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Opaque

) #315 of 527 Restaurants in Santa Monica ₹₹₹₹ American
2020 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5608
+1 310-546-7619
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jun 2016
“a blind experience”
29 Jul 2016
“what a great experience”
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2020 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5608
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Reviewed 29 July 2016

I had brought my teenage son, my cousin and my niece. What a lovely way to share and make some memories. The meal is 100% in the pitch black. This was an unique experience in itself. Having our Waitress, Seno, who was visually impaired since...More

Thank JoSteere
Reviewed 28 June 2016

It is completely dark!!!! All waitress are blind, and we have decided to the surprise menu... Food was nothing special, but the hole experience of blindness was life changing... It is really expensive, but I think that everyone should do it once in your life...More

Thank ju_espinola
Reviewed 19 December 2014

First off, this is not about the food; although the food is not bad at all, it is not something to write home about either. But the experience is something else! It is not at all what I had imagined. Somehow, based on some review...More

1  Thank shikhatrivedi
Reviewed 7 December 2013 via mobile

It was truly awesome to get to experience dinner in total darkness! It really leaves you to feeling around to find your food!

2  Thank ejweber50
Reviewed 7 September 2013

The experience of pitch black took some getting used to. The blind waiters do an excellent job of serving and helping you understand how to manage in the dark. I thought the food was very good (we had the steak) but way over-priced. I assume...More

Thank RhonniH
Reviewed 11 August 2013

I was out here for a conference with some college students, so I made reservations for us to have dinner here. We had a tremendous bonding experience, and we laughed a lot at our own silliness. Our "guide" was patient with us, and many of...More

Thank EllaGrossi
Reviewed 27 March 2013

This was a really great experience - not like anywhere else we've been before. The servers were very attentive and happy to answer questions about the experience. Unfortunately though, the food really isn't up to scratch for the price. There's nothing wrong with the food...More

Thank JandJ_Abroad
Reviewed 26 November 2012

I was so excited to have this experience. I anticipated it for 2 years. What a disappointment. The food at this place was just short of Dennys. They tout your enlightened sense of taste, then they should give you food that it taste worthy. What...More

1  Thank K C
Reviewed 2 February 2012

Would highly recommend this unique experience to one and all. I went with work friends who were a bit anxious about the whole dining in the dark experience. But everyone had a wonderful time, and are still talking about it several days later. There is...More

Thank bchgrrrl
Reviewed 19 January 2012

We were a party of five and thoroughly enjoyed this unique dining experience. Michael was our server and he provided us with first-class service. The food was very good and portions were generous. I highly recommend this restaurant. We all loved the dining in the...More

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Nearby
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
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 50
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
Friday
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2020 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403-5608
    (20th)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-546-7619
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