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Melisse

1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
+1 310-395-0881
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (31 reviews)
“egg caviar” (7 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
French, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€€€
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Value
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LOCATION
1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
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1 - 10 of 260 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been here once before and went back for an anniversary dinner. It met or exceeded our memories of our first visit. This is not an inexpensive meal, but the service and food quality were amazing. We did the 10 course tasting menu and...More

Thank Fred L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I Went there for Father's Day weekend with my girlfriend, The ambience is below average, dark room with no windows and purple wall , I will have to admit the presentation of the food is beautiful as you can see in the pictures but with...More

1  Thank MANO S
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Our second time to dine here. Every dish is unique, exquisite and to die for. We chose the seven course menu. The staff were knowledgeable, helpful when asked the ultimate dining experience. Expensive? Yes, if you go by the numbers. No, if you ho by...More

Thank Rob D
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Mélisse certainly has a great reputation - classically French with two Michelin stars back in the day Michelin did LA (2008, 2009) - but it just didn't quite hit the mark. The menu is a little confusing. We went for the four course with each...More

Thank CIHTravels
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

If you love and appreciate well educated and experienced chefs then this place should be on your list. All Menus are 5/7/ or 10 courses. Highly recommend the wine parings..the sommelier hit it right on with each course. Beautiful presentation, high quality ingredients and blends...More

Thank Tennislefty
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This is a must do if you are in the area. It is one of my top 10 dining experiences...and I've had many all over the world. The service is great, attentive without being intrusive. I told one of the waitstaff who were taking care...More

Thank Victoria O
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

No chef hello- no crazy scene - no ridiculous bar mixologist - no bs So why visit - Excellent staff who cares about your experience Excellent food presented in a way you remember the flavor not just how it looks on the plate Wine service...More

Thank Ask2416
Reviewed 13 March 2017

An Experience to Remember. The food was not only Delicious but so Beautiful! There were some courses that were bold and some that were light. The many different flavors, smells and the beauty of how it was all put together made for an Dining Experience...More

Thank Molly W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Clearly the best restaurant in all of Los Angeles. Every experience is unrivaled. A variety of prix fixe menus with additional special menus such as for Valentine's Day. From the amuse bouche to the appetizers to the entrees, each dish is a surprise with unique...More

Thank lasereyesdoc
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Each course was better than the one before. Great wine list. Knowledgeable and attentive servers. Fantastic food!

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Nearby
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
...More
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Nearby Attractions
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120 reviews
.66 km away
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.62 km away
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.82 km away
The Performing Arts Center Santa Monica College
8 reviews
.23 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
    (11th Street and Wilshire Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-395-0881
  • E-mail
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