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Bubba Gump's on Santa Monica

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Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles, CA
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good food as always

Good food as always. Bubba gumps never fails. Few drinks and some southern fried chicken before going on a walk along the pier. Quick food and staff if anything just a little busy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Good food as always. Bubba gumps never fails. Few drinks and some southern fried chicken before going on a walk along the pier. Quick food and staff if anything just a little busy.

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Looe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We spotted a few of these places on our trip and ate at a couple including this one. It's a casual dining experience.... shrimp, fries etc that you can mostly eat by hand. We found the food to be pretty tasty and good value for money, also the servers were friendly and attentive. Great view over the beach and ocean... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Located on the pier, its a great place to stop and eat during your visit. The food (and drinks) are worth the trip even if you're not into the Pier attractions. The wait for our food wasn't too bad considering we stopped in on a busy Friday night. While we waited our two servers (one noticeably in training) gave us... More 

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Cleveland
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33 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Last night of our stay here, so thought we would go here. Unsure what I made of it! Lots of young staff, seem keen, and attentive. Table looking out over beach as the sun went down over Santa Monica beach. Food was good, not excellent, but expensive, as where drinks, but it's on the pier and linked to Forest Gump... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

on the world famous Santa Monica Pier.Easy access from nearby parking $10. Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday Awesome fried and blackened shrimp and salad bar!! Best blackened shrimp..I also recently visited the Babbas Galveston Bay favorite where locals and visitors, also go to enjoy delicious Gulf Coast seafood, fabulous water views and live entertainment. It is owned by Landry's so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

This restaurant is totally unsophisticated best left for families with kids. Price point was very good, food was good enough. Staff untrained, young, bouncy and somewhat daft, it was somewhat frustrating. A gorgeous location but ultimately a dine in takeaway joint.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

What can I say - the place lived up to the hype !!! We were impressed with everything from the organized and quick seating with a great view (really no bad views) during a busy lunch hour and happy to say staff was very nice - they know the clients are tourists but really took an interest being sure we... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A trip to Santa Monica Pier is not complete without a visit to Bubba Gump's restaurant! Great shrimp and super range of excellent seafood dishes awaits you! Yummy! Great sunset views too!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The food was average, the restaurant was very noisy and overcrowded. I am sure there are better places to have some decent decent seafood in LA

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Having eaten at other bubba gumps I was disappointed in the service we received. The staff seemed to not be happy to be working and the vibe in the place was very different to others.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Santa Monica

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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 coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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