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Coast Beach Cafe & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Santa Monica
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1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1063 (Appian Way)
+1 310-581-7714
07:00 - 22:00
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Traveled to Cali in Sept-Oct 2016 and we chose this place for dinner due to its location. Food was great, service very friendly and knowledgeable. Amazing view, sunset was spectacular, will definitely be back.

Thank MontrealLaziale
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Great staff, love the scenery. The food was great and the service superb. I wish to come back. This would be fantastic for any destination i.e. birthday, anniversary, celebratory event.

Thank phbalance3
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Amazing Waffles and probably the best cup of coffee anywhere. The Virginia Bacon is worth ordering extra on the side if that is your thing too! Great service and wide range of selection for all ages. My daughter loved watching the beach strandwalkers from our table. Cute Vineyard Vines outfits -- its sunny in there even when raining outside.

Thank Patti629
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is great resturant in a great hotel. The service is amazing as to be expected in an upmarket hotel and the resturant has a great view of the beach. The meals are well priced and the seafood is quality. We would definitely come back and thank the friend who recommended the resturant.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Springfield, Virginia
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181 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

We had two parties totalling 16, which they were very accommodating to combine on one long table with some additional tables on the end. We were in luck as it was a very slow Monday night--any other night would have been a no go. Very casual atmosphere right on the beach. Food and beverages were all good, but I learned... More 

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New York City, New York
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247 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

I've eaten here twice and will be back - the food is excellent and the views are perfect. I recommend the Heat of Passion cocktail if you like spicy, and the ricotta ravioli with fresh cherry tomatoes, garlic, and basil was fresh and delicious.

Thank NYCJulieB
Calgary, AB, Canada
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136 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We stopped in for lunch while we were exploring the beach walk and shopping in Santa Monica, and were very pleased that we did. We had a 20 minute wait, which was fine. My friends opted for soup (Chowder) and sandwich (Tuna) choices, which they loved. I wasn't that hungry, and was tempted by the beautiful looking cakes on display... More 

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Louisville, Colorado
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Coast was delightfully quiet and calm, but active enough to be interesting. It is somewhat overpriced (e. g. to get bread you have to pay $5 and a glass of wine starts at $14) but my wife's swordfish was probably the best swordfish I have ever tasted. The whole meal, with roasted eggplant, was superb. My ahi tuna Nicoise was... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The best Lobster Roll I have had in a long time......thank you Dylan for nudging me to order it! Relaxing atmosphere with dining inside or on the patio. Wonderful Santa Monica beach right outside for door for the after lunch stroll. Can't wait to return!

Thank tisim
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Followed a recommendation by the Fairmont Miramar hotel concierge and went here for breakfast. It was just breathtaking. Gorgeous views out on Santa Monica beach as well as gentle breezes to cool an otherwise warm day. The lattes hit the spot as did the benedictine eggs. A great start to a day in this very intimate yet elegant setting.

Thank Jufrafay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$50
American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-1063
    (Appian Way)
  • Public Transportation: Pico Blvd - Ocean Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-581-7714

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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