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Juliano's Raw

609 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 587-1552
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Ranked #288 of 561 restaurants in Santa Monica
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Vegan, Vegetarian, Healthy
Good for: Outdoor seating
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Good for: Outdoor seating
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  • English first
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English first
Newport Beach, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

If you want to experience art and organic living plant based food at its' best then please do come to Raw by Juliano. The food is intelligently plated with intense colors, orgasmic flavors and an over all sense of clean eating. Whether you are into raw food or not it is sure to give you an experience you won't forget.... More

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Beverly Hills, California
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111 reviews 111 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

Juliano's changed my life. I learned how to eat better, and working in corporate America, that's hard to do, especially when one is constantly on the go, working 16 hour days. I first came here on a date, and loved the food. I started bringing most of my business clients here, to help them become healthier too. One guy really... More

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Los Angeles, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The dishes are snack-size and you will be hungry when you leave this restaurant. But, admittedly, the food is superb. Absolutely divine. A gastronomic experience if you like healthy and energizing. However, it's extremely expensive and I don't think it's for everybody's wallet. Sadly.

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Middletown, Maryland
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87 reviews 87 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

First, let me make clear that I have nothing against raw food. I personally eat a partly-raw Paleo diet, and I regularly visit raw vegan and raw vegetarian restaurants across thecountry when I travel, so I am no stranger to raw vegan restaurants. I also want to say upfront that I would never have eaten at this particular restaurant voluntarily... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012 via mobile

Im not sure why raw food preparation has to be so slow and expensive. There is no cooking time and less energy is used. I'm probably not educated on this topic but that's not even the point. Basically, the food is good and healthy but too expensive and the service is way too slow. I still go there often for... More

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Los Angeles, California
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83 reviews 83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

I am not a vegan. Nor will this restaurant convert me to become one, That said, I am curious as to how raw food can be an enjoyable restaurant experience. I approached it as "experimental theatre of the palate". On that level, it was a success. I was pleasantly surprised by the noodles as well as the strawberry cheesecake. Not... More

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Manila, Philippines
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

Wonderful raw meals. Love the noodles and the rolls. We sometimes go especially for the delicious and healthy shakes

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Melbourne, Australia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011 via mobile

This really was one of the worst dining experiences I have had. I am a vegetarian and Ayurvedic practitioner so have no bias against alternative diets. Sure raw food isn't the best for my constitution but Santa Monicans were raving about him and his food so I thought I'd give it a try. Menu looked great in theory. They didn't... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2009

Not a raw food fan.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2009

The perfect blend of culinary art with visual art. Every single dish on Juliano's menu (which is extensive, by the way) is delicious and creatively presented. No simple celery stalks or julienne carrots here! The menu suggests dessert first, and I concur. Do not deny each member of your party the Strawberry Parfait. It is to die for! Smooth, perfectly... More

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