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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

301 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
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Ranked #37 of 579 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Seafood
Santa Monica
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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246 reviews 246 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

This was our last meal in the USA before heading to the airport for our flight to Sydney. The location is great on the Saint Monica pier with great views along the beach. Serviced was excellent. Lots of Gump souvenirs for sale in their shop. I had the Forrest Gump seafood combo. If you like deep fried food it's great.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We hit the ground running and headed straight for Santa Monica Pier starving! We were seated quickly and our waitress was very attentive and our food was delivered in good time. The food was a great way to start our US trip and went down well we even got free glasses with our drink. Pretty cool to see memorabilia from... More 

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Vermilion, Canada
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205 reviews 205 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We strolled along the Santa Monica pier to the end and then came back and ate at Bubba Gump's, which is one of the first places along the pier. We got a table facing the ocean, so the view was great! The waiters were super! The food was very good! We had the shrimp basket, which had three different kinds... More 

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Glendale, California
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250 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My husband and I stopped in at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co after a long walk from Venice to Santa Monica. We showed up all grimy from exercising and very hungry! Luckily it was a relatively short wait, even at noon. I have eaten at several other Bubba Gump restaurants, but this was my first time in Santa Monica. It was... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

There are a 45 minute wait. We love Forrest Gump, so we had to eat here. The restaurant has a Bubba Gump store in it which will make your time go by faster. They sell everything there, from Bubba Gump baby shoes to Bubba Gump coffee mugs. We bought a lot and you can add it to your restaurant bill.... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Popped in for some dinner on the pier for the sake of having been to Bubba Gump's. The movie themed decor was interesting and emphasized this place's point of difference. Food was good, and true to large American portion sizes! Important to note the awesome customer service from all the vibrant and fun staff who attended to us. Loved the... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A great fun little place on Santa Monica pier. Extensive shrimp options along with many other choices. Diner style service with a smile. Great for lunch and worth every penny!

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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61 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The Pacific Coast is heaving with great seafood restaurants, but I thought I'd try this famous franchise to see how it compares. The location is perfect, the decor convincing and the service is excellent. Food only average , however, and at more than 90 dollars for two course dinner for two, I felt was not good value. Having to buy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The atmosphere is very nice. It has great location. The food is great! It has a lot of drinks. I recommend it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The staff here is lively, friendly and sometimes funny.... the food is good...surprisingly good ...I was expecting chain seafood, but their food has an extra touch....quality. The fried food isn't too greasy and they have a great selection of fresh grilled food and some southern favorites

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Additional Information about Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

Address: 301 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
Phone Number: 310-393-0458
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: Seafood

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