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Blue Plate Taco

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
1515 Ocean Ave, Shore Hotel, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2118
+1 310-458-2985
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (229 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1515 Ocean Ave, Shore Hotel, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2118
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I stopped by for an early lunch. I had the tacos of the day. They were a grilled shrimp taco with aragula. They were very good. The services was also attentive and polite.

Thank leojtracnik
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place severely jet-lagged and in desperate need of some good hearty food, and this definitely hit the spot! The service was friendly and attentive, and the food was speedy and delicious! I had the steak tacos which were sweet, spicy and...More

Thank Kate N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our son took us to this restraunt because he really likes their Fish tacos. So both he and my husband ordered the fish tacos one deep fried and one grilled. They both really enjoyed them. I ordered the vegetarian tacos and can honestly say that...More

Thank Katz2christine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here on a recent trip to Santa Monica. I had chicken tacos and they were so good! The chicken was flavoured so well and the rest of the items complemented the dish perfectly. It’s location on the beach front was lovely for people...More

Thank danniannie
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed in Santa Monica on a layover. We found this Taco place while walking around and it was amazing. The fish Tacos and the margarita with the charred pineapple blew us away. I would highly recommend.

Thank mmarche
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I didn't expect much from this spot because I was hot, hungry and tired from walking and wanted to just sit and be still. The service was pretty good on a busy Saturday afternoon. We sat outside at this small but very busy, bustling spot...More

Thank tomiber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for lunch while I was on vacation with my girlfriend and we loved it. We shared nachos for an appetizer and I had the pork enchiladas. Both very very good. Service was friendly, and the outdoor seating was awesome! My girlfriend got the...More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After an 11 hour flight we were having trouble finding a spot for a tasty, casual dinner. We spotted this place and it looked busy but the hostess said it would only be a 10 min wait and she was right. We just had chips,...More

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came across Blue Plate Taco while strolling along Ocean Ave during a recent business trip. My coworker and I were delighted to be seated at an ocean view table to take in the spectacular Santa Monica sunset! The sangria and skinny margarita were fantastic beverage...More

Thank jst1975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely little place to stop and have lunch or eat at anytime during the day. We are here twice while in Santa Monica, the farmers nachos and the chicken tacos were to die for!! Definitely recommend this place!!

Thank gemma r
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1 August 2017|
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Response from Chip17 | Reviewed this property |
Awesome we had the Spicy Margaritas - if you are in the mood for a few try the pitchers of margaritas 😉😉
1 May 2017|
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Response from Mersey869 | Reviewed this property |
There is expensive valet parking close by, but look for street parking in the evenings.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1515 Ocean Ave, Shore Hotel, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2118
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-458-2985
  • This restaurant is at Shore Hotel
We will be closing for renovations from Monday April 23rd - April 26th. We do apologize for the inconvenience. We will reopen doors on Friday April 27th.
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