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Surrounded by the beauty and stunning views of Mar Vista, Gracia restaurant offers delicious home cooked meals in an open air venue located in the hills between Brasilito and Flamingo. Owners Frankie and Stephanie Becker source local and sustainable ingredients in a Farm to Table concept to deliver simple yet exquisite dishes that display depth and layers of flavor. Gracia offers a casual lunch menu 12-4 where guests can enjoy the incredible views in the infinity pool, open air dining area and children’s playground. A more elegant dining experience is offered for dinner 5-8 where guests can take in the stunning sunsets before dining.
PRICE RANGE
$7 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, International, Contemporary, Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Playgrounds
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Speaking of destination dining......what a place!!!!!! The restaurant/bar with a pool concept was very cool and the views were absolutely phenomenal. The infinity pool overlooks the hills between Brasilito and Flamingo and ocean views are unparalleled. The food is moderately priced, and, for the most...part was very good. An undercooked burger caused some problems, but the rest of the food was really good. The restaurant does not take reservations during the day, but there is plenty of space to relax by the pool while waiting for a table. All in all a memorable experience.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food and drinks are delicious with a good variety of reasonably priced options. The service is wonderful and the sunset views are unbeatable.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Views: Epic. Ocean vistas with a pallet of jungle greens and a heaping dollop of Mountains. Peering over a negative-edge pool wrapping the restaurant, the staff - is dialed in! The wine list is exhaustive - East meets West, North meets South. But it’s arranged...humorously to guide the diner, and the prices beg “pair me!” And, (soaring aria in the background) THE FOOD. I almost needed to go to Urgent Care for an exploded pallet! ;) Wow, what an experience!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 24, 2021

We had a fantastic meal at Gracia! We had transport over from the Westin. The drinks and meal were outstanding! The Sea Bass was delicious! I highly recommend the food, but you could just go sit at the bar and enjoy the beautiful sunset!! The...restaurant is high on the side of a mountain with an infinity pool and perfect view of the sunset!!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed April 8, 2021 via mobile

Words can not describe what my family experienced. We went there after an atv tour in the area. We enjoyed the pool while being served drinks poolside. Our kids stayed in the pool while my wife and I enjoyed another at the table after getting...changed. We ordered some apps and our taste buds soon sensed what we were experiencing with our other senses. Pure bliss. I have never experienced a better trio of service, food and scenery in my whole life. I can't believe this place is open to the public. The prices are very reasonable as well. $7 kids meal. Our kids got, you guessed it, chicken fingers and fries. These were freshly made, not frozen. All the entrees were under $20. The owner/ chef came out to greet us at the end. We had a keylime pie for desert and he explained how it was concocted since they don't have the main ingredient for it. We meet the pastry chef too who created this Devine dessert. I worked in the hospitality business for over 20 years. This place can not be missed if you are in the area. I would drive a good hour for this as well if I lived in the area. We do it back home when we drive into NYC for dinner. Factor in the infinity pool and sunset, sold. Thank you Dennis and the staff of Garcia for making a dinning experience like no other. You will never be forgotten.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 2, 2021

Frank and his wife are absolutely amazing. They make an amazing team, and collectively run an amazing restaurant, the food is some of the best I have ever had!! I highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed March 28, 2021

The views are exceptional. Go at sunset. The lobster cake and seabass was amazing. Highly recommend. The service was a bit slow though.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 26, 2021 via mobile

Always a great experience here!!! The owners are wonderful and so accommodating. We consistently bring friends visiting and recommend to everyone looking for great food, service and a view! Some of our favorites include the lobster bisque, shrimp pasta, organic chicken, bacon wrapped dates, meatballs..honestly...everything is great. Don’t miss out on this fantastic restaurant.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 26, 2021

We had a dinner of a lifetime at sunset at Gracia. The food was amazing, the drinks were delicious and the staff was so friendly and helpful. It was the perfect evening. Our kids swam in the pool while we ate delicious appetizers and when...our food was ready they were done swimming. Our daughter is gluten free and they were very accommodating to her allergy. We watched a beautiful sunset into the Ocean. I highly recommend this place.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 26, 2021

We were here for happy hour in March.. hung at the pool and watched the sunset.. The view was amazing.. The bartenders are talented and make amazing drinks.. We had apps at the pool also very tasty.. It is definitely not to be missed.

Date of visit: March 2021
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mamamia71
July 26, 2021|
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Response from JulieofAnnapolis | Reviewed this property |
I think we paid $20 round trip.
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RichardA3645
November 20, 2019|
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Response from Betsey L | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Good question. I, personally, would bring a change of clothes. It IS an informal place, but a nice place, and am not sure bathing suites would look that nice. Usually, if a restaurant is attached to the beach, it's ok... More
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Response from JoMomma2013 | Reviewed this property |
You can, just wear a cover up. You can go up to the swim up bar and drink and eat.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gracia Mar Vista

Yes, Gracia Mar Vista offers takeout services.

Gracia Mar Vista is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5