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312 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1312
310-451-7482
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 15
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  • 13
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good pasta deal

Went in to try their pasta for $10 offer. I had tagliatelle and my brother had lasagne. Looked small portions but a fair bit of eating in them and very tasty so it was a good offer. Looked like quite a pricey place so probably wouldn't have gone in had it not been for the deal!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2012
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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Special occasions
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41 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
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388 reviews 388 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

I liked this place. The food is well priced, and the drink are made well. But really...watch the habaneros. I ordered the Hawaian pizza but the habaneros ended being way too much to bear. The burgers looked good. I'd go again.

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Fontana, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I have never liked fish too much but this monkfish was one of the best tasting fish I have ever had. It didnt have to much of a fishy taste.

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los angeles
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96 reviews 96 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

Inexpensive for the quality of food and wine available. Good service, great location and ambient atmosphere. good for dates, friends and family's(with well behaved children ).

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Went in to try their pasta for $10 offer. I had tagliatelle and my brother had lasagne. Looked small portions but a fair bit of eating in them and very tasty so it was a good offer. Looked like quite a pricey place so probably wouldn't have gone in had it not been for the deal!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Our group tried all of the appetizers, from artichokes and salmon patties to calamari and steak frites. Followed up by amazing pizza, and served with wine...who had room for dinner? I ordered the veggie burger - a huge well-seasoned portbella on a fresh (Fraiche?) bun as big as my head.

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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Really nice restaurant that is good value for money - particularly as its right at the heart of 3rd Street Promenade. The vegetable lasagne and the steak frites were superb and the strawberry special dessert simply amazing. Nice selection of wines and a good atmosphere made this a really nice place to eat

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australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

This restaurant was just off the main drag, and we came across it by accident. We were surprised by the cheap price of the food, which was modern and of a high standard. The wait staff were friendly and helpfull. I highly recommend this place, it should be ranked much higher.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012 via mobile

This place is clean, relaxing and delicious. We walked in by chance without reservations, we were seated within 10 minutes. We had an excellent waitress who gave us great advice on the area. We Started with the calimari then had the habenaro pizza and truffle burger..all were delicious. Would love to eat there again.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

foodies, travelling, hungry that's what we are! found Fraiche just by walking by very nice place, very well done in decoration menu, easy, simple, straight to the point we ordered a pizza I am Italian and did not have a nice pizza since 10 years in NM that was good, and a margherita it's a good choice because simplicity is... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

We had a delicious dinner with fantastic drinks at this attractive, well located spot. Everyone in our (large) group was completely happy with this choice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 312 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1312
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-451-7482

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Entertaining clients, Special occasions

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