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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

301 Santa Monica Pier, Building 9, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
+1 310-393-0458
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (344 reviews)
“seafood” (121 reviews)
“fries” (83 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
301 Santa Monica Pier, Building 9, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
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Reviewed yesterday

Yes enjoyed an early lunch after a pleasant morning on the pier. Shared some dishes and drinks and enjoyed the view with a walk on the beach post good tucker.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Christine E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was suspect, however the food was great (maybe better than Fisherman’s Wharf in San Fran). The staff are super friendly and want you to join in on the fun atmosphere. It makes you want to wish ghat the Bubba Gump story was real Oh...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank wilr915
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place always has great service. Thanks Nick our waiter! Love the shrimp New Orleans! Mozzarella sticks are also great but very large. Better shared!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank No0osho
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It felt surreal stepping inside Bubba Gump Shrimp Restaurant. Loved the way the staff all celebrated customers birthdays and was tempted to mention mine was only a week away but after 10 other rousing choruses and loud excitement l kept quiet.. l ordered a blue...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank carisbrook77
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice thematic restaurant (Forrest Gump). We ordered the shrimp stuffed with crab (outstanding) and a shrimp Mac & cheese (also outstanding). I am just giving 4 stars here because the service at this location was not that great (2 stars for the waitress serving...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank pedromE6613EP
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is the first time eating at this restaurant and the overall experience was average! We were fairly seated rather quickly. The server was slow and not very attentive! We had to request a glass for the soft drink three times! I had to request...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank carlosrican
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoy this restaurant no matter where it is. We have visited it in several cities in the US. Good foof, ggod service

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ligia A
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ate there last week for dinner. Had to wait about 20 minutes for a table as they were busy. Not a problem. The menu was great. Lots to choose from. Food was delicious and didnt take too long to arrive. Our waiter was bubbly and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank youngsonia
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Haven’t been to bubba hump for some time but it still has the magic of the movie. Big choice of meals, the coconut shrimp was my pick, and fast efficient service meant we had a very enjoyable lunch on the pier. Not only a restaurant...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BillAnd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is busy always , we had visited Santa Monica pier couple days back . So last nite in LA decided to eat here. Huge menu with far to many options. Both the people and food is pumped through here. Mostly everything is breaded...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mccdzyne
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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6 September 2016|
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Response from phoebehackett | Reviewed this property |
We didn't make a reservation, they took our names, told us it would be about a 30 min wait - We went away and came back after 30 mins and were taken to our table.
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Ernie R
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Response from Globetrotski | Reviewed this property |
They get right into it ! Your daughter should have a birthday to remember for a long time !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Santa Monica Pier, Building 9, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-0458
Description
Since 1996, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. has been entertaining guests with a charming down-home style that's a hit with eaters around the globe. Our menu offers a number of items for the shrimp lover in all of us. Boasting creative seafood dishes inspired straight from the movie Forrest Gump and a fun family atmosphere, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. will have you running to the nearest location you can find!
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