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Hillstone Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Santa Monica
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202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The location is very convenient and easy walking distance within Santa Monica. On arrival, we were warmly welcomed and ushered to our booth. The staff were charming, interested, and very helpful. The portions are typically large and easily splittable - for UK sized appetites! Try the Californian rolls - very tasty! A lovely dinner and definitely a new favourite!

Thank Paul B
London, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Family outing. Very close to the sea so well located. Really good food and friendly attentive staff. Ribs were brilliant.

Thank Stephen L
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Suggest ordering the mango tuna sushi and tai tuna sushi . It is a spiritual experience. Just amazing. It can be a wait so start out with drinks at bar.

Thank Courtney W
Bel Air, Maryland
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had a great experience here. This was our last night in Santa Monica and it could not be any better. The meal was excellent, the service was great and the atmosphere was very good. This was one block from our hotel which made it convenient as well. The menu wasn't large but we found good items... More 

Thank MattJane
Los Angeles, California
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71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice ambiance and food quality for parent's bday lunch, especially if they want casual/nice, not trendy. Good quality but not overtly expensive.

Thank Beaxplorer
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150 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has a really vibrant feel to it. It is extremely busy so you do need to book. Although our meals were ok I am suprised that this place is rated so high. I had steak and it was nothing special. The service is very good and it is a really nice loking place inside. You can also sit... More 

Thank Troy010
Pacific Palisades, California
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Consistently high quality food - delicious and I wish I could eat here everyday! The service is great -they are always attentive and friendly. My favorite meal is the french dip sandwich, cashew kale and roast chicken salad, cripsy chicken sandwich, thai noodle salad, all of the sushi rolls and the spinach dip. The atmosphere is vibrant and this restaurant... More 

Thank BasketballMama
Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like dining at the bar here. The service is excellent, it's comfortable, and the food is great. Others feel the same, so the bar is often full. The menu includes a great selection of sushi and similarly inspired dishes. The kale cashew salad is excellent as a starter or entree. I also love the seared tuna entree. The menu... More 

Thank Dollyamas
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely loved Hillstone! The food was simple but great and our waiter was really good fun and happy to help suggest things to do for the rest of our trip.

Thank skearns2016
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service good. Great artichoke. Excellent location. Prime rib also excellent. I go there once a week for dinner

Thank adevermont

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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
Average prices
$41 - $80
Japanese, American, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
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
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 13105767558

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 coaster. Inland from the beach, Third Street Promenade bustles with shoppers and street performers, where every block seems to have a musical or acrobatic act drawing crowds giving Santa Monica both the feeling of a laid-back beach town and a major commercial hub.
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