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“Classic Cocktails” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Misfit Restaurant & Bar

The Misfit Restaurant & Bar
Ranked #3 of 672 Restaurants in Santa Monica
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Santa Monica
Description: New restaurant near the walking mall in Santa Monica CA
Chappaqua, New York
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Classic Cocktails”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2014

stopped in for a drink after dinner i the area. We were looking for a spot for a night cap and this is the place. Great looking bar with classic and innovative drinks

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank FStrav
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Venice, CA
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Cocktails!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2014

All I have tried here are the cocktails but they are excellent!! Some unique flavors and blends. Step outside of your normal drinks and just go in and pick a drink that has your usual alcohol as a base and go crazy. Didn't eat here but spoke to a few people and the macaroni and cheese was highly recommended.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Scotty S
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Los Angeles
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Outstanding cocktails, tasty small plates in hip, Belle Epoque decor”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2014

Perfect place for an after work cocktail (the cocktail list is creative and superb, try the "clocktower manhattan" and the bar is well stocked with everything, so they will custom mix for you. Staff is eager to please and get your drink "just right" They serve small plates which you mix, match and share. Not to be missed are the dates stuffed with a combination of cream and goat cheese, wrapped in bacon,with a reduced balsamic dressing sprinkled over...made me want to return the next night to repeat. Also fabulous are the crispy lobster sliders and the perfect shoestring fries with crumbles of blue cheese. Some (but not all) of the small plates are quite spicy, ask ahead if this is not to your liking.

They come around with a basket of free fresh baked cookies at the end! This is a destination for young business types, and gets crowded at peak hours. I loved it, and the fact that they kept the beautiful Belle Epoque wood paneling and fixtures from the previous place, adding their own touches in the bar area for a highly creative ambience. Gets noisy at peak hours, but that's because it's very, very popular, and for good reason.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank FoxVoyage
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Vila do Conde, Portugal
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“My best night in Santa Monica”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2014

Everything was perfect! The food, the ambience and the price! You have to try the sangria, delicious!

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank isabel-08-m
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scotland
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154 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
“Didn't really rate it!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2014

I was so disappointed!!! We waited 45 minutes for a table, which usually means that you're in for a treat!! The menu was very minimal and the portions that were served left us hungry. Our waitress was snappy and unfriendly and the Pimms cocktail was served in a teacup that was finished in 2 mouthfuls (yet cost about $15). The best thing about it was the salted chocolate cookies at the end. Wouldn't recommend it!

Visited April 2014
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Thank m3ugs
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