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Areal Restaurant

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$$ - $$$American, ,
2820 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4010
+1 310-392-1661
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (13 reviews)
“salmon burger” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2820 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4010
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Reviewed September 26, 2017

They closed in August. No notice to employees. Just shut down between lunch and dinner shift. I enjoyed it when it was open but it was clearly in decline the last few months and the abrupt exit - leaving workers in the lurch - was...More

Thank Charles N
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

We arrived as a walk in for six. It looked great, but...... The lady that served us was very nice and helpful, there was a reasonable menu, but.... We were presented with our appetiser all very muddled as part of the mains( entrees) arrived with...More

Thank thecoopersCheshireUK
Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

On the final day of our US trip we stumbled across this place after a long morning on the beach and it was perfect. The whole family were thirsty and starving and we walked into a beautiful courtyard, had a great server who found us...More

Thank ausswedams
Reviewed July 8, 2017

The restaurant's ambience, food, service, and location are all great. Our group of five sat on the beautiful patio for brunch on Sunday, June 25. On the table for us: Bloody Mary's, Mimosas, lemonade, coffee, Eggs Benedict, two orders of Short Rib Hash, Chicken &...More

Thank dtimoh
Reviewed May 22, 2017

We went here on Mother's Day and are so glad we did!! We always look for great all you can eat brunches but unless you go to a hotel they are actually hard to find in LA. The bottomless Mimosa's where truly bottomless and for...More

Thank dawnwtv
Reviewed May 9, 2017 via mobile

I passed by this place on my way to another reservation. I decided I must return the next night and so happy I did. I had a delicious brownie Sunday and yummy glass of cab. The outside patio was so comfy cozy with the heaters...More

Thank MorganAlexisK
Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

We visited while on the area on vacation and went on a Friday evening during Happy Hour (4-7pm). The place was buzzin' and had a great atmosphere! We were lucky I guess as we got seated right away on the open patio area. The food...More

Thank Jacknclare8289
Reviewed March 28, 2017

Pizza joint with white tablecloths. Interesting concept. My husband got the pork chops and raved about how great they were. I got the pizza and it was okay. It's between a fancy and casual atmosphere. The outdoor patio, when the weather is good, is lovely....More

Thank Donna C
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

Hade a simple steak and fries. The steak was awesome but the fries was meanless. I enjoyed the bea sauce too. Staff friendly and if the fries were better it would have been a 5 rating.

Thank Thulle
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

We came here while visiting Santa Monica. Put our name in as we thought the restaurant had a good vibe. Did not know though that most of the people were there for the bottomless mimosas and getting drunker and louder. For some reason we waited...More

Thank Nailcutter
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2820 Main St, Santa Monica, CA 90405-4010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-392-1661
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