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Blue Plate Oysterette

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Santa Monica
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1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Santa Monica, California
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114 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place has a certain charm but I found it very crowded the night I was there. On reality all the restaurants near promenade were very crowded. The food was good but again with the wait, traffic and crowded seating it was not as pleasant.

Thank 1traveladdictblog
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The food here will knock your socks off. If you sit on the patio they have blankets. I highly recommend the coconut rice. Its beyond delicious.

Thank Rachel M
San Anselmo, California
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is in a great location across from the boardwalk and beautiful ocean views. I went with a party of 5 for lunch. Although parts of this restaurant are a bit small I would recommend keeping your party down to a party of 4 or perhaps multiples of 2 if you need to go with a larger group. The... More 

Thank Mario M
Carbis Bay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal - best during our 2 week visit to SoCal. Bit pricy but that was probably th2 2 bottles of wine. Baked Clans appetiser and Walu entree was especially good

Thank Chris G
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Darling little local restaurant with great food! It's right on Ocean Avenue so the view is terrific. At our table we had the King Crab, Basil Shrimp, Myagi Oysters, Fresh Clams, and Pasta with Clams and all four dishes were excellent! The Clam Chowder makes an excellent appetizer. For dessert don't miss the Key Lime Pie and the Peach Crumble.... More 

Thank Christi M
London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

delicious fish tacos, salads amazing , mussels superb! great little cafe on the front on Ocean Ave friendly staff who are happy to advise about menu

Thank patsy e
Duncan, Oklahoma
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I sat at their cool bar, watched the kitchen in action and had another (I've been there a half dozen times) delicious meal. This time I focused on small plates. Watermelon and feta salad and a green bean side and oysters and more. Outstanding

Thank drFoldeur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Looking for a great place to eat while in LA for vacation, we found Blue Plate Oysterette on trip advisor. A quaint place with indoor and outdoor seating. We booked online 1 hour before and got outdoor seats! The food was excellent from start to finish including wonderful oysters, the sole special, fish tacos and perfectly crisp french fries! Would... More 

Thank Luke S
Los Angeles, California
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226 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We often forget that this place exists. Great location on Ocean Boulevard, walking distance from the pier, great fresh seafood and away from the crazy promenade. What's not to like!?? The venue is kinda small so making a reservation is a good idea. Outdoor and indoor sitting. Good service.

Thank Henri C
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34 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we come to Santa Monica we make sure to visit blue plate oysterette. They have many oysters to choose from as well as many other great things on the menu. The customer service is over-the-top and the restaurant is very kid friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1355 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1019
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-576-3474

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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