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“Excellent seafood, fresh fish market, great service”

Santa Monica Seafood
Ranked #14 of 769 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$14 - US$32
Cuisines: American
Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
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Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Perfect for lunch or dinner, SM seafood is a local gem. Fresh seafood dishes, kind service, reasonable prices, valet parking. We had the Mahi sandwich, salmon burger and fish ceviche...every dish was just perfect. A must if you are visiting Santa Monica, you can't go wrong.

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Reviewed 5 October 2015

The best seafood I've seen or eaten in a very long time. The happy hour at the Bar is a real bargain. With very helpful waitstaff.

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Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

I don't understand why this place only has 4 stars. We usually come here for the fish market this was our first time trying out the restaurant when we showed it was full so we sat at the bar and had Patricia help us out together with Jose that did the oysters and they were very helpful and nice. Next time I'm coming here we will sit at the bar for sure. I strongly recommend the fish and chips and the ravioli plate. We also like the oysters. And yes ovecourse I strongly recommend the fish market we get our fish here a lot. Is pricey fish market but you get what you pay for great quality fish.

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Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

This place serves super fresh seafood, including oysters. We ordered half a dozen and the oyster chef provided a quarter dozen of each kind. Super delicious! We also ordered the shrimp, scallops, and mushroom ravioli, spicy salmon burger, and fish and chips. The best plate to me is the ravioli, but husband voted for the fish and chips, which is probably the best fish and chips I have ever had (better than the ones that we tried in Canada). Highly recommend this place! Come try the food and get some groceries (fresh fish from the sea) after meal!

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Reviewed 29 September 2015

We decided to have seafood for dinner at our local iconic restaurant called Santa Monica Seafood and Market. This landmark has been around for over 70 years and keeps reinventing itself. The decor is simple with an indoor fish market, an oyster bar and tables for parties of 2 on up. The noise level is moderate and the service is fine. We started off with the New England Clam Chowder made with ocean clams, celery, onions,potatoes and cream. Nice heart warming starter. Our next entreé was dungeness crab cakes with spicy mustard sauce and organic greens. These crabs were really sweet. Our first main dish was the rock shrimp and bay scallops with mushroom raviolis sautêd in garlic butter with baby spinach on top of portobello mushrooms. An explosion of 2 great tastes melded together. Our last dish was the Maine lobster rolls with fresh lobster meat w/ lemon aioli and chives on a traditional white bun served with french fries.

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