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Hillstone Restaurant

202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
310 576 7558
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Ranked #22 of 552 restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, Sushi, Steakhouse
Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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london
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36 reviews 36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

great vibe here. love the semi-circled cove seating arrangement. food delicious, service good. would definitely revisit

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Always outstanding. I've never had a bad bite of food from there. I'd particularly recomment the veggie burger and their house salad (I think it's called California Cobb?) The waiters undergo a rigorous training program so they provide outstanding customer service. The prices are very reasonable, for the quality of food and service received. Always a pleasure to dine there.... More

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solihull
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41 reviews 41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Eating out in Santa Monica on a Monday night in April was difficult, most of the restaurants were empty and there weren't many people around. We hit upon the Hillstone, it was busy and had a great atmosphere. Service was excellent, Ribeye steak cooked to perfection, Rotisserie Chicken so juicy, no room for dessert though. Will be going back.

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Visited as a family on Friday 14th March, very good menu with many interesting and varied choices. My teenagers voted the ribs as the best ever and the vegetarian entree I had was excellent.

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Very nice room, well located a block from Ocean Avenue and the third Street Promenade. Great menu selection, but most of all terrific service

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Inglewood, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Having gone out to meet our friends for a nice dinner in Santa Monica, we had our evening ambushed by the manager of the Hillstone Restaurant, especially since we don't get to see each other often., But when being directed to our table the Saturday night manager commanded me to take off my fashionable woolen hat in the dining room.... More

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Santa Clarita, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We came for dinner at 6 pm on a Thursday and was seated upstairs in a nice booth. We started with the grilled artichokes which were perfectly grilled accompanied with a delicious aioli. Then we ordered the Hawaiian Ribeye steak and the Rainbow Roll and Nigiri plate. The sushi was delicious! You can definitely tell that the fish was fresh.... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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58 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Nice "trendy" place to Eat... Ok, you wait 15 min even If you booked a table but it worth it.. Amayzing artichokes grilled and the Chicken Breast with its roots was just wow... To be challenged with the one of the Riviera in Palm Springs... Well done guyzzz

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Los Angeles
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117 reviews 117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My son's favorite restaurants are Hillstone and Houstons, the menu is very limited but what they do, they do very well and it is consistent for all the restaurants. My only quibble! All their restaurants are annoyingly too dark, every single one of them....

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Hillstone is very tasty, but if you want something less corporate, try something else. We have Hillstone in Colorado and It seems so cookie cutter! Santa Monica is too unique to eat the way you do at home.....

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