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Hillstone Restaurant

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Santa Monica
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202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
310 576 7558
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 17
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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
5 Star Steak

Great Steak, with fantastic attitude, I highly recommend the ribeye and the filet. The salmon for the appetizer is also fantastic

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
Mohamed R
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Great Steak, with fantastic attitude, I highly recommend the ribeye and the filet. The salmon for the appetizer is also fantastic

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a very relaxed first class restaurant, the menu is small, the food very good, including the sushi. The open kitchen, comfortable atmosphere, displays the fares with ease. I love the artichoke to start, for example, the prime rib, or maybe just the hamburger or the pork ribs. The wine selection is right on for such a place that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

SO, the atmosphere of this restaurant is really good. Dim lights, good music...Service was super friendly. We did, however, have to wait like half an hour before we were seated (even though we made reservation). Food was mostly good, flavours were too bold and sauces were too heavy. Definitely recommend if looking for a fun, fancy night.

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Rancho Mirage, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We had a sweet waitress, everyone enjoyed their meals. The noise level can be intense. There are hundreds of choices in Santa monica, not sure that I would rush back.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Food is decent, overpriced, and takes forever to get a table as they refuse to take reservations; too many other good and more reasonably priced choices availalbe without the wait.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

This restaurant is awesome, and it begins when you walk in and are warmly greeted. The great assortment of food (sushi that rocks to steaks!), is only surpasses by the excellent service you will receive. I have visited here on several occasions, but most recently for Daughter's Graduation from USC. Patrick was our waiter and he did a marvelous job... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

best ribs in town!!! went twice in one week whilst on holiday! a must! but book a table always busy!

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Levis, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

While the menu is somewhat limited in choice, our party of 5 had different meals that were all up to expectations, if not better. The roasted prime rib was excellent! The staff was very friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I've been to this Hillstone several times in the past couple of years and I've always had a very good experience. Ding's Crispy Chicken Sandwich, California Burger, Cashew Kale and Roast Chicken Salad....all great. This place is my go-to restaurant in Santa Monica.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Four of us had dinner at this restaurant and we all raved about the food. The service was good but it can be a bit noisy especially as we were close to the bar. However I would still recommend it to anyone.

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Additional Information about Hillstone Restaurant

Address: 202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
Phone Number: 310 576 7558
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310 576 7558

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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