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Hillstone Restaurant

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

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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
Consistently great

My wife and come here regularly. The food and service are consistently great. The menu has a good variety of classic American favorites and the atmosphere is casual. It can get very busy, so make reservations if you can.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Peter C
via mobile
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and come here regularly. The food and service are consistently great. The menu has a good variety of classic American favorites and the atmosphere is casual. It can get very busy, so make reservations if you can.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

we visit Santa Monica yearly from MAss- we have never been to Hillstone's in Boston but never miss it in Cal. The food is great and service is efficient and friendly

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great food and a fair price for Santa Monica. Atmosphere is fairly good, although can be a little noisy. If you are looking for a quiet evening this may not be for you.

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The Hillstone restaurant group does it right. Food is alway great as is the service. Only wish we had one nearer to where we live. If we see a Houston's or Hillstone we stop in to eat never been disappointed yet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Our family enjoyed a night in santa monica at this hip Santa Monica locale. The t-bone and prime rib were prepared just right. Even with reservations, be prepared tp wait.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

while this restaurant is part of a chain, the hallmark is consistent quality. The sushi is especially good. We've eaten at Hillstone's in several locations around the country but this one is our favorite even though we are from the east coast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

We love all the hillstone restaurants from Newport Beach to yountville and Rutherford t San Francisco. The food is always consistently good and the service is great. Our service was very good in Santa Monica and we all Loved our lunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Hillstone, while not cheap, is probably the value in the Third Street Promenade. The service is also value good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Beautiful location, good people and the best meat I've ever eaten!!! Wonderful!🔝also the sushi is delicious ( my girlfriend has eaten it )

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Nice menu options, sushi, steaks, burgers, and good fish selections. Spicy tuna roll was good...rice was strange for sushi...it was like it was compressed in a sheeter or something. The filling was good though. Ruby Red Trout and Ahi Tuna were both excellent. Server Scotty was good. Nice feature that they text you when your table is ready so you... More 

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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: Japanese, American, Steakhouse, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: 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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Santa Monica
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