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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1515 Ocean Ave, Shore Hotel, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2118
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place sits on Ocean Drive right by the Pier. Absolutely love the place. I ordered three different tacos...a shrimp, a pork belly, and a grilled fish. I found all to be amazing. I was a little skeptical of the pork belly taco, but it...More

Thank ThePoundcake
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a long flight from the east coast, we just wanted a nice lunch, close to the ocean. Blue Plate Taco was recommended by the hotel and it did not disappoint. We started with the chips and salsa. The salsa was made with roasted tomatoes...More

Thank JerseyAmy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Passed this place on visit to SM and gave it a try. It was awesome! I had the tacos but decided to try them in lettuce instead of traditional tortilla. What a great, healthy idea and delicious too! Try the street corn too because that...More

Thank kristinedenise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful view, great food and great service. I had the ceviche and it was awesome! I stumbled upon this place and its right across from the ocean . Definitely worth going ! Very close to hotels. I would go back!

1  Thank Kristy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal here with kids. Service was excellent, and food was tasty. Not overly salty like a lot of places. They slightly messed up one of the orders but very quickly righted the mistake. Would love to go back. Try the pork belly...More

Thank Petrotravellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate there as often as we could. The margaritas are all fantastic, the food is fresh and delicious, and the service is friendly and fast. Great place for families.

Thank rsulliva
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before and didn’t have issues, but I had way to many issues today I had to let my fellow advisors know..... First off, waiter took order and screwed up all 4 orders, not 1 was correct. When we brought it up to him,...More

Thank davdan143
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time ever that I heard a waitress recommend ordering fewer dishes. Yeah, the portions were very generous, the taste of our salad and tacos was great. And as an added bonus.....this is a great place for people watching.

Thank Wolfgang R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hopping on a Friday night - started at bar with a pitcher of classic margaritas and nacho plate. Enjoyed the noisy atmosphere - not a quiet spot but fun one. Fish tacos were great!

Thank theskiing62018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My mom and I stopped in on a whim looking for a place to eat. The food was reasonably priced, the restaurant was filled with people and the food was delicious. We were given complementary chips and salsa that were home made! Hot chips that...More

Thank Taylor Ann M
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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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Questions & Answers
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 MalcolmChisholm | 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, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
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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