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Ivy at the Shore

1541 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2100
(310) 393-3113
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Ranked #50 of 573 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $80
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Santa Monica
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Good for: Romance, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Broadway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Plates cracked , service rushed , waiter desperate for a tip. Food rushed , one course after the other, tables very close to each other. Food ok , but nothing special for $95 for 3 courses. When I spoke to the manager about the plates being cracked he said call head office. Customer service was poor overall. I appreciate that... More 

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Malibu, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We met for a reunion and one of the fave items some wanted to order was no longer on the menu. Upon request the waiter asked the chef if he could prepare some things that used to be on the menu,and he did and it was excellent. The Caeser one of the house specialty salads, usually a fair sized portion... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Excellent food and lovely atmosphere make the Ivy at the Shore one of our favorites. Wide delicious variety of American, Mexican and Italian food.

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Chichester England
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Stopped off for a few glasses of wine pre dinner. The staff are really courteous, helpful and very friendly. Will definitely be back when I am next in town.

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Chilliwack, Canada
16 reviews 16 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Enjoyed the atmosphere and the waiters were helpful and very friendly. Felt that the food was bland and over priced for what it is. Maybe it's just us but its ranked in top 50 which is were I believe it should be.

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

First valet parking at the door is worth the money with the discount from the restaurant $7 Any meal that starts with a comp glass of champagne put you in a good starting place I was on a business trip with a flight into LAX landing at 5:00 so we decided to eat and avoid rush hour. Best idea ever.... More 

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83 reviews 83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Excellent American - Italian flair, very charming and delicious. We keep coming back for their salads and risotto. Their birthday celebration cake highlighted with huge fire is large for 2 to 4 people at $11.00 the slice. Valet parking with validation $7.00 Pricey but worth it.

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La Quinta, California
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80 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The Ivy Santa Monica has the most ideal, gorgeous location. You cannot miss it if you happen to be walking by, your will see the pink, green theme and beautiful outdoor seating set up. Expect a comp glass of champagne, and stellar service. Save room for a sinfully delicious dessert. We love the Ivy Beverly Grove but this location cannot... More 

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Los Angeles, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Had brunch yesterday. Such a great staff. Sent us free champagne and even gave us cookies to go. Enchiladas were delish and so was the blackberry crumble for desert.

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Karratha, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We came for a quick lunch while we waited for our room to be available. The walls are pink! The waiters are dressed in pink shirts and white pants and the rooms and tables are filled with fresh roses!!!!! At least 2 dozen on every table, reception, in the toilets. They are spectacular!!!!!!!!! The food was delicious and we were... More 

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Additional Information about Ivy at the Shore

Address: 1541 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2100
Phone Number: (310) 393-3113
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 80
Cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?