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“Thoroughly forgettable” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Bubba Gump's on Santa Monica

Bubba Gump's on Santa Monica
Santa Monica Pier, Los Angeles, CA
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Ranked #73 of 8,552 restaurants in Los Angeles
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Thoroughly forgettable”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Or at least it should be. Unremarkable food served by disinterested people for lowbrow clientele. Now for the bad part......

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Las Vegas, Nevada
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Best atmosphere and great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

We stopped here on the beginning of our summer road trip. As usual the food is good and the place is always bustling . It is a great place to people watch if you get a window seat facing the beach. Drinks are good , great fried fish, very fresh, kids love it .

Visited June 2012
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UK
Top Contributor
158 reviews 158 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 37 cities Reviews in 37 cities
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
“Enjoyable experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

We enjoyed this restaurant. We started off with cocktails and then both had shrimp dishes. The quality of the food was excellent and on the whole the service and whole experience was good. We were given a glass as a gift when we left the restaurant which was a nice touch. However, the only down side was that when we paid we handed our credit card slip to one of the waiters who obviously didnt pass it onto our waitress as she chased us up the stairs suggesting that we hadn't paid! Not the best way to end the experience!

Visited March 2013
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Zaragoza, Spain
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Good food with the best views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

All kind of shrimps cooked in different ways. Many different funny drinks.
Not cheap but very high quality food.
This method to call the waiters with the pannels "go forrest" and "stop forrest" is very good.
All restaurants should do the same, so that the waiters know without asking when the customers need something else.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Mexicali, Mexico
2 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A Joy For Eating”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

O receive a pair of beer glasses with the Bubba Gump to go home with them (brand new and clean). I had to much food and good service.
I had a beautiful view of Santa Monica pier very beautiful

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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