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Boa Steakhouse

101 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2201
+1 310-899-4466
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (283 reviews)
“petite filet” (13 reviews)
“new york strip” (15 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
101 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2201
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Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

It's a steakhouse and the front of house think it is a Michelin star restaurant! However, moan over, the food is good, the presentation was fine, portion size good, priced higher than expected but it was worth it. The steaks were well cooked, the lobster...More

Thank Superally2007
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Perhaps a carnivore would have enjoyed this place more, although I did not notice my companions eating their steaks with great relish. I had a grilled salmon dish which was dried out. An unmemorable dessert. Second rate red wine that ran out and was followed...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I had the swordfish, a salad and some fine wine from Napa Valley. Service was outstanding as was the food and wine. Boa continues to be one of the finest restaurants in Santa Monica located overlooking the Pacific on Ocean Avenue.

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Boa is in a great location - and it has great service and atmosphere. Food was avergae - I wasn't blown away - but it was enjoyable

Thank 284tony
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Dined here with a college friend. I had a filet and it may have been one of the best steaks I've ever had. It was prepared, perfectly. We sat on the patio and had fabulous service. Highly recommend!

Thank olgabs
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Started out with killer drinks at the bar. Not gonna lie I tried four of the martini's on the menu. I think they may have five to offer. All were wonder. I am not a big red meat person but everyone I always done with...More

Thank travelingqueenbee
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

This is an institution for carnivores the way Morton's is (though the latter has more knowledgeable serving staff). A prior visit involved vintage champagne but on this trip it was wine. The list was aptly deep and dwelled in the three digits though you can...More

Thank Guy G
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I've been to the Santa Monica and West Hollywood locations. Both have been excellent experiences. The food is not cheap, but if you want a great steak or seafood, it's hard to beat. The atmosphere of both locations is very comfortable and inviting and great...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The food was excellent, but the menu was so expensive we could only get appetizers. $79 for a steak?! One could easily spend $200 for a dinner here. We ordered two appetizers -crabcake and scallops. The crabcake was small and we were given 3 scallops....More

Thank happyladyJD
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Excellent meal and even better service. Very generous portions if that is what you are looking for. Only complaint- truffle parmesan fries are not what you would expect- they have a parmesan cream sauce on them that could be better explained on the menu. I...More

Thank FamilyLove24
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Euam S
6 April 2016|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
As mentioned by others it is an adult restuarant but I have seen children there early in the evening. I would suggest keeping your reservation before 7pm..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2201
    (Ocean Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-899-4466
BOA Steakhouse is a contemporary steakhouse, serving classic steakhouse fare with a twist. Urbanite modern setting where food and service are top notch and the ambiance is relaxed and fashionable. If you do not see the time you would like available online please call the restaurant and speak with a host.
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