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1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
+1 310-395-0881
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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French, Gluten Free Options
1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

This is a classic French restaurant with California edges. The food is impeccable. The presentations Amazing. Attention to detail above reproach. Everything about this place exudes class and elegance But you pay for it. It is not not only inexpensive. It is VERY EXPENSIVE and...More

Thank Jerry P
Reviewed August 31, 2017

First really “fancy” restaurant experience in LA. Done fancy in other cities, just not in the LA area before now. Have to say I enjoyed it! This was a nice place. I recommend. Lots of staff, service is quite good. The bread options aren’t my...More

1  Thank tb911
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Had a dinner presentation here. The restaurant does not have a sign that's easily distinguishable. The location is more of your landmark to know where it is since it is in the the corner of Wiltshire and 11th. The salad dressing they used was the...More

Thank franz71
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely meal at Melisse. We chose the 4 course meal but upgraded for the Truffle Egg and for the Japanese Wagyu Beef. The service was great and the wine suggestion fantastic. The atmosphere was quiet but very comfortable. The bread was impossible...More

Thank heidithehood
Reviewed August 16, 2017

I'm serious:) so perfect 👌 it was a symphony of 12 courses and wines... unforgettable and absolutely brilliant kitchen and service ! Maestro himself went out of kitchen for a while..

Thank Botanicus S
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

My wife booked for my 60 birthday celebration- it was brilliant. We had a table for 6 and all took the four course chefs special with a wine choice from the sommelier. The food was exceptional and the advice on the wine " on the...More

Thank thecoopersCheshireUK
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

We went for dine LA. The place is small, holds 12-15 tables. Do not sit near the window it gets hot in the summer. We sat down and found my plate to be dirty. It took them awhile to give me clean dishes. The person...More

Thank Fannie W
Reviewed July 30, 2017

We reserve this restaurants for the top celebrations in our life, and then it is worth every dollar, every decadent morsel they serve you. Dining at the Melisse will stand out in your memory as one of the best culinary experiences of your life.

Thank andreapetzi
Reviewed June 26, 2017

We had been here once before and went back for an anniversary dinner. It met or exceeded our memories of our first visit. This is not an inexpensive meal, but the service and food quality were amazing. We did the 10 course tasting menu and...More

Thank Fred L
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

I Went there for Father's Day weekend with my girlfriend, The ambience is below average, dark room with no windows and purple wall , I will have to admit the presentation of the food is beautiful as you can see in the pictures but with...More

2  Thank MANO S
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March 6, 2018|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
Ronjill, This is an excellent restaurant to celebrate your wife’s birthday. You must make reservations in advance. They will need a cc to hold you reservation. They have different tasting menus and wine pairing too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$41 - $80
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2012
    (11th Street and Wilshire Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-395-0881
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