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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

301 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
+1 310-393-0458
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“shrimp” (291 reviews)
“seafood” (102 reviews)
“fries” (37 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
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Reviewed yesterday

The shrimp is served in so many different ways. My favourites were the peel and eat and the coconut. Good food, good service, amazing view.

Thank SandyBeachBumTM
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I come here with my girlfriends every time I visit and we love it! We make it fun and each order an app (they’re all killer) and share. Accompany it with a great drink and great view for a ever better time. Make sure you...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time visitor! The interior was very welcoming and even though this place is famous for seafood you could not smell the smell of seafood which made it great. The staff was great and our meal came out in a timely fashion. My meal was...More

Thank nbrooks0901
Reviewed 6 days ago

A couple of days ago I went to lunch at Bubba Gump's with some friends who are regulars. What a great experience that was. They got right in without waiting in the long line outside and told us what to order. Everything was very good...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Bubba Gump,situated at the start of this famous pier at Santa Monica,the start or end of Route 66. We. Arrived here on a warm sunny day,24centigrade,in early November,the end of Route 66,we entered the fishing themed resteraunt,shown to our table ,ordered from an extensive menu,well...More

Thank tchell2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had Seafood trio and my husband had Seafood feasts (deep-fried seafood with fries), and we loved them so much. The ocean view from our table was beautiful, and the staff there was nice, funny, and friendly. This was our 2nd visit to this location,...More

Thank 2gether_Forever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed a great lunch at Bubba Gumps. Great selection of seafood on the menu. Good selection of cocktails and beer on the menu as well. Fun times.

Thank karuna72017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first place we ate when arrived in Santa Monica was Bubba Gump's. Although it is typically a "chain" restaurant (ate at one on Time's Square) the food was good and the view of the pier and the beach cannot be beat.

Thank GOVtravelerNewYork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant was filled with Forrest Gump memorabilia, and was a superfans dream! Real props and photos from the film plus other Gump related objects adorned the walls, and the gift shop was stocked with millions of great gifts. The food was all seafood, with...More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the sampler appetizer-highly recommend for a little taste of everything when shared. Coconut shrimp was okay but probably not our favorite. Long wait but funny waiter who was prompt turned it all around!

Thank amber1127
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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September 6, 2016|
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Response from phoebehackett | Reviewed this property |
We didn't make a reservation, they took our names, told us it would be about a 30 min wait - We went away and came back after 30 mins and were taken to our table.
Ernie R
August 4, 2016|
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Response from Globetrotski | Reviewed this property |
They get right into it ! Your daughter should have a birthday to remember for a long time !
September 6, 2015|
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Response from elitepro | Reviewed this property |
It was my experience that they want you to buy stuff in their store so they make you wait for a table. Especially at the Galveston restaurant because all the entertainment on the pier is owned by the parent company. you may... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
10:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-0458
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