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Boa Steakhouse

Certificate of Excellence
Santa Monica
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101 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2201 (Ocean Avenue)
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you are anywhere near Boa, you should go. The steak was perfectly cooked and seasoned to perfection. The atmostphere is beautiful and we were seated right at our reservation time. I know there are two locations in the area but this one is located right across the street from the beach. We had a vegetarian at our table as... More 

Thank Shelli G
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Chose terrace table. We could enjoy good table with comfortable wind here. I recommend to take a terrace table if weather is not bad. I got recommendation to have Tomahawk Steak which is good enough for the two. love it.

Thank kazuakim2015
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute I arrived at this restaurant we was looked after by the staff. The 12oz fillet steak was the best steak iv ever had it just melted in your mouth. You must get the cheese and bacon mash it is unreal. Sides are quite big so one side between 2 would do you I was full off just... More 

Thank Jayt85
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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260 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First the areas for improvement: the hostess and the waiter. The hostess took us to the worst table in the restaurant, in the bar area where the tables are low, the seats are low, and the noise level is high. This was 6:30 and the restaurant area was empty. After our comment that we wanted to sit as a normal... More 

Thank Mick B
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are a family of five and wanted a special dinner in Santa Monica. Four of us love meat and one daughter is a vegetarian and we were all blissfully happy there. Service was excellent-menu was not huge but ample and all our selections were devine! Cocktails were interesting and bottles of wine were 1/2 price on Sunday-nice surprise! We... More 

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Pacific Palisades, California
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was excellent. I ordered the crab cake, bone-in Kansas City filet mignon, wild mushrooms, lobster mashed potatoes. Divine!

Thank BasketballMama
Washington, DC
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a few extra days with 3 teenage daughters in Santa Monica/LA after a SoCal soccer tournament. Since all 4 of us are serious carnivores and kale is a bad four-letter word, we chose a really nice dinner at a steakhouse; also down the block from our hotel at Shangri-La. Since we equally love steak and seafood but no one... More 

Thank 5trans
Sarasota, Florida
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113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Food, Good Service and buzzing Atmosphere - BOA has it all. Wide selection of dishes to suit all tastes and all in a cool "special-occasion" type vibe. Recommended for anyone looking for an enjoyable meal in a well run restaurant..

Thank Mike D
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was there on business this week and had dinner one night. Great for large group, there was nine of us. The beef was excellent. Highly recommend chipotle lime corn, delicious! Another must have is the goat cheese baklava, out of this world. Took me a little effort to coax my colleagues to try them both but thanked me later.... More 

Thank Suzanne A
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a meal at Boa - great location on the front. It was full and we had a nice bottle of red. My daughter and hubby had steaks - delicious. I ordered Dover Sole - it came rolled up - tasteless - the worst Dover Sole I have ever had. I complained and they deducted it from the meal -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$17 - $80
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2201
    (Ocean Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighborhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: 310-899-4466
BOA Steakhouse is a contemporary steakhouse, serving classic steakhouse fare with a twist. Urbanite modern setting where food and service are top notch and the ambiance is relaxed and fashionable. If you do not see the time you would like available online please call the restaurant and speak with a host.

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