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Hillstone Restaurant

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$$ - $$$
Santa Monica
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202 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1202
+1 310-576-7558
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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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You have to try the artichoke for sure. One dish won't be enough. Absolutely delicious. Stake is soft and tender. Nuddle mango salad with Thai dressing is also delicious. Friendly and helpful waitresses. Try it for sure. 👌🏻

Thank nazakferdows
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant with professional and friendly service. We had a wonderful Sushi that was nowhere better. As a main course we enjoyed a filet mignon cooked to perfection. We highly recommend this awesome restaurant. Whenever We are back to Santa Monica we will be back to the Hillstone!

Thank Hatife
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great California experience. We walked here from the beach after watching the sunset one evening, and it felt like they were waiting just for us! The food was substantial: had a cheeseburger, soup, salad and appetizer and they were each delish. Get the grilled artichoke if it's available; you won't be sorry. Pricey - especially the wine - but... More 

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Estes Park, Colorado
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been eating here since the mid 1980's. Yes, they have been around that long. It was Houston's back home but they've had some of the same items for as long as I can remember. I had a bad experience at this location a couple of months back. I had to return because I was having that craving. I... More 

Thank Todderup
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The prime rib is awesome - so are the steaks! It's always crowded so get reservations. The service is great - very helpful but not too intrusive. It's not an inexpensive place to dine, but the food is delicious and well prepared. It's a nice ambiance - it's dressier than casual, but you won't feel out of place if you're... More 

Thank SoCalTravelmom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

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 

Thank Michael F
Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 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!

Thank nano805
Santa Monica, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

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.

Thank _michele_alb21
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

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.

Thank Melissa D
Santa Monica, California
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 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.

Thank Stefani U

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
American, Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic
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: +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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