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1415 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1711
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English first
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It's the ambiance and casualness of this good eatery that makes it worth coming back to. The food is good, though I'd go for a wrap, tacos or soup over most other things - the sweet potato fries are great too!

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Los Angeles
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I mean, tickle me pink. You'll understand when you have the Vietnamese Turkey Burger Salad. That's the crowd favorite. The soups are very good, sometimes a touch salty and oddly enough their meatballs are good too! The menu is diverse enough to please just about anyone. A fun little place with a casual atmosphere. Friendly staff.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We stopped by Blue plate as we were on Montana and I was having a serious craving for a huge wrap. Blue plate does great lunch options ranging from super healthy vegan spinach wraps through to all day french toast and nachos. My wrap was great as was the fresh daily juice. The fish tacos were a huge hit at... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

That's it – Vietnamese turkey burger salad. Do not miss this dish! I have eaten here several times over the years but this is absolutely their best menu item. I've never had anything terrible here– Except some juice which I'm sure it was fresh pressed with over ripe fruit – and I have taken friends friends who have enjoyed the... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Went to lunch. Interesting menu - had steak and frites. Very good for lunch. Enough staff but seemed disinterested - unusual for this part of the world. Not greeted at door, had to ask for table, menu, drink, to order etc.. Waitress more interested in talking to old gentleman who had been in the movies - she was an aspiring... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Montana Avenue is filled with restaurants, but most are mediocre at best. Blue Plate is one of the best choices. The food isn't spectacular by any means, but it's freshly made and fairly tasty. The restaurant is very popular, but the serving staff never tries to move you along so it's a great place for conversation and visiting. It's particularly... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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114 reviews 114 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Very nice restaurant, which does a lot of little things right to make it all a very good experience. We were there for a late breakfast, and the decor and service make it a nice place for a leisurely time. Fairly typical breakfast menu, but all prepared well. Everyone was pleased with the meal.

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Melbourne, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

I absolutely loved everything about this restaurant. The interiors were fabulous, the lobster was delicious and my first experience of Key Lime Pie was to die for. I also thought the price was very reasonable and the service was excellent. A very memorable lunch with an old friend! I highly recommend a visit.

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Had late breakfast/Lunch. Food was good but not outstanding. Staff were very friendly, attentive and efficient. The loaction and decor pleasant. The amount of food was poor. I ordered an omlette and it was smaller than average. It came with home fried potatoes and I swear there was maybe a half-cup. Really? Suggestion to owners (serious): go to the Summerland... More 

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San Vito, Costa Rica
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Blue Plate is really a cheerful, well designed small restaurant with great fresh food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. My husband and I were visiting Santa Monica and staying nearby, so we went there for breakfast two days in a row, and would go again! The Eggs Ranchero were super. My only quibble is with the French toast. The whole... More 

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Additional Information about Blue Plate

Address: 1415 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403-1711
Phone Number: 310-260-8877
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 25

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