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Hillstone Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

$41 - $80
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Sushi
Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. Amazing burgers. Elegant popular place in Santa Monica - for a reason. This place is excellent.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Caroline H
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Service was good and the food was excellent. My only complaint was the drinks the margarita did not taste authentic and did not come in a margarita glass. My girlfriend had the Moscow mule and while she enjoyed her drink it also didnt come in...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 1traveladdictblog
Reviewed January 12, 2019

This restaurant is one of the most popular in Santa Monica. The restaurant is comfortable with many booths, but is a bit on the noisy side distracting your conversation with others. The four of us had 3 glasses of wine ranging in price from $14...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lovevacationtime
Reviewed January 9, 2019

We were there for new year's eve dinner, we haven't booked as just arrived in Los Angeles and the waiting was around one hour so we went for a walk to see the Christmas light that were just around the corner. We had a delicious...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Monica F
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Another great dining event at Hillstone. Beverage to appetizer to main course to desert- it was all great. One of the best burgers in town- tried the California Burger (avocado and arugula) which I would do again and hope that it came as ordered (medium...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JOHealy
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

We found the Hillstone Restaurant in Santa Monica to be overrated. The famous French dip and the spinach dip were average. Have had much better elsewhere. Not impressed by the management. Not Recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank B4419PYrobertc
Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant with very good service but our twenty dollar burgers were adverage and the fries did not even reach that level.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jsthouston
Reviewed November 9, 2018

Delighted to be able to visit twice during our recent stay in Santa Monica. Both times the service was great, food was amazing as were the cocktails. We love the atmosphere and the Idaho Potato's are heaven on a plate! Thank you, hope to be...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank foxy111
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Recently ate at Hillstone with wife, daughter , husband & grandson- as usual the food & service was excellent! Unlike most chain restaurants, Hillstone acts like a single fine dining establishment & focuses on the customers. We highly recommend it!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Tom M
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I have been to Hillstone's a few times in the past few months. It is great after a movie on third street or just for a date night. The sushi here is a surprise as it is very good. They do have a dress code...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dennis G
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Response from SoCalTravelmom | Reviewed this property |
yes, there's public parking lot about midway down the block. it can get crowded, especially during the summer, but there's no valet parking.
November 4, 2015|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Hillstone Restaurants generally doesn't cater to large groups. Not part of their business plan. And I have never been to one of their restaurants where a private room is available. And they are usually not a quiet place... More
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