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Upper West

3321 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2115
+1 310-586-1111
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3321 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2115
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Reviewed yesterday

At first, I was a bit put off by the noise, but the food is delicious and exceptional. The menu offers something for everyone - meat, fowl, pasta, veggies, etc. We were a larger party of 8 with varied preferences and everyone raved about their...More

Thank Joanne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there for a graduation party of 12-13 people. There were two additional large parties going on as well. Everything was amazing! It was fun to be celebrating with others around us. The staff were attentive and timely. The drinks were delicious...best three olive...More

Thank Mallery M
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Upper West is a perfect destination to join friends and family to enjoy tasty appetizers, great drinks and scrumptious entrees. One of my favorite restaurants, I am never disappointed when I dine there.

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We decided on an early dinner as I thought the restaurant might be noisy later in the evening. We were greeted and seated promptly . The menu had plenty of choices and we settled on the blue cheese chips and the pork lettuce wraps to...More

Thank CRM13
Reviewed April 30, 2018

Lovely dinner we had at this restaurant! When I checked their menu on the website,there were so much choices and we were surprised that their food tasted so good. Their staff and waiters were very friendly and attentive ( they just need to keep their...More

Thank 747goodlife
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

We ordered the spicy chicken, Thai noodles and the wedge salad. All were delicious!! We’d highly recommend!

Thank Kristenleah83
Reviewed March 3, 2018

This place has several significant problems. For one, it's as noisy as could be imagined. Our table of five people had us literally shouting at each other to be heard. I'm not a sound engineer, but part of the reason has to do with the...More

1  Thank GEDLosAngeles_CA
Reviewed January 26, 2018

The variety of food is really good , they have a great cucumber martini and the staff is really friendly ( unlike many places in santa monica) Highly Recommended

Thank Oren D
Reviewed January 6, 2018

In a strange spot just near the 10 freeway, is an amazing place I love to go. The food is fresh and has a great twist. The owner is friendly and the atmosphere buzzing with energy. My favorite things are the menu are sweet potato...More

Thank sondravaz
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Once in a while everything is amazing, as was our experience at Upper West this evening. Our first visit. Great energy and vibe. We felt like guests. Robert is a host and tour guide. Thank you for the taste of AO ll. UW is at...More

Thank jaymkatz50
Santa Monica
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balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
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March 24, 2017|
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Response from sodawater | Reviewed this property |
not so much. not anywhere to run around or get up and move a bit. also bar scene there. under 5 not so good unless well behaved or sit in high chair.
March 4, 2015|
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Response from lasocialkarma | Property representative |
Causal is fine. See you soon! Upper West
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $30
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 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 - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3321 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405-2115
    (1 block west of Centinela)
  • Public Transportation: Santa Monica Blue Bus line #7 Bus Stop Pico & 33rd St
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-586-1111
  • E-mail
Upper West is Santa Monica’s newest dining destination, serving modern American cuisine that’s as familiar and comforting as it is original and inventive.Featuring an open complete kitchen, a full-service 27-foot bar, a sophisticated wine collection and a long list of tantalizing specialty cocktails - it evokes the feel of a TriBeCa loft with 28-foot ceilings and an urban yet rustic décor. In addition to the chicly lit extended bar with high-tops, couches and dining room, it offers regular seating in an 800-sqaure-foot patio.We offer valet parking for your convenience.
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