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Bistro of Santa Monica

2301 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404-2040
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Ranked #105 of 564 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 23rd Street
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Try Bistro of Santa Monica You never regret. They have variety of vegetarian food, Healthy food, it's delicious!!!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

I went to this restaurant for dessert and wine and was pleasantly surprised. The mousse I chose was ok but nothing special, the Pinot gregio was lovely, but the highlight was the Pianist.........he was fabulous! And he took requests....brilliant!

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State of Sao Paulo
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 via mobile

Me and my wife were already disapointed with all the restaurants where we have gone on the many times visiting the US. Even the renomated and famous chef (like Gordon Ramsay) does not mantain great restaurants around here. Finally, we found someone that worths the value! The "Bistro of Santa Monica" has very good appetizers (like Buffala Mozzarela with Red... More

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food, lovely ambiance......(nicely lit, relatively quiet.....live piano-playing a nice accompaniment)....reasonable prices. Try the veal dishes... and the best bread pudding on the planet! Great service, too!

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Los Angeles, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Such a pleasure we had dining last night at Bistro Santa Monica , We ordered prosciutto di Parma with melon !!!!  Sweetness of melon was a perfect accompany of prosciutto 's saltiness Best combination ever for main course we order Lamb chop with shrimp The food was amazing as usual , Love the price love the food love to spend... More

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Richmond, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

The food was not 5 Star, but the service and ambience were for sure. We would recommend for a really nice place to eat. We didn't get a chance to try it again, it could have been an off day for the food, or maybe the wrong choice. Give it a try though very nice people and facility.

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Falls Church, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Everything you want for a date or dinner for 4. Elegant vibe. Quiet but not stuffy. Great place to chat and sip. Valet parking made arrival easy. Nice Bar. Very friendly and helpful service - timely but definitely not pushy. I just let them guide me from wine list to dessert. We had specials, which were wonderful. Get the bread... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

I travel a lot and this place is walking distance from my remote office. I went there one day just to kill some time while waiting for a friend. He ended up being really late. (LA traffic). Ordered some food. And it was awesome. Here is what I think you should get if its your first time: Spaghetti meatball +... More

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Bakersfield, California
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013 via mobile

The bistro has a nice ambiance with nice table settings and a classy bar with a piano no less. The service was excellent and the waiter went above and beyond to serve us. Friendly and outgoing. Unfortunately the seafood dishes we had (3 of 5 plates) were not fresh and rather seemed to have texture and bland flavor as though... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The level of professionalism and ambiance at the Bistro is hard to find these days. From the wine selection to the steak, I enjoyed my dining experience at the Bistro. Servers are knowledgeable, polite and friendlyLive piano and an open dining area added even more enjoyment to the evening. Bread pudding is the best!

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