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Hillstone Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Santa Monica
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202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
+1 310-576-7558
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited Hillstone in Santa Monica several times and it has always been a really good experience. The service is top notch - the hostess, the servants who accept your orders and serve your food and the staff who clears the table. The atmosphere is relaxed, observant and very professional. The food is excellent - there is something for everyone... More 

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Thank Michael F
Santa Monica, California
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service is excellent! Prompt polite with a smile! Local tip -Get the spinach dip and the cheese toast. Then dip the toast into the dip! Hands down the best appetizer! Baked potatoe is huge and stuffed loaded! My weekly go to for great business meetings and quality dinners!

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Thank nano805
Santa Monica, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We really loved everything that we ordered. What a wonderful selection on the menu. it was very crowded and very noisy. i would go back again.

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Thank _michele_alb21
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Their steak salad is really good. Lots of flavors and a fair amount of steak. It's a decent place to eat when you are having a lunch meeting in Santa Monica and is very close to city parking structures.

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Thank Melissa D
Santa Monica, California
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you want a steak find yourself over at Hillstone The food is always good. Off menu Seared Tuna Salad and Friday's an amazing clam chowder w bacon! Comfy booths, absorbed acoustics , terrific staff.

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Thank Stefani U
Thailand
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love coming here when we're in Santa Monica. You step in a the warmth of the place envelopes you. The staff are friendly, the food is American, well-proportioned, tasty.

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Thank Nan00k
Livonia, Michigan
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 12 hr lay over at LAX and decided to make our way out to Santa Monica to waste some time. Our first stop was lunch at hillstone. This was the high light of our day. At 1:30pm there was a 15 minute wait, which ended up being 5 minutes. The food was amazing! I had the Hawaiian... More 

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1 Thank frostnm
Los Angeles
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167 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hillstone is a great place for lunch Sunday after-church. We especially like the appetizers, particularly the salmon and toast. The special Chef's sauce is terrific. Nice cocktails and wine list. The servers are always friendly and engaging.

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1 Thank John N
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Roasted prime rib was the cheapest steak on the menu and my husband said it was the best prime rib he's ever had, and let me tell you he has had a lot in many restaurants around the world! $35 I had the aged filet in brandy sauce with mash, which was the last thing on the menu and the... More 

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New York, New York
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127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a delicious dinner. The restaurant was packed and there was an hour+ wait for a table, however we were able to get a seat at the bar. The artichokes were delicious as were the kale and chicken salad and the ahi tuna.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
Cuisine
Japanese, American, Sushi, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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: +1 310-576-7558

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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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