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Blue Plate Oysterette

1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
310-576-3474
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Ranked #37 of 573 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful find this restaurant was for me and two friends. The atmosphere was warm and inviting (decked out for X-Mas) and the service from the hostess to the good-byes was authentic and friendly. The food was delicious. I had the red trout which was well-worth it. Unique. I travel to LA often and restaurant staff can be quite... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
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75 reviews 75 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Beachfront on Ocean Ave this place is a charm with no frills just fresh seafood and oysters. Just ate there for the first time in several months and forgot how well they do this, and why this place is mobbed on weekend in summer. Service is fun friendly and knowledgeable and food is always consistent. Oysters always fresh and a... More 

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We meet with a cousin who lives nearby and took us here. It's a very nice place, with very good food. The outside has an antique style, which is quite charming. We sat outside, so we could get a view of the scenery. The food was just delicious. We had ceviche, a soup (don´t remember but it was amazing) and... More 

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Jundiaí, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Very nice place to come with kids also! Fresh food! Recommended. Service was also really good and fast! Will definitely come back!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

What a fabulous little restaurant. Some friends who live locally recommended this place and we are pleased they did. The welcome and service was friendly and efficient. The outside tables were tight but not cramped. Gas heating took the chill off. I never new there were so many varieties of oysters available in California. As we couldn't decide the server... More 

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Istanbul
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It was good to be at the ocean, of course there are better views but also the price was for that quality. I enjoyed the atmosphere. the service was quick with smiling faces. I suggest that restaurant if you visit LA.

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Santa Monica, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This gem of a restaurant is on the very busy Ocean Drive in Santa Monica, but it is kind of tucked away in a little corner - be careful or you'll miss it! The food here is amazing. Fresh, delicately prepared seafood. I had ceviche and the seared ahi tacos - delicious - and my date had oysters, a main... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The restaurant is small and fills up quickly so get there early (or make a reservation). The interior tables are pretty cramped so look for outside seating if possible if you need a little more space. The catch of the day and raw oysters are always fresh and tasty, but the Oysters Rockefeller is fantastic. And if you want something... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Fabulously fresh raw oysters - we had Blue Points, Kussis, and Hog Islands that were magnificent morsels from the sea. No condiments required for perfection. The steamers were enormous and served in a broth so tasty it required a second order of toast to sop it up with. Same for the fried clams. I know my seafood and this was... More 

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Santa Monica
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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a tiny little restaurant with delicious food. It is just a bit too close to be comfortable. This isn't a place for children or an intimate private meal. Then again, the food is very good. It's a toss up depending what you want the most during your meal. One surprising problem for such a small restaurant is that... More 

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Additional Information about Blue Plate Oysterette

Address: 1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
Phone Number: 310-576-3474
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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