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Tar and Roses

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Santa Monica
American, Contemporary
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602 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA (SE Corner of 6th Street)
+1 310-587-0700
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5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Centered around a wood burning oven, Tar & Roses serves up farmers market...
Centered around a wood burning oven, Tar & Roses serves up farmers market dishes with global influences.
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  • 263
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  • 68
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 1
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  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tar and Roses

Good food...great service. Will definitely go back...the price is just right not too pricey and not to cheap either.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Manila, Philippines
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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Good food...great service. Will definitely go back...the price is just right not too pricey and not to cheap either.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Great ambience and customer service. Worth the bite. We will return again and again. Good coffee is a major weakness in LA. Their coffee is actually great. The problem was too much waiting line.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This restaurant was so highly rated that I had to check it out. A group of us went in for dinner a couple of times on our own and I swear we worked our way through the entire menu! We then hosted a small business dinner there on their patio. The service was exceptional! Every course was a smashing success.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

You will definitely be greeted by great service, and the food is excellent. I suggest making a reservation as it does get very busy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

My wife and I went with our three daughters during our holiday. During the holiday we had been to a number of restaurants and this wes not only one of our favourites on holiday but of all time. Fantastic meal, service and atmosphere.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

We'd booked this place having checked its web site via Open Table. We had a reminder email the day before the reservation. We took a cab from Marina Del Rey where e were staying but when we arrived, the place was closed and undergoing some sort of refurb. No mention of this on the web site, so they seem to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Wonderful food. Watson a business dinner and had a variety of small dishes. All were prepared well and a good selection of wines. The waiter was very helpful in selections

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been here a few times for dinner and the food is always superb (creative, yet not overly-done) and the service friendly and attentive - very nice done!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

really enjoyed the look and feel of this place. best for couples as most tables are deuces. we ordered the snapper, with fiddle-head/mushroom side..excellent...however they serve a great looking steak to the table next to me!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

It was delightfully superb! My husband loved the ribs, definitely shall return as only down the road from us x

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 602 Santa Monica Blvd., Santa Monica, CA
    (SE Corner of 6th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-587-0700

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

Centered around a wood burning oven, Tar & Roses serves up farmers market dishes with global influences.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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