bacon, and still charge less than that. Be that as it may, the food is good and the location is great. It's right on the beach, and has indoor and outdoor seating....More

Thank FilmScoreComposer
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Was recommended this place a number of times and it does what it says on the tin. Really enjoyed it. Had lunch and dinner here over our stay. Good food, solid menu (enough options but not too many), caters well for kids They also rent...More

Thank ndwalsh
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Good food at a decent price. The quantity was plentiful. The Breakfast Sandwich was very filling and delicious. The service was very attentive and professional. Great place to have breakfast on the beach.

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Friend loved the views and being able to dangle feet in the sand - food always great & fun to take the left over salad home for snack latter - yummy

Thank amynjim
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Waited an hour to be seated, and waiting an hour and a half for food(still no food!). Not even an explanation, much less an apology from our server! Have not tasted the food yet, so no comment on that.

Thank Singhtwins
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

The food is delicious and right on beach! Perfect place to have brunch. I’m not giving them 5 stars because the prices of the food are higher at the restaurant than what the menu on here shows. We did not appreciate the false advertising, it’s...More

Thank Lyndi B
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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25 March 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from OutofAfrica660213 | Reviewed this property |
Hi , we have been celebrating a birthday breakfast. So diificult for me to talk about the other dishes. But i had an excellent French Toast, very good bread, my friends scrambled eggs have been very good and the fruit salad... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Palisades Beach Rd, Santa Monica, CA 90402-1601
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-8282
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