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All 573 Santa Monica Restaurants

La Vecchia Cucina

2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4053
310-399-7979
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Ranked #4 of 573 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $40
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Ocean Park
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Nottingham, England
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We booked this restaurant a number of weeks in advance. We did enjoy our meal but would point out that this is a very busy and noisy restaurant. There is a small bar area as you enter the restaurant. The tables are very close together, there is an open kitchen (which was extremely busy and fascinating to watch but adding... More 

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Surrey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We booked this based on the reviews. We were able to book a table no problem. When we got there the restaurant was half empty yet they seated us almost on top of another couple and then seated someone on our other side. The waiter even had difficulty getting to the table. The food was average. I love good Italian... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We went for dinner and it was great. The ambiance was so romantic. Luckily for us, our baby fell asleep so it felt like a date night. The food was great and so was the service.

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Rancho
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is a great atmosphere for traditional high quality food in a modern setting. There is a beautiful bar in an open room connected to the dining area. Despite the open setting, the ambiance is relaxed an quietly. We've been several times and every meal/appetizer we have tried has been very tasty. Not inexpensive, but not outrageously priced either. Very... More 

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Severna park
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We came here while on vacation with the family. Great atmosphere - white table cloths but still pretty casual. All of our meals were delicious. We were impressed with the food. The service was a bit slow and stiff - but it didn't ruin the experience for us. Nice atmosphere and great meals. Would definitely dine here again.

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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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80 reviews 80 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We were around and randomly saw tripadvisor for this place. Luckiy we were seated promptly even without a reservation (6:30 on sat). So far best dining experience in LA. Both of us had pasta, al dente (had really bad pastas at other places....). Other food were nice too! They got lots of servers around so you got enough attention but... More 

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White Plains
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

thanks to trip advisor we found this fantastic Italian restaurant! Being Italian myself I can attest to quality of the food. I had the cavatelli & Caesar salad - both delicious! The creme brûlée was a fantastic choice for dessert. A very casual restaurant but the service was excellent!

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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This restaurant was friendly, serving quality food and reasonably priced We stayed 5 nights in Santa Monica and was the best place to eat by far Well done - great servers, nice atmosphere and good food

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Santa Monica, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The good: Family owned, Great, (great) food, Good wine list, excellent bar, always busy, bread and dip to remember (you must love garlic), good pricing. The so so - occasionally the noise - depends on the table. If it's a meeting where you must be heard - careful where you sit.

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Rockville Centre, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Visited the area this weekend from NY and made a reservation on Open Table. Sat in the corner as requested, right on time. The food was delish....5 of us shared a pizza for appetizer with a salad. we all ordered our own dishes, mine being chicken Parm...we all cleaned our plates....items were all freshly made and amazing....Waiter was always checking... More 

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Additional Information about La Vecchia Cucina

Address: 2654 Main St, Ste D, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4053
Phone Number: 310-399-7979
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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