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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co

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Santa Monica
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301 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401-3127
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great service. Enthusiastic and friendly staff. Assortment of shrimp dishes along with other options. Scenic location on the pier is a plus. Plan on at least an hour wait on weekends.

Thank Ray12217
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11 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm sorry for this, I am a girl who loves working out as much as I can and I always look forward to look as nice as I can. However this beach has nothing like that, the people in there trying to look like they have tea muscles but it is just whey. I don think you can workout with... More 

Thank Paula A
Bokeelia, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great first time experience at Bubba Gump. Very family friendly, and reasonable prices. Food was good and so were portions. Service was good and atmosphere was a lot of fun!

Thank jdressel1
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rating is for store only. We stopped here as it was the first shop on the pier to get a sweatshirt. California is always cooler at night than you expect. The folks working here were beyond friendly which is unusual for LA. The young man who was stocking shelves searched and found a small sweatshirt for us.

Thank Jennifer W
Tyler, Texas
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's the only sit down restaurant on the pier. We like seafood and have eaten at other locations. The seating was fast, especially in peak tourist season. The food was okay and service was fast. The view was beautiful. It was really difficult and heartbreaking to eat our meal with homeless people digging through the trash cans just outside. This... More 

Thank haydenhw1
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our first time going to Bubba Gump Shrimp co. It nice to be able to look out at the sea while eating.The waiters and waitresses are very friendly and give you a bubba gump quiz at the end.If you want the waiters attention then you just flip the sign on the table to Go Forrest Go and when... More 

Thank Lightwing12Star
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The atmosphere is wonderful! The view is perfect! The food is just good...not horrible, just not the tastiest.

Thank Khbarrilleaux
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

While we waited for our table we went walking on the beach and played in the water till it was time for us to eat. The food was delicious and amazing. The service was spot on and there was never an empty drink cup (water, tea, and soda).

Thank Amber V
Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the 1st bubba gump restaurant we ever ate in - has been lots of others since! 5 years later and it hasn't changed. The food is excellent, if you enjoy shrimp, although they do offer alternatives, such as burgers, but if you go to a place like this, then it has to be shrimp!

Thank SheilaM70
Morrinsville, New Zealand
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Bubba Gump Shrimp Co Resturant on Santa Monica Pier.. Well all was okay, waitress seemed pleasant to start with, shrimp cocktail was awful, but the rest of dinner was nice enough. .

Thank Sandy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
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: 13103930458

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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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