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1810 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3216
+1 310-394-5550
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“truffle” (16 reviews)
“ravioli” (13 reviews)
“branzino” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
1810 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3216
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Reviewed September 29, 2016

We recently had dinner here for anniversary. I have also eaten here a number of times on business visits to LA and it's my favorite spot in the area. The restaurant itself if a bit unassuming from the street and kind of hidden but the...More

Thank DanChicago_Il
Reviewed September 29, 2016

Capo was a lot of fun. It definitely has an upscale vibe with the food to match. We tried a lot of small plates and everything was excellent. I guess the only warning – we ordered food that was a little too rich. We tried...More

Thank Kipp7272
Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

You would never know this restaurant was there, it's an Italian the food is pricey but the most amazing food. It has an extremely large wine list but don't be put off as there are some bottles of wine at a reasonable price. Really liked...More

1  Thank willowend
Reviewed September 21, 2016

I went with my wife for dinner. Had a 3 pasta sampler split up - amazing. Had the Branzino split up - also worth the price. Some have commented on the noise level of background music - I personally thought it was fine for the...More

Thank JayMcMullan
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

The food here is tops. Best ravioli I have ever had. Even though there was a miscommunication with our order, the restaurant more than went out of there way to make sure we were happy. Can't wait to get back here!

Thank Anthony L
Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

The food here is superb, and I can't recall seeing a larger wine list. Be prepared to spend big though. Go for the house acorn fed Serrano ham. Pricey but worth the treat. There is also a decent corkage policy. We've always enjoyed the place...More

Thank John M
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Capo is a small place with great food. My wife and I both had steaks and they were cooked perfectly. The service was exemplary.You should not be disappointed but do not be surprised at the bill, it is very much on the high side.

1  Thank Kent B
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the Shutters on the Beach, just 2 walkminutes away from Capo. What a beautiful evening. The restaurant was completely booked and had a cozy atmosphere thanks to the candles, dimmed lights, roses on the tables and the fire of the grill....More

1  Thank Pituttraveller
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

First off, the staff is amazing, attentive but not intrusive. They really know the menu and can offer great guidance. Big shout out to Justin who totally hooked us up with a table on a busy Saturday night and took great care of us. Don't...More

Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

I had dinner with my wife and three kids, every plate was in excess of salt and the music was too loud to keep a conversation without raisin my voice, service was good but slow. Too much fuzz for what it is, don't think I...More

Thank Alan G
Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
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
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
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January 15, 2015|
Response from Stan W | Reviewed this property |
We sat at around table with 7 people and it was a bit tight. I am sure if you ask them they can arrange for a larger table. But the dining area is just not very large. The food is so good, it's worth being a little cramped... More
January 15, 2015|
Response from MikeLudin | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1810 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3216
  • Public Transportation: Big Blue Bus on Pacific and Ocean Park Blvd.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-394-5550
Capo faire, a modern Italian style cuisine, offers a rustic yet elegant dining room with high-beamed ceilings, flickering candles and a brightly burning corner fireplace. Capo has an extensive wine list of over 130 bottles as well as a full bar.
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