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The Misfit Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Santa Monica
American, Bar, Contemporary
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225 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2207
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sun - Wed 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Although this is An uber-cool place to go, we took our 9 year old who loved it. I would recommend not to turn up too late - it gets busy. The waitresses are so friendly and helpful, recommended cocktails and spent a long time talking to us. I can't recommend the mac'n' cheese with chorizo enough, it was divine! My... More 

1 Thank Caroline T
Fleet, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went on Monday night given table quickly inside but very loud and slow to serve. Dark and hard to read menu would not recommend with children. Avocado toast lovely but beware as main courses don't come with much and any veg etc all charged extra. Run out of draught beer!! Had variety of mains and all well cooked and tasty.

Thank thealljays
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This place has a nice energy, the menu has a of different recipes! The food is really good and even the cocktails are pretty good!

Thank Michellexavierp
Calabasas, California
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78 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is amazing. Why? Awesome Food - check Awesome cocktails - check Decent $$ - check Fantastic Wait Staff - check I would recommend getting the Lobster - it was amazing. We also ordered the fried chicken and it was amazing too but the Lobster was better. The Bacon Wrapped Dates were...too good. I ordered a Mazcal Yellow Jacket... More 

Thank Julia K
Santa Monica, California
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food is great! Drinks are artisanally handcrafted by skilled bartenders dressed to impress. Nice atmosphere reminds me of an old New York style bar.

Thank shilltravel
Humboldt County, USA
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102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our friend out for a birthday dinner, and The Misfit did not disappoint! Even on a Wednesday the place was hopping but our waitress was a dream and got us drinks and starters pronto. Very good selection of beer. Just beware that here a "side" of fries is enough for three!

Thank wishfrog
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy summer Saturday night in Santa Monica. We'd been traveling all day and were too cranky to endure a bad meal. Spotted Misfit reviews on trusty TripAdvisor and headed over there, scoring a table immediately thanks to someone else dropping off the wait list. Sat outside with a view of the water at the end of the street and plenty... More 

Thank sd1042015
Frederick, Maryland
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited during happy hour so we got half price drinks. I had the sangria and Goodnight Emilie, both very good. The food was tasty but also on the pricy side. Our service was quick and friendly and the cookies at the end didn't hurt either!

Thank Hayley S
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 5 looking for a good place to eat near the Santa Monica Pier. We walked into Misfit and got a table straight away despite it being very busy (and very loud). Overall we liked the food but erratic seasoning took away from the meal (for example the oven-roasted chicken was spoiled by the market greens being massively over-salted... More 

Thank EllBrook
West Chester, Ohio
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered misfit burger egg fried, got burger no egg took them 15 to bring a runny egg, bun was stale.

Thank Gene C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 225 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2207
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-656-9800
New restaurant near the walking mall in Santa Monica CA

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