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Santa Monica Seafood

1000 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1907
+1 310-393-5244
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cioppino” (16 reviews)
“fresh seafood” (20 reviews)
“oysters” (38 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1000 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1907
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1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A limitless array of super-fresh fish and seafood fill this extraordinary market. The restaurant is crowded and is obviously a Santa Monica hotspot. Delicious seafood served quickly and professionally. Very good vibes with very good food.

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fish market is first class. The people are very knowledgeable & the fish, clams, shrimp are always fresh. The restaurant is also good if you don't feel like do it yourself or you would just like some raw bar & a glass of wine.

Thank Dennis G
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Great to pick up a quick lunch and take fish home. Fish and chips are good and you can have a glass of wine. I brought some fish to take home and they packed it really well. It was not as fresh as I could...More

Thank Chiili
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Although the ambiance is not the finest - the food is worth it all. The cioppino is the best I have ever eaten - and I have tried it a lot. I am coming back regularly and the only thing that might bother you is...More

Thank tcclemwil
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Always a short wait, but sitting at the bar can be a refreshing chat &! Interaction with next stools - food always excellent

Thank amynjim
Reviewed 28 January 2018

This fresh seafood market and café is amazing - just wish there were more like it in London! My 24 year old son I had just flown separately into Los Angeles and had checked in nearby and we were really looking forward to sampling some...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 3 January 2018

SM Seafood is reliably good. I love to come here with a girlfriend for lunch or brunch and order a glass of prosecco and ceviche or a shrimp cocktail. The interior gets lots of light, although it is a bit noisy. They also offer fish...More

Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 27 December 2017

I think the average of 4 star is pretty accurate overall. I would probably give it 4.2 stars if I could and here's why. Love the ambiance. It's low key, simple, clean with a hint of European like cafe sophistication. The seating is limited and...More

1  Thank coldfootwpulses
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Nice place which is always hopping. Has the feel of eating in a large urban marketplace, with lots of space. Cafe could actually use expansion. There is also a wine section and cheese. Alaskan cod fish and chips is tasty as is the sesame crusted...More

1  Thank Randy S
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Very cousy spot large selection of seafood cooked and uncooked not alot of sitting room very close to Venice Beach

Thank sixgears
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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27 December 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from DermotMcQ | Reviewed this property |
Beer, wine and champagne......but it's the seafood you are going for not a full bar! LOL, Try the oysters and the cioppino
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1000 Wilshire Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-1907
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-393-5244
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