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“Typical Bubba Gump....” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co
301 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127 (Santa Monica)
310-393-0458
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Ranked #40 of 513 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Phoenix, AZ
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“Typical Bubba Gump....”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We have to eat at a Bubba Gump's whenever we encounter a new location, just a family tradition. We got an Irish waitress who talked so fast I was dizzy but she was so friendly you had to like her. The food was good: standard for the chain. We were seated in a corner like naughty children so didn't get to enjoy the view but you really can't go wrong with a visit here.

Visited July 2014
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“run forrest... run!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The atmosphere is good, a lot of quotes from the movie I love the staff very nice. and quick... quick service.

Visited June 2014
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“Good as always”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The location on the pier is excellent, still its a little anonymous. Could have been more "light up". But, you'll have no problem finding it. Had to wait for a little while to get table, but at such a popular place, I would say its expected. Food was like any other Bubba, not better not worse. You know what you're in for if you have been to one before. If its your first, you wont be disappointed. Got a HUGE portion chicken, no way I could finish it. Wife had some seafood, shrimps and ate it all. Would go back if I'm back at the Pier.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Raymond Island, Australia
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“You have to try it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Like any popular restaurant on pier in a bury period, yes you will have to wait if you go at peak time. We went at 5.30 and manage to get a seat straight away, but by the time we had finished eating, it was busy. It's a family restaurant, with family food, good price, good fun drinks and cups to keep for kids( and adults ).
We enjoyed it, and loved looking out over the water

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Spontaneous - let's go to the beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Fun in the sun, at the beach on the pier at Santa Monica! Couldn't pass up the opportunity for some good food and drink. It was busy, it was fun and we had a good time but the food was just ok. Atmosphere is laid back and fun, wait staff was fun and knowledgeable, overall fun time. I would recommend for the location and fun and drinks and the shrimp sampler.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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