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The Misfit Restaurant & Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Santa Monica
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub, Gluten Free
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225 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped there for lunch, it was excellent. Had the Avocado Toast which was really good and my friend had the Rice Bowl, healthy and good. They go around after you eat with a bowl of sea salt and chocolate chip cookies. We went back the next day for cocktails. It's busy bar with a great vibe. If you go before... More 

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Methuen, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had an early dinner here on business travel--arrived at 5pm and the place was pretty empty. They don't take reservations, so we went early to get in. We were a party of 5, and they couldn't seat us at a table large enough. We had to squeeze into a table for 4, or not be served (they wouldn't even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I read the reviews and had to try The Misfit. I'm glad we did because it was great. The restaurant reminded me of a scene from Harry Potter, an old library with tons of books and very tall ceilings. The kitchen is actually on the second floor up the stairs. We ate brunch on Sunday and it was made to... More 

Thank Falina M
Glendale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

90 minute wait on a Friday night: nothing unusual about that if you don't have reservations. They send you a text when the table is ready so you can walk around and explore the stores, beach, etc. This is not a quiet restaurant. The bar and tables probably are a 50-50 split in territory. The appetizers are great--avocado toast, grilled... More 

Thank TheMilnerFamily
Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely great food good service bar scene as well as outside area and a place to eat . Near the center of all the action

Thank Chad B
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The burgers here are legit! During my travels throughout SW USA for a month this place possibly did the best tasting burger. The draft beers on offer are solid, coffee is really good, service is friendly and the setting really cool. I'd come here again for sure!

Thank JaFooley
Havelock North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son chose this restaurant and from he outside looked quite expensive. Too my surprise and the rest of the family the prices were very good value and not expensive. I ordered the steak option and it was great. The rest of the family ordered healthy options and they were very satisfied. Service was very good and we tried to... More 

Thank bart_thompson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have traveled the past three summers to Hollywood for a dance convention with my daughter. We spend one day in Santa Monica and on our first trip we stumbled upon this restaurant. We look forward to eating here each and every time we travel to California. The atmosphere is fun, love the décor, great service and the grass fed... More 

Thank Butters121
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friday, Sat nites are crazy busy, but it's a great place for lunch, dinner and happy hour. Food is always great - I worked in the office building (Misfit is on the ground floor) - and it became our "go to" for a quick lunch or take out. Kale salad with quinoa, burgers were the top 2 dishes we ordered.... More 

Thank Princessdreaa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ambiance, a bit crowded for dinner, so a girlfriend and I went for lunch. Menu sele tion was good, prices were upscale but since it was in 3rd street. Prominade what would you expect. Service was good.

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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, Pub, Gluten Free
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, 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
  • 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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